High Traffic Events Across Europe for September 2017

Sadly, we are officially entering Autumn meaning the end of summer, but don’t worry! There are still a couple more months of warm weather across Europe, and at the very least, we have plenty of events in Sports, music, food and business to recommend. We’re always trying to help maximize your adventures, so once you’ve decided on the perfect event this month, give us a call and we’ll help get you from door to door through luxury private travel.

Sports

There are plenty of sporting events to enjoy this month. Whether you are a spectator or a participant, we’ve got you covered. There are lots of world cup qualifiers which we’d recommend you go and check out, as well as several tennis tournaments. And if you want to get a bit more active why not try Copenhagen’s half marathon or if that’s not challenging enough, have a look at the Ironman, held in Cascais, Portugal, where contestants must compete in the world’s toughest triathlon, including a 1900-meter swim, 90.1km cycle and 21.1km run.

  • Diamond League Athletics – Sep 1 – Brussels, Belgium
  • Palio Di Asti (horse race) – Sep 1 – Asti, Italy
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier – Czech Republic vs Germany – Sep 1 – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Italian F1 Grand Prix – Sep 1-3 – Monza, Italy
  • Austria Triathlon – Sep 1-4 – Podersdorf, Austria
  • FIBA Eurobasket – Sep 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 – Cluj Napoca, Romania
  • Red Bull Air Race – Sep 2-3 – Oporto, Portugal
  • FIBA Eurobasket – Sep 2, 3, 5, and 6 – Helsinki, Finland
  • GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship – Sep 3 – Dublin, Ireland
  • Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2018 – Sep 3 – Cascais, Portugal
  • Regatta Storica (historic boat race) – Sep 3 – Venice, Italy
  • World Water Skiing Championships – Sep 3-10 – Paris, France
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier – Northern Ireland vs Czech Republic – Sep 4 – Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Cricket – England vs West Indies – Sep 7-11 – Lord’s, London, UK
  • Premier League – Manchester City vs Liverpool – Sep 9 – Manchester, UK
  • Serie A – Lazio vs AC Milan – Sep 10 – Rome, Italy
  • Velothon – Sep 10 – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Great North Run – Sep 10 – Newcastle, UK
  • Table Tennis European Team Championships – Sep 13-17 – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • ITU World Triathlon Grand Final – Sep 14-17 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • PGA European Golf Tour – KLM Dutch Open – Sep 14-17 – Spijk, Netherlands
  • Mourne Mountain Marathon – Sep 16-17 – Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • 20th International Wachau Marathon – Sep 17-18 – Wachau, Austria
  • Copenhagen Half Marathon – Sep 17 – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • FIBA Eurobasket Final – Sep 17 – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Premier League – Chelsea vs Arsenal – Sep 17 – London, UK
  • Road World Cycling Championships – Sep 17-24 – across Norway
  • ATP Moselle Open (tennis) – Sep 18-24 – Metz, France
  • ATP St. Petersburg Open (tennis) – Sep 18-24 – St. Petersburg, Russia
  • The Portugal Masters 2017 – Sep 21-24 – Vilamoura, Portugal
  • 10th European Aerobic Gymnastics Championships – Sep 22-24 – Ancona, Italy
  • World Shotokan Karate Championship – Sep 22-24 – Treviso, Italy
  • Paris-Versailles Road Race – Sep 24 – Paris, France
  • Berlin Marathon – Sep 24 – Berlin, Germany
  • Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – Sep 30 – Oct 1 – Chantilly racecourse, Paris, France
  • Premier League – Chelsea vs Manchester City – Sep 30 – London, UK

 

Music and Arts

We’ve got a couple of music festivals to recommend, hoping to make the most of the last bits of summer this year, including Bestival in the UK and STHLM in Sweeden. Robbie Williams, Lady Gaga and the rolling stones will also all be touring across Europe this month which is great news for fans, and if you don’t see any local dates, you can easily fly to a neighbouring country with Luxwing’s flexible travel, getting you straight to the nearest airport.

  • Starnacht aus der Wachau (music festival) – Sep 1-2 – Wachau, Austria
  • Festival F – Sep 1-2 – Faro, Portugal
  • International Music Festival – Sep 1-2 – Brasov, Romania
  • International Classical Music Festival – Sep 2-24 – Bucharest, Romania
  • Metallica – Sep 2 – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Robbie Williams – Sep 2 – Zurich, Switzerland
  • Take That – Sep 2-3 – Liverpool, UK
  • International Juke Box Festival – Sep 2-3 – Keszthely, Hungary
  • The Bootleg Beatles – Sep 2 – Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Metallica – Sep 4 and 6 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Ward’In Rock Festival – Sep 5-6 – WardIn, Belgium
  • Outlook Festival – Sep 6-11 – Stinjan, Pula, Croatia
  • Robbie Williams – Sep 7 – St. Petersberg, Russia
  • Bestival Festival – Sep 7-10 – Isle of Wight, UK
  • Metallica – Sep 8 and 10 – Paris, France
  • STHLM World Music Festival 2017 – Sep 9 – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Iceland Country Music Festival – Sep 9-10 – Selfoss, Iceland
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 9 – Hamburg, Germany
  • Robbie Williams – Sep 10 – Moscow, Russia
  • Festival Musica Sacra – Sep 10-23 – St Polten, Austria
  • Metallica – Sep 12 – Lyon, France
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 12 – Munich, Germany
  • Mercat de Musica Viva de Vic (music festival) – Sep 13-17 – Vic, Spain
  • Metallica – Sep 14 and 16 – Koln, Germany
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 15-16 – Spielberg, Austria
  • Chillifest 2017 – Sep 16 – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Riverdance – Sep 18-20 – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Lady Gaga – Sep 19 – Athens, Greece
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – Sep 20 – Dublin, Ireland
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 20 – Zurich, Switzerland
  • Reepherbahn Music Festival – Sep 20-23 – Hamburg, Germany
  • Lady Gaga – Sep 21-22 – Barcelona, Spain
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 23 – Lucca, Italy
  • Berlin Oktoberfest – Sep 22 – Oct 15 – Berlin, Germany
  • Lady Gaga – Sep 24 – Zurich, Switzerland
  • Lady Gaga – Sep 26 – Milan, Italy
  • John Legend – Sep 26 – Stockholm, Sweden
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 27 – Barcelona, Spain
  • Lady Gaga – Sep 29 – Hamburg, Germany
  • The Rolling Stones – Sep 30 – Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Business Conferences

As everyone starts getting back to work after the summer holidays, there are plenty of business conferences, trade shows and industry exhibitions to attend this month. Whatever your industry, we have you covered. From Consumer electronics to agriculture, or waste management to potatoes, there is certainly something for everyone! One of our favourite trade shows is also on this month -the Jetexpo business aviation show, where over 80 world leading companies in the aviation field come together to show what’s new this year.

 

  • IFA – Consumer Electronics Unlimited (exhibition) – Sep 1-6 – Berlin, Germany
  • Offshore Europe (exhibition – oil and gas) – Sep 5-8 – Aberdeen, UK
  • MatExpo 2017 (exhibition – construction) – Sep 6-10 – Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Athens Fashion Trade Show – Sep 7-10 – Athens, Greece
  • Jetexpo (trade exhibition) – Sep 7-9 – Moscow, Russia
  • Bakepol (exhibition – baking and confectionery) – Sep 9-12 – Lublin, Poland
  • 19th BALTEXPO (exhibition – shipbuilding) – Sep 11-13 – Gdansk, Poland
  • SPIE (exhibition – optics and photonics) – Sep 11-14 – Warsaw, Poland
  • Eurobiotech (exhibition – life sciences) – Sep 11-14  – Krakow, Poland
  • DrinkTec (exhibition – drinks industry) – Sep 11-15 – Munich, Germany
  • Flowers Expo (exhibition – flowers) – Sep 12-14 – Moscow, Russia
  • RAO -CIS Offshore 2017 (exhibition – oil and gas) – Sep 12-15 – St. Petersburg, Russia
  • RWM (exhibition – waste management) – Sep 12-14 – Birmingham, UK
  • Air Charter Expo (trade exhibition) – Sep 12 – London Biggin Hill, UK
  • ExpoPharm (exhibition – pharma) – Sep 13-16 – Dusseldorf, Germany
  • CEDE (exhibition – dental) – Sep 14-16 – Poznan, Poland
  • PotatoEurope (exhibition – potato industry) – Sep 13-14 – Emmeloord, Netherlands
  • IBC (exhibition – broadcasting) – Sep 14-18 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Batimmo (exhibition – construction) – Sep 15-17 – Ajaccio, France
  • AGRO (exhibition – agriculture) – Sep 18-21 – Bednary-Kolonia, Poland
  • ECOC (exhibition – communications) – Sep 18-21 – Gothenburg, Sweden
  • EMO (exhibition – tools, machinery) – Sep 18-23 – Hannover, Germany
  • Air Ops Europe (trade exhibition) – Sep 20-21 – Cannes, France

 

Shows and Conventions

If you’re looking to do something in line with your passion this month, why not check out one of these events below? From fashion, to film to motorbikes, there’s something for everyone. These even a Comic Con event in Stockholm, Sweden for those who have a passion for comics, games, TV shows and movies.

  • 2017 Belfast Tattoo – Aug 31 – Sep 2 – Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Venice International Film Festival – Aug 30 – Sep 9 – Venice, Italy
  • Aerowaves Dance Festival – Aug 31 – Sep 3 – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Fashion Week – Sep 1-8 – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Prague Harley Days 2017 – Sep 1-2 – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Air Waves Portrush International Airshow – Sep 2-3 – Portrush, Northen Ireland
  • FCL 95th International Dog Show – Sep 2-3 – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Giant Public Pillow Fight – Sep 2 – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Harley Davidson Bike Week – Sep 5-10 – Carinthia, Austria
  • Helsinki Design Week – Sep 7-17 – Helsinki, Finland
  • Boat festival: Båter i sjøen – Sep 7-10 – Oslo, Norway
  • International Motor Show – Sep 8-10 – Warsaw, Poland
  • Maison and Objet (exhibition – home decoration) – Sep 8-12 – Paris, France
  • Paris Design Week – Sep 9-16 – Paris, France
  • The Split Film Festival – Sep 9-16 – Split, Croatia
  • Mode City Riviera (exhibition – swimwear) – Sep 10-11 – Cannes, France
  • GLEE (exhibition – garden) – Sep 11-13 – Birmingham, UK
  • Yachting Festival (exhibition – yachts and boats) – Sep 12-17 – Cannes, France
  • Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition and Awards – Sep 13-15 – Smarinn, Kopavogur, Iceland
  • Love and Anarchy Film Festival – Sep 14-24 – Helsinki, Finland
  • IAA Motor Show – Sep 14-27 – Frankfurt, Germany
  • HOMI (exhibition – home show) – Sep 15-18 – Milan, Italy
  • Fashion Week – Sep 15-19 – Madrid, Spain
  • Comic Con Stockholm – Sep 15-17 – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Fashion Week – Sep 15-19 – London, UK
  • MICAM (exhibition – footwear) – Sep 17-20 – Milan, Italy
  • MIPEL (exhibition – the bag show) – Sep 17-20 – Milan, Italy
  • TEXWORLD (exhibition – textiles) – Sep 18-21 – Paris, France
  • Netherlands Film Festival –  Sep 20-29 – Utrecht, Netherlands
  • MODA Donna (exhibition – women’s wear) – Sep 20-25 – Milan, Italy
  • Fashion Week – Sep 20-25 – Milan, Italy
  • 100% Design (exhibition) – Sep 20-23 – London, UK
  • Reykjavík Fringe Festival – Sep 21-24 – Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 57th Genoa Boat Show (exhibition) – Sep 21-26 – Genoa, Italy
  • Fashion Week – Sep 26- Oct 3 – Paris, France
  • Yacht Show – Sep 27-30 – Monaco
  • International Film Festival – Sep 28 – Oct 8 – Reykjavík, Iceland

 

Food, Drink and Cultural Events

There are lots of Beer festivals kicking off Autumn, particularly the world renowned Oktoberfest which starts on the 16th September. If you attend, you’ll be able to sample the best beers from across Germany, whilst enjoying traditional food and music. Have a look below if beer isn’t your thing, as we’ve also recommended some wine events, fine food tastings, and cultural events that you may be interested in.

  • Bergen Ølfestival (beer festival) – Sep 1-2 – Bergen, Norway
  • Night of Lights – Aug 30 – Sep 3 – Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Beer Festival – Sep 1-3 – ŠRC Korana, Karlovac, Croatia
  • Medieval Festival “Middeleeuws” – Sep 2-3 – Ter Apel, Netherlands
  • Budapest International Wine Festival – Sep 7-10 – Budapest, Hungary
  • Rheingau Wine Festival – Aug 30 – Sep 8 – Frankfurt, Germany
  • Dürkheim’s Wurstmarkt (wine festival) – Sep 8-12 and 14-18 – Bad Dürkheim, Germany
  • Burgerfest 2017 – Sep 9-10 – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Copenhagen Beer and Whisky Festival – Sep 14-16 – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Oktoberfest – Sep 16 – Oct 3 – Munich, Germany
  • Rioja Wine Harvest Festival – Sep 20-25 – Logroño, Spain
  • Fête de la gastronomie 2017 – Sep 22-24 – Paris, France
  • Fête de la gastronomie 2017 – Sep 22-24 – Bucharest, Romania
  • Federal elections – Sep 24 – across Germany
  • Traffic Peak Season – all month – across Greece

Are you excited? If you see anything you like let us know and give us a call or contact us throughout website! We love helping to get you to your destinations in extreme luxury and comfort. As always, if you had planned to go to something which you don’t see on this list, give us a call and we’ll certainly help get you there.

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