- With over 80 million foreign tourists annually, France is the most visited country in the world.
- You can start gambling as soon as you land in Amsterdam, at the Holland Casino found in the Schipol airport.
- There are 28 UNESCO World
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Upcoming Events Across Europe
Wife-Carrying World Championships, Finland
Want to win your wife’s weight in beer? Head on over to Market Square in Sonkajärvi on the first Saturday in July to take part in the Wife-Carrying World Championships. Held since 1992, the event sees husbands making their way through 250+ meters of obstacles while carrying their wives. The winner gets the beer but runners up can still win awards for “most entertaining”, “best costume” and “strongest carrier”.
Running of the Bulls, Spain
The centuries-old Running of the Bulls takes place in Pamplona each year in honor of the town’s patron saint, San Fermin. From July 6–14, runners dressed in traditional garb will sprint in advance of the charging toros along an almost 1-km-long track. Whether you take part in the actual running or just watch from the sidelines or balconies, it’s an amazing spectacle to behold. Ole!
Bastille Day, France
Whether you’d like to celebrate French Independence in charming rural towns, lavish seaside resorts, or in the heart of the capital, Paris, fireworks displays, parades, and festivals galore all but guarantee you’ll have a grand time. The wine will flow and the ambience will be merry whatever your French destination on July 14th, Bastille Day.