6 Unique Festivals for this summer in Germany

Summer is coming and we can't think of a better destination to recommend than the heart of Europe, Germany. We invite you to take a tour of the six festivals that set trends and are recognized worldwide as a reference.

Why Germany? Escaping the heat we have the cradle of 21st century history and culture just two hours away. Furthermore, their festivals are based in the most diverse settings: from an abandoned airport in the heart of Berlin, an old mine, to a military missile base converted into Main Stage.

History, music and culture make Germany one of the favorite destinations for many groups of friends wanting to disconnect and dance to the rhythm of DJs and international groups.

This Europe is full of festivals that make summers unforgettable. We begin the route through Germany: prepare the tent, sunglasses, shorts and straw hat...Auf Wiedersehen!!!


Cologne From July 3 to 5, 2015

What started as a classic reggae festival has become an intergenerational gathering of reggae, dancehall and hip hop music lovers. It began its adventures in the Loreley open-air theater and has been held next to Lake Fühlinger in the city of Cologne for 20 years.

The music meeting brings together 30,000 people every year eager to disconnect from their routine and immerse themselves in the reggae world in an unbeatable atmosphere next to what has been renamed Bahía Colonia, highly recommended!

SummerJam turns 30 and celebrates it with a luxury line-up for reggae lovers: Damian Jr. Gong Marley, Steel Pulse, Wyclef Jean, Groundation... and so on up to 47 artists spread across three stages that will put a cherry on top of everything. high on the anniversary of the festival that has no end: “The Everlasting Festival”.


Ferropolis From July 17 to 19, 2015

The intensity of the fog welcomes this very characteristic festival that has been held in the abandoned Ferrópolis mine since 1997.

The Ferrópolis lagoon, with its natural landscape, will welcome you with open arms. You can experience the sensation of camping in an abandoned train and dance until dawn to the rhythm of the best electronic, indie and dub music of the moment with the iron frames illuminating the landscape.

You melt my heart, That is what you will feel at this festival, an encounter that will melt your heart and from which any festival will seem little or nothing original compared to entering an abandoned mine in the heart of Germany.

And the cartel? A luxury: 126 artists among which are the DJs and groups of the moment such as Alt-J, Sven Vath, Kylie Minogue or Ellen Allien... an experience that will leave you speechless!

Wacken Open Air

Wacken From July 30 to August 1, 2015

Wacken Open Air is the largest metal festival in the world and as such, the best groups of this genre have passed through its stages. In fact, a 3D documentary has even been filmed about the festival: Road to Wacken.

It began in 1990 and until today more than 70,000 people have experienced it every year. The panoramic views are impressive, a pilgrimage destination for rock, metal and hardcore lovers, they call it for a reason. The Holy Land, the Holy Land.

Helen Beach Festival

Frankfurt From July 23 to 26, 2015

Helene Beach Festival Teaser 2015 from Helene Beach Festival (Official) on Vimeo.

One beach, one festival, one love. With this premise, those attending the Helene Beach Festival land, a festival that seems straight out of an Estrella Damm advertisement. Three days of music spread across four stages with more than 100 confirmed artists. Perfect for those who want to enjoy the beach summer with the best electronic, dancehall and pop music of the moment.

This year's poster invites you to dance with artists such as Robin Schulz, Guano Apes or the always great Miss Kittin in a festival held around Lake Helene, in the German city of Frankfurt. It has only had three editions but it has already managed to bring together more than 20,000 people in each of them, don't miss it!

Nature One

Pydna / Hunsrück From July 31 to August 2, 2015

More than 72,000 people have had the experience of enjoying a music festival with a taste of history like the Nature One Festival. The reunion scene is neither more nor less than the hangars of an old military missile base in Pydna.

Have you been to a festival so big that you have up to 40 stages? Love is lived in a big way in Nature One, nature and history in their purest form. You can dance to the rhythm of 400 electronic music DJs from Germany.

Nature One has been celebrated for 20 years with a clear message: “Stay as you are!” Stay as you are and don't change, you have the best festival you could imagine, why do you want more?


Berlin From September 12 to 13, 2015

For the first time in its history, Berlin will host one of the world's leading festivals: Lollapalooza, one of the leading international festivals, until now only held in the cities of Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Chicago.

The European capital will become a real party for two days next September and the abandoned Templehof airport, a landmark in the German city, will host this international event.

The lineup couldn't be better: Metallica, Paul Mcartney, Florence and The Machines and Sam Smith among others. The heart of Berlin will beat to the rhythm of the best rock, electro, indie and hip hop groups of the moment. The best way to say goodbye to summer!

Do you want to get tickets for Lollapalooza? You are in luck! Crawling the web we have discovered this contest organized by the Zalando shopping portal where 2 tickets for the international festival are raffled off. You just have to upload a photo on Instagram that demonstrates your festival spirit with the hashtag #IAMREADY4FESTIVALS.

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