European events worth travelling for this summer

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Whatever your passion, you’ll find it in Europe this summer. From unforgettable art exhibitions to dramatic sporting competitions and family-friendly festivals, there’s an abundance of exceptional experiences to discover across our destinations.

For sports enthusiasts

For tennis fans there’s no greater experience than attending the celebrated Wimbledon Championships in London. The world’s most prestigious lawn tennis tournament is now in its 142nd year, and will be taking place from 1st – 14th July this year. See the world’s top players battle it out on Centre Court, and afterwards enhance the experience with themed treats at Brown’s Hotel including a ‘Match Point’ cocktail and Afternoon Tea with traditional strawberries and cream. If you prefer the thrill of the chase, discover a horse race with an impeccable pedigree at Siena’s bi-annual Palio di Siena (2nd July and 16th August 2019). Cheer on your favourite Sienese contrade from prime platform seats when you stay at Hotel Savoy.

For music lovers

Connoisseurs of classical music won’t be disappointed by operatic legend Andrea Bocelli’s 14th annual show in purpose-built Tuscan amphitheatre, Teatro del Silenzio. Taking place on 25th July 2019, hear the maestro perform operatic classics interspersed with signature pop-opera hits, and enjoy VIP seats and chauffeured transfers as part of Hotel Savoy’s Andrea Bocelli Under the Stars package.

For festival fans

Festival-goers will be delighted by the immersive Tollwood Summer Festival, taking place from 26th June –21st July 2019 in Munich’s Olympiapark, just a short drive from The Charles Hotel. From a ‘market of ideas’ to theatre performances and concerts by the likes of Sting, there’s lots to discover. Alternatively, check into The Balmoral in Scotland for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2nd – 26th August 2019), the world’s largest family-friendly festival with over 50,000 performances including comedy, dance, circus, cabaret and more.

For art connoisseurs

For a fascinating insight into the Renaissance, discover Leonardo da Vinci – Science before Science until 30th June 2019, just a short stroll from Hotel de Russie in Rome. Held in honour of the fifth centenary of the humanist’s death, the exhibition at The Scuderie del Quirinale investigates his work’s relationship with technology and science. If you prefer art for art’s sake, head to Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt to explore the exceptional Van Gogh exhibition. On display at the Städel Museum, visitors can learn about the Post-Impressionist pioneer’s incredible legacy within the context of the German art scene.

To book your experience in London or find out more, email reservations.browns@roccofortehotels.com or call +44 207 493 6020.

To book your experience in Tuscany or find out more, email reservations.savoy@roccofortehotels.com or call +39 06 32 888 930.

To book your experience in Munich or find out more, email reservations.charles@roccofortehotels.com or call +49 89 544 555 1430.

To book your experience in Edinburgh or find out more, email reservations.balmoral@roccofortehotels.com or call +44 131 556 2414.

To book your experience in Rome or find out more, email reservations.derussie@roccofortehotels.com or call +39 06 32 88 81.

To book your experience in Frankfurt or find out more, email reservations.villakennedy@roccofortehotels.com or call +49 69 717 12 1430.

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