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Introducing The Doctor’s House, Sarajevo!

Posted at:27 June, 2014 in EFH News

Europe’s Famous Hostels is proud to announce that we’re growing! This month we’re welcoming a fantastic new hostel to our Famous Family, and they sure deserve it! So, a big welcome to The Doctor’s House, Sarajevo! The Doctor’s House is managed by an American world-traveler and hostelier who finally found a place she loved too much […]


Sonisphere Festival 2014 Warsaw

Posted at:10 June, 2014 in Festivals

Sonisphere festival is back again and bigger and rocker than ever!! The Sonisphere Festival 2014 is a touring rock music festival which takes place across Europe between June and August. The idea for Sonisphere was first conceived by John Jackson in the late 90`S and the first of festivals ran throughout the summer of 2009 in […]

Summer Music Festivals 2014

European Summer Music Festivals 2014: The Guide

Posted at:13 May, 2014 in Festivals

Sziget: 11th-18th August Started in 1993, Sziget Festival has grown to be one of the biggest in Europe, welcoming amlost 400,000 music lovers every year to see more than 1,000 groups playing. This year will see Blink 182, Cee Lo Green, Calvin Harris, Outkast and so many more massive acts come together over the three […]

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Tomorrowland Festival 2014

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One of the ‘musts’ on the electronic Music Festival scene, Tomorrowland is held annually in July in the small town of Boom in Belgium. This year, due to high demand the Tomorrow Land Festival 2014 will be held over two weekends; 18–20 July and 25–27 July. Despite the line-up not even being announced yet, already over 400,000 […]

Introducing Marken Gjestehus, Bergen!

Posted at:9 May, 2014 in EFH News

We’ve got a new member to the Europe’s Famous Hostels family! Bergen Hostel Marken Gjestehus  is the perfect place to start your Norwegian adventures. Located right in the heart of Norway’s second largest city, Bergen, Marken Gjestehus is walking distance from everything in the city. Bergen is the gateway to Western Norway’s spectacular fjords, but the […]

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Sunflower Hostel 8th Birthday Party 23rd May!

Posted at:8 May, 2014 in Special Events

This year marks 8 years since the Sunflower Rimini Hostel opened their door and we’re going to celebrate!!   The hostel will be hosting their birthday party on the 23rd May and everyone’s invited!  Book your beds now for only 5 euros to get in with the action! Click to book your beds now at […]

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Sziget Festival, Budapest 2014

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Started in 1993, Sziget Festival has grown to be one of the biggest in Europe, welcoming amlost 400,000 music lovers every year to see more than 1,000 groups playing.   Sziget means Island in Hungarian and that’s exactly where you’ll find this summer festival, on an island in the middle of the Danube River. The […]

Stockholm Pride Week 2014

Stockholm Pride Week 2014

Posted at:25 April, 2014 in Special Events

Stockholm, as Sweden, has always been known as one of the most open and liberal cities in the whole of Europe. Stockholm Pride also has one of the longest histories, running since 1998, and this year is going to be massive. When 28th July until the 2nd August Tickets To get your tickets to Stockholm […]

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Highland Games in Loch Ness

Posted at:23 April, 2014 in Special Events

Although the Highland Games as we know it now, all kilts and cabers, was developed by the Victorians, the history of the Highland Games really dates back before records began. To get a real feel of what the Highland Games is about; there’s no better place to see it then in the little village of Glenurquhart, along […]

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Freedom Run in Riga 2014

Posted at:22 April, 2014 in Special Events

Riga was voted the European Capital of Culture for the year 2014, and as part of their year long programme of events and concerts, they’re also going to be spicing up their annual marathon. The annual Nordea Riga Marathon is part of the European Capital of Culture Programme this year, and will take place on […]