Whether you’ve caught the travelling bug, or simply want to become a little more knowledgeable, be sure to check out some of the greatest events in the world. Known throughout the globe, these are the events that are talked about every year and attract thousands of visitors to hundreds of international holiday destinations annually. Event management teams spend months on end, creating the perfect events, raising them to phenomenal, world-wide standards. When you embark upon your journey, to take part in some of the world’s greatest events, you’ll understand why the successful management of these events makes them so unforgettable.
Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
Rio de Janeiro is the home of Carnival celebrations. Whilst Carnival is celebrated throughout other areas of South America and the world, the Samba Parade in Rio de Janeiro is comparable to no other. If you’re looking for an event that has been scrupulously organised, to ensure nothing but successful celebrations on the day, Carnival is the party for you. Thousands of locals and tourists flock to the streets of Rio de Janeiro, in order to get a glimpse of the magnificent floats and performers that take part in this unforgettable display of Brazilian culture.
Oktoberfest, Munich, GERMANY
As the name suggests, this traditional German event is held annually, during the month of October. Backpackers and holiday goers, from all around the world, travel to Munich to immerse themselves in the party and drinking festival that is Oktoberfest. Scattered all across Munich are ‘beer tents’, where participants can try traditional German brews. If beer isn’t really your thing, a vast array of German foods are also on offer, so be sure to wear loose and comfortable clothing!
The Running of the Bulls, Pamplona, SPAIN
Held in July every year, the Pamplona Running of the Bulls entices thousands of adrenaline seeking tourists every year. The Running of the Bulls is part of a much larger event, The Festival of San Fermin, which is a month long celebration, taking over the streets of Pamplona. The festival attracts people from all around the globe, who want to be captivated by the excitement of bullfighting and the passion of flamenco dancing.
Le Tour de France, Various Locations, FRANCE
A world renowned sporting event, the annual Le Tour de France attracts thousands of visitors to the picturesque countryside of France, with the race finishing amongst the streets of Paris. Holiday goers and sports fanatics follow the racing event across the country, not missing any of the ongoing action. For those wanting to experience the thrill of declaring the winner be sure to get the best seats possible at the Paris finish line. Whether you are a cycling enthusiast, or simply want to experience a world class event, Le Tour de France is not to be missed.