From giant elephants by the Loire to Stax of soul in Helsinki, there are cultural celebrations to suit all tastes across the continent
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From ziplines in Switzerland to walking holidays in Italy and France, plus mountain bike breaks and an outdoor festival, the Alps are worth a ‘peak’ this summer
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The smart way to counteract all the season’s feasting is with a bracing walk – then a warm-up in one of these 25 cosy pubs.
The following festival finder link spotlights 25 music, culture, food and family events around the UK (and Europe) where the location is as important as the headline acts. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/apr/11/summer-festivals-uk-europe-music-family