Top Festivals Around the World
Recently the internet was full of celebrities all pictured at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California, however according to a recent report by No.1 Currency, Coachella is the most expensive festival in the world, costing an average of £187 per day!
No.1 Currency ranked the world’s most popular summer festivals based on the cost of tickets, food and drinks (not including travel to and from the location). Coachella was found to be the most expensive of all the festivals, with Tomorrowland in Belgium following close behind, costing £186 per day.
Glastonbury, the UK’s most famous music event came in third place, costing £113 per day. (Calculated from a five day ticket and camping pass costing £565 + £68 per day for food and drink.)
The festivals ranked by price can be seen below;
• Coachella (California) – £187.26 per day
• Tomorrowland (Belgium) – £186.03 per day
• Glastonbury (UK) – £113 per day
• Rock am Ring (Germany) – £112.83 per day
• Main Square (France) – £88.90 per day
• Sonar (Spain) – £87.80 per day
• Rosklide (Denmark) – £80.14 per day
• Sziget Festival (Budapest) – £64.78 per day
• Open’er Festival (Poland) – £56.68 per day
• Exit (Serbia) – £54.14 per day
Please note, Holidaysafe's online prices automatically include a 15% discount against our Customer Service Centre prices.
Any backpackers looking for a festival experience, but without a celebrity price tag, should consider heading to Serbia. The Serbian Exit Festival costs just £54 per day (with beer costing only £1), and the 2015 line-up includes big names such as Faithless and The Prodigy.
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