Amazing line-ups in eye-watering locations
Andrew Trendell
14:43 21st January 2016

While we may find ourselves in the coldest grips of winter, fear not as summer is only around the corner - and there's no better reminder of that than the incredible array of European festivals that have already been announced. Tired of the mud, rain and queues of UK festivals? Then book yourself a ticket and a flight to one of these bad boys...

If you're looking to get away this festival season and catch the biggest and best bands on the circuit in more exotic climbs, then Europe has the answer - with the likes of Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Sigur Ros, Slipknot, Bastille, Craig David and so many more playing in beautiful fields, warehouses, mountainsides, beaches and more from Norway to Italy, Portugal to Hungary and everywhere in between. 

So, get yourself in the mood for summer and decide where you're going - here are 30 amazing European festivals that you need to go to in 2016.