One of the oldest music festivals in Portugal and one of the best in Europe, August 2022, in the North: Vodafone Paredes de Coura!

Already dreaming about a summer festival, with a great music line up and atmosphere, in a very beautiful and unique location? This is the one!!

What is Paredes de Coura Festival?

Vodafone Paredes de Coura is one of the oldest music festivals in Portugal and one of the best summer festivals in Europe (according to the American magazine Rolling Stone).

Rock music, especially alternative rock, has a regular presence at this festival.

The Festival has been held since 1993, in a natural amphitheater at Praia Fluvial do Tabuão on the banks of the Coura River, in the district of Viana do Castelo, in the north of Portugal. It is a place of great natural beauty where you can camp, as well as bathe in the river.

Note: As there may be changes in the line up, please refer to the official website.

Date: 17-20 August 2022

Location: Tabuão Fluvial Beach – Paredes de Coura – North of Portugal

More information:

Paredes de Coura Festival 2021

The 2021 edition of the Paredes de Coura Festival has been canceled. The 28th edition will take place in 2022.

What happened in 2019 at Paredes de Coura Festival?

The 2019 edition of the Festival featured big names in international music, such as:

  • 1st DAY: The National, New Order, Boogarins, Parcels, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib and Nuno Lopes;
  • 2nd DAY: Captain Fausto, Khruangbin, Julien Baker, Yellow Days, Acid Arab and Krystal Klear;
  • 3rd DAY: Spiritualized, Father John Misty, Black Midi, Jonathan Wilson, Peaking Lights and Romare (DJ Set);
  • 4th DAY: Suede, Patti Smith and Her Band, Alice Phoebe Lou, Kamaal Williams, Flohio and Mitski.

Learn more about the Ultimate Music Festival Guide in Portugal.

To learn more about other LikedPlaces, go to our Destinations in Portugal page.

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