Volt Festival 2019: A Multi-Genre Musical Paradise Volt Festival is one of the biggest multi-genre music festivals in Hungary. Running annually since 1993, the four-day event regularly welcomes renowned local and international artists from a wide range of urban genres. Musicians ranging from rock, pop, jazz, electronic and more can all be found on the […]Volt Festival 2019 Sopron, Harkau út 34, 9400 Hungary Sopron Hungary
Volt Festival is one of the biggest multi-genre music festivals in Hungary. Running annually since 1993, the four-day event regularly welcomes renowned local and international artists from a wide range of urban genres. Musicians ranging from rock, pop, jazz, electronic and more can all be found on the absolutely stacked lineup. The festival also showcases a range of unique performances, art exhibitions, sporting events, film screenings and more. The festival has even won awards as the Best European medium-sized festival at the European Festival Awards.
“Turning Sopron into a musical paradise!”
This year’s edition of Volt Festival will feature a wide range of popular local and international artists. Slipknot, Cypress Hill and Papa Roach will headline Wednesday’s schedule; alongside other popular artists such as Amaranthe and Cloud9+. Thursday will be headlined by Slash and Tankcsapda, who will showcase a special 30-year birthday performance. Robin Schulz and the Black Eyed Peas will headline Friday alongside notable artists such as Majka and Ire Maffia. The final day of the event will see the likes of Parov Stelar and Halott Pénz close out the event. In addition to the four-day event, the Sopron Stage will also host the official welcome party on Tuesday evening; with DJ Jokó, Kiscsillag and more opening up the event.
Volt Festival takes place in the western Hungarian town of Sopron. You can find the event at Sopron, Harkau út 34, 9400 Hungary.
Located near the Western borders of Hungary, the nearest airport is Vienna, located 65km away. It is recommended to fly into Vienna or Budapest for this event. Visitors can travel to Sopron via train. The journey takes approximately 1-1.5 hours from Vienna, and 2.5-3 hours from Budapest. Official festival shuttles will operate throughout the event, travelling between Budapest and the festival grounds daily. Frequent daily departures are available and a round-trip transfer ticket can be purchased for 32 euros.
Visitors can arrange private shuttles for up to eight people. Transfers can be arranged to pick up and drop off at any location and a two-way minivan transfer starts at 310 euros. The festival is also easily accessible by car and parking is available on site; however, spots may be limited.
Volt Festival offers a range of camping options for visitors. Basic camping passes start at 7 euros for a single day pass and 17 euros for a 4-day pass. With the purchase of a camping pass, you have access to the campgrounds where you can bring your own camping supplies, or purchase a pre-setup package. Pre-pitched tents are available for two or four people, starting at 47 euros per tent.
For more luxurious options, you can book a Wooden hut for two for 330 euros, which features a lockable compartment for luggage. Other options include a farmhouse, accordion house or wooden house; all of which include a mattress and electricity. The campground also offers boutique camping in Podpads Village. You can choose from the bright and colourful bellepads for 2, 4 or 6 people or an XL bellepad for up to 8 people.
The town of Sopron also offers a number of hotels, hostels and private accommodation options for visitors. You can explore a number of nearby options on the map below.
The city of Sopron features a number of things to see and do. The heart of the city is home to the iconic Fire Tower. The 13th-century structure is built with a steep 200-step spiral staircase and offers panoramic balcony views of the town. Nearby, you can also find the Goat Church and monastery.
Just outside Sopron, you can also find Lake Neusiedl, a large scenic lake and national park. The reserve offers rich native flora and fauna, as well as running and biking trails, winemaking, boating and more.
The next edition of Volt Festival will take place from June 26-29, 2019.
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