Burgundy, Beaune: Festival International d’opéra baroque, 5th to 28th July.
Created in 1982 and now the leading European Baroque festival, it offers sublime opera concerts in stunning 15th Century locations (Roman Basilica Notre-Dame and Beaune’s Hospices).

This year the programme runs under the theme Passions, de la Magie et de l’Enchantement.

Unmissable if you are a fan.