12 Best Halloween Destinations in Europe To Enjoy the Celebration
Known the continent of kings, castles, and legends, Europe also possesses wonderful and macabre destinations to celebrate Halloween.
Nicknamed the “Venice of the North”, it is no less evil on Halloween days. You can experience the “dark” feeling in the city at night. For example, walking activities and listening to guides tell about legends, myths, or macabre truths.
Prague, Czech Republic
The city is filled with “scary” colors every Halloween with medieval ornate bridges, narrow streets, and sculptures. This place is considered the “capital of horror” as you can easily encounter zombies and demons.
One of the best places to celebrate Halloween with dozens of fairground attractions for all ages, including The Blackpool Tower Dungeon. If you want to relax on the beach, enjoy the scary moment on Vampire beach.
London has amazing landmarks for travelers to visit. The city is also a “scary” place during Halloween time. You can discover carnival activities on the streets of east London, in the Whitechapel area, where the killer Jack the Ripper has killed many women.
Corinaldo is a town, a destination in Province of Ancona, Italy charmed by nature and its incredible landscape. Additionally, Corinaldo is known as the capital of witches on Halloween, where the most “evil” Halloween is held. If you are brave enough, come to Corinaldo to participate in the most demonic event “Halloween – Festival of Witches” which will take place in the last 4 days of October.
Monsters Park, Italy
Also known as Sacro Bosco or Gardens of Bormazo, Monsters Park is a huge park and a symbol of the Italian Renaissance. Here, the adventurous traveler will have to pass through the Ogre’s Gate, or Hell’s Gate, to admire the monster statues and hear the macabre stories. Surely, Monsters Park has plenty of corners for you to take impressive photos for the Halloween.
Venice is covered with fog as night falls and becomes scary with people dressed in black and wandering the streets. In particular, coming to Venice on Halloween, you can have the feeling of being swept away by a wave of horror and ghosts.
Amsterdam is not just about canals, shops, or cafes. In recent years, Amsterdam has also become one of the best Halloween destinations in Europe. Although the Dutch don’t have many activities to do with the ghost, the city of Amsterdam celebrates Halloween for 3 consecutive days. Be prepared for the craziest parties during Halloween in the capital of the Netherlands!
Dracula Castle, Romania
Located in the forest in Transylvania, Dracula Castle is one of the most special castles in the world. This is also the perfect destination for visitors to “torture their minds” on Halloween night. Especially, the tourist village at the foot of the castle gives you garlic cloves to protect yourself from vampires at night.
Edinburgh is a great destination for a trip with friends or family during Halloween. At night, you can see zombies and vampires surrounding the city. Moreover, you can join Halloween celebrations at Edinburgh Castle, take a lantern-lit city tour, or head to Loch Ness.
The true destination of horror on Halloween. On the occasion, this beautiful city turns into a party place for zombies, monsters, and witches. Particularly, Bratislava hosts many events including Halloween Party Erasmus Bratislava and Bratislava International Halloween Party.
Oravsky Hrad, Slovakia
Considered one of the scariest destinations to spend Halloween in Europe with the famous Nosferatu Orava Castle. In fact, “Nosferatu” is a silent film by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau made in 1922 and inspired by “Count Dracula”.
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Ahhhh stunning! I need to visit the Bratislava castle ASAP
Wow, I love all these places! We stay home this Halloween but maybe next year we go to see something cool! I cant choose between Prague, Scotland and Slovakia.
so many great destinations to go to in Europe! I would love to visit Amsterdam again during Halloween, London is for sure on my list as well.
Hhhhmmm….Blackpool in England clicks like a perfect place to spend the Halloween holiday. I would start there.
What an amazing view, I have never been to these before, but I’m planning to do that with my partner.
Life With Sonia
Scotland’s Halloween can be boring, so we don’t celebrate it. However, I have never actually though of traveling to Europe for Halloween. Those cities sounds fun.
I have heard about these and have visited few but would love to visit them all of them. I Europe and its arhictecture.
Not So Crafty Momma
I’d love to celebrate Halloween in Europe! These all look like amazing places to visit.