12 Best Halloween Destinations in Europe To Enjoy the Celebration
Known as 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. Indeed, Blackpool Pleasure Beach always hosts one of the most horrifying Halloween events in the UK. If you want to relax on the beach, you can 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 the 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 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.
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