Europe's Most Extravagant Halloween Events To Visit In Your Lifetime

October 25, 2018 12:00 PM ‐ Halloween

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With Halloween just around the corner, many are designing their spooktacular costumes, planning their parties, and decorating their houses for when they receive trick or treaters. However, if you are one of those people that feel that Halloween needs some more excitement this year, we have handpicked some extravagant events just for you to visit, which allows you to travel around Europe at the same time.

So, grab your passport, sort out your e111 renewal and get ready to book your flights and tickets to some of the most extravagant Halloween events in Europe.

London, England

The Tower Of London
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On the surface, this popular capital may just seem like a place for a fun day out with family and friends, or just a city full of hard-working people in posh suits, however, many forget about its dark past.

Not only are there the spooky London Dungeons to make you jump out of your skin, but there are other hidden secrets, such as the mystery of Jack the Ripper and the boys in the tower, as well as the beheading of both Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard for you to discover.

This city is home to some very gloomy history that is sure to give you a fright this Halloween, whilst enjoying the atmosphere and taking in the iconic landmarks.

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Transylvania, Romania

Transylvania, Romania

Home to Dracula's Castle, Transylvania is known in particular for the vampires and werewolves that are said to roam here. With plenty of activities taking place, including tours around the castle from Bram Stoker's novel, you can step into the pages of the story when visiting here.

Whether you decide to spend your time looking around the castle or search the forest in the grounds for spooky sights, you will be sure to jump out of your skin if you decide to travel here.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands

If you choose to visit Amsterdam for your Halloween celebrations, then you will be spoilt for choice, with music festivals and themed nights at pubs/clubs.

With spectacular decorations in all the houses, especially along the canals and people trick and treating, there is plenty going on to give you all the scares that you could need.

If pubs and clubs are not for you, there are plenty of shops that offer the very best of the spooky and scary. With apothecary shops for all your potions, in addition to themed shops that allow you to be transported back in time, there are plenty of things that you can do to have the best trip possible, regardless of the whether it rains or shines.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle

Similar to that of London, the city of Edinburgh also has a dark past. With ghost tours available through the spooky vaults, there are plenty of dark and hidden secrets for you to explore in Scotland’s capital this Halloween.

No matter where you decide to travel to for your Halloween celebration, you can be sure to find an amazing selection of events that you can enjoy. Whether you are looking for a spooky tour around a haunted location, or a themed night out in a pub, there is something for everyone in Europe this Halloween.

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