Spooky castles, dark forests and amusement parks... Some destinations offer an ideal setting to celebrate Halloween. Let's look at the best Halloween destinations around the world.
Dracula's Castle in Romania
What better way to celebrate Halloween than at Dracula's castle? To follow in the footsteps of the legendary vampire, head to Romania and in particular Transylvania, a region where castles are counted by the dozen.
Visitors have an opportunity to discover the castle of Bran, located on the top of a cliff, considered as the castle of Dracula, which offers an ideal framework to celebrate Halloween.
Every year, night tours of the castle are offered to tourists, who can extend the experience with a "Dracula Tour", on the trail of the famous vampire.
London, with Jack the Ripper and Harry Potter
When it comes to dark alleys and spooky stories, London is the place to be.
For Halloween, the British capital offers several spooky experiences, including the London Halloween Ghost Walk, which allows you to discover the unique atmosphere of London's cobblestone streets and the myths that surround them, as well as some of the city's cemeteries, at nightfall.
Another option: follow in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper, the famous British killer, on the "Jack the Ripper Tour". And don't forget to take a detour into the world of Harry Potter, during a visit to the Harry Potter Studio Tour, located about 30 kilometers north of London.
The Catacombs of Paris
The catacombs of Paris, the largest underground ossuary in the world, also invite thrill-seekers to celebrate Halloween in a very special atmosphere.
The 1,500 m long path is 20 m deep and allows you to observe thousands of bones, divided into different sections and accompanied by inscriptions, mentioning the names of streets on the surface, but also quotes from great authors.
And to get a little more thrill, opt for a night visit of the place, the catacombs being accessible until 20:30...
The Forest of Broceliande
No forest embodies the atmosphere of Halloween destinations better than Broceliande.
Located in Brittany, this forest is full of legends, starting with those of King Arthur and Merlin the magician, and invites you to dive into a world of mysteries.
To enjoy it with your family, the Broceliande tourist office, located in Paimpont, offers La Porte des Secrets, a superb tour and show allowing you to plunge, in the setting of Paimpont Abbey, into this magical world and that of its inhabitants.
The Sensas Circus in Geneva
Just a stone's throw from Lake Geneva, the Sensas Circus in Geneva offers an experience similar to an escape game, with challenges and sensory workshops to be completed in a limited time, mostly in the dark.
For Halloween, the classic course is transformed into a horror course, plunging participants into the frightening atmosphere of an abandoned circus and its disturbing clowns... Ideal entertainment for Halloween, to discover.