The interesting arrives Halloween party, and surely you want to have a great time this year. If you want it to be a special Halloween, you just have to go to one of the destinations that we are going to tell you about. Places of legend, with terrifying stories or that are dressed for the occasion. All of them have something enchanted and mysterious, so do not forget to sign these destinations so indicated for this party.
On Halloween we bring out our most paranormal and mysterious side, so we have many destinations that you may like. From witch towns to places where everyone dresses up, events for the whole family and castles of legend. There are many destinations that can be the best choice in this holiday of pagan origin.
This is our selection of interesting destinations to spend a "deadly" Halloween. To select a hotel you can use a hotel comparator and see the different options that are in each place.
Table of Contents
- 1 Salem, Massachusetts, the home of witches
- 2 Zugarramundi in Navarra, the cave of the covens
- 3 Dracula's Castle in Romania
- 4 The Catacombs of Paris
- 5 Sleepy Hollow, a legendary place in New York
- 6 The Jack the Ripper route in London
- 7 Day of the Dead in Mexico
- 8 The Samaín in Edinburgh
- 9 A Halloween for kids at Disneyland
Salem, Massachusetts, the home of witches
If we talk about Salem, surely it is a name that you immediately associate with witches. Well, this small Massachusetts town is famous for having celebrated the Salem witch trials in 1692. Up to twenty people died at a time when this type of magic was feared. Today it becomes a really special place to celebrate Halloween. From fairs to movie screenings, events and parties that bring out the enchanted side of the city for a few days.
If you do not want to go so far, here we have our own enchanted town and where legends say that there were things of witchcraft. Surely the movie of 'The witches of Zugarramundi' will sound like you, inspired by the legends that exist about this town. In this cave they apparently met at dusk to carry out their covens. Will you dare to enter it and be part of these witch covens?
Dracula's Castle in Romania
Bran Castle has gained fame as the so-called Dracula's Castle, and is that Bram Stoker's book talks about a very similar castle. This castle is located in Romania, and was home to royalty, not being linked to Dracula. Yet you are on the trails to track him down in Romania. It is a castle that today houses a museum and it is undoubtedly an interesting place if we like the story of Dracula and want to spend a very special Halloween.
The Catacombs of Paris
The Catacombs of Paris are a piece of the city's history, and a chilling place for many. There are about 300 kilometers of tunnels under Paris in which there are millions of people buried. In principle these catacombs were nothing more than quarries to create the monuments, but in the XNUMXth century the epidemics arrived, and with them the need to transfer the dead to a place far from the living, and thus the idea of the catacombs arose, or underground cemeteries. Of course it is a scene worthy of Halloween.
Sleepy Hollow, a legendary place in New York
This is a small village located in Westchester County, New York. This is where the Washington Irving story, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow', is set. Yes, that legend of the terrifying headless horseman. As Halloween is lived a lot in the United States, these special events cannot be missed in this town, with routes through the beautiful and mysterious cemetery, street fairs, live music and of course the fearsome Headless Horseman.
The Jack the Ripper route in London
The legend of Jack the Ripper begins in the Whitechapel neighborhood from London in 1888, when the first prostitute died at the hands of this serial killer. It was never discovered who Jack the Ripper was, but it was assumed that it was the same person, since all his victims were prostitutes whose abdomen was slit after slitting them. There are special routes with tours, although you can search the Internet for the places where the events took place and end the route at The Ten Bells pub, which has a list of the victims and was the place that many of the prostitutes frequented.
Day of the Dead in Mexico
The Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico on November 1 and XNUMX, coinciding with the All Saints holiday of Christianity, which is November XNUMX. These festivities were presided over by the goddess Mictecacíhuatl, who is currently translates into Las Catrinas how famous they have become around the world. In this celebration the deceased relatives are commemorated. Everything is dressed with colorful skulls, with catrinas and typical costumes.
The Samaín in Edinburgh
Going to Edinburgh to celebrate Halloween is to get to the origins of this holiday, which is part of the Celtic Samain. This became the Halloween party that went to the United States with the Irish émigrés, and there it became very famous. In Celtic culture this day was the winter solstice and the end of the harvest, a night when the world of the living and the dead was closer than ever. In the city of Edinburgh you live especially, with the old city decorated with Halloween motifs and with very colorful and interesting events and shows that unite tradition with modernity.
A Halloween for kids at Disneyland
Children are undoubtedly the ones who can most enjoy these dates with the game of 'Trick or treat', so there are also destinations to travel with them. In the vast majority of amusement parks There are special events for Halloween, such as at Disneyland, where everything is dressed with pumpkins and terrifying motifs, but for children, there are costumes, games and musicals with characters like Maleficent, who awaits them at the Castle Courtyard to enjoy with the family of this party.