Enjoy Halloween in Europe from Stansted
London Stansted serves more European destinations than any other UK airport, making it an ideal starting point for exploring Europe's spooky side.
Destinations such as Prague in the Czech Republic, Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Edinburgh in Scotland all have their own take on Halloween.
If you’re looking for the perfect place with themed parties and lots of opportunities for spooky fun, here are six spook-tacular destinations that are in easy reach from London Stansted.
“Halloween presents a wonderful opportunity to discover some of Europe's spookiest places. The wide choice of destinations, great value, and ease of access offered by London Stansted means that you can visit festivals, castles, and scary spots from your local airport.”
For a Halloween getaway with friends or family, Edinburgh is a great choice. In this medieval city with a wonderful castle there are plenty of spooky activities to enjoy such as ghost tours and haunted houses surrounded by zombies and vampires. Ryanair fly direct to Edinburgh. Flight time 1h 20mins.
City of Derry, Northern Ireland
There is no better place to celebrate Halloween than in Derry. From October 28 to October 31, the Walled City comes alive with ancient spirits. In the days leading up to the October 31, the spirits invite everyone to take part in the Awakening. The celebrations end with a spectacular firework display. easyJet and Ryanair fly direct to Belfast International. Flight time 1h 15mins.
Transylvania is home to several medieval castles, and many of them host festivals during Halloween. One of the best parties takes place at Dracula Castle, which is also called Bran Castle. With hundreds of candles and lanterns, the castle grounds are transformed into a spooky wonderland. Ryanair fly direct to Cluj and Bucharest. Flight time 3h 5mins.
Prague, Czech Republic
Its gothic architecture, such as the Charles Bridge, makes the Czech capital a popular Halloween destination. There are always numerous events related to the Halloween, including carnivals, storytelling festivals, and fairs. Jet2.com and Ryanair fly direct to Prague. Flight time 1hr 50mins.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam comes alive with many events during Halloween. From spooky parades and parties to elaborate firework displays, there is something for everyone in the Dutch capital. easyJet fly direct to Amsterdam. Flight time 1hr 10mins
Copenhagen is another popular destination to visit for a Halloween getaway. The city offers a variety of spooky festivals and events, from traditional parades and parties to haunted attractions. It is also home to many haunted houses and abandoned cemeteries, where visitors can experience the eerie atmosphere. The city's nightlife has a variety of restaurants and bars perfect for celebrating Halloween. Ryanair fly direct to Copenhagen. Flight time 1hr 45mins.