The most haunted places to test your courage this Halloween
We know that, with movement restrictions, the most important thing is that your outings are made safely and trying to avoid social contact as much as possible.
But this does not prevent you from enjoying some routes that hide legendary stories, full of mysteries, so you can test your courage. Our 5 recommendations are the follow ones:
France. The route of the werewolf. Trekking and prehistory in Périgord Noir
Legend has it that werewolves inhabited the area many years ago. This limestone plateau, lined at the West by the Vezere Valley and at the South by the Dordogne Valley, is covered by forests of chestnut trees, pines and Holm oaks, which give it a dark color and its name: Black Perigord. History tells us that life has always been pleasant along the banks of these two rivers and in the valleys sheltering magnificent old villages, which have kept their uniqueness throughout time
United Kingdom. The bogeyman route. Blencathra
If you are a challenge lover, we recommend you to discover Blencathra, where the fearsome bogeyman was once seen hanging around. It is located near Keswick, where you can cross the border between England and Scotland. This route begins and ends in the village of Threkeld, reaching the beautiful Hall’s Fell Ridge and entering the English woods to the top, a place that offers the most spectacular views of the Keswick countryside!
Spain. Witches in Zugarramurdi. Route of the Blue Pottoka, Navarra.
In the caves of the town of Zugarramurdi, in the middle of landscapes of great beauty of the Pyrenees, the witches of the area made the covens. They appeared at night, in the dark, to celebrate their rites.
The tour is suitable for all audiences and the complete route takes about 12 hours. The route begins in the cave where the witches celebrated their coven and continues to the hermitage of San Esteban. The path then crosses the karst rocky area of Berroberria and a forest of chestnut and oak trees that, without much unevenness, leads us to Urdazubi / Urdax.
Germany. The Schwartze Man route. Feldbergsteig
Schartze is a terrifying man, who dresses in black and hides in basements to pounce on his prey. This legend is known in Germany, especially on the Feldbergsteig route. It is a 12.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Feldberg in the Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It has a lake and is rated moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May through October.
Italy. The route of Smoke Pipa. Lake Maggiore
This wicked smokes her pipe with the ashes of her victims and is associated with the picturesque Lake Maggiore. This lake has been an inspiration to great writers and visitors for centuries. Close to the Alps, it attracts its visitors to its coasts and to the nearby islands. The route belonging to Lake Maggiore includes hiking through Stresa to Belgirate, from Mottarone to Baveno, from Monte Orfano and Lake Mergozzo; Cavandone in Monterosso and the Garras Lazo Sanctuary, a walk through the villages of Cannero to Cannobio-San Bartolomeo on the Montibus Circuit and finish in Sasso del Ferro.