A collection of the haunted ghost stories, urban legends, folktales and the paranormal of Europe.

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Poveglia Island — The Most Haunted Place in the World

The haunted Island of Poveglia has always been a place for the unwanted. It has been a place for plague victims, a psychiatric hospital and burial ground. Today it’s known for being one of the most haunted places in the world. 

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The Cursed Merchants at Campo dei Mori

In the square of Campo dei Mori in Venice there are three stone statues placed in the. Legend has it that the three brother merchants were cursed and turned to stone, together with their camel. 

Georgiana Houghton and her Spirit Drawings in Watercolor

From beyond the veil, some mediums claimed that ghosts and spirits guided them to paint and draw. One of them was Georgiana Houghton and her spirit drawings.

The Cemetery for the Nameless

In an old cemetery in Vienna for the victims of the Donau river, these nameless dead ones rest in one of the most haunted places in Friedhof der Namenlosen. 

The Blind Ghost Girl on the Cliff by the Castelinho de São João do Estoril

On the cliff overlooking the blinking blue ocean of Portugal, a young blind girl fell to her death while playing by the Castelinho de São João do Estoril. She is now forever haunting the place. 

Baron Falkenberg that were Cursed to Sail the Sea for 600 Years

It the cold North Sea, there is a ghost ship where the crew plays for your soul with dice. That is what happened to Baron Falkenberg. 

Azzurrina of Romagna

On the night of the solstice, the sound of a little girl is echoes through the old castle. A little girl with blue hair.

The Accursed Mountains of Albania

The mysterious mountains in Albania is a place known for its myths and legends. Strange tales are told of this place and has been named The Accursed Mountains. 

The Ghost that Designed Iulia Hasdeu Castle

Through the power of spiritualism, the bereaved father built a castle designed by the ghost of his dead daughter. And today, the Iulia Hasdeu Castle still stands as a mysterious and haunted place. 

Hoia Baciu — The Haunted Forest of Transylvania

This haunted forest with its eerily coiled trees and whispers of local legends reminds us all that Transylvania is not only haunted by the legend of Dracula and vampires. Take a walk in the Hoia Baciu.

The Lost City of Dode

In the heart of the British countryside, the past of the plague, death and history haunts the desecrated church. But amid the mystery of the paranormal and pagan ley lines, the once cursed site has found back to being sacred. 

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Fatima’s Harp — A Christmas Haunting

Through the halls of Stubley Hall, a Saracen love song haunts the place with the sound of the harp.

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The Mistletoe Bough – The Bride in the Chest

The Legend of the Mistletoe Bough or the Mistletoe Bride is a ghost tale that many big houses claim as their own. Bramshill House is one of them, and the story of the dead bride haunts the already haunted place. 

The Highwayman Robbed of his Life

Now a peaceful place for a road trip, it was once a hot spot for highwaymen and a dangerous place to travel. Sometimes, it was also dangerous for the robbers. 

The Mantelgeist of the Fortress

Because of the cold winter with no food, people starved to death, even inside the castle walls. And ever since then, the ghost of the queens chambermaid still haunts the castle, known as the Mantelgeist.

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The Haunted Vicarage — Sweden’s most ghostly crowded house

Even the home of the priests can’t keep the ghosts at bay. And in this house, the ghosts outnumber the living. 

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The Black Cat of War

In 1941 a fighter plane crashed in a field in the English countryside. The pilots died, but a mysterious black cat lingered. 

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Halloween Traditions Across the World

In this wide world we have countless customs, holidays and traditions. But the tradition of honoring, and at times, fearing the dead around the dark autumn time, seems to be something we do in all corners of the earth.

The Prisoner of Château de Puymartin

After a husband caught his cheating wife, the punishment for her lasted into the afterlife. 

Ghost of the Cathedral

From medieval times, history and bloody memories lingers in one of the only and longest standing cathedrals in Norway.

The Haunting of The House of Hohenzollern

The noble family of Hohenzollern of Germany has been haunted for centuries. The White Lady follows them, wherever they go. Who is she? And what does she want with the life of the nobles?

The Haunting of The Blue Lady at Verdala Palace

The mysterious legend about the Blue Lady in Verdala Palace from Malta is shrouded in questions. What happened? Who is she? Will she ever find peace?

The Running Lady of Beeford

A ghost haunts the roads of small English village. She is known as the Running Lady and according to legend, known for causing accidents.

The Evil Bishop Against the Maiden in Love – A Ghost Story

The white lady of Haapsalu castle is one of the most well known ghost stories in Estonia. It tells the story of young love, torn apart by religion and an evil bishop.

The Malcanis Guarding the Fortress

So hellhounds? Yay or nay, according to this legend tough, there are some of them that can remind us a lot about them.

Whitby – A Gothic Haunting

The gothic haunting of the small town of Whitby is said to be by the old abbey as well as Bram Stoker used it for a setting of Dracula.

The Girl in the Pond

An orphan girl is forever confined to a strange country without her family, trying to lure other children to share her faith.

5 Haunted Attractions to Visit

A list of five haunted attraction you can visit as a tourist.

The Lingering Presence of a Nazi Ghost

The lingering presence of a high ranking Nazi leader is still hiding and wandering in the bunkers used in the war.

The Red Barn Murder

A murder mystery that was allegedly solved by the appearance of the ghost of the victim.

An Icelandic Ghost Story

In the cold and desolated coast of Iceland, a ship wrecked crew is trying to find the way back home.

Most Haunted Village in Norway

In an old iron foundry settlement, the once upon the time leader cannot find any rest in death.

Ghost behind the curtain, article on Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall is probably one of the most iconic ghost pictures out there. But what is the story behind it? And who is that ghostly figure?