If you are looking to break away from the norm and explore a place that is associated with a dark past, you have definitely come to the right place. Dark tourism takes you to places that are identified with death, disaster, tragedy, suffering, destruction and even paranormal activities. Although visiting a Dark destination is not something to be overjoyed about, it will give you an adrenaline rush and a surreal feeling which will be unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Added to that, it also allows you to literally take a walk down memory lane and get a deeper understanding of these destinations. So, if you are a curious George, thirsty for a unique and out of this world experience, dark tourism is perfect for you.

How can I pick the perfect Dark tourism destination?

The perfect choice for your dark tourism destination depends on what you are most keen to see. Although dark destinations are sites involved with much tragedy, death and destruction, they can take many forms. Disasters can happen in many different ways, be it, natural or industrial. Thus, there are different types of dark tourism destinations for you to choose from. To name a few:

  • Disaster area tourism
  • Grave tourism
  • War or battlefield tourism
  • Holocaust tourism
  • Genocide tourism
  • Prison tourism
  • Cold war and iron curtain tourism
  • Terrorist tourism
  • Murderers and murderous places tourism
  • Dark amusement tourism

Dark tourism will definitely take you out of your comfort zone, but it will provide you with invaluable knowledge and information about some of the most tragic events in history. It is a way of understanding the past, in order to make a better future.

Still don’t know what dark destination to pick for your trip? Then head over to our very own blog to find an article on some of the most iconic dark tourism destinations in the world.


Why should I book my dark destination with Aero Travels?

As renowned travel agents in the UK, we at Aero Travels are always looking to provide unique experiences to our customer. We strive to break the taboo associated with dark destinations and provide our customers with the opportunity to witness the culture, significance and rich history found in these places.

We have put together some amazing dark tourism packages for you to explore and witness some of the most talked-about dark destinations in the world. That means you don’t have to worry about booking flights, accommodation or tours because we will be doing all that for you. All you need to do is simply choose the dark destination you wish to explore and we will take care of the rest.

Bucharest Romania Dracula's Castle

Bucharest Dracula Castle

Enjoy a dark holiday in Bucharest filled with adventure and thrill, visit the Dracula’s Castle and more.

Starting from £119pp

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Holiday

Interested in a holiday to Krakow with a tour to the Auschwitz- Birkenau Memorial and Museum?

Starting from £142pp


Chernobyl Power Plant Holiday

Visit Chernobyl Ukraine, where an unforgettable nuclear catastrophe happened on the 26th of April 1986.

Starting from £178pp

Catacombs Paris

Paris Catacombs Tour

What do you think about a tour to the underground ossuaries in France? A dark tour to the Catacombs of Paris.

Starting from £108pp

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