There are many reasons to love the night when traveling. Night owl or not, you will find that there are many places that may be full of surprises as soon as the dark sets in. And the fun does not only start and end in the glittering lights of cities and their bustling nightlife. Here are some of the best things to do at night around the world that make for spectacular experiences.
Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
The cliffside village of Positano is located in the picturesque Amalfi Coast. The village is an enchanting sight that becomes even more beautiful at night as the whole village lights up. The view from this coastal town is worth the trip not to mention the great food, beaches, and nighttime scenery.
Edinburgh Ghost Tour, Scotland
Eerie as it may seem, Edinburgh’s ghost tour is not all about stories of haunting. It can also be an educational and cultural experience as you explore various locations like the Edinburgh Dungeon and graveyards among many others.
Symphony of Lights, Hong Kong
Hong Kong has a vibrant night scene with plenty of attractions for nocturnal folks. But among the many bars, cafes, clubs, night markets and other nighttime destinations, the Symphony of Lights is one sight that every traveler to Hong Kong should see at least once. This spectacular light and sound show comes in glorious display at 8:00PM. It is visible from the waterfront along the Victoria Harbor. Head out to the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront for the best view.
Monasterio de Santa Catalina Candlelight Tour, Arequipa, Peru
The Monasterio de Santa Catalina or Santa Catalina Monastery dates back to 1579. It is one of Arequipa’s best known attractions. While it is a beautiful place to explore during the day, the twice a week nighttime candlelight tours provides tourists a chance to walk along courtyards and passageways and go deeper into the complex surrounded by shadows and candle lights.
Night Safari, Singapore
The Night Safari Singapore is designed specifically for nocturnal visits. Visitors to this wildlife park get to explore a vast space of forests and gardens that over a hundred different species of animals call home. It is also offers visitors a chance to see animals like the Asian Rhino, Himalayan Tahr, and wolves among many others.
Northern Lights, Reykjavik, Iceland
Seeing the Northern Lights is in many people’s bucket list. And Reykjavic is one of the top spots in the world to witness this wondrous sight.
Eiffel Tower, Paris
The City of Light lives up to its name. Evenings in Paris showcase the lights and beauty of the city. From the mesmerizing lights of the Louvre to the street lamps of picturesque neighborhoods, Paris at night is truly a sight to behold. And if there is one thing you should not miss, it would be the sight of the Eiffel Tower lighting up for the night.