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Private Half Day Trip to Snagov Monastery & Mogosoaia

Private Half Day Trip to Snagov Monastery & Mogosoaia

From US$ 93.31 per person

This private half day trip outside of Bucharest it's the best way to discover and learn more about Snagov Monastery from the 14th century, the place where Vlad the Impaler Dracula is believed to be buried and Mogosoaia Palace, a jewel of architecture.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Discover the Snagov Monastery
  • Visit the Palace of Mogosoaia
  • Be led by a professional guide
Full description
Make your escape for a half day from the busy streets of Bucharest. Unknown even to some people born and raised here there are some hidden gems just a few miles outside city limits. Leaving Bucharest you travel to the Palace of Mogosoaia. A retreat made for the rulers of the Romanians, in a pure Romanian style called Brancovenesc. It is a quiet and majestic place where you will feel like going back in time.  Next you take a short drive to the Snagov Monastery which is believed to be the resting place of the body of Vlad the Impaler, better known as Dracula. The monastery itself is on an island in the middle of the Snagov Lake offering great views over the surrounding area.
  • Entrance fees
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Free wi-fi in the vehicles
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by modern A/C private vehicle
  • Photo fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Mogosoaia Palace is closed on Mondays. In this case the visit will still be done but only from the outside.
Customer reviews

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4.4 /5

based on 5 reviews

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El monasterio se sitúa en un entorno protegido y maravilloso. El guía, Cristi, nos recogió puntual en el hotel. Fue muy amable y nos dio buenas explicaciones sobre el monasterio y el palacio que visitamos. De camino a los lugares que íbamos a visitar nos contó acerca de Bucarest y Rumanía. Un día y una excursión de 10! Muchísimas gracias Cristi por todo!!!

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July 13, 2021

Beautiful and unique tour

I had a lovley day out with my guide visiting the old monasteriesand palaces. My guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable about Vlad the Impailer's life and the tour was very special. Great final day to my Romanian adventure! The tour company was so lovley they even dropped me off at the airport after my tour. Thank you very much for thus wonderful experiance!

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April 9, 2017

The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable

April 22, 2018

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