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  1. Romania
  2. Centru
  3. Brasov
  4. Bran Castle

Brasov: Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip From Bucharest

Product ID: 178577
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Join a full-day trip to discover the famous area of Transylvania and its most important landmarks. Visit the Bran Castle, Peles Castle, and take a walking tour of Brasov.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Your preferred location in Bucharest
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the uniqueness of Transylvania
  • Visit the medieval fortress Bran Castle and Peles Castle
  • Enjoy a unique lecture about Vlad the Impaler Dracula in between myth and reality
  • Admire the city of Brasov on a walking tour in the old city
Full description
Start your trip with a stop in Sinaia, also known as the Pearl of the Carpathians, home to Peles Castle, one of the most beautiful in the world, an architectural masterpiece and the former summer palace of the Romanian royal family.

Drive on to Bran to visit the famous medieval castle built as a fortress, Dracula's Castle, for the citizens of Brasov with a view to defend the city. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and legend, perched high atop a 200-foot-high rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to its imposing towers and turrets as well as to the myth created around Bram Stoker's Dracula.

After enjoying a private guided tour inside for your small group only, you will have some free time in the souvenir market. After a short drive, reach the city of Brasov filled with splendid medieval and Gothic architecture with its wealth of historical attractions. Here, you will enjoy a walking tour of the old city. After some free time to explore some more, you will start driving back to Bucharest.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All entrance fees to all the mentioned sites based on standard tours
  • Private tours in Peles Castle & Bran Castle
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Admission tickets
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on-board
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly during all guided walks and tours
  • Professional local guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (for all the city center hotels)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Small group tour - never more than 18 travelers guaranteed
  • Walking tour in Brasov
  • Lecture on Dracula in between myth and reality
  • Transport by private vehicle with air-conditioning
  • One way airport transfer free of charge
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities for your local guide/ driver
  • Photo fees at the Peles Castle

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking will be involved
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• Peles Castle is closed on the following days: Mondays between 12 May and 15 September; Mondays and Tuesdays between 16 September and 15 May; all dates between 3 November and 2 December
• When Peles Castle is closed, you will visit Rasnov Fortress