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Bucharest: Dracula's Castle with Wine and Cheese Greeting

Product ID: 231827
Embark on an exclusive small group day-trip to Brasov and Dracula's Castle with access to the Time Tunnel, located 30 meters under the castle. Enjoy a wine and cheese greeting in a castle room not accessible on other tours.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup from selected centrally located hotels. If pickup is not available from your hotel or address, a convenient meeting point will be selected.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See Dracula's Castle and access a secret room
  • Visit the unique underground Time Tunnel
  • Enjoy exclusive Romanian cheese and wine samples
  • Take an extended walking tour of Brasov
  • Make a stop to take photographs of the panoramic view over Brașov
Full description
Enjoy a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned vehicle from Bucharest to Bran Castle, the inspiration for Dracula’s Castle. On the journey, your local guide will tell you tales of Transylvania’s history and mythology as you journey through the majestic countryside. When you arrive at the castle, get a taste of Romania with a wine and cheese welcome in an exclusive room not open to the public or other tour companies.

You'll also get to go far beyond the standard tours of Transylvania’s legendary castle by going 30 metres underground the castle to the Time Tunnel. The unique Romanian construction was designed to describe the history and culture of the Bran Castle with a state-of-the-art multimedia exhibition. To reach the tunnel, you will get into a 'stone' elevator, located right in the courtyard of the castle and which is considered to be the one of the greatest current innovation among the European museums.

After the tour of the castle, you will have two hours to have lunch in Brasov, a picturesque city in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains. Follow your local guide on a tour of this impressive city. Visit Brasov’s Council Square, the incredible Black Church, and the city’s old defensive walls.
Includes
  • Entrance tickets
  • Guided tour of the Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Wine and cheese welcome
  • Guided tour of Brasov
  • Pickup and drop-off at selected hotels in Bucharest
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Wi-fi
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• There is a minimum number of 2 people required for the tour to operate
• Children under 4 years old cannot attend shared tours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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The guide was very good. I think people should know that 12 hours trip are includes 8 hours of driving!!! If you can take more days at the region will be better. We were exhausted and the traffic was good. The Dracula castle was very nice and the wine and cheese excellent. Brasov was too short to visit, because at the restaurant we wait almost one hour for the food. When we finished eating we just had more 20 minutes to visit.

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February 15, 2020

Fantastic tour and highly recommended.

Our Group had the best time! All the logistics were flawless from pick up to drop off. They thought of everything down to even bathroom brakes. Rodica was absolutely one of the best tour guides I have ever encountered. She was very knowledgeable of the Romanian history, the culture and the heritage of the area. She made learning fun as well as educational. Rodica has a great sense of humor, fun to talk to & will take you to all the best spots & even help you pick the best local dish for lunch. The driver did a great job being on time & getting us safely where we needed to go. Take the tour...You won't be disappointed!!

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May 15, 2019

great day out (long day but worth it). secret room for wine tasting only on this tour and getting into castle before the crowds a bonus. elevator a non-event

November 12, 2019

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Mr. Tripp, Gray Line Romania

Product ID: 231827