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From Bucharest: Small Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle

Product ID: 61487
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Discover a 13th-century fortress with historic links to the legend of Count Dracula on a day trip from Bucharest. Visit Bran Castle and Peleș Castle, take a guided walking tour of Brasov and more.
About this activity
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting times 7:00 AM, 7:30 AM
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Pickup included

• For Hilton Athenee Palace, pickup is at 7:15 AM • For Hilton Garden Inn, pickup is at 7:30 AM • For InterContinental, pickup is at 7:40 AM • Please arrive at one of the 3 pickup points 10 minutes before the respective pickup time

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the breathtaking beauty of Transylvania
  • Visit medieval Bran Castle and learn about its links to Count Dracula
  • Explore the former royal palace of Peleș Castle
  • Take a walking tour of Brasov
  • Benefit from a small-group tour for no more than 8 people
Full description
Depart Bucharest in the morning and travel by private air-conditioned vehicle to Transylvania, famed for its beautiful castles and the legend of Count Dracula.

Stop in the small town of Sinaia in the Carpathian Mountains and take a guided tour of the former summer residence of the royal family of Romania at Peleș Castle. Continue over the mountains to medieval Bran Castle and learn about its links to the legend of Count Dracula with a private guided tour of the interior. Get some time to buy gifts at the souvenir market.

Next, visit the town of Brasov and admire its medieval and Gothic architecture and attractions during a guided walking tour of the old city. Benefit from some free time to explore on your own before the return trip to Bucharest.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from 3 centrally located hotels
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Private tours of Peleș Castle and Bran Castle
  • Walking tour of Brasov
  • Headsets on guided tours for groups of more than 8 people
  • Bottled water
  • Lecture on Dracula
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees (30 Romanian Lei for Peles Castle and 40 Romanian Lei for Bran/Dracula's Castle, a total of less than €15)
  • Photo fees

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Important information
Know before you go
• This is a small group tour of no more than 8 people
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Peleș Castle is closed on Mondays from May 12 to September 15 and on Mondays and Tuesdays from September 16 to May 15. From November 3 to December 2, Peleș Castle will be closed for the entire month for cleaning and restoration. You will visit the Medieval Torture Chamber Exhibition at Bran Castle instead
• Booking is subject to availability

From US$ 101.68 per person

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Product ID: 61487