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From Bucharest: Dracula's Castle and Brașov Tour

Product ID: 117010
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Discover some of the medieval castles of Transylvania on a full-day tour from Bucharest and visit the castle most associated with the legend of Count Dracula. Visit Peleș Castle and take a walking tour of Brașov.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pickup possible from centrally located hotels, hostels, or apartments in Bucharest.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the incredible wilderness of Transylvania
  • Visit medieval Bran Castle and Peleș Castle
  • Learn to separate fact from fiction as you hear about Vlad the Impaler and Dracula
  • Go for a walking tour of the medieval city of Brașov
Full description
Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Bucharest, and then explore the historic castles of Transylvania in the medieval city of Brașov. Stop in the small town of Sinaia on the way and visit Peleș Castle to explore the former summer palace of the Romanian royals. 

Continue to Bran, famous for the imposing fortress connected to the legend of Count Dracula. Hear tales about the real-life Vlad the Impaler, said to have inspired Bram Stoker. Get panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from the remains of the citadel.

Enjoy some free time to find keepsakes in the souvenir market, and then visit the medieval city of Brașov and take a walking tour of the Old Town with a local guide. Benefit from some time at leisure before traveling back to Bucharest, where you will get dropped off at your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites
  • Private tours of Peleș Castle and Bran Castle
  • Lesson on the legend of Count Dracula
  • Walking tour of Brașov
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities for your guide and driver
  • Photo fees at Peleș Castle

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Important information
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking difficulties or in a wheelchair
• Peleș Castle is closed on Mondays from May 12 to September 15; on Mondays and Tuesdays from September 16 to May 15; and for the month of November for cleaning and restoration. You will visit Râșnov Fortress instead
• In the event of heavy traffic on the roads, occasionally the tour can take more than 12 hours
• This tour takes place in a group of no more than 18 people
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From US$ 96.68 US$ 77.35 per person

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Product ID: 117010