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From Bucharest: Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Day Trip

Product ID: 65699
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Unravel the mystery behind the legend of Dracula. Come on a one day Transylvania and Dracula castle tour and visit Dracula Castle, also known as Bran Castle.
About this activity
Duration 10 - 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Italian, English, German

Pick-up service

Pick-up from your hotel in Bucharest.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Dracula's Castle in the Carpathian Mountains
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Romanian royal family at Peleș Castle
  • See the largest Gothic church in south-east Europe in Brașov
  • Experience the dramatic landscapes of Transylvania
Full description
Journey towards the Bucegi Mountains and Prahova Valley in the Southern Carpathians and enter a magical mountain region fabled for the legend of Count Dracula. 

Follow in the footsteps of the Romanian royal family and visit the mountain resort of Sinaia. Visit the Neo-Renaissance palace of Peleș Castle, built for King Carol I. Continue to the dramatic fortress of Bran Castle, commonly known as "Dracula's Castle."  

Then, explore the nearby city of Brașov, built by the Saxons and remarkably preserved through time. Admire the Gothic façade of the Black Church (Biserica Neagră) and other landmarks of the historic center.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off by air-conditioned coach or minivan
  • Licensed Italian-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• This tour is not suitable for children under 7 years old or for people with walking disabilities
• Please note that on Mondays Peles castle is closed, so Râșnov Citadel will be visited instead
• Please note that between September 16 and May 15 Peleș Castle is only open from Wednesday to Sunday. Tours on Mondays and Tuesdays will go to Cantacuzino Castle in Bușteni or Râșnov Citadel
• Peleș Castle is closed for cleaning between October 30 and November 30. During this period, you can visit the smaller Pelișor Castle
• Tours are scheduled to return to Bucharest by 8:00 PM. Please note that during official holidays and at weekends the traffic to the mountains can be busier than usual and the return arrival could be at around 9:00 to 10:00 PM
Customer reviews
Overall rating
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based on 48 reviews
Review summary
Service
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Organization
3.9/5
Value for money
3.7/5
Safety
4.3/5

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Authentic Romania Travel

Product ID: 65699