Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest
Transylvania is perhaps one of the most popular places in the world for the legends and mysteries surrounding his paths. On this tour you will discover in a small group the charm of the Castles of Transylvania: Peles Castle and Dracula's Castle (Bran Castle) and the legend of the famous Count Dracula and enjoy the city of Brasov, one of the most beautiful cities in Transylvania.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Piaka Unirii, Bucharest Romania
Departure in the morning from Bucharest, the Capital of Romania after we will pick-up you from your selected hotel .
Duration: 1 minuteStop At:
Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
Leave the city on the route to Sinaia. On the road you will learn more about Romania's history and culture. Visit one of the most beautiful castles in Romania: the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania, in Sinaia, a well-known mountain resort as well. Nowadays the Castle is one of the most important museums in Transylvania where one can admire furniture and ornamental objects, carpets, tapestry, sculptures, paintings, collections of weapons from the 15th up to the19th centuries.
Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in February and March 2020. On the rest of the year, Peles Castle is closed only on Mondays. On these days,Peles Castle will be seen from the outside
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
Continue your journey to Bran and listen the real history and the legends of Count Dracula. Visit the famous Bran castle, called also called Dracula`s Castle, it is situated not far from Brasov (25 kilometres) at the entrance in the Bran – Rucar passage. The castle got its fame from Dracula`s legend written in 1897 by Bram Stoker and later on made into a film by Francis Ford Coppola.. The first documents about the Bran Castle appeared in 1377. Along the history, the Castle had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. First it was under the rule of the King of Hungary Sigismund of Luxemburg, than under the Romanian voievodes Mircea cel Batran and Vlad Tepes and later on it came under the jurisdiction of the City of Brasov. In 1912 it was donated by the municipality of Brasov to the romanian royal family, in order to became their residence.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
We will continue towards to Brasov where you will have free time to enjoy the old town . Dating from 1520, the City Council Square has been considered the centre of Brasov for hundreds of years. Merchants and craftmen fairs took place here. They came from Transylvania, Wallachia, and even the Near East andEurope. According to the types of merchandise they traded on the side streets of this Square, the streets were called The Wheat Fair, The Cloth Row, The Butnar Fair, The Linen Fair, The Cotton Row or The Coats Fair.
The Square is surrounded by houses built in the Renaissance, Baroque, Provincial and Neo-classic style and they once sheltered small shops and warehouses.
The Square is dominated by the magnificent building called the Council Hall.
The medieval fortress of Brasov was one of the most secure fortresses inEurope, the architectural defence pile being made of stone walls, 32 defence towers, 8 bulwarks and 4 fortified gates. The towers had both defence and observation roles. During our tour we’ll see the old wall which it is still preserved, Black and White Towers and also the Weaver’s Bastion – the biggest and best preserved bastion.
Ecaterina`s Gate situated near the Schei Gate in the western part of the Fortress was built in 1559 in the Renaissance style. It has a sharp tower and four little towers, symbolizing the medieval right of life and death over the vassals lives (the right of the broadsword). The gate also had firing vents, a drawbridge with chains, being one of the most fortified gates of the city.
Enjoy some free time to explore the city.
Duration: 40 minutesPass By:
Black Church (Biserica Neagra), Curte Honterus Johannes nr. 2, Brasov 500025 Romania
Outside visit of the Black Church from Brasov, the most iconic historical monument from this old Transylvanian town. The largest hall-church east of Vienna and one of the biggest medieval churches from this part of Europe, this impressive Gothic construction is impossible to miss if you’re wandering through the center of Brasov.Stop At:
Piaka Unirii, Bucharest Romania
Drop-off at your hotel in Bucharest around 8-9 p.m.
Duration: 5 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"For childs under 7 years old we advice to take a private tour"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions"
"Peles Castle is closed only on Monday and Tuesday; You will see Peles Castle from the outside"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Horário de Início:
Duração: 12 To 13 Hours
Ponto de partida:
1: Piața Romană, București, Romania
2: University Square, Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta 3, București 030167, Romania
3: Starbucks, Str. Franceză 62, București 030167, Romania
4: Piaţa Presei Libere, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Traveler pickup is offered
The local partner will email you the day before your tour around 7 PM with the pickup time and location
Wait at the pick-up point 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Drivers will wait no longer than 2 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Cancelamentos e reembolsos:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.