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

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

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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.

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Duration 12 hours
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  • 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
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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.
  • 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
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees for Peles Castle and Bran Castle (approx 17.50 EUR per person)
  • Photo fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Cash

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  • 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
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4.9 /5

based on 18 reviews

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The tour was fantastic. Vlad thé vétéran guide was very informative, entertaining and pleasant . I didn’t feel the lengthy trip of the tour because the scenery and sights are impressive. I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to end. Transylvania is a must to experience. We were a private group of 7 in a comfortable and spacious van. Meals are not included but there are an array of restaurants to choose from in Brasov Old Town which is a beautiful place. Highly recommend this trip. NB Bran castle accepts card/cash payment, Pelés palace take cash only. There is an atm at Bran markets if needed.

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July 1, 2021

Very well organized tour. Precise guide both in respect of timetables and stages and in telling historical events related to different contexts. The places are a must for anyone who wants to visit the most significant places outside the capital. Spectacular soups during the stop in Bran. Don't miss them!

February 24, 2020

Tour from 85e, peles castle, pelisor and bran and visit to Brasov!

Beautiful experience !!! Fabulous places! it was the first time that we booked a tourist tour with GetYourGuide, and we had a great time. We were picked up at the hotel in Bucharest in perfect time in the morning (7.15) by Mr. Niku, very kind and nice, he explained to us stories and legends of the places we visited. We spent a whole day together and respected the roadmap and were not bored at all. As a first stop, Peles and Pelisor Castle, the first one in November is always closed for maintenance, however it was possible to admire its beauty outside and walk in the gardens. Then we came to Bran Castle, we made a small stop in a small but very functional distillery surrounded by absolute greenery. Upon reaching Bran Castle, we visited inside, also having time to buy souvenirs. In the end we arrived at the beautiful Brasov, from where we left at 18.30.

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November 11, 2018

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