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Bucharest: 3-Day Transylvania Halloween Tour

1. Bucharest: 3-Day Transylvania Halloween Tour

Day 1: Bucharest, Sighisoara At 10:00 AM, your English-speaking guide will collect you from Moxa Boutique Hotel. From here transfer to the Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara, founded by Saxons during the 12th century. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, the Romanian ruler also known as Dracula, was born. That evening, get ready for a Halloween party. You can enjoy a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner, washed down with fiery spirits and excellent Romanian wine. During dinner, you can enjoy a special program including the Killing of the Living Dead ritual and many more. That evening, spend the night in a 3-star hotel located in the very heart of the Medieval citadel. Day 2: Sighisoara, Brasov, and Bran Your first stop of the day will be to the Medieval Saxon City of Brasov, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe, and home to the impressive Black Church. Here you can also explore Transylvania’s famous symbol, Bran Castle, which owes its fame to both its unique charm, and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. The impressive edifice dates back to 1377, and Queen Maria of Romania, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Cheese tasting here is strongly recommended, as the village is renowned for the delicious homemade traditional cheese assortments produced here. That evening, you can prepare for an ultimate Halloween party at Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. You will enjoy an unforgettable night tour of the castle, meeting wicked fairies and getting lost in euphoric dance along with a glass of local red wine. Later on in the night, there will be an after-party in the castle's courtyard until 4:00 AM. Day 3: Bran and Bucharest Transfer to Bucharest Airport for your journey home, arriving in Bucharest after 5:00 PM (depending on traffic).

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Brasov: Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip From Bucharest

2. Brasov: Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip From Bucharest

Start your trip with a stop in Sinaia, also known as the Pearl of the Carpathians, home to Peles Castle, one of the most beautiful in the world, an architectural masterpiece and the former summer palace of the Romanian royal family. Drive on to Bran to visit the famous medieval castle built as a fortress, Dracula's Castle, for the citizens of Brasov with a view to defend the city. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and legend, perched high atop a 200-foot-high rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to its imposing towers and turrets as well as to the myth created around Bram Stoker's Dracula. After enjoying a private guided tour inside for your small group only, you will have some free time in the souvenir market. After a short drive, reach the city of Brasov filled with splendid medieval and Gothic architecture with its wealth of historical attractions. Here, you will enjoy a walking tour of the old city. After some free time to explore some more, you will start driving back to Bucharest.

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From Brasov: Half-Day Foraging Lesson

3. From Brasov: Half-Day Foraging Lesson

Immerse yourself in nature for the day as you hunt for wild plants and mushrooms in the wilderness near Brasov and learn the basics of foraging from your passionate guide. Learn what to avoid, what you can pick and what you must not touch.  After getting picked up from your accommodation in Brasov, head to the forest with your guide and begin your search for wild mushrooms, plants, and forest fruits.  Depending on your schedule, the tour can take between three to six hours. You decide when you want to stop, together with your guide. At the end of your activity, get dropped off back at your hotel. 

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Day Trip to Ohaba Water Mill and Cave Temple

4. Day Trip to Ohaba Water Mill and Cave Temple

Visit the village of Ohaba, where you can see an old water mill which is still used nowadays by the locals and for those who still prefer the old way of grinding wheat. Continue your trip to the nearby village of Sinca Veche, where you can visit the cave temple, famous for being a mystical place where people used to come and pray. Because it has become more and more popular, this place is usually full of tourists who enter the caverns and experience, some say, unknown and invisible powers that give them chills. Next, visit Sinca Noua where you will go on an easy 10-minutes hike to visit the Podul Ilii viaduct, which belongs to an abandoned railway track, and considered to be the biggest arched concrete viaduct in Romania. Enjoy a delicious lunch near the village of Poiana Marului and return to Brașov.

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