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From Bucharest: Dracula and Peles Castles Premium Tour

Product ID: 93138
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Explore the roots of Dracula's legend on a day tour. Visit two of Transylvania's most famous castles and find out how Romania became a constitutional monarchy with a borrowed king. Benefit from included hotel pickup.
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Duration: 12 hours
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English, Romanian

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Pick-up from the reception of your hotel in Bucharest

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  • See the amazing views the Prahova Valley route has to offer
  • Enjoy the last and most luxurious Romanian royal family estate, Peles Castle
  • Discover Dracula's story by visiting the medieval Bran Castle
  • Enjoy the car's panoramic roof top and the DVD system
Full description
Start your day by enjoying the amazing views that the most important passageway between the principalities of Wallachia and Transylvania has to offer. Prahova Valley is the most important destination for mountaineers and for winter sports fan in Romania. Right afterwards, you will arrive at the last royal estate of the Romanian monarchy, Peles Castle. Built at the end of the 19th-century during more than 40 years of craftmanship, the castle represents a blend of neo-Renaissance and Gothic Revival architectural styles. Its interior has over 170 rooms decorated in different consecrated styles like Florentine, Turkish, Moorish, French and imperial, etc.

The next attraction of the tour will be the medieval Bran Castle, commonly known as 'Dracula's Castle.' There, have the chance to immerse yourself into the legend of Vlad the Impaler, the main character of the Bram Stoker novel.

Next, have a nice lunch and have a last session of Q&A's about the visited objectives before going back to Bucharest.

The tour will be done at a slow pace with a lot of time to take photos and enjoy the nature and the stories. The groups are a maximum of 6 people which means that the interaction with the guide will be quite personal.
  • Guide
  • Transportation by car/ minivan with AC
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel
  • Free photos all tour (on spot and on request done by the guide)
  • Many useful city hints and recommendations
  • Free of charge extra services (on demand: restaurant bookings, surprises, etc)
What’s Not Included
  • Photography and video fees
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Entrance fees for Peles and Dracula's Castle (15-20 euro per person)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• On specific days some of the attractions might be closed so other attractions will be visited
• When Peles Castle is closed then the early medieval Rasnov Citadel will be visited
• Only small groups, maximum of 6 people

From US$ 94.55 per person

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Product ID: 93138