Halloween in Transylvania

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Attend a special Halloween costume party in an authentic Gothic castle, take a peek into the ruins of Dracula’s castle, explore medieval towns including the Old World cities of Brasov and Bucharest, learn the true story of the infamous "Vlad the Impaler".

Tour description provided by G Adventures

Transylvania. The name itself is enough to send an icy chill down the spine of even the most fearless adventurer. Now imagine being there, in person, when the clock clangs midnight… on Halloween! At odds with its creeptacular reputation, Romania ranks as one of Europe’s most charming and underexplored regions, beguiling visitors with its stunning Gothic architecture, enveloping forests, and friendly people. But as idyllic as it is by day, the real fun happens at night – particularly Halloween, when we’ll treat you to a costume party in an authentic castle. Think you’re not afraid of the dark? You will be.


Day 1 Bucharest
There are no activities planned until the evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bucharest/Sibiu (1B)
With time, opt to head out of town and visit the open air museum of Traditional Folk Civilization. Included Activities: Poenari Castle Visit Orientation Walk Transport: Stop at Poenari Castle en route. Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Sibiu/Braşov (1B)
Get to know the city on an orientation walk and check out Bran Castle, impressively situated on a rock outcrop. Use some free time in Brasov to explore the baroque architecture and beautiful squares. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Bran Castle Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours)
Day 4 Braşov/Sighișoara (1B)
Journey on to Sighisoara through a route that winds through beautiful old german villages. Stop for a visit at Rupea citadel, a 13th century fortress. After arriving in Sighisoara, take a tour of the old town, and learn about the birth story of Vlad "The Impaler". Opt to sample some Romanian cuisine—the Casa Dracula (original home of Vlad) is now a restaurant specializing in hearty meat and game dishes of the region. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Sighișoara Old Town Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Sighișoara/Hunedoara (1B, 1D)
Come in costume to a party at Hunyad's Castle, rumoured to be one of the most haunted places in Europe. Watch Count Dracula's wedding at midnight and continue the festivities well into the night. Included Activities: Hunyad's Castle Halloween Costume Party Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Hunedoara/Bucharest (1B)
Enjoy free time to explore Bucharest's many attractions, including one of its best museums, the Museum of the Romanian Peasant. Opt to explore the Soviet-esque architecture, the beautiful cathedral, or indulge in the city's international cuisine. Included Activities: Snagov Monastery Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Bucharest (1B)
Depart at any time.