How are you spending Halloween this year? Will your story be inspired by a low-budget film or you’d rather have a personal experience? Well, if you want the real thing we invite you here in Romania, to the very place that gave birth to the most frightening and awe-inspiring legends, many of them still unknown. In your first day will wait wait you at the airport and soon after will begin your adventure in Transylvania. First will visit one of the most mysterious churches in Romania, built in the middle of a lake. After will enter in real Transylvania, a land of legends with castles and enigmatic places. Here will visit the Black Church and the Sighisoara fortress. In your second night in Transylvania will head to Bran better known as Dracula Castle in order to get ready for the Halloween party. You will have the unique chance to visit the castle lit by candlelight. The party will hold till morning and you need to bring your costume.
Day 1 Bucharest – Sinaia - Brasov - BranDeparture time: 09:00 AM from Bucharest.Your travel guide will pick you up from your hotel and we will start our journey by heading to Transylvania.Our first stop will be at a small chapel on an islet in the middle of a lake, inhabited by only one monk. The former church is now in the depths, covered by waters, and people say that on stormy days its sunken bell can be heard tolling.Our next stop will be in Sinaia at the Peles Castle which was used as a summer residence by the kings of Romania. Located near the mountains, it was built in the 19th century and visited by some important personalities: Kaiser Franz Joseph I of Austria-Hungary, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Muammar al-Gaddafi and Yasser Arafat. We continue our journey is Brasov, an old medieval city at the foot of the Carpathians, surrounded by thick defense walls. The middle age atmosphere is best captured in the old city center with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture. Here we will visit the Black Church, the famous Gothic cathedral and the largest in Southeastern Europe. Not far you will have the opportunity to walk on the narrowest street in Europe!Dinner in Brasov in a medieval restaurant and transfer to Bran.Places visited: Snagov, Peles Castle, Brasov old town, Black ChurchDay 2 Bran – Sighisoara – Bran (Halloween Party)BreakfastDeparture time: 09:00 AMIn the morning we’ll reach Biertan, the religious center for the Saxons in Transylvania dating back to the middle ages. Next we continue to Sighisoara which is closely related to the origins of prince Vlad, without whom Dracula’s legend would have never existed. The town has one of the few European fortresses still inhabited. As we walk on the cobblestone streets we will make a stop at the Clock Tower and at a house turned into a restaurant. This place is where Vlad Dracul was born.We will head to Bran in order to get ready for the Halloween party. You will have the unique chance to visit the castle lit by candlelight where you will be guided by Count Dracula himself. Your tour will include the castles mysterious and spookiest chambers and even the prison. Next it’s time to enjoy the Halloween party with red wine in a specific decor in one of the scariest castles in the world. Next we will move the party outside, to the Gala Tent in the Royal Park where new surprises await.Places visited: Fortified Church of Biertan, Clock Tower Sighisoara, Dracula’s House Sighisoara, Dracula Castle Day 3 Bran - BucharestBreakfastDeparture time: 11:00 PMToday you will be transferred back to Bucharest.You will arrive at approximately 14:30 and you will have the whole day to discover the city on your own.