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Bucharest Communist History Tour

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Bucharest Communist History Tour

Starting at$68

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Alternative Urban Explorer Tour

Starting at$66

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Small Group Tour from Bucharest

Starting at$52

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest

Starting at$103

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour

Starting at$77

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Communist tour of Bucharest

Starting at$25

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

Starting at$109

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Discover Oman

Starting at$2,465

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Day Trips & Excursions

Carpathian Castles Day Trip from Bucharest

Starting at$110

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Cultural & Theme Tours

THE ULTIMATE DRACULA EXPERIENCE

Starting at$353

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Cultural & Theme Tours

2-Day Dracula Escape in Transylvania

Starting at$404

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Private & Custom Tours

Discover the real story of Dracula on a two-day private tour from Bucharest

Starting at$295

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Private & Custom Tours

Destination: Fairytale in Bucharest Sighisoara and the old Transylvanian Saxon Villages

Starting at$568

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Food, Wine & Nightlife

Cosmetic Dentistry and Wine tasting in a 4 days tour in Romania

Starting at$960

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Food, Wine & Nightlife

Beauty Saloon and Wine tasting on 4 days tour in Romania

Starting at$933

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