Dracula - Reality or Myth - Bran&Peles Castle and Dracula's real residence

Cultural & Theme Tours in Transylvania

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Enjoy a small group tour to the most famous castles in Romania. Discover the history of the places with a licensed tour guide. Visit Bran Castle and learn about the truth and the legend of Vlad Dracula at his home where was his real residence in Targoviste. Enjoy a royal visit in Peles Castle one of the most beautiful and well preserved castle in Europe. Skip the long queue in Bran and enjoy more of the visit.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaLeave the city on the route to Sinaia. Visit the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania, in Sinaia, a well-known mountain resort as well. Nowadays the Castle is one of the most important museums in Transylvania where one can admire furniture and ornamental objects, carpets, tapestry, sculptures, paintings, collections of weapons from the 15th up to the19th centuries.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaContinue your journey to Bran with it’s famous Bran castle. Also called Dracula`s Castle, it is situated not far from Brasov (25 kilometres) at the entrance in the Bran – Rucar passage. The castle got its fame from Dracula`s legend written in 1897 by Bram Stoker and later on made into a film by Francis Ford Coppola.. The first documents about the Bran Castle appeared in 1377. Along the history, the Castle had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. First it was under the rule of the King of Hungary Sigismund of Luxemburg, than under the Romanian voievodes Mircea cel Batran and Vlad Tepes and later on it came under the jurisdiction of the City of Brasov. In 1912 it was donated by the municipality of Brasov to the romanian royal family, in order to became their residence.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Curtea Domneasca (Corte Principesca), Targoviste, Dambovita County, Southern RomaniaVisit the capital of Walachia, the beautiful Targoviste, formerly the main residence of Vlad the Impaler. The fort was built for the first time by the grandfather of Vlad III, or by Mircea the Oldest, at the end of the 14th century, to be then expanded and restored by his nephew. Then Vlad Dracula added the beautiful ChindiaTower, which dates back to the 15th century.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Tips for tour guide / driver
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Curtea Domneasca (Corte Principesca)
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