In the footsteps of Count Dracula - Guaranteed Departures

Cultural & Theme Tours, Bucharest International Airport OTP to null

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This well planned itinerary highlights the culture, art and landscapes of the amazing Transylvania. Visit one of the most fascinating and undiscovered regions in Eastern Europe, with an outstanding history and culture, Transylvania, or the “Land behind the forests”, preserving some of the most beautiful medieval towns in Eastern Europe. Experience the thrill of walking in Dracula’s footsteps, with an itinerary that takes you through all the places that carry the memory of the bloodthirsty Count.   • Bucharest - the "Little Paris of the East" • Poenari Citadel - the true Dracula Castle • Sibiu - 2019 European Gastronomy Region • The fairy-tale Hunyadi Castle  • Alba Iulia Vauban Fortress • Sighisoara - UNESCO medieval citadel  • The World famous Dracula Castle  • Snagov Monastery - Dracula's tomb
Day 1 Arrival – Bucharest    cca. 30kmWelcome to Bucharest! Transfer and check-in at the hotel. Panoramic tour of Bucharest and walking tour in the Old Town. Welcome dinner in a traditional restaurant. Day 2 Bucharest – Poenari Castle – Sibiu  cca. 320kmTransfer to Poenari and visit the citadel. Continue with the Curtea de Arges Monastery towards Sibiu, the 2007 European Cultural Capital. Dinner at the hotel.Day 3 City tour of Sibiu  cca. 50kmCity tour of Sibiu in the morning, the 2019 European Gastronomy Region and traditional dinner at the locals in Sibiel in the evening. Day 4 Sibiu – Hunedoara – Alba Iulia – Sighisoara  cca. 320kmVisit the Hunyadi Castle and the Alba Iulia Vauban Fortress. Transfer to Sighisoara, Dracula's hometown. Dinner at the hotel. Day 5 Sighisoara – Brasov  cca. 120kmCity tour of Sighisoara and brandy tasting at a local 500 year old cellar. Transfer to Brasov. Dinner at the hotel. Day 6     Brasov – Bran – Brasov  cca. 100kmTransfer to Bran and visit the world famous Dracula Castle. Afterwards enjoy the city tour of Brasov and visit the Black Church. Dinner at a local restaurant in the Old Town. Day 7     Brasov – Sinaia – Targoviste – Snagov – Bucharest  cca. 250kmTransfer to Sinaia and visit the beautiful Peles Castle. Continue to Targoviste, where you will find Vlad the Impaler's Princely Court. On the way to Bucharest stop at the Snagov Monastery to see the tomb of Count Dracula. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Day 8     Departure  cca. 20kmEnjoy some free time in the Romanian capital before your departure. Your driver will take you to the airport. Have a safe flight!

What’s included

  • 7 x overnights at very good 4**** hotels
  • Half board (breakfast buffet and 3-course set menu or buffet dinners)
  • 1x welcome dinner at local restaurant from the Old Town of Bucharest incl. 1 glass of wine or 1 beer
  • 1x traditional dinner at the locals from Sibiel village incl. wine and brandy and welcome by traditional riders
  • 1x Brandy tasting of 5 types in a local cellar in Sighisoara
  • 1x 3-course dinner at a local restaurant in the Old Town of Brasov
  • 1x 3-course farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Bucharest
  • Professional English speaking guide throughout the entire staying in Romania
  • Transportation by modern vehicle throughout the entire tour
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
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