Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

Day Trips & Excursions in Bucharest

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Visit Dracula's Castle and Peles Castle on a private day trip from Bucharest.Legend has it that Count Dracula lived in a castle in Transylvania. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and perched high atop a rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to imposing towers the myth created around Bram Stocker's 'Dracula'. Discover the enchanting mountain region of the Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Sinaia, Bran and Brasov.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: UnzipRomania TravelTour Guide will pick-up tourists from their Bucharest accommodation.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Brasov Historical CenterBrasov Walking Tour: Fringed by the peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains and resplendent with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, as well as a wealth of historical attractions, Brasov is one of the most visited places in Romania.Tour highlights: Black Church, Citadel of Brasov, Ecaterina's Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, Council Square, Palace of Justice.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)Bran Castle also known as the 'Castle of Dracula' - Discover one of the most famous sights in Romania, a medieval dwelling dating from the 14th century. The legend about Dracula, Stoker's story is based on the life of Vlad Tepes/Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476), a ruler revered by Romanians for standing up to the Ottoman Empire. Known as one of the most dreadful enemies of the Turks, Vlad started organizing the state and enforcing the law by applying death penalty and impaling all those he considered enemies.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Peles CastlePeles Castle: Located in Sinaia (44 km from Brasov), it is considered by many one of the most beautiful castles in all Europe. In the natural back drops of the Carpathian Mountains the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • English-speaking licensed guide and driver

What’s not included

  • Entrance & Photo fees (for taking photos at the castles)
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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