From Bucharest, Transylvania Castle 12-Hour Day Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Bucharest

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from$82.57
4.4 out of 5

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Discover two of Transylvania's most stunning castles on this day-long adventure: Bran Castle, a 13th-century hilltop fortress known as "Dracula's Castle," and Peles Castle, a masterpiece of Neo-Renaissance architecture. On this day trip, you'll be ferried by climate-controlled bus to both landmarks, and will also have the chance to wander the medieval city of Brasov.
Rise and shine, and hop aboard a climate-controlled bus from your hotel, which will transport you from Bucharest to Transylvania. Famous for its romantic views, thick forests, and many medieval castles, this central Romanian region is beautifully atmospheric, and home to the legend of Count Dracula.This tour is certain to please Bram Stoker fans looking to learn more about Romania’s most famous vampire, as Bran Castle—also known as Dracula’s Castle—is the first port of call. A 13th-century hilltop marvel, it’s one of Romania’s most popular (and macabre) landmarks. Peles Castle is also on the itinerary: the former summer residence of Romania’s royal family, it’s a Neo-Renaissance architectural masterwork.Your day in Transylvania continues with a walking tour of the medieval town of Brasov. Look out for landmarks such as the Black Church and the city’s historic fortress walls, and enjoy some free time to scout out lunch, a coffee, and do some solo exploring. As the day winds down, hop back in the bus, which will drop you directly back at your hotel.

What’s included

  • Entrance tickets to all the sights mentioned in the program
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Round Trip Transportation
  • Pick-up from centrally located hotels (selected hotels only)

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Photography and video fees
  • To make the best of your experience on the tour, starting with the 15th of April 2019 Peles Castle will no longer be part of the itinerary. For this reason, the prices are lower and more time will be dedicated to exploring the beautiful town of Brasov and the Dracula's castle

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
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