Private Day Trip To Dracula's Castle And Peles Castle From Bucharest

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8 am
  • Departure Details :
    Departure from Revolution Square or from your centrally located hotel in Bucharest., Please contact your local operator to reconfirm exact Meeting point and timing
  • Return Details :
    Drop off at Revolution Square or at your Hotel.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Go castle hopping in Romania on this full-day private tour from Bucharest. Visit the famed Peles castle, erstwhile home to many Romanian kings, nestled in the Transylvanian forest, and then explore Bran Castle, also known as 'Dracula's Castle,' a medieval gothic structure that is both imposing and fairy tale-like. Learn about the history of both fortresses and hear the gruesome tales of Vlad the Impaler. Before heading back to Bucharest, stop by the lovely town of Brasov.

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour by minibus

Know More about this tour

Meet with your guide in the morning in Bucharest's Revolution Square, or alternatively enjoy a pick up from your location or hotel.

Leave the city on route to Sinaia. The first stop is Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania, in Sinaia, a well-known mountain resort. 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 to the 19th centuries.

Continue the journey to Bran and the famous Bran castle, also popularly known as 'Dracula`s Castle,' The gothic fortress, located 15 miles (25 kilometers) from Brasov, grew in fame thanks to novel written in 1897 by Bram Stoker which was later on adapted into a feature film by Francis Ford Coppola. The first documents about Bran Castle appeared in 1377. Throughout history, the Castle had a strategic mission as the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. First it was under the reign of the King of Hungary, Sigismund of Luxemburg, and after that 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 become their residence.

After strolling around the imposing Bran Castle, make the short drive to the charming city of Brasov. Stroll the streets of this 16th-century city, learning about the history of the place. Take note of the medieval fortress in town, one of the most fortified in all of Europe. See the old city walls, the Black and White Towers and many other centuries-old structures.

The tour concludes when you return to Bucharest with a drop-off in Revolution Square or at your chosen location.

Inclusions

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is smart casual

May be operated by a multilingual guide

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not wheelchair accessible