Transylvanian Castles Day Trip From Bucharest

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 12 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in Bucharest
  • Return Details :
    Revolution Square, Bucharest
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Transylvania is perhaps one of the most popular places in the world for the legends and mysteries surrounding his paths. On this tour you will discover the charm of the Castles of Transylvania: Peles Castle and Dracula's Castle (Bran Castle) and the wonderful medieval city of Brasov.


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small-group tour by minibus

Know More about this tour

Be picked up from your hotel in the morning and take the road to Sinaia to visit thePelesCastle,a former summer residence of the Romanian kings, in Sinaia, a well-known mountain resort as well. Nowadays the Castle is one of the most important museums inTransylvaniawhere one can admire furniture and ornamental objects, carpets, tapestry, sculptures, paintings, weapons collections from the 15th up to the19th centuries.

The journey continues to Bran with its famousBran castle, also called 'Dracula`s Castle', 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 turned into a film made by Francis Ford Coppola.The first documents aboutBranCastleappeared in 1377. Along the history, the Castle had a strategic mission being the border betweenTransylvaniaandWallachia. First it was under the rule of the King of Hungary Sigismund of Luxemburg, then under the Romanian rulers Mircea cel Batran and Vlad Tepes and later on it came under the jurisdiction of Brasov. In 1912 it was donated by themunicipalityofBrasovto the Romanian royal family, in order to become their residence.

Then take a short tour of Brasov City. Dating from 1520, theCityCouncil Squarehas been considered the center of Brasovfor hundreds of years. Merchants and craftsmen fairs took place here. They came fromTransylvania,Wallachia, and even theNear Eastand Europe. The roads were named after the types of merchandise they traded on the side streets of this square, names such as The Wheat Fair, The Cloth Row, The Butnar Fair, The Linen Fair, The Cotton Row or The Coats Fair. The square is surrounded by houses built in the Renaissance, Baroque, Provincial and Neo-classic style, and they once sheltered small shops and warehouses.

The medieval fortress ofBrasovwas one of the most secure fortresses in Europe, the architectural defense pile being made of stone walls, 32 defense towers, 8 bulwarks and 4 fortified gates. The towers had both defense and observation roles. During the tour you can see the old wall which it is still preserved, as well as Black and White Towers. Also included is a visit to theWeavers Bastion, the biggest and best preserved bastion.Ecaterina's Gatesituated near the Schei Gate in the western part of the Fortress was built in 1559 in the Renaissance style. It has a sharp tower and four little towers, symbolizing the medieval right of life and death over the vassals lives.

Return to Bucharestand be dropped off at your hotel..


  • Local driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines at Bran Castle
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan


  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks

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

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not wheelchair accessible

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

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