Day trip

From Bucharest: Dracula Castle & Brasov Full-Day Trip

From Bucharest: Dracula Castle & Brasov Full-Day Trip

From $50.28 per person

Be swept away by the magnificence of Transylvania and its magical places on this small group day trip from Bucharest. Enjoy a guided tour of Bran Castle (nicknamed Dracula's Castle), the medieval town of Brasov and Peles Castle.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
• Pickup is provided from the listed hotels in central Bucharest • If your accommodation is not on the list, please contact the local partner • The local partner will then inform you of a meeting point and time one day prior to the tour
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Itinerary
12 hours
  • Bucharest

  • Peleș Castle (guided tour)

    • Extra fee
  • Brasov (lunch)

    • Optional
    • Extra fee
  • Brasov (guided tour)

  • Bran Castle (guided tour, free time)

    • Extra fee
  • Bucharest

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Enjoy a full-day tour to Transylvania from Bucharest
  • Get spooked on a tour of Gothic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle
  • Visit the former royal residence at Peles Castle, considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe
  • Stroll through the medieval Saxon town of Brasov on a guided walking tour
Full description

Start your day trip with a visit to Peles Castle, set in the scenic mountain resort of Sinaia, known as the Pearl of the Carpathians. Tour the Romanian royal family’s former summer residence, which showcases a magnificent palace in the German Renaissance style.

Next, enjoy a walking tour of the town of Brasov. Start from its main square, and stroll around its well-kept historical center as you see sights like the Gothic Black Church, old City Hall, and the narrowest street in Europe. Encounter Bran Castle for your final tour stop, also commonly known as Dracula’s Castle. Take a walk inside its grandiose towers and down its winding narrow staircases and passages, and learn about the infamous Vlad the Impaler.

Includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly during all guided walks and tours
  • Small-group tour (maximum 8 people per group)
  • Pickup and drop-off to select addresses only
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Photo fees
  • Entrance fees (30 to 40 RON)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Starting the 15 of October 2021, Peles Castle will be closed on Monday and Tuesdays. You will spend more time at Bran Castle and Brasov
  •  Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Youth under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age for participants is 11 years old
  • Your guide will assist you with purchasing the entrance tickets (30 RON for Peles castle, standard ground floor exhibition, 40 RON for Bran Castle)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 664 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Overall this is a pleasant experience that was worth the price. The drive from / to Bucharest is the longest part. That's why I feel this trip's decision to include two castles and a town is good. The long ride is not justified by a single destination. Be ready to return late (we arrived back around 21:30). Also take some snacks as the meal times can vary.

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September 25, 2021

I enjoyed Marius the guide a lot as the tour guide and driver! The anecdotes, history and personal opinions he told us on the way and at the castles, streets and gardens were very clear and very interesting. I HIGHLY recommend this tour to everyone! And consider booking the 2 or 3-day tours since they are more flexible and allow you to experience the places and Romania itself much better. I would only suggest talking more peacefully about the roads and them bad drivers :))

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September 23, 2021

Marius was very friendly and helpful the entire trip. He is extremely knowledgeable about Romania and the places we visited. Having the stop in Brasov before going to Bran Castle was a very good choice as you were able to eat at lunch time. Peles was fantastic to visit and I'm so glad i got to see it. Highly recommend this tour

August 11, 2021

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