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Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peles Castle, & Brasov Old Town

1. Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peles Castle, & Brasov Old Town

Discover some of Romania's most famous castles on a guided tour from Bucharest. See Peles Castle and Bran Castle, and take some free time to stroll through the Old Town of Brasov. Following pickup from Bucharest, leave the city for Sinaia. Visit Peles Castle, the former residence of the kings of Romania. Here, admire furniture, ornamental objects, carpets, tapestries, sculptures, paintings and collections of weapons from the 15th to 19th centuries. Continue to Bran with its famous Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle. Learn about the castle's history and how it had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Enjoy free time in Brasov and admire the town's houses built in the Renaissance, Baroque, Provincial and neo-Classic style. Explore the medieval fortress of Brasov, formerly one of Europe's most secure fortresses. See the preserved old wall, the Black and White Towers and the Weaver's Bastion. Also, learn about Catherine's Gate, situated near the Schei Gate in the western part of the fortress and its 4 little towers symbolizing the medieval right of life and death over the vassal's lives.

Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peleș Castle & Brașov Day Trip

2. Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peleș Castle & Brașov Day Trip

Discover the sights and notable cities of Transylvania on this guided tour from Bucharest. Visit historic castles and a medieval town as you immerse yourself in this atmospheric region. Benefit from pickup from your accommodation, then set off to explore the historic castles of Transylvania, and the medieval city of Brașov. Stop in the small town of Sinaia and visit Peleș Castle to explore the former summer palace of the Romanian royals. Continue to Bran, famous for the imposing fortress connected to the legend of Count Dracula. Hear tales about the real-life Vlad the Impaler, said to have inspired Bram Stoker. Get panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from the remains of the citadel. Enjoy some free time to find keepsakes in the souvenir market, and before taking a walking tour of Brașov's medieval Old Town with a local guide. Benefit from some time at leisure before traveling back to Bucharest, and drop-off at your accommodation.

From Bucharest: Dracula Castle, Peles & Brasov Full-Day Trip

3. From Bucharest: Dracula Castle, Peles & Brasov Full-Day Trip

Escape the bustle of Bucharest and spend a day immersing yourself in the landscapes and landmarks of Transylvania. Encounter the historic castles, rich scenery, and evocative atmosphere of this unique region. Enjoy a pickup from nearby meeting points, and guided tours of these fascinating monuments. 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 free time for lunch in the town of Brasov. Start exploring this fascinating Transylvanian town 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.

Bucharest: Day Trip to Dracula Castle, Peles Castle & Brașov

4. Bucharest: Day Trip to Dracula Castle, Peles Castle & Brașov

Immerse yourself in the legend of Vlad the Impaler, inspiration for Count Dracula, on this full-day tour of Transylvania. Discover some of the historic castles of the region, and visit the city of Brasov. Start your tour with pickup from certain pickup points in Bucharest and drive towards the region of Valahia. Discover Peles Castle situated in picturesque Sinaia, and known as the Pearl of the Carpathians. Travel through the mountain scenery to Bran, where you will visit Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle. Learn the legend of the terrifying fictional Count. Move on to Brasov, located in the heart of Transylvania. Embark on a walking tour through the historical center. Encounter sights such as the Gothic church of Biserica Neagră, and the Medieval Catherine's Gate, the last remaining of the city’s defensive walls.

Dracula’s Castle, Peles Castle & Brasov Day Trip

5. Dracula’s Castle, Peles Castle & Brasov Day Trip

First on this day trip from Bucharest is a visit to the region of Valahia, where you will discover Peles Castle situated in picturesque Sinaia, “The Pearl of the Carpathians.” This former home of the Romanian Royal Family is a masterpiece of design, with stunning turrets and great attention to detail and providing unbelievable views across the mountains. From here, the tour will wend its way into Transylvania and towards Bran Castle, where the legend of Count Dracula is kept alive all year round. Built-in in the 13th century, Bran Castle is an intriguing hilltop fortress and one of the most famous landmarks in Romania. Tourists gather from every corner of the world to experience a guided tour of this majestic castle, which is famed to have belonged to Vlad the Impaler, the alleged inspiration for Count Dracula. Both of these names are steeped in mystery and myth, and you will delight in exploring the origin of both. Next on this fantastic day trip, you will be treated to a Brasov walking tour, which is a guided tour around a most gorgeous medieval city that is surrounded by the towering Carpathian Mountains. This Brasov city tour will take in the historical center of this gem, including the Black Church, the Council Square, and the Old Walls, as well as leaving time to explore, shop, and dine.

From Bucharest: Brasov Peles & Dracula's Castle Day Tour

6. From Bucharest: Brasov Peles & Dracula's Castle Day Tour

Enjoy a full-day small-group tour from Bucharest to the historical region of Transylvania. Uncover the influence of different cultures, including Romanian, Saxon, Turkish, and Hungarian. See Dracula’s Castle and Peles Castle and venture to Brasov for a guided walking tour.  Our first stop is Sinaia, to visit the neo-classical Peles Castle - the former summer residence of the Romanian Royal family, built on a medieval route that linked Transylvania to Wallachia. Continue to the medieval Bran Castle, better known as Dracula’s Castle, due to its association with Vlad the Impaler. Admire the castle's romantic setting on a forested hill. Gaze up at its imposing towers. Explore one of the largest medieval towns in Romania on a walking tour of Brasov. Take in gorgeous mountain scenery as you drive back to Bucharest.

Bucharest: Dracula’s Castle, Peles Castle, & Brasov Day Trip

7. Bucharest: Dracula’s Castle, Peles Castle, & Brasov Day Trip

Start your day trip with a pickup from central Bucharest and drive to the region of Walachia. Discover Peles Castle, former home of the Romanian royal family. Admire its stunning turrets and great attention to detail as you enjoy spectacular views across the mountains. Next, travel into Transylvania and towards Bran Castle, where the legend of Count Dracula is kept alive all year round. Built in the 13th century, Bran Castle is an intriguing hilltop fortress and one of the most famous landmarks in Romania. Experience a guided tour of this majestic castle, which is famed to have belonged to Vlad the Impaler, the alleged inspiration for Count Dracula. Explore the mystery and myth behind these figures with your guide. Next, go on a walking tour of the medieval city of Brasov. Stroll the streets of this gorgeous medieval city with your guide, surrounded by the towering Carpathian Mountains. Explore the city's historical center, including the Black Church, the Council Square, and the Old Walls. Get dropped off back in central Bucharest at the end of your tour.

From Brasov: Tour of Castles and Surrounding Area

8. From Brasov: Tour of Castles and Surrounding Area

The tour will begin from the meeting point located in central Brasov. You will be driven in towards Bran Castle. Completed in 1382, the castle was built on a steep cliff between Măgura and Dealul Cetăţii, with an exceptional view of the nearby hills. Learn about this famous castle, especially the tales of Count Dracula as you walk the ancient halls.  Next, you will head to Sinaia, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family. The one hour drive offers spectacular views of surrounding nature and wildlife. Then encounter Peles Castle, considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Visit an architectural masterpiece, discover it's wonderful saloons and learn about the heritage.  The next stop at Sinaia Monastery, buit in 1690, will conclude the architectural styles of the three Romanian provinces of Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, we will enjoy a masterpiece of church architecture, orthodox frescoes and Romanian national symbols. On the route home, you can see the view of the Transylvanian Alps, the Bucegi Mountains, and the lively resort-towns of Busteni and Predeal.

From Bucharest: Peles Castle, Brasov & Bran Castle Day Trip

9. From Bucharest: Peles Castle, Brasov & Bran Castle Day Trip

Discover the elegant Peles Castle, the charming town of Brasov, and the mysterious Bran Castle on a day trip from Bucharest. Admire the spectacular landscapes of the Transylvania region and learn about its rich history. Start with pickup from selected locations in Bucharest and travel north, first to Peles Castle. Discover this spectacular former royal palace situated at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains. Continue to the charming town of Brasov and explore its quaint, narrow medieval-era streets on a guided walking tour. Admire the Council Tower overlooking the main square, and enjoy the atmosphere and beautiful architecture of the town. Finally, head to Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle. Hear about the history and legends of this former home of the notorious Vlad the Impaler. Finally, relax on the return journey to Bucharest.

Bucharest: Dracula Castle, Peles Castle & Brasov Guided Tour

10. Bucharest: Dracula Castle, Peles Castle & Brasov Guided Tour

Enjoy a full-day trip from Bucharest to discover the Bran Castle, the inspiration for Dracula's Castle. Explore the city of Brasov on a guided tour and see the Peles Castle, the former home of the Romanian royal family. The first stop on your Transylvania adventure will be in the picturesque landscape of Sinaia, the so-called Pearl of the Carpathians. Here, discover Peles Castle, a masterpiece of design with unique turrets and great attention to detail. After taking in some unbelievable views across the mountains from Peles Castle, the trip continues to the medieval Bran Castle, better known as Dracula's Castle due to its association with Vlad the Impaler. In Brasov, follow your guide on a walking tour to admire sights such as Brasov's Council Square and the Black Church, one of the main attractions in Brasov.

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What people are saying about Brasov

Our tour with Dani was just great! Everything was organized in a timely manner. The information during the tour was interesting and very entertaining. Thank you for the exceptionally beautiful day 😃

Beautiful day, tiring but interesting. Peleş Castle and the center of Braşov are worth it. Bran Castle is a little less so. Emanuel the guide was fantastic, kind, funny and always available.

Dani is the perfect guide for a trip of this level, I appreciated everything and I hope the best for you forever ✈️

Emanuel was amazing. He connected with the group and managed expectations. Because of him we had an amazing time.

very good guide! it would be nice to have more time to visit brazov