Day trip

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

Activity provider: Gray Line Romania

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

Activity provider: Gray Line Romania
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Visit some of the most important castles in Romania on a 12-hour tour of Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and the city of Brasov from Bucharest. Tour the historical heart of Transylvania at Brasov, and learn the legend of the fabled Vlad the Impaler.

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Duration 12 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian
Audio guide included
English, Spanish, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the legend of Dracula and his real-life counterpart Vlad the Impaler
  • Explore the inspiration for Dracula's Castle at Bran Castle
  • Tour the Medieval city of Brasov
  • Visit the stunning Peles Castle in Sinaia, the Pearl of the Carpathians
  • Enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful landscapes in Transylvania
Full description

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.

Includes
  • Guide (depending on option selected)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Headset to hear your guide
  • Disposable earphones
  • Wi-Fi onboard
  • Entrance tickets (Peles Castle 50 RON/Adult; Bran Castle 45 RON/Adult)
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Entrance fees to Peles Castle and Bran Castle are not included but can be purchased from the guide on the day
  • For last-minute bookings, pickup is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. If pickup is not available from your accommodation, you may be asked to come to a convenient meeting point
  • During official holidays and weekends, the traffic to the mountain area might be heavier than usual, and the return time may be later than scheduled
  • Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season (November 02 – May 03) and on Mondays during the summer season
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 1688 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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A trip worth seeing, Peles castle first is beautiful and incredibly interesting! And the other one, due to its character, may not have been beautiful, but it was incredibly atmospheric and dark and that's what it was all about. The only downside was that there were terrible crowds during Halloween.

October 31, 2022

A really organized trip to amazing destinations! Our tour guide, Nicoleta, was very good at her job and a really helpful and friendly person in general. The only 'minus' would be the heavy traffic during Halloween season, which caused small delays in our initial programme. Overall, it was a very pleasant experience!

October 27, 2022

Strongly recommended Our guid was Rodika She is an excellent guide with si much knowledge and she did the guiding with humor and and making it interesting all the day We like also the wise order she chose to make the tour We had fun and interesting for along day it is really good We had special request at the end if the tour and she adapted to what we needed Again it is absolutely a good choice to take this tour and with Rodika it is a bonus

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October 19, 2022

Product ID: 24039