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Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peleș & Brașov Small-Group Tour

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Discover some of the medieval castles of Transylvania on a full-day tour from Bucharest and visit the castle most associated with the legend of Count Dracula. Visit Peleș Castle and take a walking tour of Brașov.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting times 7:00 AM, 7:30 AM
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Pickup included

Pickup possible from centrally located hotels, hostels, or apartments in Bucharest.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the incredible wilderness of Transylvania
  • Visit medieval Bran Castle and Peleș Castle
  • Learn about facts and fiction as you hear about Vlad the Impaler and Dracula
  • Explore the medieval city of Brasov
Itinerary
  • Bucharest

  • Peleș Castle (guided tour)

  • Bran Castle (guided tour)

  • Brasov (guided tour)

  • Bucharest

12 hours

Pickup included
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Full description
Benefit from hotel pickup from your centrally located hotel, hostel, or accommodation, then set off to explore the historic castles of Transylvania in the medieval city of Brașov. Stop in the small town of Sinaia on the way 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 then visit the medieval city of Brașov and take a walking tour of the Old Town with a local guide. Benefit from some time at leisure before traveling back to Bucharest, where you will get dropped off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Lesson on the legend of Count Dracula
  • Walking tour of Brașov
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities for your guide and driver
  • Photo fees at Peleș Castle
  • Optional entrance fees (Peles Castle 30L; Bran/Dracula's Castle 40L)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking difficulties or in a wheelchair
• Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season (Sep. 15 to May 14) and on Mondays during the summer season (May 15 to Sep. 14)
• If Peles Castle is closed, the Sinaia Monastery and the torture chambers of Bran Castle will be visited instead
• In the event of heavy traffic on the roads, occasionally the tour can take more than 12 hours
• This tour takes place in a group of no more than 18 people

From US$ 101.27 per person

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Product ID: 117010