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From Bucharest: Peleș and Bran Castles Private Tour

Product ID: 61347
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Journey into the Carpathian Mountains and explore the legend of Count Dracula on a private day trip from Bucharest. Explore the former royal residence of Peleș Castle, and then visit Bran Castle in the historic city of Brasov.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting times 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM
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Pickup from your hotel in Bucharest.

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  • Visit the former royal residence of Peleș Castle
  • Learn the legend of Count Dracula at Bran Castle
  • Hear stories to help separate fact from fiction
  • Take a walking tour of the old city of Brasov
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Visit 2 historic castles in Transylvania on a guided day trip from Bucharest, including the stunning Bran Castle in the medieval city of Brasov, where the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Count Dracula is said to have lived.

Following pickup from your hotel, make your way into the Carpathian Mountains and stop in the charming town of Sinaia, famous for its 17th-century royal residence. Admire the Neo-Renaissance beauty of Peleș Castle, strategically located on a medieval route that linked Transylvania and Wallachia.  

Cross the mountains to discover the medieval fortress most associated with the legend of Count Dracula. Learn the extraordinary history of Bran Castle on a small group tour exclusive to you. Get some free time to browse the souvenir market, and then visit Brasov to see the impressive medieval and Gothic architecture on a walking tour of the historic city center.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle with free Wi-Fi
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Photo fees at museums

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Important information
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking on uneven surfaces is involved
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Peleș Castle is closed on Mondays from May 12 to September 15; on Mondays and Tuesdays from September 16 to May 15; and from November 3 to December 2 for cleaning and restoration. You will visit the Medieval Torture Chamber Exhibition at Bran Castle instead

From US$ 187.14 per person

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Product ID: 61347