Transylvania Castles Day Trip from Bucharest

Transylvania Castles Day Trip from Bucharest

Escape the urban bustle of Bucharest for the day to discover the legends and treasures of Transylvania. Wander through the Gothic chambers and turrets of Bran Castle, nicknamed ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its spooky atmosphere and ties to Vlad the Impaler, and then feel like you’ve stepped into a fairy tale on a tour of splendid Peles Castle, the former royal residence of Romanian kings. Finally, explore one of Transylvania’s most well-preserved medieval villages on a walking tour of Brasov.


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman), Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest Romania

Meet with your guide and set out for your Transylvania trip.

Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania

Start your day trip with Peles Castle (inside visit), set in the scenic mountain resort of Sinaia, also called the Pearl of the Carpathians. Tour the Romanian royal family’s former summer residence, which showcases a magnificent palace in the German Renaissance style. Built at the foot of the mountains between 1873 and 1914 by Carol I, the first Romanian king, the palace is considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania

Next is the town of Brasov, previously known as Kronstadt. Its well-kept historical center filled with centuries-old homes connected by small streets paved with cobblestone retains its German medieval charm. Your walking tour of this lovely town starts from the main square, which features the Gothic Black Church (BisericaNeagră – inside visit), old City Hall, watch towers, walls around the former citadel, and the narrowest street in Europe.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania

Final stop at Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle (inside visit). The imposing construction, originally built as a fortress at the former border between Wallachia and Transylvania, looks out over a valley from its strategic position. The function of this medieval landmark is evident through its grandiose towers as well as its winding narrow staircases and passages. The Gothic appearance adds to the allure while you learn about its infamous ruler, Vlad the Impaler, and its legendary vampire.

Conclude your tour with return transport to your hotel in Bucharest.

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Maximum is 8 people"
"Youth must be accompanied by an adult"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Peles Castle is closed on Monday and Tuesdays in February and March 2020. You will visit Rasnov Citadel on these days or you will spend more time at Bran Castle & Brasov"
"We pick up from provided list of hotels that are situated in the central area of Bucharest. If you are located in an apartment, hotel or hostel that is not on our list, please indicate the address and we will contact you the day before the tour starts to let you know the pick-up/meeting time and if your hotel/hostel/apartment is not situated in the central area we will call for you to meet the minivan in a central spot/meeting point."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children under 11 y.o. cannot attend shared tours"
"Minimum age of the participant is 11 years old"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Your guide will assist you with purchasing the entrance tickets (30 RON for Peles castle, standard ground floor exhibition, 40 RON for Bran Castle)"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers"



Hora de Inicio: 8:00 AM
Duración: 12 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up/meeting service starts between 7:30-8:00 am. We will contact you one day before your trip for the exact hour of pick-up.


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Small-group tour (maximum 8 people per group)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Headsets to hear the guide
  • Walking tour in Brasov
  • Pick-up from centrally located hotels/Hostels (selected hotels/hostels only)

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Photo fees ( 35 Ron for Peles Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
  • Entrance Fees ( 30 Ron for Peles castle - standard ground floor exhibition, 40 Ron for Bran Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

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