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 productPass 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 hoursStop 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 hourStop 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
"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 also from other hotels/hostels or apartments situated in the central area of Bucharest. Please indicate the address and we will contact you the day before the tour starts to let you know the pick-up 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/pick-up point."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"For children under 11 years old we advice to take a private tour"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Minimum age of the participant is 11 years old"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers"
Duration: 12 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick-up from centrally located hotels/hostel/accommodation.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.