Dracula tour

When referring to Romania the first thing that comes to mind is Transylvania. Transylvania is home to some of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe, some relating to the legend of Dracula, castles and fortress On this tour your specialist tour guide will take you on a trip to the past, to discover the enchanting region of Transylvania and the reality and myth of Vlad Dracula.

Interior yard of Hunyad Castle
Sibiu street
Biertan fortified church

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Private guided tour.

Day by day itinerary

Bucharest - Curtea de Arges - Sibiu

Curtea de Arges

Pick-up from airport or a hotel in Bucharest at 9.00-9.30 AM. Start your journey on Vlad the Impaler (Dracula) trail. Leave Bucharest region and go to Curtea de Arges, the former second capital of Wallachia. The strongholds rebuilt in the 14th century. See the Episcopal Church (the monastery) which is a recreation of the original built in 1512 -1517 by prince Neagoe Basarab. Then optional visit the Poenari Castle. Standing on a cliff but know in ruins this is known as the real castle of Dracula (Vlad Tepes). To get to the top you must climb up its 1400 steps (takes approx. 1 hour). Go on the route up to Sibiu where we’ll stay overnight.

Accomodation
Ramada Hotel**** or similar, located in the heart of Sibiu

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Sibiu- Alba Iulia - Hunedoara - Sibiu

Hunyad Castle

Breakfast. Walking tour of the Sibiu’s Old District. Sibiu is one of the most important fortified towns in Transylvania.. The city is reminiscent of old European cities such as Nuremburg and it was founded in 1190 and grew to be the chief city of the Transylvanian Saxons. This amazing town, with the "Old Town" (The Big Square, the Small Square, the Ursuline Church, The Franciscan Church, The staircase Tower, the Tanners Tower, the Lier’s Bridge , the House of the Butcher’s Guild and last but not least with the amazing Bruckenthal Museum) is a gorgeous place to see.
Next stop will be at Alba Iulia. Having its origins back in 2nd century from Roman time, the city of Alba Iulia offers a journey through the history of Transylvania from ancient times to medieval and modern days. We’ll visit the ruins of the Roman town, the medieval fortifications, the modern fortifications made in Vauban style, the Cathoilc Cathedral – the oldest from Transylvania and the Reunion Cathedral which commemorates the Union of all Romanian provinces ina single country.
Next stop will be at Hunedoara to visit the famous Hunyad Castle, the residence of the brave Transylvanian Governor – John Hunyad (Iancu de Hunedoara). The castle built in XV century is the biggest medieval castle from Romania and it’s also considered one of the most haunted places from Europe. Return in the evening to Sibiu.

Accomodation
Ramada Hotel**** or similar, located in the heart of Sibiu

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Sibiu - Medias - Biertan - Sighisoara

Dracula Tours

After breakfast we’ll go on the route to Sighisoara. We’ll pass the town of Medias, famous for its 14the century Margareth Cathedral with the slanted “trompeths tower”. Next stop at Biertan Fortified Church, dating from XVI century and a former evanghelical bishops headquarter.
In the afternoon visit the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. Also called “The Pearl of Transylvania” the old medieval city is include on UNESCO's Word Heritage. The Old Town or the Citadel is the only one still inhabited in Europe - a lost world and still so at the present!

Accomodation
Sighisoara Hotel***, located in the old medieval citadel

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Sighisoara - Prejmer - Bran - Brasov

Romania Dracula Tours

After breakfast we’ll leave Sighisoara on the route to Brasov area. The road will pass through beautiful german villages and one can admire their architecture and also couple citadels or churches which can be seen from the road as Rupea, Saschiz, Rotbav, aso.
First stop will be at Prejmer Fortified Church, one of the best preserved of its kind in Eastern Europe. The church is modeled after churches of Jerusalem, as well as built in the style of Early Gothic churches from the Rhineland. The concept of a fortified church as it is presented an Prejmer is unique in Europe and can be seen only in Transylvania.
Continue our tour to Bran and visit the famous Bran Castle. Also called Dracula`s Castle, it is situated not far from Brasov (25 kilometres) at the entrance in the Bran - Rucar passage. The castle got its fame from Dracula`s legend written in 1897 by Bram Stoker and later on made into a film by Francis Ford Coppola.. The first documents about the Bran Castle appeared in 1377. Along the history, the Castle had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. First it was under the rule of the King of Hungary Sigismund of Luxemburg, of the Romanian voievodes Mircea cel Batran and Vlad Tepes and later on it came under the jurisdiction of the City of Brasov. In the XX century the castle was donated to the royal family and becamed a royal residence. The museum preserve the furniture and objects from that period.
End the day in Brasov. Short tour of the magic medieval center of Brasov (2 hours). The city of Brasov is one of the oldest in Europe, dating from 1235. During the Middle Ages, Brasov was known as a powerful fortress surrounded by high stone walls and defended by bulwarks, towers and other small fortresses. The buildings and the streets in the historical centre still preserve a medieval note. Concil Square, Black Church, White and Black Towers, Weaver’s Bastion and Ecaterina’s Gate are the tour highlights.

Accomodation
Casa Wagner Hotel***, located in the old town

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Brasov - Sinaia - Snagov - Bucharest

Brasov City

After breakfast we’ll go to Sinaia and visit the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the Romanian kings. Peles castle is considered one of the best 10 castles of Europe.
Then will go to Snagov, a small village 40 km north of Bucharest, with its beautiful sixteen kilometer long lake; In the centre of the lake is an island occupied by a monastery, built in 1519. The Snagov monastery is situated on the island of the lake with the same name, we have to reach the monastery by crossing the lake by boat (If time and weather permit). Visitors come here to seek the tomb of Dracula sitting in the front of the church altar. Vlad's murder is believed to have occurred in the forests nearby, where the monks took his body, since both Vlad and his father had both given money to the monastery.
Drop off at Bucharest International Airport (estimated time 2.30-3.00 PM) or at another location from Bucharest.

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Pricing table


No. of persons Accomodation in dbl room Accomodation in sgl room
1 1485
2 835 945
3 630 740
4 575 690
5-6 510 620
7-8 415 525
* prices are in EURO / person

The price include

6 nights accommodation; Meals as specified (daily breakfast, one lunch, one dinner); transport with car or minibus; Private Tour Guide - English language; Entrance tickets ; Lunch, cheese tasting and Tour of the village in horse driven carriage in Bran area, Local taxes.

The price not include

AAirfare; photo/video tax; Other meals not mentioned; Other services; Banking or e-payment fees.


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Spend Halloween party in Romania

For an unique experience join our Halloween Tour in Transylvania, probably the best destination in the World to spend Halloween. Our Halloween tour is unique because include special events in two of the biggest and most famous castles in Europe: Hunyad castle and Bran castle. Halloween Party is organized exclusively for our groups in a true medieval castle. During the tour we’ll have another special event – an exclusive nighttime visit at Bran castle, guided by Vlad Dracula. Book our Halloween Tour in Transylvania.

Last year Halloween party



How to explore Romania

Choose one of our tours in Romania and discover the beauty of our country. Romania offers a large variety of interesting sights from the medieval towns and fortresses in Transylvania, painted monasteries in Bucovina, wooden churches and gates in Maramures, from nice museums and big cities to the jewelries of nature as Carpathians mountains, Danube Delta, lakes and caves.


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