On this private day trip from Bucharest, you’ll visit some of Transylvania’s most beautiful and historic castles. See for yourself why Transylvania’s castles have gained such a good reputation by visiting them.
You’ll be led through eerie corridors, up spooky stairwells, and into possibly haunted rooms by your knowledgeable tour guide.
You’ll discover the truth about these fabled structures along the way. Check out Bran Castle, where Dracula’s legend still lingers, Peles Castle in Sinaia and Corvin Castle which is situated in the Carpathian Mountains.
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Day trip from Bucharest to Transylvania’s castles
Discover the area’s past with the help of a knowledgeable local guide.
Explore Bran, Brasov, and Sinaia.
Peles Castle and the Carpathian Mountains are awe-inspiring sights.
Visit Peles Castle (inside), located in Sinaia, a picturesque mountain resort known as the “Pearl of the Carpathians,” as the first stop on your day trip. Visit the former summer palace of the Romanian royal family, which features a magnificent German Renaissance-style palace. Romania’s first king Carol I, who built the palace between 1873 and 1914, deems it to be among the most beautiful in Europe.
One of Romania’s most popular tourist destinations, Brasov is surrounded by the Southern Carpathian Mountains and boasts a trove of gothic, baroque, and renaissance architectural wonders. Visit the Black Church, Brasov Citadel, Ecaterina Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, Council Square, and Palace of Justice while on this tour of Romania’s capital city.
This 14th-century castle, also known as the “Castle of Dracula,” is a must-see for anyone visiting Romania’s medieval cities. Vlad Tepes/Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476), a Romanian ruler revered by Romanians for his resistance to the Ottoman Empire, is the inspiration for Stoker’s story of Dracula. One of the Turks’ worst enemies, Vlad the Impaler set about creating a state and administering justice by carrying out executions and impalings on those he deemed his enemies.
Transylvania’s most recognizable castle is a stunning example of Gothic design in the continent’s central region. With the help of a knowledgeable guide, you’ll be able to explore every nook and cranny of the 500-year-old Castle. During your visit to the castle, expect to walk up to 200 stairs and walk a total of 1-2 miles. The shops near the castle offer 15 minutes of free time if you’d like to buy souvenirs or snacks.