Discover the legends and treasures of Transylvania on a day trip from Bucharest. Bran Castle, dubbed ‘Dracula’s Castle’ because of its spooky atmosphere and ties to Vlad the Impaler, is a must-see for any history buff, while Peles Castle, the former royal residence of Romanian kings, is like stepping into a fairy tale. Finally, take a walking tour through Brasov to see one of Transylvania’s best-preserved medieval villages.
Bucharest Henri Coanda Airport or Hotel
07:00 or 08:00 AM
Full-day tour to Transylvania from Bucharest
Get spooked on a tour of Gothic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle
Visit the former royal residence at Peles Castle, considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe
Stroll through the medieval Saxon town of Brasov on a guided walking tour Step inside Brasov’s famous Black Church
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.
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 (Biserica Neagră – inside visit), old City Hall, watch towers, walls around the former citadel, and the narrowest street in Europe
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.
Face masks are not required for travelers in public or private areas.
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For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.