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Transylvania Castles Day Trip from Bucharest

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    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
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick-up from centrally located hotels/hostel/accommodation.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional English speaking guide
    • Small-group tour (maximum 8 people per group)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Headsets to hear the guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Walking tour in Brasov
    • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • 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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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Maximum is 8 people
    • Youth must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Between 16 September and 15 May, Peles castle is open from Wednesday to Sunday only. On Mondays and Tuesdays, Rasnov Citadel will be visited instead
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Between 16 May and 17 September, Peles castle is open from Tuesday to Sunday only. On Mondays, Rasnov Citadel will be visited instead
    • Between 1 November and 1 December every year, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit its smaller replica – Pelisor Castle
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Our tour with Alex was great, he was very informative and the journey was comfortable through some scenic countryside. Be prepared for a long day but you get to see Romania outside of the capital. Pelle castle was really impressive. I was a little disappointed...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank olimajor123
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The guide Emmanuel was excellent and the views of the castle and fort were great. The car ride is very long and tiring.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank A9275MEenriquef
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our trip was great from the moment our driver picked us up to being dropped off, very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.. We had an English speaker so that helped a lot. Morning drive easy, no traffic but on the way back lots of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Anthony V
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Paul was our guide for the Transylvania tour! He's a really interesting personality with excellent sense of humor and great mood! He speaks pretty fluently and clear english ! He's a very openmided person and he's also open to any question you may have! Ride...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank JohnKoutsogiannis
    Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

    Our guide, Razvan, was fantastic from the first moment when collecting from our hotel and throughout the day. He was very knowledgeable, experienced and could not do enough for our group. His contacts at the sites we visited allowed us to skip the queues which...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank B5097YZsamanthac
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    Hi, I think if you have a flight at 8pm you will be taking a chance and I would not do it. We had serious traffic problems and did not get back until well after 9pm. I do not think its a fixed time so it is whatever length... More
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