4-day Bucharest City Break including day trip to Bran Castle
- Explore Bucharest on a city tour
- Visit Peles, the royal castle in Sinaia
- Discover the legend of Dracula at Bran Castle
- Sightseeing tour in the medieval city of Brasov
Day 1 – Arrival in Bucharest
Welcome to Bucharest, Romania! You will be picked up from the Otopeni International Airport. On the way to your hotel, you will take a sightseeing tour and find out why the beautiful Romanian capital is called by many the ”Little Paris”.
After lunchtime, you will visit the Village Museum where you’ll discover the powerful contrasting shades of a society equally represented by modernity and tradition.
In the afternoon you’ll take a stroll through the charming historical center (the old town) and pause for a well-deserved coffee break in Bucharest’s famous age-old inn: Hanul lui Manuc (Manuc’s Inn). See some of the beautiful buildings in the city such as the Romanian Athenaeum, located in the city center, the Stavropoleos Church, or some of Bucharest’s boutique hotels. Then, end the day with an activity of your choice (shopping, going to an event, taking a walk), and in the evening head to Caru cu Bere, where we’ll enjoy a folk show and a delicious dinner.
Overnight in Bucharest.
Day 2 – Bucharest city tour
On the second day of the Bucharest city break, you will visit the Palace of Parliament, the colossal construction built in the communist days in the virtue of the principle that reasonable size does not exist. Fun fact: The Palace of the Parliament is so gigantic that it sinks by 6 mm each year due to its weight.
After lunchtime, you will visit the ”Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum, an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Herestrau Park. The national museum presents numerous permanent exhibitions, such as a contemporary folk art gallery and a heritage collection of historical items from the history of Romania.
Your city tour of Bucharest will also include a panoramic tour (sightseeing tour) of some of the city’s main attractions and boulevards. These include Arcul de Triumf, the Revolution Square, Calea Victoriei, and more.
Overnight in Bucharest.
Day 3 – Day trip to Bran Castle
The first stop will be at Sinaia, a picturesque mountainous region not far from the capital where you will visit Peles Castle, the formal summer residence for the Romanian royal family and the meeting venue for the some of the most important foreign delegations.
Later on, you will visit Sinaia Monastery, a seventeenth-century monument called the “Cathedral of the Carpathians” and one of the most beautiful orthodox churches. You’ll see also one of the most famous castles in the world, Bran Castle (also known as Dracula’s Castle).
Continue to Brasov, a popular destination in Romania among the tourists. Walking through the Council Square, you will reach the Old Town Hall situated right in the center, and afterward, you will visit the Black Church. At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel in Bucharest.
Overnight in Bucharest
Day 4 – Departure
After breakfast, you will transfer you to the Bucharest Airport according to your flight schedule.
- Accommodation for 3 nights B&B
- Professional English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees for the sights included in the itinerary (Peles Castle, Bran Castle, Palace of the Parliament)
- Private transportation with a modern minivan
- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- Meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners)
- Airline tickets
- Travel insurance
- Meals, other than mentioned in the itinerary and alcoholic beverages
- Entrance fees to monuments/sights other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Visa fee
You will be picked up from the airport. Please confirm your pick-up time with information found on your voucher.
- You can start this 4-day tour on Thursdays
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