Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress tour from Brasov, with optional visit to Peles Castle
Excursions & day trips

Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress tour from Brasov, with optional visit to Peles Castle

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Discover Bran Castle, known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’
  • Walk through the spooky rooms and hear tales about Vlad the Impaler
  • Explore the imposing 13th-century Rasnov Fortress
What to expect

Discover Bran Castle, known as ‘Dracula’s Castle,’ and Râșnov Fortress on this 4-hour small group tour from Braşov.

Travel to Râșnov to explore its stunning 13th-century fortress and then visit Bran Castle, the turreted hilltop palace linked to Bram Stoker’s novel of Count Dracula. Walk through the spooky rooms and hear tales about Vlad the Impaler, the 15th-century noble who was imprisoned here and inspired Stoker’s blood-stained vampire.

The interior of Rasnov Fortress is closed in 2021, you will see the outside and the exterior court of the castle and visit The St Bartholomew Evangelical church, the Cristian Saxon Fortified Church or Valea Cetatii Cave Instead. You will decide with the guide on the day of the tour what to visit.

You have the possibility to extend your tour by 3/4 hours to include a visit to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle. Pelisor Castle, part of the larger Peles Castle complex, is closed on Tuesdays from the middle of September to the middle of May. If you choose the Peles Castle extension in this period, you will visit Sinaia or Caraiman Monasteries instead.

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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service from Brasov city only
What's not included
  • Tip or gratuity
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress: LEI 40, around €8.5,
  • Entrance fee to Rasnov Fortress: LEI 17, around €3.5,
  • Entrance fee to Peles Castle: LEI 30 (the standard tour) around €7
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel or at your residence.

What to remember
  • Sturdy hiking footwear recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
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When
  • Daily at 8:30 am
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Provider
ACTIVE TRAVEL
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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