Day excursion to Dracula and Peles castles from Bucharest
Excursions & day trips

Day excursion to Dracula and Peles castles from Bucharest

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 12 hours
Safety measures applied
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  • Visit Peles castle, the summer residence of the Romanian Royal family
  • See the medieval Bran castle, better known as Dracula’s castle
  • Enjoy a short guided walking tour in Brasov's, Old Town
What to expect

Travel outside of Bucharest for a full-day tour exploring two castles beginning with a visit to Sinaia's mountain resort, considered the “Pearl of the Carpathians” and Sinaia castle, known as Peles castle. Erected between 1873 and 1914, the monument has been the summer residence of the Romanian Royal family and it is the most visited museum in Romania.

You will visit the ground floor exhibition and see the Hall of Honor, The Weapons Room, the Music Room, the Library, the King’s office and many others. At the end of the visit, enjoy some free time in the gardens of the castle and admire the beautiful mountain scenery that surrounds the castle.

Continue the day with a scenic drive through the Carpathian Mountains and, in about 1 hour, arrive at Bran where you will visit Bran medieval castle, also known as Dracula’s castle. Dating from the 14th century, it has has been serving for ages as a military fortress controlling the entry route to Transylvania and it is nowadays frequently associated with Dracula’s myth.

Before heading back to Bucharest, we will remain in Transylvania and stop for a short time in Brasov, a typical medieval city. Known as Kronstadt, under its German name, the city was founded in the 13th century by the Saxon community and developed as a trade settlement at the crossroads between Orient and Occident.

You will stop in the Council Square and start a short walking tour in the Old Town. You will learn more about the story of the Saxons in Transylvania, admire the impressive and well preserved architecture, see the Black Church (symbolic building of the city – view from outside) and discover which is the second narrowest street in Europe, the Rope Street.

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What's included
  • Audio guide in Spanish, Italian and French, available on your mobile phone
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Walking tour at Brasov downtown
  • Transportation
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children (aged 7-11)
Where

1-3 Franklin St., Sector 1, Bucharest

Meeting point:

Meet your tour guide in the Benjamin Franklin Parking (near the Romanian Athenaeum Concert Hall and Hilton Athenee Palace Hotel) in front of the little garden.

What to remember
  • Booking minimum of 2 adults and 2 children is required at checkout
  • Maximum group size of 16 people per tour
  • Audio guides are available in Spanish, Italian and French - for your mobile phone
  • During the summertime (May-September), the second stop will be in Brasov, and the last one will be in Bran
  • During the summertime (May-September), the second stop will be in Brasov and the last stop in Bran
  • In the summertime, Peles Castle is closed on Mondays, and during wintertime, on Mondays and Tuesdays
  • On Mondays, (in February and March also on Tuesdays) when Peles Castle is closed, you will visit Cantacuzino Castle instead
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Travelmaker
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 experience begins.
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