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Castle & palace tours

On Dracula Footsteps Full Day Tour

Availability: check the calendar to see the details
Duration: 12 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Get to know the real legend of Dracula from your local guide
  • See some of the most beautiful landmarks of Romania
What to expect

Dracula is one of the world's most famous legends. But how did it all start? Who was this vampire? Is there any truth behind this story? This tour was designed to unravel this mystery and bring to light the real story and true facts behind Dracula.

At 8:00 AM, we will pick you up from you accomodation and we will start the best journey towards the exciting surroundings of Bucharest city. This tour will be designed around the life of Vlad the Impaler, who is said to be the person, who inspired the creation of the figure of Dracula. First, head to Targoviste city, the former capital of Wallachia region, and visit here the old Princely Court, where Vlad the Impaler ruled. Here you can learn more about his life from the exhibition housed in the Chindia Tower.

Your next stop will be in the town of Curtea de Argeș, situated at the bottom of the Fagaras Mountains. Here, visit one of the most remarkable monasteries in Romania.

Then, continue to the northern regions of the Argeș county and venture into the marvelous mountainous landscape. Stop at the foot of Fagaras Mountains to explore a stronghold built by Vlad the Impaler himself: Poenari citadel is a strong fortress on a high hill dominating the entire area. Afterwards return back to your hotel in Bucharest.

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What's included
  • Licensed English speaking guide
  • Car or minivan with A.C.
  • Private pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
  • Guided tours at all sights included
What's not included
  • Entrance fees and Photo fees
  • Meals
Where

We offer pick up and drop off

Meeting point:

Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking

What to remember
  • Pick up and drop off are included
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • In some situations the local administration from Poienari Citadel might choose to restrict the entrance in the fortress due to bear danger or other conditions. In this case, you will only see the fortress from the valley.
  • Poienari Citadel offers an amazing view over the valley, but in order to achieve that, there will be 1.400 steps to climb up on the hill. Please keep this in mind when booking the tour
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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