Bran Castle Transylvania

Full Day Trip to Peles & Bran (Dracula’s) Castles – 12 hours

For many years, Transylvania was a mysterious land, the place where strange legends were born and intriguing characters were created. Thanks to this trip, you will have the chance to discover a small part of this land. In only one day you will visit 2 impressive and very different castles as well as a charming medieval city, probably one of the most beautiful one in our country.

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Tour type

private tour by car/minibus

Highlights of the trip

Peles Royal Castle, Bran (Dracula’s) Castle, short walking tour in Brasov downtown (you will see the Council Square, the Council Tower, the Black Church, the Rope Street)

Price

€199 for 1 person; €109 per person (group of 2 people); €99 per person (group of 3 people); €89 per person (group of 4-7 people)

Operating Days

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Starting time

08:00 am

Duration

around 12 hours

Departure point

pick-up & drop-off at your hotel (or any address in the city)

Language

English (other languages available on request for an additional fee)

Included

Transport by car/minibus, Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, English speaking guide

Not included

Entrance fees at the visited sites (aprox. 15 Euros/person), Lunch

Additional benefits for our customers

10% discount at best restaurants in Bucharest including famous locations as Hard Rock Cafe, Caru’ cu bere, Hanu’ lui Manuc, Pescarus, 30% discount at Museum of Senses, 15% discount at Kitsch Museum.

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Itinerary

Bucharest  – Sinaia – Bran – Brasov – Bucharest

You will leave in the morning and head to the mountains. After one hour and a half drive, you will have the first stop in Sinaia, a famous mountain resort, considered to be the “Pearl of the Carpathians”. Here you will visit the former summer royal residence of the first king of Romania, Carol Ist. Built in the second half of the XIXth century, Peles Castle remained an important legacy of the Romanian royal family, a symbol of honour and discipline. Prepare to discover the incredible story of the Romanian kings and the beauty of their castle.

After this, you will continue the journey, entering Transylvania “the country beyond the forest”. Here is where you will see the second castle in the program, Bran Castle, a medieval construction which became so famous thanks to the legend of Count Dracula. You do not need a special equipment to visit the castle, but our advice is not to forget the garlic!

Before leaving this special land, you will be driven to Brasov, Kronstadt, under the original German name. Before getting there, you will have the chance to admire beautiful villages and their traditional architecture on your way to the city. Reaching Brasov, you will stop in the Old City center and visit the Council Square and the Black Church, the largest Gothic building in Eastern part of Europe. Here, you will find out the story of the Saxons who colonised Transylvania in Medieval Age and their beautiful legacy which remained in very good shape despite time passing by.

In the evening you will head back to Wallachia and go to Bucharest.

Important

  • Between 7 May 2019 and 29 September 2019, Peles castle is open from Tuesday to Sunday only.
  • Between 30 September 2019 and 6 May 2020, Peles castle is open from Wednesday to Sunday only.
  • Between 4 November 2019 and 26 November 2019, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit his smaller replica – Pelisor Castle.

Notes

Please note that the time table is subjected to changed due to heavy city traffic and road works.
TravelMaker, as the company which organizes the trip, is not responsible if the visited sites are closed without prior notice and for any reason at the moment you arrive.

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