Diana - Private Guide in BucharestMember Since 2012
Castles of Transylvania - 1 day tour
Private tour in Bucharest
Tour Price : USD 360 (for up to 5 people) Duration : 1 day (approx. 10 hours) Languages: English, Spanish
Castles of Transylvania: Visit Dracula's Castle and Peles Castle
Legend has it that Count Dracula lived in a castle in Transylvania. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and perched high atop a rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to imposing towers the myth created around Bram Stocker's 'Dracula'.
Discover the enchanting mountain region of the Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Sinaia, Bran and Brasov.
Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov - Bucharest
Peles Castle: Located in Sinaia (44 km from Brasov), it is considered by many one of the most beautiful castles in all Europe. In the natural back drops of the Carpathian Mountains the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture.
Bran Castle also known as the 'Castle of Dracula' - The legend about Dracula, Stoker's story is based on the life of Vlad Tepes/Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476), a ruler revered by Romanians for standing up to the Ottoman Empire. Known as one of the most dreadful enemies of the Turks, Vlad started organizing the state and enforcing the law by applying death penalty and impaling all those he considered enemies.
We will finish our tour with a walk in the old town center of Brasov and dinner in a traditional Romanian restaurant.
17 Sep - 13 May Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
14 May - 16 Sep Peles Castle is closed on Mondays
** If you wish to take this tour on a date when the castle is closed, it can be replaced with Rasnov Fortress, located close to Bran Castle. Or another location that you choose and is located at reasonable distance.
Estimated Local Cash Needed: 150 LEI - for entrance fees and meals.
- Minivan with driver (A/C)
- English-speaking guide
- entrance and photo/video fees
Tour Type: City, Cultural, Food and Wine
Transportation Method: Volkswagen Sharan minivan, year 2008, 7 seats, air conditioning, CD player, very spacious and comfortable.
Activity Level: Light
|Tour Price: USD 360 (for up to 5 people)|
|Duration: 1 day (approx. 10 hours)|
|Group Size: max. 5 people (for a larger group please contact me)|
|Languages: English, Spanish|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||NO|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||YES|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||YES|
|Translation services :||YES|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||YES|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||YES|
|This Tour is Kid Friendly :||YES|