This 2-Day Tour offers the best of the magical land of Transylvania. Visit Romania's most famous castles: Peles and Bran (Dracula Castle) and learn all about their incredible past and the stories they have to tell ... More info ›
This 2-Day Tour offers the best of the magical land of Transylvania. Visit Romania's most famous castles: Peles and Bran (Dracula Castle) and learn all about their incredible past and the stories they have to tell. Top it all off with a walking tour of the beautiful medieval city of Brasov and finish the tour with Prejmer Fortress, a typical Transylvanian fortified church, an UNESCO World Heritage. Experience all this and more with the incredible mountain scenery of the Carpathian Mountains on the background.
This is a 2-day tour filled with Instagram worthy pictures and incredible stories. Trust that your local guide will make this the highlight of your vacation in Romania.
You will be picked up from and dropped at your hotel or other place of your choosing in Bucharest. But what happens in between is the real magic:
Day 1: Peles Castle and Brasov - fairytale and medieval knights
The day tour starts in Bucharest from where you'll head north towards the Carpathian Mountains. In approximately two hours you’ll arrive in Sinaia, a popular mountain resort and home to the beautiful Peles Castle.
Built in 1883, Peleș Castle, a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture, was the royal residence of King Charles I of Romania. Here you will visit the castle in the mountains and its gardens. Expect to be amazed at the landscape and to find out more about the Romanian Royal Family.
The tour continues with Brașov, a typical Transylvanian mountain city. Here you'll take a walking tour of the city exploring the old part of the town and the medieval walls with beautifully preserved bastions.
Then we'll go up by cable car on Tampa, the nearby mountain to enjoy the city from above.
Day 2: Bran Castle and Prejmer Fortified Church - an encounter with Dracula
We start the day visiting Bran, a village famous for the castle with the same name. But you might know it as Dracula Castle. You'll visit the castle with all it's rooms and interior garden and your local guide will tell you all there is to know about the Bloody Count. Reality or legend? You get to decide. The small boutiques and peasant fairs around the castle are just perfect for some traditional cheese tasting and buying different trinkets and souvenirs.
Final stop is Prejmer, one of the many fortified churches of Transylvania, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The impressive construction holds the first spot as the strongest peasant fortification in Transylvania.
The tour ends in the evening in Bucharest, but the memories last a lifetime.