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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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Overview
Visit Dracula's Castle and Peles Castle on a private day trip from Bucharest.

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.
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    UnzipRomania Travel
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Peles Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Brasov Historical Center
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 5
    Council Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Rope Street - Strada Sforii
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Yekaterina's Gate
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Bucharest hotel
  • Travel comfortably by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Learn about the area from an English-speaking guide
  • Visit Peles Castle and Bran Castle
What to Expect
Meet your English-speaking guide at your Bucharest hotel and depart in an air-conditioned minivan or car. Travel to Brasov and embark on a walking tour of the city's historical center. See highlights of the city, including Council Square, Black Church, Citadel of Brasov, Ecaterina's Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, Rope Street, Palace of Justice, and City Hall. Then head to the famous Bran Castle, built in the 14th-century and known as Dracula's Castle. Pause for a Romanian lunch at your own expense. Your final stop is Sinaia and a visit to Peles Castle, where you can admire the German renaissance architecture flanked by the Carpathian mountains. Make your way in your vehicle back to Bucharest. Conclude the tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pick-up from All Hotels & Apartment Rentals in Bucharest.
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car / van
  • English-speaking licensed guide and driver
  • Assistance during the entire tour
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • PLEASE NOTE!
  • Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Religious Holidays. On the dates when Peles Castle is closed this site will be substituted for Pelisor Castle (if open on your travel date) or Rasnov Fortress, a fascinating medieval peasant citadel from the 14th century.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our guide and driver, Gabriel, made all the difference and is what made the tour great. We were two adults and the company sent us a message the day before to confirm pick up times and location. Gabriel arrived early and picked us up from our hotel. First we visited Peles
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We found Unzipromania through viator.com They were very helpful with our trip. They send all the details we needed and all the contact details were perfectly working! Gabriel was such a pleasant guide, showed us the castles of Transylvania and he presented us all the historic
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Our guide Claudiu was very professional and helpful. He got us straight into the museum in Peles Castle so we skipped hundreds of people in the line. He also took us into a very good Resturant in Brasov city. He told us the history of the different places we visited and was able
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My husband and I spent a great day touring Peles and Bran castles with Diana as our guide and driver. She was very interesting to talk with about life in Romania pre- and post-Communism as well as full of information about the history of the country. Her command of the English
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Nice to see but be advised there are many close, winding, narrow spiral stairways which must be navigated during the visit. Not very much to view within the castle but very nice views of the countryside.
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By: UnzipRomania Travel
524 reviews
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50sandyv
Gallargues-le-Montueux, France
20
Transylvania 3 days private tour
The experience was fantastic. Gaby was our guide and he is a very knowledgeable and pleasant person. Everything
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aaronm998
Las Vegas, Nevada
10
Great Tour Awesome Guide
Our guide and driver, Gabriel, made all the difference and is what made the tour great. We were two adults and
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NZPCS
10
Fascinating Romania
This tour far exceeded our expectations - for two reasons: Romania turns to be fascinating, and Gabriel is the
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Υρώ Μ
11
Excellent!
We found Unzipromania through viator.com They were very helpful with our trip. They send all the details we needed
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KellieSpark
Lara, Australia
285116
Pefect from start to finish!
The amazing Diana helped me set our tour up via email from Australia and was just a dream to deal with - it was
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seigfredp
22
The Real Transylvania 🇷🇴
When I started planning our trip , I was still debating if I will explore these country on our own which we
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De7ilx
Tallinn, Estonia
20
Perfect day for visiting the castles
Our guide Claudiu was very professional and helpful. He got us straight into the museum in Peles Castle so we
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Climber592645
10
Great Day Trip
My husband and I spent a great day touring Peles and Bran castles with Diana as our guide and driver. She was
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Lauren D
10
Experience of a lifetime
My husband and I came for our honeymoon and were blown away with not only the country but our overall tour
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Stay669543
10
Interesting
Nice to see but be advised there are many close, winding, narrow spiral stairways which must be navigated during
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pink391
11
Amazing Tour with a Great Tour Guide!
My friends and I booked the private tour from Bucharest to the Castles in Transylvania. Our tour guide, Cristian,
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Austinaht
21
Austin Throckmorton
My two friends and I traveled to Romania for the weekend from Bulgaria, where we are studying, and came across
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Njack2007
Bangkok, Thailand
10
Transylvania 4 Day Tour, Guide Gabriel Florea
Absolutely great time, Guide was most informative, helpful and willing to go the extra mile to make the tour a
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audreynoronha
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
30
Excellent tourist Guide Diana
Diana was an exceptional great guide shared the Romanian history culture cuisine etc She was patient and was a
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Amanda l
10
Fabulous Tour: This is the way to do it!
My husband and I are just back from a 3 day customized tour with Gabriel. This was the first time we have done
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  • Languages Offered: English
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