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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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
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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest
From US$72.11
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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest
From US$72.11
Overview
Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and Brasov are all highlights of Romania, but if you’re based in Bucharest, it can be tricky to tick all three of your list without hiring a car. On this tour, visit the two castle and take a walking tour of Brasov in the company of an English-speaking guide. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan or car.
What to Expect
Meet your English-speaking guide at your Bucharest hotel and depart in an air-conditioned minivan or car. Travel to Sinaia and visit Peles Castle, where you can admire the German renaissance architecture flanked by the Carpathian mountains.
Continue on to the 14th-century Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. Pause for a Romanian lunch at your own expense.
Get back on the road and make your way to Brasov. Embark on a walking tour of Brasov’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.
Make your way in your vehicle back to Bucharest. Conclude the tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
Reviews (81)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful tour with Lucian

Had a wonderful day trip with Lucian. He was prompt, personable, a great driver and full of so much great information. I am here on a very short business trip and wanted to pack in as much sightseeing as I could into my one free...More

1  Thank jennylpaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Must do trip when in Bucharest

We had a wonderful guide Gabriel who told us about many historical info about the places we visited. Pele's Castle is a must see place and Brasov is a beautiful city. Must visit when in Bucharest.

1  Thank hegdemahesh
Reviewed 19 December 2018
Awesome Private tour

This trip was amazing and is a must do when in Romania. It was snowing a perfect amount when we went and it made both castles and the countryside of Transylvania even more beautiful looking. Our tour guide Lucian made this trip even better, he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin G
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile
Outstanding

I have just come back from the tour with Lucian and can't commend him enough. He is extremely helpful friendly and knowledgeable. It was such a pleasurable experience touring with him. We took our first stop at Peles castle and it had snowed and was...More

Thank Deepa1980
Reviewed 12 December 2018
Transylvania not-to-miss destination!!

Transylvania is the heart of Romania that pulses with history, culture, spirituality and fantastic food. The natural unimaginable treasures, the majestic mountains with wildlife, the hidden vampires, the old cities and fascinating old traditions make Transylvania a well deserved world famous region.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cristian R
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susan z
23 February 2019|
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Response from Deepa1980 | Reviewed this property |
Yes bathrooms are available both at the peles castle and the bran castle. Bran is a steep walk up to the castle and lots of stairs inside so please be prepared. In Brasov there's a nice Starbucks where you can stop for... More
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NorthStar277675
3 November 2018|
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Response from ChelseaNyNy | Reviewed this property |
We did not go to Oltenia. We had our own car/guide from AMA boat to Brasov. We went to one castle with him, he left, came back for us in two days for another castle on the way to Bucharest. Car was a new Mercedes, he was... More
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irishpaddy
14 June 2018|
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Response from ANNE-MICHELLE D | Reviewed this property |
That is very expensive about 3 x the xmohnt we paid. I suggest you look for small group tours.
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