Trip to Peles and Dracula's Castles with Overnight in Brasov

Visit the two most famous castles of Romania: an enchanting Peles Castle and an intriguing Dracula's Castle. Spend the overnight in Brasov, well-preserved medieval town and second-most visited one in the country

Highlights

    Visit Peles Castle, one of the most stunning and top-rated castles in Europe, known as the Pearl of Carpathians
    Bran Castle, a 13th-century fortress, overlooking the Carpathians, once home to a notorious character Count Dracula
    Tour in the historical centre of Brasov, medieval city: Black Church, Council Square, the old walls of the fortress
    Return to Bucharest from Brasov on any preferable day

What's included?

    1-night accommodation in Brasov (3 or 4, Dbl room)
    Breakfast
    Pick-up or convenient meeting point
    Entrance tickets to Bran and Peles Castles
    Professional English-speaking tour guide

What's excluded?

    Photography fee at the Peles Castle
    Lunch and dinner
    Single supplement at the hotel

Trip details

Description

First on this day trip from Bucharest is a visit to the region of Valahia where you will discover Peles Castle situated in picturesque Sinaia, “The Pearl of the Carpathians”. This former home of the Romanian Royal Family is a masterpiece of design, with stunning turrets and great attention to detail, as well as providing unbelievable views across the mountains.
From here the tour will wend its way into Transylvania and towards Bran Castle, where the legend of Count Dracula is kept alive all year round.

Tourists gather from every corner of the world to experience a guided tour of this majestic castle, which is famed to have belonged to Vlad the Impaler, the alleged inspiration for Count Dracula. Both of these names are steeped in mystery and myth, and you will delight in exploring the origin of both.

Next on this fantastic day trip, you will be treated to a Brasov walking tour, which is a guided tour around a most gorgeous medieval city that is surrounded by the towering Carpathian Mountains. This Brasov city tour will take in the historical centre of this gem, including the Black Church, the Council Square, and the Old Walls.

Remain in Brasov after the walking tour to dive deeper in the medieval atmosphere of the city while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Carpathian mountains. You can get back to Bucharest on the following day or any other one you prefer.

Additional info

No guiding services are included after the walking tour in Brasov
Provision of your phone number is required
In February and March, Peles Castle cannot be visited inside on Tuesdays. Instead, you will visit the castle outside and have an extended tour at the Dracula’s Castle
Single room supplement at the hotel involves extra cost. Please, contact us to verify the exact rate

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