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Welcome to Dracula’s Land!

3 - 6 Days
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Medium

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10 Years, 18 years, 3 Years

From 1095 €

Amazing Experience

We will start to discover Count Dracula's traces at the Princely Court - Dracula's palace in Bucharest, built in the second half of the XIVth century. In the Day 5, prepare for a visit to the famous Bran Castle - Dracula's Castle.

PRICE FOR MIN 2 PERSONS

1590 €

PER PERSON

- Tour leader inclusive

- +140 euro for single room

- price reduction for families

- reduction for different structure of groups (from 3-15 persons)

PRICE 15 PERSONS GROUP

1095 €

PER PERSON

- Tour leader inclusive

- +140 euro for single room

- price reduction for families

- reduction for different structure of groups (from 3-15 persons)

*  Transport to Romania not included

Tour Map

Day by Day

Day 1 Bucharest

This genuine experience starts in Bucharest, the Capital of Romania. The guide will pick-you up and you will start to discover the city. The tour includes all the important historical places and architectural buildings, to better help you understand the history of the city, first mentioned in documents in 1459. Main attractions: the Arch of Triumph (inspired by the one in Paris), the Press Square (where a copy of the Moscow University can be seen), the former Royal Palace (nowadays the Art Museum), the Athenaeum (Romania’s most famous concert hall), the Revolution Square (where the 1989 anti-communism revolt went nationwide). The tour continues with historical Victoria Avenue, the old University, the renovated National Theatre, the Opera House, Manuc’s Inn – a medieval building that hosts the oldest operating hotel in the city, the Patriarchy (completed in 1659 under the orders of the Wallachian prince Serban Basarab). After that, we can visit the Palace of Parliament, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon. Accommodation in Bucharest.

Day 2: Bucharest – Sibiu - Sibiel

After breakfast, we drive through the Olt River Valley, the longest river in Romania. We will first stop to admire Cozia Monastery. Known as the oldest and most complex historical and art monument in Romania, Cozia Monastery was built between 1386 and 1388. We will continue our journey to Sibiu City, and enjoy a relaxing city tour in one of the most visited and popular areas in Romania. It holds one of the best preserved historical sites in the country, many of its medieval fortifications being kept in excellent state. Its old center has begun the process for becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. It was also designated the European Capital of Culture in 2007. Sightseeing in Sibiu: Defense Wall, the Stairs', the Gate's, the Drapers', the Potters', the Carpenter's, the powder Mill Towers, Thick Tower, Council Tower. We will end the day in the charming village of Sibiel, about 20 km from Sibiu, a picturesque Romanian site. You will enjoy here a traditional dinner, accommodation at a guest house in Sibiel.

Day 3: Sibiel - Biertan - Sighisoara - Sibiel

After breakfast, we will drive to one of the most majestic and valuable fortified churches in Transylvania, Biertan. In 1995, the church was included in the list of the world architectural patrimony under UNESCO patronage. The ecclesiastic and defense complex was built in 15th-16th centuries in the late Gothic style, with specific Renaissance elements. For the next stop, be ready for something thrilling, dark and mysterious - we will be in the town where Dracula was born in 1431, Sighisoara., The city is among the few fortresses inhabited in Europe and the only one preserved for the most part. It was first documented in the 12th century and played a very important strategic and commercial role at the border of Central Europe. Main attractions to be visited: Council Tower/Clock Tower at present History Museum; Hill Church; Vlad Dracul's House; Venetian House; Wooden Covered Staircase, Old Ladies’ Corridor. Prepare for a lunch in a thrilling atmosphere, at Dracula's House Restaurant, in the same room the prince Vlad Dracul was born, and return to the guest house, in Sibiel, in the evening. Dinner included.

Day 4: Sibiel – Sambata - Brasov - Bran

Breakfast buffet at the guest house in Sibiel. We will spend the first part of this day visiting Brancoveanu Monastery from Sambata de Sus. Located on the Valley of Sambata River, it is famous for being a place of relaxation, leisure and spiritual balm for visitors who halt or pray in this sacred place. Departure for a sightseeing tour in Brasov by foot, including Piata Sfatului, Central Park, and the famous Black Church that houses a priceless collection of Oriental rugs as well as a 4000-pipe organ. The Lutheran Black Church, built, most probably, in the 14th – 15th century, is the largest gothic church between Vienna and Istanbul. Also, it hosts one of the largest church bells in Romania, weighing in at seven tons. Also, Brasov is home to what is said to be the narrowest street in Europe, Strada Sforii. Accommodation in Bran village.

Day 5: Bran (Bran Castle)

Visit to Bran Castle, the legendary Dracula's Castle. Due to its medieval atmosphere, this astonishing castle came to be connected with the legend of Dracula the Vampire. The castle was built between 1377 and 1382, on a 60 m high rock, with a strategic, military and commercial purpose. The building has four towers positioned at the four cardinal points, the walls are made of stone blocks and the rooms and narrow corridors constitute a mysterious labyrinth of ghostly nooks and secret chambers. More than it, in the inner courtyard there are artesian wells, connected to a mysterious underground network. After the visit in Bran, we drive to Moeciu, a very picturesque mountain village, located 29 km south of Brasov. Traditional lunch taken in a dream country-side landscape, drinks included. Accommodation in Bran village.

Day 6: Bran - Sinaia

Breakfast buffet at the hotel and departure for Sinaia, where we will visit the Peles Castle, one of the most beautiful palaces in Europe. The Neo-Renaissance palace, built between 1873 and 1914, was once the summer residence of the Romanian king. Nestled at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains in the picturesque town of Sinaia, Peles Castle is a masterpiece of German architecture, considered by many one of the most stunning castles in Europe. Peles Castle was the first European castle entirely lit by electricity, which was in fact produced in the castle’s own plant. It is part of a complex composed of three buildings: Peles Castle, Pelisor Castle, and the Foișor Hunting Lodge. Accommodation at 3 stars hotel in Sinaia.

Day 7: Sinaia- Bucharest (departure)

After breakfast at the hotel we come back to Bucharest airport for departure. You will get the chance, for one last time, to admire beautiful landscapes – high mountains, followed by hilly areas and vast plains.

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