Peles Castle, Bran - Dracula's Castle & Brasov - Private Day Tour from Bucharest
This is your chance to discover what makes Transylvania one of the most famous, mysterious and breathtaking places you have ever been to. You will take a walk in the bohemian Peles Castle and learn about Romania's Royal family.
At just 1 hour away, you will enter in a more mysterious place that inspired Dracula's myth and legend.
For the last attraction you will stroll around a beautiful Saxon town that is rich in history. You can admire its architecture, walk through the narrowest street in Europe, go inside the gothic style Black Church that dates back to the 15th century or go up the watch towers that surround the town and take in the view. These are just a few of the things you can do in this charming place.
Peles Castle is closed on Mondays from May 12 to September 15; on Mondays and Tuesdays from September 16 to May 15; and for the month of November for cleaning and restoration. You will visit Rasnov Fortress instead.
per adult from
10 to 12 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- WiFi on board
- Private transportation
- Fuel surcharge
- Parking Fees
- Hotel / Hostel / Accommodation pickup and drop-off
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees
- Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
- Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
- Entry/Admission - Brasov Historical Center
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
The tour starts from Bucharest and you will be travelling for 2 hours to get to the scenic town of Sinaia where Peles Castle is located. The castle is considered one of the most beautiful ones in Romania and Europe. Former residence of the Romanian royal family, the castle was built in an elegant Neo-Renaissance and Gothic revival style at the wish of King Carol I of Romania between 1873 and 1914. Peles Castle is one of the most important historic edifices in Romania. With unique character, a historical and artistic value, it definitely is an important monument of its kind in 19th century Europe. In 1883 Peles Castle was officially inaugurated serving as the summer residence of the royal family until 1948.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
DRACULA SLEPT HERE. Or maybe not.
Known as Dracula's Castle, it was built between 1377 and 1382 by the local Saxons after King Louis I of Anjou granted them this right, the fortress remained for long periods of time under the control of the city of Brasov with a few major exceptions.
The castle is owned by the descendants of Queen Marie, to whom it was given in 1920 as a token of appreciation for her efforts to unify Romania. After her death, Bran Castle was inherited by her daughter, Princess Ileana, who ran it as a hospital during World War II. The castle is now a museum dedicated to displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
Brasov is located in the central part of the country, surrounded by the Southern Carpathians, and is part of the Transylvania region. The city was first attested in 1252 under the Latin name Corona or the German name Kronstadt, which means "Crown City".
Traces of the German colonists can be seen in the gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, and together with the wealth of historical attractions, makes Brasov one of the most visited places in Romania.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from every hotel / hostel / accommodation in Bucharest
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour. Only your group will participate.
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.