Small-Group Dracula Tour from Bucharest

The legend of Count Dracula is one of the best known stories around the world. Everybody believes that Vlad the Impaler was Dracula and Bran castle was his castle, but none of these assumptions are correct. This tour will take you to visit the ruins of Poenari Citadel - the real fortress of Vlad the Impaler. This is a small-group full day trip from Bucharest to Targoviste, Poienari Citadel and Curtea de Arges.

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Princely Court
    • Entry/Admission - Curtea de Arges Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Poienari Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Vidraru Dam
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Princely Court, Str. Justice, No. 7, Targoviste 130 014 Romania

    The first stop will be in Targoviste, the former capital of Wallachia, historical region where Vlad Tepes – Vlad the Impaler used to rule. Here you will visit the former Prince Court and Chindia Tower, nowadays a symbol of the city.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Bulevardul Basarabilor 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

    Here you will visit one of the most beautiful monasteries in South Romania, a beautiful example of Byzantine architecture.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Poienari Castle, Transfagarasan, Arefu 117040 Romania

    Prepare to admire a remarkable scenery over the mountains and the hear the tumultuous story of Vlad the Impaler, one of the most intriguing figures in our history.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Vidraru Dam, DN7C, Curtea de Arges 117040 Romania

    An important construction from the communist period, placed next to the famous Transfagarasan Road, named by Top Gear as “the most beautiful road in the world”.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Strada Benjamin Franklin 4, București 030167, Romania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved (1480 steps) and those who cannot climb the steps to reach Poenari Fortress, can wait for the group at the base of the hill
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • 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.



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Organised by TravelMaker Bucharest Day Tours

Activity ID: V-7806P5

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