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Activities & Transport
- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
Discovering the legend of Dracula in 8 days
- Night spent in Dracula's castle hotel
- Visit of Borgo pass
- Walk in Cluj Napoca
- Poenari fortress, Vlad the Impaler's castle
Transylvania is known to be the land of Dracula, but do you know how the legend of Dracula came alive and who was the real person that inspired the story? Did you feel chills and goose bumps when reading Bram Stocker's novel? Are you curious to visit the places mentioned in the book and the castles that hosted the major life events of Vlad the Impaler, the cruel ruler known to be Dracula? Then this is the perfect 8 day tour for you! Book now 'The legend of Dracula" 8 days tour for an adventure that will offer you mysterious places, breathtaking landscape and a little bit of history.
- A friendly, English-speaking guide for all 8 days
- Assistance during the entire tour
- Transport with car or minivan
- 7 nights accommodation in double room
- 7 breakfast
- Airport transfer in the first and last day
- Entrance fees for Targoviste Royal court, Bran and Corvinilor castles and Poenari fortress
- Photo/video fees
- Single room suppliment
- Visit of Snagov monastery, the tomb of Vlad the Impaler (10 EUR/ pers)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Romania!
Say Hello lively Romania! Our guide will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Are you ready to get your first impressions?
You will have a private tour of Bucharest and a short introduction to the legend of Dracula. Find out who was Vlad the Impaler and what connection does he have with the most important city in Romania, Bucharest. In the evening you can enjoy the animated pubs and restaurants in the old town. Have fun!
Visit Dracula's Castle!
Day 2 will take you to the Royal court of Vlad the Impaler in Targoviste. Visit the centuries-old buildings and discover why he is such a beloved figure in Romania.
The beautiful mountain roads, which offer numerous breathtaking views, will soon take you to Transylvania. Pay a visit to Bran castle, also known as Dracula's castle where you will understand more about this Romanian hero. End your day with a tour on the narrow streets of medieval Brasov - it is simply astonishing.
Explore colorful Sighisoara
Today is all about fairytales. You will leave Brasov behind and spend a relaxing day in Sighisoara - a picturesque city.
Sighisoara is not only the birth place of Vlad the Impaler, but is also a beautiful medieval citadel. After a short tour in the city you will have the opportunity to get lost on the colorful streets of the citadel and enjoy its romantic atmosphere. Wander around this amazing city - this will certainly make you happy!
Pension Gasthaus Alte Post
Double Tree Cavaler
Step into Dracula's Story!
Rise and shine - an exciting day awaits you! Forget about history and step into the story - Dracula's story. Bram Stocker placed the castle of Dracula in an enchanting, wild landscape, near Bistrita in the Borgo pass. You will have the chance to visit the region!
Explore this wild corner of nature, lay down in the grass by Colibita lake and load yourself with pure energy. Spend the night in Dracula's castle, a hotel designed after the description of Bram Stocker. Are you already impatient?
Off to Cluj Napoca!
On day 5 nature will remain behind you and you will enter the real world again with a visit of Cluj, one of the most modern cities in Romania. People often call it the unofficial capital of Transylvania.
When Jonathan came to visit count Dracula in Transylvania he spent his first night in Cluj. Now the city looks completely different, but you can still admire the old buildings and pebbled streets while tasting a gulas in one of the many cozy restaurants around the town. Cluj has its own unique charm and is definitely worth a visit!
Enjoy the Medieval Architecture of Sibiu!
Going back on the footsteps of Vlad the Impaler, you will visit Huniazilor castle, one of the most beautiful medieval castles in Europe, where Vlad was locked in prison. You will not only continue to follow the story of Dracula but will also enjoy a great piece of medieval architecture!
The afternoon will find you in Sibiu, another astonishing medieval town, where you will have a guided tour which will help you feel the atmosphere of the city. At the end the day you will have some free time to explore the city at your own pace. If you feel tired relax in one of the great cafes in Piata Mare - a picturesque square in the heart of Sibiu!
Continental Foeum Sibiu
Enjoy amazing views!
Today you will go back to Bucharest, but not before visiting the ruins of Poenari fortress, the real castle of Vlad the Impaler. The ruins of Poienari Castle stand high on a cliff overlooking the Arges River, at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Imagine the picturesque views that will open up in front of your eyes.
Climb the 1400 steps in the forest and admire the astonishing mountain scenery while you learn some new legends about Count Dracula.
Back in Bucharest you can rest in your hotel room or make a final visit of the old town or another part of the capital that you wanted to visit!
Unfortunately your Romanian adventure has come to an end. Say goodbye, Romania, goodbye, Dracula and review all the great things you saw these days and the beautiful memories you made. Don't forget that Romania will always welcome you back in case you did not have enough of it.
Our guide will take you to the airport in time for you to board you plane back home. Have a safe trip!