Day Trip to Peles Castle and Dracula's Castle

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Tourist  photographing Peles Castle in Romania
Tourist photographing Peles Castle in Romania
Peles Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Peles Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Bran Castle more commonly known as "Dracula's Castle"
Bran Castle more commonly known as "Dracula's Castle"
Bran Castle
Bran Castle
Sinaia Monastery
Sinaia Monastery
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What To Expect

Explore Peles Castle, a Neo-Renaissance castle located in the Carpathian Mountains, and Bran Castle, which is commonly known as Dracula's Castle.

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Bucharest
Departs From:
Bucharest
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
12 hours
Availability:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 AM
Product Code:
5520
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Description

This one-day tour reveals two attraction points of maximum interest, both situated in a picturesque region of the Carpathians mountains, but still not too far from the capital city.

Peles Castle is a Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains. This former Royal Castle has hosted many important personalities, including celebrities, dignitaries and royalty. It is also home to over one of Europe's most important painting collections, housing almost 2,000 pieces of art.

Bran Castle, more commonly known as "Dracula's Castle", is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. It is said to be the home of Dracula, as there is evidence that Vlad the Impaler had used this castle during his raids into Transylvania. It is currently a museum which displays the furniture and art collection of Queen Marie, with a small open air park exhibiting Romanian peasant structures from different parts of the country.

Itinerary

08:00: Departure from Bucharest to Sinaia (120 km)

10:00: Arrival in Sinaia resort and visit Sinaia Monastery & Peles Castle

13:00: Departure to Bran

14:00: Visit Bran (Dracula's) Castle

15:00: Lunch in a local traditional restaurant

16:30: Departure to Brasov

17:30: Stop for a short walk in the historical downtown of Brasov

18:30: Departure to Bucharest (170 km)

21:30: Arrival in Bucharest

Includes

  • Hotel pick up

  • English speaking driver/guide

Excludes

  • Entrance fees

  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Tours in other languages are available on request and at an additional cost.

  • Pick up is at 30 minute intervals from 07:30 to 09:00. Please choose a pick up time upon booking.

  • Castles are closed to visitors during Mondays and Tuesdays.

  • During November, instead of Peles castle its smaller replica will be visited - Pelisor castle, the palace of Queen Maria.

  • This tour does not operate on official holidays.

  • Up to one infant under 3 years old per group can join the tour for free. Additional infants are charged at the full adult rate.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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