The Real Dracula Tour

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What To Expect

Discover the man behind the legend of Dracula! Visit the places where the reputation of Vlad Tepes slowly grew to inspire the legendary Dracula we know today.


  • Discover the man who inspired Dracula

  • Informative tour about Romanian history and culture

  • Comfortable transport by car or minibus


Tours in Romania
Departs From:
Meeting Point:
Romanian Athenaeum
12 hours
daily except Monday at 8:00 AM
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Learn about the man we now know as Dracula! Get to visit Targoviste where Vlad Tepes, the man on whom the Dracula legend is based on held his court. See the former Princely Court where Vlad passed judgement on the disloyal boyars and the Chindia Tower which is now a celebrated symbol of the city.

Next go around one of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania - The Curtea de Arges Monastery. Marvel over the impressive architecture of the monastery and hear about the legend of the monastery's builder.

After that, trek up the 1480 steps to the Poenari Citadel. See the spectacular views from over the mountains as you hear about how Vlad the Impaler made the citadel one of his main fortresses during the 15th century.

Finally, stop by the Vidraru Lake an important construction from Romania's communist period which is located beside the Transfagarasan Road, reputed to be "the most beautiful road in the world".


  • Transport by car/minibus

  • English speaking guide

  • Entrance Fees


  • Hotel pick-up

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks


  • Bucharest

  • Targoviste

  • Curtea de Arges

  • Poienari

  • Vidraru

  • Bucharest

Please Note

  • Tour is not recommended for children under 7 years old.

  • This tour requires min. 2 passengers to operate please contact the supplier to reconfirm it

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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