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Private guided tour from Bucharest

  • A private Dracula-theme day trip from Bucharest
  • Distinguish fact from fiction with the help of a knowledgeable guide
  • Learn about Dracula in the Romanian countryside
  • Visit Targoviste Princely Court, Poienari Fortress and town of Curtea de Arges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off




Bucharest - Targoviste Princely Court Poienari Fortress - Curtea de Arges Monastery - Bucharest
See the world through Vlad Dracula's eyes. Discover the the reality and myth of Dracula's legend. During this tour you will see the most important sights which had a role in Vlad The Impaler's life and you will learn true facts from his tumultuous rule.

Targoviste Princely Court - The real court of Vlad the Impaler

About 80 Km Northwest of Bucharest in the Southwestern Transylvanian Alps is the town of Targoviste. The capital of feudal Walachia from 14th to the 17th century. It was here where Vlad Dracula had his main residence. Tour highlights: Princely Court, Princely Church, Chindia Tower, Museum of the printing press and of the old Romanian books.

Poienari Fortress - The Real Castle of Dracula: is placed on the highest cliff around Arges gorges at 850m. It is surrounded by a spectacular landscape and to get there we will climb the 1480 steps.

Afterwards drive to Curtea de Arges for a traditional Romanian lunch and a tour of the first capital of Wallachia. 


Curtea de Arges is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Arges River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians. The name, literally The Court upon Arges refers to the former status of the town as the capital of Wallachia. Visit Curtea de Arges Orthodox Monastery which features a church unique in design and architecture.


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What's Included:

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

  • Transportation by air-conditioned car/van

  • Private English-speaking guide           

  • Assistance during the entire tour

What's Extra:

  • Entrance fees and photo/video fees (approx. EUR 5)

  • Lunch (approx. EUR 10)