Dracula Tour - 7 days
Myth vs. history of the legendary vampire of Transylvania
Private 7-day tour in Transylvania from Bucharest
Visit the must see UNESCO sites of Transylvania
Explore the famous Bran Castle and learn about the legend of Count Dracula
Learn about history and culture from a knowledgeable guide
Explore Romania’s bucolic countryside
Flexible and relaxed experience
Transylvania is a well known and legendary region of Romania. It is home to some of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe and also keeps the myth and secrets of Count Dracula's legend. Take a trip to the most important sights which had a role in Vlad The Impaler's life, following Bram Stoker's novel.
Tour highlights: Bran Castle, Sighisoara citadel - the birth place of Vlad the Impaler, overnight at Dracula Castle Hotel in Borgo Pass and Poienari Castle - the true castle of Vlad Dracula.
Day 1. Welcome to the Romania!
Meet your tour guide at Bucharest Airport, followed by city tour and transfer to hotel.
Day 2. Bucharest - Curtea de Arges - Poienari - Sibiu
In the morning we depart for Sibiu, on the way we visit Curtea de Arges Monastery and the Fortress of Poenari, the most important of Vlad the Impaler's strongholds.
Day 3. Sibiu - Bistrita
City tour of Sibiu. The fortified town of Sibiu is one of Romania’s most beautiful cities, containing the largest concentrations of tourist attractions in Romania. Enjoy a traditional Saxon meal in one of the best restaurants in Sibiu.
Drive towards Bistrita and accommodation at Dracula Castle Hotel.
Day 4. Bistrita - Biertan - Sighisoara
Visit the Fortified Church of Biertan (UNESCO World Heritage) one of the best preserved fortified medieval churches in Transylvania. Afterwards we continue our trip to Sighisoara. Stroll around the streets of the old citadel; visit the Clock Tower, concentrating Sighisoara’s history, the Church on the Hill, the Schollars Covered Stairs. You can even enjoy lunch in the very house where Vlad the Impaler was born, turned today into a cozy restaurant.
Day 5. Sighisoara - Bran - Rasnov - Brasov
Morning drive to Bran to visit the legendary Bran Castle aka Castle of Dracula, the symbol of Transylvania. Bran owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula.
Next stop Rasnov Citadel. Standing on top of a hill that is overlooking an incredible Transylvanian landscape, Rasnov is the best preserved rural fortification in Transylvania and the largest one in Eastern Europe, first documented in 13 century.
Walking tour of Brasov historical center in the afternoon and dinner in an wine cellar restaurant. Highlights: the Black Church, Council Square, White tower, Black Tower, Justice Palace.
Day 6. Brasov - Targoviste - Snagov - Bucharest
Morning drive to Targoviste, former capital of Walachia situated on the right bank of Ialomita River, to visit the ruins of the Princely Court - the true palace of Vlad. We continue with the famous Snagov Monastery the burial place of Dracula. Arrival in Bucharest and accommodation in Bucharest.
Day 7. Goodbye beloved vampire! Airport transfer.
TOUR PRICE / PERSON
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
Transportation by air-conditioned car/van
6 Nights Accommodation at 3* & 4* Hotels (Breakfast included)
Entrance & Photo/video fees
Meals (lunch & dinner)