Bucharest to the Castles of Transylvania Private Day Trip

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Step into the world of legends as you wander through Transylvania's historic castles on this private day trip from Bucharest. Uncover the mysteries hidden within ancient walls, from mysterious corridors to potentially haunted chambers. Immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Transylvania as you explore various must-visit destinations.

The entire activity lasts around 12 hours and is a great addition to any travel itinerary in Bucharest. Previous travelers have rated this trip & excursion an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 183 reviews.

Prepare to be amazed as you visit Peles Castle, renowned as one of Europe's most beautiful castles. Marvel at its exquisite German Renaissance architecture against the backdrop of the majestic Carpathian Mountains. Then, explore the legendary Bran Castle, famously known as Dracula's Castle. Dive into its medieval history and the fascinating tales of Vlad the Impaler. Your journey continues with a captivating walking tour of Brasov's Historical Center. Discover a blend of Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance architecture. Along the way, get the chance to explore highlights such as the Black Church and Piata Sfatului. Stroll through Strada Sforii, the narrowest street in Romania, and pass through Catherine's Gate, once the entrance to Brasov fortress.

An expert guide will accompany you to share fascinating stories and facts about each site. This tour welcomes English speakers of all levels.

Please note that the tour package does not include expenses like lunch, entrance, and photo fees. However, a convenient pickup service is provided for this experience. Meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby or in front of your accommodation building. When booking, select your preferred pickup location for a hassle-free start to your adventure.

Please be aware that the maximum group size for this experience is 7 people. We recommend you review the "Included" and/or "Good to know" sections below for more details about the tour.

The cancellation policy for this trip & excursion is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Elevate your Romanian adventure with a private day trip to the castles of Transylvania. Immerse yourself in Transylvania's rich history and captivating landscapes. Secure your spot for a day filled with wonder, history, and discovery!

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Hotel pickup and drop-off
English-speaking licensed guide and driver
Assistance during the entire tour
Transportation by air-conditioned car / van

Good to know

Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Specialized infant seats are available
Children must be accompanied by an adult
On the dates when Peles Castle is closed this site will be substituted for Pelisor Castle (if open on your travel date) or Rasnov Fortress, a fascinating medieval peasant citadel from the 14th century.
Peles Castle is closed on the following dates: ​
27 Sep 2021 - 10 May 2022. Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays
11 May 2022 - Sep 2022. Closed on Mondays with below exceptions for the holidays: ​
Orthodox Easter 2022
24 April - Peles Castle is Closed
Travel safely with us!
Traveling with us means that you are taking a 100% private tour! It will be only you and your family / friends.
Our vehicles are thoroughly sanitized after each tour.
You will have one person (guide/driver) guiding you in order to minimize risks. The health of our guides is verified daily and they all wear protection masks and gloves.

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