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Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Full Day Tour

Set off for Transylvania from Bucharest during this guided tour that includes round-trip transport and admission tickets to Bran Castle and Pele’s Castle. Along with both castle visits, you’ll enjoy a walking tour of Brasov before your guide sets you free in the medieval town to enjoy some independent time.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$82.79 USD
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2-Day Medieval Transylvania with Brasov,Sibiu and Sighisoara Tour from Bucharest

Avoid the rigid itinerary of a tourist group excursion on a 2-day small group tour of Transylvania’s medieval landmarks, enjoying the flexibility to explore at your own pace and focus on aspects that interest you. Discover iconic locations such as Bran Castle, Brasov, and Sighisoara, and gain insight into the region’s legends, culture, and cuisine from your professional guide. Round-trip transport, overnight accommodation, and breakfast are included for a seamless experience.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$229.98 USD
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Private Tour: Corvin Castle and Alba Iulia from Sibiu

Explore Transylvanian highlights away from the tourist crowds and benefit from your guide’s undivided attention on a private tour of Corvin Castle and Alba Iulia, leaving the hustle and bustle of the city behind as you gain insight into the wider region’s history and culture from your guide. Travel with ease between dispersed locations via air-conditioned vehicle, and save time finding a meeting point with included hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$80.49 USD
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Sibiu Day Trip from Brasov

Discover ancient Romania on a full-day private tour from Brasov.  After pickup from your hotel, relax in a private vehicle with complimentary WiFi. Start with a guided tour at your own pace through the well-preserved Saxon village of Ghimbav. By using private transportation in lieu of public transit, the tour allows you to visit more remote attractions including Carta Monastery, Şinca Veche Monastery, and the Fagaras Citadel.
  • Duration: 7 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.35 USD
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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

Wander through Transylvania’s historic castles on this private day trip from Bucharest. See for yourself why Transylvania’s castles have amassed such an infamous reputation. Follow your knowledgeable guide through mysterious corridors, up spooky stairwells and into potentially haunted rooms. Along the way, you’ll learn the real stories behind these mythical buildings. See Bran Castle, where the legend of Dracula still lingers, the enchanting Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Sinaia, Bran and Brasov.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$71.87 USD
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

Immerse yourself in the legends of Transylvania with a visit to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress. Departing from Braşov, the half-day hour tour begins with a stop at Râșnov to explore its imposing, 13th-century fortress. Next up is Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ — a hilltop estate that conjures up visions of howling wolves and bats fluttering in the moonlight. Wander the castle’s Gothic chambers and learn about its ties to Bram Stoker’s undead antihero. Upgrade to extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$28.75 USD
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Private Tour: Transylvanian Castles and Brasov's Medieval Old Town

Spend a full day discovering the legends and beauty of Transylvania on a private castle tour from Bucharest. Visit the former summer home of the Romanian royal family at Peles Castle, a storybook estate tucked into the forest and decked out in elegant period furnishings. Then, explore the region's darker side at Gothic Bran Castle, aptly nicknamed 'Dracula's Castle' thanks to its spooky atmosphere fit for a count. End the day with a guided tour of medieval Brasov, a charming Saxon town rich in history.
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
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$119.00 USD
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Transylvania Castles Day Trip from Bucharest

Escape the urban bustle of Bucharest for the day to discover the legends and treasures of Transylvania. Wander through the Gothic chambers and turrets of Bran Castle, nicknamed ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its spooky atmosphere and ties to Vlad the Impaler, and then feel like you’ve stepped into a fairy tale on a tour of splendid Peles Castle, the former royal residence of Romanian kings. Finally, explore one of Transylvania’s most well-preserved medieval villages on a walking tour of Brasov.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
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$74.74 USD
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Day trip to Sighisoara, Rupea and Racos geological complex

Join us for a day trip to the city of Sighisoara, where you can visit its UNESCO World Heritage historical center and its wonderful architecture. On you way back, visit the majestic Rupea citadel, one of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania, situated on top of a 120 meter high basalt cliff. After you've enjoyed the panorama, head to Racos where you will discover one of the most interesting geological sites in Romania. It will be a 3 in 1 visit, as you will see the basalt columns, the Emerald Lake with its fantastic color and the volcanic crater, which is the highlight of the place.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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$69.00 USD
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3 Canyons - Day Trip near Brasov

Discover three of the most beautiful canyons near Brașov. Take an easy walk to the Seven Ladders Canyon and climb the seven stairs through one of the most spectacular canyons in Romania. Continue your journey to Rasnoavei Gorges, with its massive cliffs that are ascending high into the sky. We will then continue to your final stop: Zarnesti Gorges, with a lenght of almost 2 kilometers and height between 100 and 200 meters. Here, temperatures drop with a few degress because the sun hardly gets in the gorge. After an easy hike through the gorges you will return to the car and get back to Brasov.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
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$46.00 USD
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Draculas Castle and Transylvania Tour

Even if you just have a day to see Transylvania, fit in Romania’s top castles on this small-group tour from Bucharest. Travel through the Prahova Valley, a winter sports hot-spot, as you follow the footsteps of royalty at fairytale-like Peles Castle. Then, learn about the famous legends of Vlad the Impaler, the main character from Bram Stoker's novel, at ‘Dracula’s Castle,’ also known as Bran Castle before returning to Bucharest.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
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$79.34 USD
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Full Day Tour of Dracula's, LiBEARty Brown Bear Sanctuary, Brasov town and Rasnov Fortress

Escape the bustling capital and explore Transylvanian highlights on a full day tour from Bucharest. Visit Castle Bran, LiBEARty Sanctuary, Brasov, and the Rasnov Fortress on a comprehensive journey through the region, gaining insight into the region from your host’s commentary. Travel the Carpathian landscape with ease via air-conditioned minivan and benefit from the small-group size for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
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$69.00 USD
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Private Day Trip from Bucharest to Dracula Castle in Transylvania

Join your private guide on a full-day tour to the top sights of Transylvania. Private round trip transportation enables you to visit Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and Brasov without feeling rushed. Along the way, enjoy stunning views of the Carpathian Mountains.  At each stop, enjoy a leisurely and in-depth tour with your guide. Pause the tour whenever you like for snacks, photos, or breaks.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Dracula's Castle Day Trip from Brasov

Visit one of Romania's most legendary locales on a small-group tour to Bran Castle from Brasov. Better known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its spooky Gothic style that conjures up images of howling wolves and bloodthirsty counts, this remarkably preserved medieval fortress is filled with historic furnishings and surrounded by Transylvanian forest. Get tips from a guide on other places to explore, and enjoy some free time to shop or explore other ghoulish attractions nearby.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$19.55 USD
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Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov

Head into the wild and see Carpathian brown bears up close on this 3-hour tour from Brașov. Meet your guide in the city at sunset, then journey into the Carpathian Mountains, where you'll join up with a ranger. Trek into the forest in search of a hide, then wait quietly in hope of spotting the bears that inhabit the region. You might also see deer, wild boar, lynx and other native wildlife. Numbers are limited to six on this small-group tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$51.75 USD
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Sibiu and Alba Iulia (1 day, from Cluj, winter SALE)

This tour is connecting three different-epochs capitals of Transylvania: Cluj - economic capital in modern times, Alba Iulia - capital of the Principality of Transylvania, Sibiu - European Capital of Culture in 2007. Learn about military defense architecture in Roman, Medieval and modern times in Alba Iulia. Be inspired by the naive painted icons in Sibiel museum. Enjoy a home cooked meal. Get in love with the colorful Medieval city center of Sibiu. Small-group format ensures a personalized experience.  
  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
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$40.25 USD
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Day trip to Ohaba water mill, cave temple and old railway bridge

Spend quality time with this nice day trip not far away from Brasov.You will be picked up from your location in Brasov and driven to the village of Ohaba, where you will visit an old water mill which is still used nowadays by the locals and for those who still prefer the old way of grinding wheat.Continue your trip to the nearby village of Sinca Veche, where you will visit the cave temple, famous for being a mystical place where people used to come and pray. Because its popularity has become bigger and bigger, the place is usually full of tourists who enter the caverns and experience - some say - unknown and invisible powers that give them chills.You next stop will be in Sinca Noua where you will go on a 10 minutes easy hike to visit the Podu Ilii viaduct, which belongs to an abandoned railway track. For its times, it was considered to be the biggest arched concrete viaduct in Romania.You will have a delicious lunch near the village of Poiana Marului and return to Brasov.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00 USD
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Full day exploration of countryside life combined with a bear watching tour

Challenge your inner explorer with a day trip in the Transylvanian countryside where you can meet talented craftsmen, learn about the local lifestyle, then join a bear watching tour at dusk. Life in the dispersed mountainous village of Varsag is fascinating and harsh in the same time. People still live like 50 years ago, earning a living from subsistence agriculture and forestry. Many houses are scattered in the heart of nature kilometers away from any facility. Neighboring houses can be separated from each other by a forest or by a field or meadow. The landscape is breathtaking with numerous mineral spings, crystal clear streams rich in trouts, pastures covered by wild flowers, glimmering waterfalls and dense forests rich in game. Step back in time and experience the greatness and simplicity of the locals living in Varsag, then see wild brown bears in their natural habitat from the security of one of the many wildlife hides operating in the area.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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$103.49 USD
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Small-Group Day Tour from Timisoara to Arad

An easy tour for a half day in the Northern Banat. We will find interesting things about the settlers in Banat and we will see beautiful places.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Tour: ASTRA Village Museum in Sibiu and Cozia Monastery

Explore the heritage of Romania's Transylvania and Wallachia regions on this private day trip from Bucharest, starting with a visit to the 14th-century Cozia Monastery, one of the country's most treasured examples of Byzantine architecture. In the medieval cultural center of Sibiu, step into scenes from traditional Romanian country life at the ASTRA Village Museum, a massive open-air complex combining historic peasant homes and ethnographic museums. Throughout the day, enjoy the comfort of private transport and personalized attention from a guide.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.99 USD
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One-Day Trip from Sibiu to Sarmizegetusa, Hunedoara and Alba Iulia

Delve into Romanian history on a full-day tour from Sibiu including a stop at the UNESCO-listed Sarmizegetusa Regia, an important archaeological site. Visit Hunedoara’s beautiful Corvin Castle, which seems plucked straight from a fairy tale, and uncover the region’s ancient Roman roots in Alba Iulia. With round-trip transport, it’s an easy way to see the far and fascinating reaches of central Romania without a car.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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$125.34 USD
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Transalpina Road Private Motorcycle Tour - Day Tour

Transalpina Highway is the highest mountain road in Romania offering spectacular views and amazing motorcycle riding.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$217.33 USD
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Day Tour Peles Castle - Caraiman Monastery from Brasov

Tick off three of Transylvania’s architectural jewels on this private 6-hour excursion to Caraiman Monastery and Peles Castle from Brasov. Take a route through the Carpathian Mountains to discover Peles and Pelisor Castles, Neo-Renaissance jewels shrouded in legend, and the George Enescu Memorial House, dedicated to the memory of the famous musician. In the summer months, ascend to Cota for panoramic mountain vistas. Round-trip transport from your Brasov hotel is included.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
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$40.25 USD
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Shared Day Trip from Bucharest to Transylvania

Experience over 700 years of Transylvanian history on a full-day tour from Bucharest. An air-conditioned minivan takes your group from the city to Peles Castle. Tour the royal residence and later Bran Castle with your guide.  After lunch at a local Romanian restaurant (at your own expense), enjoy in depth visits to Rasnov Fortress and Valea Cetatii Cave. Unwind in comfortable transportation on your way back to Bucharest.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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