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Set off for Transylvania from Bucharest during this guided tour that includes round-trip transport and admission tickets to Bran Castle and Peles Castle. Along with both castle visits, enjoy a walking tour of Brasov before your guide sets you free in the medieval town to enjoy some independent time.
Explore the remains of Dracula’s Castle on this small-group day trip from Bucharest. Meet your English-speaking guide in Bucharest, then travel by minibus to Transylvania. Admire the scenery beyond the window on the leisurely drive into the country, an ideal prelude to two of Romania’s most stunning castles, Peles Castle and Bran (Dracula’s) Castle. Hit the charming city of Brasov in south Transylvania. Please note that when Peles Castle is closed, you visit the Cantacuzino Palace instead.
Venture deep into the heart of Transylvania to visit two of Romania’s most magnificent castles and the medieval town of Brasov on this day trip. Step into the life of Romanian royalty at sumptuous Peles Castle, a fairytale-like summer retreat surrounded by forest and still adorned with immaculate period decor. Then, connect with the country's notorious vampiric lore at Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its chilling Gothic chambers and turrets that seem to be plucked straight from a horror movie.
Explore the medieval history of Romania’s southerly neighbor on a full-day tour to Bulgaria. Departing from Bucharest, cross the border into the foothills of the Balkan Mountains and Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of Bulgaria during medieval times. Learn about Bulgarian history from your guide while visiting regional highlights including the Tsaravets Fortress, St Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery and Arbanasi Village.
We offer you a well balanced tour, starting from Bucharest, with a little bit of everything included: breathtaking scenery, fairy-tale castles, amazing ruins, historical places, monuments, awe inspiring churches and monasteries, the best look-out points and, as much as possible, interaction with the locals.
Today we are going to explore recent Romanian history and find out the true face of a very intriguing character: Nicolae Ceausescu. Our professional guide will give you a lecture about the communist times in Romanian and the rise and fall of its most beloved son. Find out how Ceausescu rose to power and turned from a loved and popular leader to the totalitarian dictator who pushed the whole country into darkness.Also in order to get to know who he really was we are going to visit his greatest achievement: the Parliament Palace. Discover the second largest building in the world- formerly known as the People’s Palace. After we finish learning about his life, we are going to speak about his downfall and eventual death. In order to get the right picture we are going to drive north, to the old capital of Wallachia, Targoviste. Here we are going to learn about the last hours of the dictatorial couple, at the very military unit where they were prosecuted and executed.
Whether you’re short on time in Bucharest or simply want to get your bearings in the capital city, a private 4- to 5-hour tour is sure to satisfy your travel needs. After convenient pickup from your hotel, join your guide for a tour of the grandiose Palace of Parliament. Later, see the highlights of the city center, including the Royal Palace, Revolution Square, and Calea Victoriei.
This day-trip to Bulgaria will take you to see the best of Bulgaria in one day. Leave in the morning to the Romanian-Bulgarian border you will arrive at the Ivanovo Rock Churches, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site with perfectly preserved frescoes. Next stop will be done in Veliko Turnovo, the capital of the second Bulgarian Empire where you can tour inside the Tsarevets fortress from the 12th century. Step back in time on the Samovodene Artisans Street packed with workshops of locals where you can find a coppersmith, silversmith, icon painter and many more. Drive up to Arbanassi Village, an architectural reserve unique in Bulgaria. Visit the interior of Konstantilieva House, a merchants house from the 17th century.If the booking is for 1, 2 or 3 pax we will go with Volskwagen Passat 2018.If the booking is for 4 , 5, 6, 7 or 8 pax we will go with van Opel Vivaro 2019.
Enjoy a small group tour to the most famous castles in Romania. Discover the history of the places with a licensed tour guide. Visit Bran Castle and learn about the truth and the legend of Vlad Dracula. Enjoy a royal visit in Peles Castle one of the most beautiful and well preserved castle in Europe.
Leave the bustle of Bucharest behind and head for Romania's favorite holiday destination on a private tour to the beautiful Black Sea coast.Then relax among the beaches and cafes of lively Mamaia, a popular seaside resort known as the ‘Pearl of the Black Sea. It's a personalized way to experience Romania’s beach scene even if you just have a day to spare.
Visit the most elegant city in Bulgaria, Ruse.Due to its prosperity in the 19th century, the city acquired a pronounced central European look and was even titled a “Little Vienna”. You will start exploring Ruse from the Freedom Square, adorned with beautiful little park and fountains, the square still preserves the ambience of the old times. Bulgarian rich history and traditions will be revealed to you during the visit to Ruse Museum of History. It occupies a former local court building and has an exposition of around 140 000 items.Roman Fortress of Sexaginta Prista, overlooking the Danube, was once a mighty strategic Roman fort. Our guide will walk you through centuries of history to bring the place back to life. Lose track of time when visiting the oldest church of Ruse - Holy Trinity Church, constructed during the Ottoman rule and aiming to be as unobtrusive as possible, it goes below the ground level. The tour will end in a relaxing walk on the Danube Riverbank.
Michelin Guide 2018 Star Rated Tour attractions included. Scroll down to "What to Expect" section for complete itinerary details.Traveling is more than just taking photos. Traveling should be the experience of your lifetime.authentic. inspiring. memorable.Values that we hold as promise for each of our standard or customized tour experiences, together with our pride in assisting our visitors to Discover our beautiful Romania.Look for our other exclusive Experience Tours on Viator by entering the titles below in the above search field:Airport Pick-up and Panoramic BucharestBucharest Past and Present Walking TourFamous Castles – Peles-Bran Dracula-Black ChurchNature’s Wonders – Danube DeltaCommunism Investigation TourBucharest Jewish Heritage – Holocaust Memorial TourBucharest Traditional Panoramic TourDracula’s Tomb and Mystical MonasteriesEarth Explorers - Salt Mine and Muddy VolcanoesTransylvanian FortificationsEssential Transylvania
Leave Bucharest behind for the mountains, traditions, and medieval legends of Transylvania. Combine visits to two of the top attractions in Transylvania — Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress —on this single full-day tour from Bucharest. Additionally, you'll visit Brasov City and the Black Church with the benefit of driver - guided commentary.Travel the Carpathian landscape and learn about the history and legends of the area!
Since the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, many visitors to Romania are intrigued by the country’s recent Communist history. Get a fascinating overview of how Communist rule shaped Bucharest with a full-day thematic city tour of Soviet-era landmarks, like the massive Palace of Parliament, dictator Ceausescu’s former home in the Spring neighborhood, the one-time headquarters of the Communist press and a museum dedicated to political prisoners. It’s a respectful and authentic way to understand this tumultuous chapter in Eastern European history.
Take a break from bustling Bucharest and discover 3 top Transylvanian attractions on a full day tour to LiBEARty Brown Bear Sanctuary, Bran Castle, and Târgoviște. See rescued bears in their natural habitat before exploring 2 historic landmarks associated with the Dracula legend. Absorb scenic rural views as you transfer comfortably between sites via air-conditioned minivan, and gain insight into the region from your guide’s on-board commentary.
Experience Bucharest from an insider’s perspective on a private, full-day tour of the intriguing capital’s highlights. Visit the city’s most interesting landmarks and neighbourhoods, from the bohemian-chic quarters of old town to the Stalinist-inspired grandeur of the Palace of Parliament. Stand in Revolution Square, get a sense of Romanian country life at the outdoor Village Museum and savour regional cuisine at a popular local restaurant. Throughout the day, learn about the city’s multilayered history and enjoy the personalised attention of a private guide.
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.
From the spooky to the sublime, you can still see the best of Transylvania even without staying the night on this day trip from Bucharest. Traveling with a small group, visit the summer home of Romanian royals at storybook Peles Castle, and then conjure up images of Count Dracula at Gothic Bran Castle. The well-paced itinerary also leaves time for a stop in the medieval city of Brasov, known for its blackened church.
In this tour we will visit 3 of the most beautiful and important turistic sights that Romania has to offer.The Peles castle- summer residence belonging to the royal family of Roamnia, build in the 19th century by Carol the First, first king of Romania. It is the most beautiful castle of Romania and maybe of Europe.Next we have the Bran castle, also known as the Dracula castle, build in the 14 century and made famous by the Irish writer Bram Stoker. Legends,spirits, ghosts and many mysteries will be encountered at Draculas castle.Third we have Rasnov fortress, build in the 13th century on top of a rocky hill creating the perfect vantage point over the surounding valley,reason why it was concured only once in 1611.We will be able to admire beautiful mountain scenery of the Bucegi mountains, Tara Barsei and may others.You will have high-class transport conditions, avoid the long lines and hassle of purchasing tickets onsite, which gives you more time to sightsee.
First-time Bucharest visitors that want to explore the city can always book a typical tour, but then you're stuck in a packed bus, where you're just one in the crowd. Enjoy a more personal sightseeing experience with this private tour, where you can enjoy your guide's complete attention, and see top sights around the city. Highlights include visits to the Palace of Parliament, National Village Museum, Revolution Square, and the Old City Center—all with your personal guide leading the way.
Taste the authentic romanian village life: How they work. What they eat. How they live. This you can see in a one day tour, at the Carpathian mountain resorts and villages. ATENTION! This tour combines the authenticity of the villages in carpathian mountains with going up to 2100 meters and a lot of history of the monarchy family in Romania while visiting the most unique palaces in Europe.
Explore Bucharest’s bohemian charm, oversized structures, and Communist legacy on a half-day city sightseeing tour. Get a taste for Romanian peasant life at the impressive, open-air Village Museum and stroll down charming Old World streets in the historic city center. Learn about Bucharest’s tumultuous modern history and see the lasting marks of Communism at Revolution Square and the world record–setting Palace of Parliament, built by former dictator Ceausescu.
Leave Bucharest behind for the mountains, traditions, and medieval legends of Transylvania. On this private day trip, journey into the shadows of the Carpathians, where tales of Dracula linger inside the Gothic towers of Bran Castle. You’ll also visit fairy tale Peles Castle in Sinaia, tucked into the forest and ranked among Europe’s most beautiful palaces. Included transport and a guide make it easy to visit both of these top attractions in one legendary day.