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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.
Taste your way through Bucharest’s most charming and unusual ‘mahallas,’ or neighborhoods, on a small-group food tour. Venture beyond crowded squares and Communist architecture to discover the Romanian capital’s quieter, Belle Époque quarters, where Old World elegance meets bohemian flair. Along the way, pop in to lively markets, specialty shops, and cafes to sample the best of artisan Romanian cuisine like goats-milk cheese, cured meat, homemade bread, craft beer, and Wallachian doughnuts.
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.
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.
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
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.
Trace the rise and fall of Communism in Romania on this walking tour of Bucharest. Learn how the Communist Party and the dictator Ceausescu seized power, controlled dissent and demolished huge swaths of the city to create distinctive architectural monuments. Visit political memorials and Communist-era landmarks to see how the regime and subsequent 1989 revolution have left a permanent mark on the city.
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.
Tour one of the most impressive buildings in Europe, and one of the biggest in the world, on a convenient guided tour. You’ll get to explore the inside of the Romanian Parliament building with an informative local guide, so you’ll leave with a greater understanding of Romania’s history and politics. It’s a must-visit sight in Bucharest, and will help you understand the huge role that Nicolae Ceausescu played in shaping Romania.
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.
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.
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.
Gain an intimate perspective of Bucharest’s haunted history and spooky sights on an evening tour of the city. Hear tales of vampires, ghosts, and mysteries as you explore hidden spots and major landmarks with your costumed guide, and be immersed in the city’s Gothic atmosphere as you stroll its most haunted streets after dark.
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.
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 BucharestFamous Castles – Peles-Bran Dracula-Black ChurchNature’s Wonders – Danube DeltaCommunism Investigation TourBucharest Jewish Heritage – Holocaust Memorial TourBucharest Traditional Panoramic TourDracula’s Tomb and Mystical MonasteriesKing's Landing - Constanta Roman Black Sea Port City Earth Explorers - Salt Mine and Muddy VolcanoesTransylvanian FortificationsEssential Transylvania
Venture across the border into Bulgaria to explore highlights of Romania’s southern neighbor on this private full-day tour from Bucharest. Experience a culture with widely different roots and traditions, and learn about Bulgaria's long history in the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo. Tour the imposing hilltop fortress of Tsarevets, and admire the UNESCO-listed monasteries and churches of Arbanassi. A private guide and transport make it a personalized cross-cultural journey.
If you’re short on time but want to experience all the Bucharest has to offer, take a three-hour private sightseeing tour. Forget inflexible group tours. You set the pace and can customize the itinerary to spend more time at the places that interest you and skip the ones that don’t.
I am one of the most passionate people, when it comes to Bucharest and its history, culture, arts and especially architecture. Reading and learning about this city is my greatest passion, and I love to share these stories with people from all over the world. I offer visual support for everything I mention, I show the insides of all buidings in printed pictures, and instead of saying a lot names and years no one is interested in, I try to collect the interesting stories and legends people tend to like and remember more.
Experience both the highlights and best kept secrets of Bucharest on a four-hour bike tour. A bike and helmet are conveniently included, as is a your guide. Explore the city by bike and expand your discovery radius without getting worn out or feeling rushed. See the city’s top attractions, including the Parliament Palace, and lesser known points of interest, such as the Gypsy neighborhood.
We visit the most unique Castle in Europe, we find out about the insights of the monarchy family in the most beautiful village of the mountains, Sinaia and we combine it with amazing view of the Carpathian Mountains at 2100 meters.We finish the tour in Brasov old city where we see the real Transylvanian style and we eat good local food