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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Bucharest visitors that want to explore the ancient towns and castles dotting the Transylvanian countryside typically need to rent a car, and plan an itinerary. Thankfully you can avoid the hassles of planning—and let your guide lead the way—with this hassle-free private tour to some of Romania's must-see attractions. Visit gothic castles, a 17th century monastery, and an ancient fortress. Along the way enjoy easy transportation, and entry fees, included in the tour.
Explore the Communist legacy of Bucharest on a private full-day tour led by a guide with degrees in political science and tourism. Learn about the rise and fall of the Communist Party and its effect on Romania as you visit major points of political interest including the massive House of the People, Revolution Square, Heroes’ Mausoleum and Scanteia House. Take a break for lunch midday at a city center restaurant.
Transylvania, a Gothic land of lore and legend, cannot be missed during your stay in Romania. Departing from Bucharest, this full-day tour of Bran’s Castle (Dracula’s Castle) and Brasov gives you the chance to tick off top Transylvania attractions in only one day. Highlights include Peles Castle, the summer residence of the royal family, Bran’s Castle (Dracula’s Castle), and the medieval city of Brasov. This small-group tour, limited to 15 people, includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
Explore Romania’s Black Sea coast on a full-day tour from Bucharest. Venture east through scenic Dobrogea, a region first colonised by the Greeks and Romans, and visit Constanta, one of the Black Sea’s oldest ports. Take a walking tour to view its seafront art nouveau Casino, Roman Mosaic, and Archaeology Museum before relaxing at the popular beach resort of Mamaia. Hotel pickup and drop-off included, with entrance fees at own expense.
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.
Expand your time in Romania to include a private day-trip to northern Bulgaria. With a comprehensive itinerary, end-to-end transport, and a private guide, you don’t need to spend a moment stressing over planning, transportation schedules, or language barriers. You set the pace as you discover Basarabov Monastery, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Arbanassi, and much more. Finally, unwind as your private transportation returns you to Bucharest.
Enjoy a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned vehicle from Bucharest to Bran Castle — the inspiration for Dracula’s Castle. On the journey, your local guide will weave tales of Transylvania’s history and mythology as you journey through its majestic countryside. When you arrive at the castle, you will get a taste for Romania with an authentic wine and cheese tasting experience in an exclusive room not available to the public or other tour companies. The trip continues with a guided tour of the Dracula's Castle, learn the facts and fictions around Vlad the Impaler.Take your trip to the next level by going 30 metres underground the castle to the Time Tunnel. The unique construction, 100% Romanian, was designed to describe the history and culture of the Bran Castle using a state-of-the-art multimedia exhibition. After the tour, you will have around 3 hours to have lunch in Brasov and explore the city before following your local guide on a fascinating tour of this impressive city.
Make the most of your Romanian summer vacation with a day trip to the Black Sea. Transportation from Bucharest takes you to the coastal city of Constanta where you’ll explore the Old Town at your own pace with a private guide. After visiting the main attractions, round out your tour at the Mamaia Sea Resort. Take a dip in the sea or soak up the sun during your free time, before returning to Bucharest.
Explore the cosmopolitan contrasts of Bucharest on a full-day tour of Romania's capital and surrounding sights. See the best of Bucharest, including Communist relics like the supersized Parliament Palace and Revolution Square, plus the charming, French-inspired Old Town and traditional folk houses of the Village Museum. Head outside the city to dig deeper into Romanian history and myths at the royal Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery—the legendary final resting place of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler.
Trade the bustle of Bucharest for the serene, wildlife-rich wetlands of the Danube Delta on this private day tour. Leave the city behind and travel by boat through the canals of Europe's second-largest delta, where migratory birds and animals like wolves, wild boar, and deer make their home among marches and reed forests. It's a bird-watcher's paradise and a great way to experience Romania's great outdoors in a personalized way.
Taste some of Romania's best wine directly from the source on a wine tour of the Prahova Valley. Visit historic estates and stroll through vineyards while learning about the wine-production process as you explore this fertile stretch that lies between Transylvania and Wallachia in the shadow of the Carpathian Mountains. Sample different varietals along with Romanian cuisine at a traditional manor house on this small-group tour through one of the country’s most scenic regions.
See the best of Bucharest from private transportation on a 7-hour private tour. You’ll cover more ground and do so comfortably with complimentary bottled water and wifi. This is a great options for visitors with limited time or mobility. Beginning with hotel pickup, you and your guide will discover top attractions such as the Village Museum and Palace of the Parliament. You’ll also breeze past long lines with included admission to each attraction.
Discover the best of Romanian wine on a full-day private tasting tour from Bucharest. Relax, as transportation takes you from your Bucharest hotel to the heart of Romania’s wine country, Dealu Mare. Enjoy included entrance to a museum and manor and learn all about the winemaking process, before the tastings begin. Try various types of wine at Casa Colinelor and Lacerta Winery, with lunch served at either location.
We invite you to join us in a very special trip to the Danube Delta – a wildlife enthusiasts’ paradise. This trip offers you the unique opportunity to make a 4 hours boat cruise in the second largest and best preserved deltas in Europe and explore the maze of canals, marshes, willows, oaks entangled in lianas and reed islands, as well as watch some bird colonies (cormorants, white tailed eagles, pelicans and many others) which find the ideal breeding ground in this place. Besides birds, the Danube Delta is also a rich community of fish and animals, as well as a great diversity of plant species forming real floating or fixed islands on the water surface.
Castles, vampires, and bears, oh my! Enjoy a full-day tour with your family in Transylvania. Private transportation from your Bucharest hotel allows you to comfortably visit three major attractions. Stops at Peles Castle and the Brown Bear Sanctuary offer a look at Romanian history and nature. Lastly enjoy a visit to Bran Castle, which is said to have inspired Dracula’s Castle in Bram Stoker’s novel, before returning to Bucharest.
Bucharest’s unique culture and heritage can hard to appreciate on a self-led tour. Explore the city’s highlights and hidden gems on a full day tour, and listen to your guide’s insights into landmarks including the Palace of the Parliament, Village Museum, and Revolution Square. Transfer between sites with ease via private vehicle, and save time with included hotel pickup and drop-off.
Escape the bustling capital and cruise through the Transylvanian landscape to discover 3 of its highlights on a private day trip to Peleș Castle, Bran Castle, and the historic city of Brașov from Bucharest. Transfer between dispersed locations with ease via private vehicle and forget the guidebook with insights provided by your personal guide. Relax as you travel with hotel pickup and drop-off included, as well as all entrance fees and free on-board Wi-Fi.