Dracula Castle Tour Extra

Tour Overview

Explore the roots of Dracula's legend on a day tour. Visit two of Transylvania's most famous castles and afterwards enjoy a lunch and drink while contemplating on the highlights of the tour.

  • Semi private - max 6 people
  • The birth of a Latin culture - romanians
  • Early Medieval times and the Muslim threat
  • Vlad the Impaler between myth and reality
  • Bran Castle
  • Lunch - Romanian cuisine
  • Modern Romania and Hohenzollern Dinasty
  • Peles Castle - full tour
  • Collapse of the monarchy - Rise of the communism
  • 90's democracy with second rank communists

 

Tour Detailed Description

Start your day by enjoying the amazing views that the most important passageway between the principalities of Wallachia and Transylvania has to offer. Prahova Valley is the most important destination for mountaineers and for winter sports fan in Romania. Right afterwards, you will arrive at the last royal estate of the Romanian monarchy, Peles Castle. Built at the end of the 19th-century during more than 40 years of craftmanship, the castle represents a blend of neo-Renaissance and Gothic Revival architectural styles. Its interior has over 170 rooms decorated in different consecrated styles like Florentine, Turkish, Moorish, French and imperial, etc.

The next attraction of the tour will be the medieval Bran Castle, commonly known as 'Dracula's Castle.' There, you will have the chance to immerse yourself into the legend of Vlad the Impaler, the main character of the Bram Stoker novel. Next we will make a lunch break in a traditional food restaurant and you will hear more about Romanian cuisine and it's many influences.


What’s included

  • Local Guide
  • Lunch(main course) and drinks
  • Transportation by car/minivan with AC, panoramic view and DVD system
  • Standard entrance ticket
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel

Know before you go

• On specific days some of the attractions might be closed so other attractions will be visited

Duration - 12 to 14h

€  119 Euro/person