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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest

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Overview
Unless you opt to rent a car, the Gothic castles of Transylvania are difficult to reach independently. Travel between medieval landmarks with ease on a day trip to Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), Brasov, and Peles Castle from Bucharest. In a small group, receive personalized attention from your guide during a walking tour of Brasov and each castle. Gain insight into the fascinating history of Transylvania from a guide guaranteed to enhance your experience. Please note that when Peles Castle is closed, you visit the Cantacuzino Palace instead.
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You'll start at
Strada Benjamin Franklin 1
Strada Benjamin Franklin 1, București 010292, RomaniaMeeting point in Bucharest: in front of the Romanian Atheneum, on the alley between the small garden the the parking lot (Benjamin Franklin Parking)
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    Peles Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Brasov Historical Center
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Strada Benjamin Franklin 1
Strada Benjamin Franklin 1, București 010292, RomaniaMeeting point in Bucharest: in front of the Romanian Atheneum, on the alley between the small garden the the parking lot (Benjamin Franklin Parking)
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Highlights
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to the castles of Transylvania from Bucharest 
  • Travel between Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Peles Castle with ease
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15 people
  • All entrance fees are included
What to Expect
Following departure from a designated meeting point in central Bucharest, arrive at Peles Castle, a neo-Renaissance structure backed by the Carpathian Mountains. On the days Peles Castle is closed (some holidays and seasonally on Mondays and Tuesdays) you visit the imposing Rasnov Citadel. This tour includes all entrance fees for your convenience, and runs in a small group. Take a guided tour of Peles Castle before continuing to Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the inspiration behind Bram Stoker’s literary sensation. Learn about the castles’ history from your guide. The next stop is Brasov, home to the Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and a multitude of medieval monuments. Take a guided walking tour before returning to Bucharest by coach.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Strada Benjamin Franklin 1, București 010292, Romania
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board, professional English speaking tour leader
  • Entrance fee to Peles Castle (Ground Floor) or Cantacuzino Castle when Peles Castle is closed
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned minivan or minibus with wifi on board
  • Short walking tour of Brasov downtown
  • Audio guides in Spanish, Italian and French available on your phone
  • Entrance fee for Bran Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Exclusions
  • Lunch (there will be a stop for lunch to eat with the group or by yourself)
  • Photo tax (inside of Peles Castle, 35 Lei, optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in February and March 2020. On the rest of the year, Peles Castle is closed only on Mondays. On these days, Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni will be visited instead
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that we operate this tour with small groups (maximum 16 people)
  • Near public transportation
  • Please put a note in your reservation if you require an audio guide (Italian, Spanish or French)
  • During the summer time (May-September), the second stop will be in Brasov, and the last one will be in Bran.
  • Not recommended for people with impaired mobility.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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TracyBannister
Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
51
Bulgaria trip
Great trip to Bulgaria fortress with Serban - beautiful weather helped! Really helpful snd informative tour guide
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Rachael C
Leicester, United Kingdom
1511
Fantastic Trip with Serban to the 2 castles and Brasov
We were picked up promptly and had a informative, chatty journey to our first destination (Peles Castle).
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elaineconnor2
Warrington, United Kingdom
20
Fantastic!
This was an amazing tour. Our tour guide Şerban was enthusiastic, friendly, kind and very helpful. He made us feel
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Trish B
Farnborough, United Kingdom
51
2 castles in one day
We had a trip out with Boogie through Travelmaker. It was a small group of three. We had an amazing time. It was
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sun
Amman, Jordan
10
Good
The trip was not what we want, it was a historical trip, the company didn't say that, but what made the trip good,
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CathEvans86
Cardiff, United Kingdom
175
Lots of Snow and Castles :-D
My boyfriend and I were really impressed with this tour. Our tour guide Laura was great as was our driver Peter.
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LindsayN
Johannesburg, South Africa
41
Amazing!
The tour was amazing and highly recommended, I must say that Boogie was definitely the highlight of the day for
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Viiking H
20
Amazing
A perfect way to spend the day Very knowledgeable and friendly guide defiantly worth the money Would highly
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Konstantina
20
Excellent
We had a lovely time! Riga, our guide, was obviously well trained and very experienced, he made the whole thing
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Gabriel E
10
Extremely helpful guides, great tour
After a great trip to Peles Castle, nice lunch in Brasov, and a walk through Bran, my tour guide Laura helped me
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  • Duration: 12h
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Spanish
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