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

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This is a small group full day tour from Bucharest to Transylvania on a very picturesque route through the Carpathian Mountains allowing you to discover two of the most beautiful Romanian castles - Peles Castle & Bran (Dracula's) Castle - as well as the city of Brasov in south Transylvania.
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to the castles of Transylvania from Bucharest 
  • Travel between Bran Castle (Dracula's Caslte) 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 will 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
Benjamin Franklin Parking, Strada Benjamin Franklin, București 010027, Romania
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board, professional English speaking tour leader
  • Entrance fees to Peles Castle (Standard Tour) or Rasnov Citadel 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
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
  • 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
  • Between the 4th of November and the 26th of November every year, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit its smaller replica – Pelisor Castle
  • 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.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found out about TravelMaker from TripAdvisor and I'm so glad that we booked the "Two castles in one day" tour.The whole experience was incredible! Our guide,Şerban Riga was very funny,helpful and gave us a lot of information about the history of Romania.We couldn't ask...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a long day start 0800 back about 2100 regular comfort breaks as you cover alot of miles suitable for all ages

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did this trip yesterday and my tour leader was Edi and the driver was Petr. It was a pleasant experience. Being a fan of a fictional character Dracula, I just have to do this tour and was worth it! Both Edi and Petr were...More

Thank joero24
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this trip just to see Dracula’s castle for me!! It was amazing but smaller than expected but never mind. A great day out, with both castles and a short walk around Braşov. Two great team members in Edie, our guide...More

Thank Derick P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Castle Peles is a corner of Romania's history. Ancient arhitecture, old furniture and those mighty statues are just a little bit of the interesting things that you will find in this impressive castle.

Date of experience: October 2019
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1 October 2019|
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Response from bjkazen | Reviewed this property |
Mini bus: 10 people. No coaches for us. This was excellent trip.
Marianna S
23 September 2019|
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Response from 340jelenaa | Reviewed this property |
We booked two days in advance.A day in advance is ok..if there is stil room left on the minibus.The lines on castle entrences were well handled by our agency..with hardly any delays.Long lines are for individual wisits.
23 September 2019|
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  • Duration: 12h
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  • Languages Offered: French, Italian, Spanish
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