The Real Dracula Halloween Tour - Truth and Myth of the Legend of Vlad Tepes

Tour ID: 1010
Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
Countries: Romania
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
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Dracula Halloween Tour in Romania
What a better way to celebrate Halloween than the home land of Vlad "the Impaler" or better known as Dracula. We have prepared a special tour for this event to trace the foots steps of the "Real Dracula". Travel with your specialist tour guide to ancient residents of this phenomenon where Dracula Halloween Tour in RomaniaVlad use to dwell. Discover the truth and the myth of this unique legend. We have also included important elements of Romanian history on this tour.

We will start of in Bucharest where you will be met by your English speaking tour guide at the international airport. On the way to your hotel enjoy a basic tour of the city. For tonight's dinner you will be welcomed to "Club Dracula" to enjoy an amusing evening in this unique restaurant. The atmosphere soaks up the with Dracula lovers, both the fictional Bram Stoker's character to the Vlad himself, from the servers to the plates and even the wall paper.

Dracula Halloween Tour in RomaniaThe next morning we are off to Snagov Monastery, where they say the tomb of Dracula lays. To visit you must cross the kilometer long lake by boat. Vlad's murder is believed to have occurred in the forests nearby, where the monks took the his body, since both Vlad and his father had both given money to the monastery.


Dracula Halloween Tour in RomaniaNext, we depart for Poenari Castle, which is referred to as the real Dracula Castle. Now in ruins this castle sits on a cliff which demands a hike up the 1,400 stairs to reach the top. This is where the famous scene took place when Dracula's wife flung herself from the window into the murk waters opting death over being captured by the Turks. It is said that Vlad escaped by horse back through the mountain during this ferocious attack

Next; we will head to Bran Castle, often referred to as "Dracula Castle". Although in history it is said he may have set foot in the residence once during a siege of the castle. Despite these allegations this is one of the most picturesque castles in the country. Built by the Saxons in 1300's in a setting surrounded by forest and hills. After a visit to BranDracula Halloween Tour in Romania, we will visit Rasnov fortress, and then head to Sinaia to see the stunning Peles Palace, before stopping for the night in the medieval city of Brasov. This night will be free to explore the lively city of Brasov, and take part in some of the great nightlife.

Today we head towards Borgo pass - the fictional path used in the novel to reach Count Dracula's home of residence. Its dramatic scenery, with huge hills draped in forests of fir trees and villages appearing as living monuments to a way of life unchanged for centuries. At the end of the road we will come to Hotel Dracula where you will be staying for the night. The Hotel dates from 1983, built in the style of a medieval mansion, it was created to bring alive an authentic Dracula atmosphere.

Dracula Halloween Tour in RomaniaThe next morning we are onto Sighisoara, the birth place of Dracula. This ancient citadel is among one of the only still inhabited in Europe. An appropriate stay for Halloween night. This evening will have many festivities planned for your special night (costumes, masks, fangs, fake blood, etc...).

The next morning we depart Sighisoara and visit the European Culture of Capital for 2007, Sibiu; before returning to Bucharest for your final night on this Halloween Tour.


Your specialist tour guide will assure that all the elements of Halloween be included on this tour from start to finish. Don't miss out on this opportunity to discover the myth and the truth of the "Legend of Dracula" in mythical Romania

 

Halloween with Dracula in his Homeland of Transylvania!!!




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