On the Trail of Dracula - Short Break Tour to Transylvania
This 2 night excursion from Bucharest is designed to give you a taste of Transylvania, and its most famous past resident; Dracula.Â Upon your arrival to Bucharest, our English-speaking guide will take you to Poenari Castle,Â 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 was Vlad Tepes' place of refuge. Next we will head deeper into Transylvania to Bran Castle, disputed home of the fictional Dracula. Ending the day in the Medieval town of Brasov.
The following day we will have a short tour of the historical center of Brasov. After we will leave for Sighisoara, and visit the only inhabited walled citadel in Europe, and the birthplace of the real life Dracula; Vlad Tepes. On the way we will pass by many interesting Saxon village where you can see the unique architecture of the houses and front gates.
The next morning we will tour Peles Palace in Sinaia. Built by King Carol of Romania, this palace is beyond belief in its detail and scenery. After we continue enroute back to Bucharest. The last stop of the tour is at Snagov Lake, where in the middle sits an island with a monastery that is said to contain the Tomb of Dracula. To get to this island we must take a row boat. At the end of the day we will drop you off in Bucharest and say the final good-bye
Spend a weekend in Transylvania with Dracula! This tour may be extended, and customized to your specific needs or dates. Please inquire for more details.
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