The Historical Vlad Tepes Tour - In the Footsteps of the True Prince
Journey through the footsteps of the famous Vlad The Impaler the Romanian ruler from the 15th century. Otherwise known as Dracula. This tour focuses on the true legend and not so much the myth you may have read or seen in the movies. Your personal tour guide will explain in-depth the history of Vlad Tepes.
We will start the tour by visiting his birthplace town of Sighisoara; an almost untouched citadel still inhabited today. After tour of the fortified city you can enjoy a meal in the house where Vlad was born (now a restaurant). Then moving onto the medieval town of Brasov which was one of Vlad's most prosperous cities. After visiting the Bran Castle, known to many people as Dracula's Castle but this is heavily disputed.
This tour would not be complete without a visit to the Real Castle of Dracula; Poenari Castle. Situated on a cliff which is reached by a stairway with approx 1,400 steps to the top. The castle is now in ruins. After we will go to Targoviste where is Princely Court; this was Vlad Tepes' command centre during the wars against the Ottoman Empire. Before ending the tour Snagov Lake will be out last stop. In the middle of the lake is a Monastery where it is said that lies the tomb of Dracula himself. After returning to Bucharest and the final good-bye from your tour guide.
Footsteps of the True Dracula!!!