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Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip
Activities in Bucharest

Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip

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The tour was amazing. Definitely worth it. The guide Alex and driver Mirian, amazing. I have learnt so much. Amazing views, lecture of culture
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US$ 68.20
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Delve deep into the beautiful mountain landscapes of Transylvania and Wallachia on this full-day trip from Bucharest. Explore the mystical Bran, known as Dracula's Castle and the Peles palace-castle.

Bran Castle, known as Dracula's Castle
Bran Castle
Peles Castle
Inside Peles Castle
Historic centre of Brasov
Panoramic views of Bran
Dracula's Castle
Peles Castle from above

Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip

After being picked up from your hotel in Bucharest, you'll head north through the mythical forests of Transylvania.

Our first stop takes blace in the Bran Castle, where you'll learn the story of one of Romania's most famous characters, Vlad "The Impaler", a sinister character from the 15th century, which inspired the famous Bram Stoker novel, "Dracula". We'll remember the parts of the story that will help us to understand the development of the myth, as well as how this character became an icon of popular culture and a symbol of Romania.

With the tour of Bran complete, we'll stop nearby to relax with 60 minutes of free time to eat lunch. then we'll make our way to Sinaia, a mountainous region of Wallachia, where we'll visit the imposing Peles castle. Its palatial halls were used by the Romanian royal family as their summer residence, and we'll tour the wide halls, beautifully decorated according to taste at the end of the 19th Century, when King Carol I began its construction.

Pick Up Time and Schedule

The excursion includes pick up in the main hotels and hostels in Bucharest from 7:30 am. If your hotel is outside this area, we'll offer you an alternative meet point.

When making your reservation, if your hotel includes an exact pick-up time we'll pass to pick you up then. If not, we'll contact you before the tour to confirm your pick-up time.

Itinerary Changes

Peles Castle is closed on Mondays. If you do your tour on a Monday, instead of visiting the inside, ee'll see Peles Castle from the outside and, as an added plus, we'll visit an exhibition on medieval torture instruments in Bran.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 12 years old
English language guided tour
US$ 68.20
US$ 50.90

English language guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 68.20
  • Children between 4 and 12 years old

    US$ 50.90

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotel.

English speaking guide.

Round trip transport.

Not included

Lunch.

Tickets for Bran (Dracula's) Castle and Peles Castle ( 16 (US$ 18.50)).

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Does the bus have a bathroom?

    A - No, but we do make bathroom stops during the journey.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 68.20
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.