Duration: 1 Day
Highlights: Bran Castle (Dracula Castle), Brasov
Price for groups of two people: €159/person
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Day trip to Bran Castle and Brasov

Day trip Dracula Castle and Brasov – in search of vampires and knights 

Short description
Go in search of the famous Count Dracula by visiting the Bran Castle and finish the day walking the streets of the beautiful medieval city of Brasov. Expect a trip filled with legends, myths and incredible scenery of the Carpathian Mountains.

Full itinerary and description

Tour Highlights
  • get to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Carpathian Mountains
  • explore Brasov, one of the most beautiful Romanian medieval cities
  • visit Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle
  • go for a cheese tasting near Bran Castle

The Dracula Castle and Brasov tour starts in the morning when your local guide will pick you from your hotel. The drive toward Bran Castle winds through the Carpathian Mountains and offers great views over the peaks and lush forests.

Once you reach Bran village you’ll be greeted with an image that won’t be easy to forget. The castle high on the rocky hill awaits to tell you it’s secrets.  Bran Castle, also known as the Dracula Castle, does not only have an impressive architecture but also is a place of great stories, myths, and legends.

Bran Castle

Bran Castle

After the visit, you can indulge in cheese tasting  or buy souvenirs and take lunch near the castle.

The tour continues toward Brașov, a chic mountain city. In Brasov, you’ll take a walking tour of the city exploring both the old part of the city and the medieval walls and bastions that were beautifully preserved.

The council square of Brasov on a cloudy day

The council square of Brasov

 Founded in 1211 by the Teutonic Knights on an ancient Dacian area and populated by Saxons, Brasov is one of the seven walled citadels (Siebenürgen) and has beautifully preserved medieval walls and structures. Here you will enjoy a walking tour of the city, have lunch and get to go up by cable car on Tampa, the nearby mountain. The view of the city from above is amazing.

In the evening you will reach Bucharest. With memories to last a lifetime and a camera filled with awesome photos,  your guide will drop you off at your hotel.

2020 Price and inclusions

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Included in the price:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-of;
  • Transport by modern car with climate control;
  • Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available in the car;
  • Licensed English-speaking guide who will drive and accompany you on the tour;
  • Standard admission to attractions stated in the itinerary;
  • Gas, parking and road fees;
  • VAT.

Not included in the price

  • Other meals & alcoholic beverages;
  • Photo & video fees at the visited sites;
  • Flight tickets;
  • Medical insurance – not mandatory but it is recommended.

Tour Map and Itinerary

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