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Day Trip to Transylvania

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Cultural Travel & Tours

  • Locations

    Bucharest, Romania

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    From: €100 EUR per person
  • Duration

    10-12 hours

  • Avg Distance

    400 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Everyday at 8 am

  • Starting Location

    Your hotel/location

  • Price Includes

    Transportation by car or by minivan and English guide/driver services. Entrance fees at the sites, about 15 Euro/pers., lunch and photo fees are not included in the tour price.

  • Notes

    On request we can provide guiding in other languages different from English for extra 50 Euro/group. For private tours please consider and extra cost of 50 Euro/group.

Highlights

  • Peles Castle, one of the best modern architecture in Europe
  • Bran Dracula's Castle - no other comments
  • Brasov, a mediaeval town founded by Saxons with strong austro-hungarian influences
  • Landscapes of the Charpathian Mountains

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Trip Info

Discover Romania’s beautiful countryside and history on a full-day trip to the legendary Transylvania. See modern and mediaeval sites of interest such as the castle related to Dracula’s legend, the castle that used to be a summer residence for the kings and explore Transylvania’s diverse cultural influences and its beautiful landscapes.

Escape the chaos of Bucharest on this full-day tour to Transylvania. Following a hotel pick-up you will travel through the Carpathian Mountains to Sinaia mountain resort, where you will visit one of the best castles in Europe, the Peles Castle (19th C). Continue to beautiful Sinaia Orthodox Monastery, an excellent example of late 17th-Century architecture and famous for the magnificent frescoes it contains.

A journey to Bran through the beautiful landscapes of the Transylvanian Alps for the famous Bran Castle, inspiration of Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula.

Have a late lunch in Brasov or Bran. You will enjoy many other icons of old town of Brasov, including Council Square, Council Tower, Weavers’ Bastion, the Black Church and more.

The Black Church is a perfect embodiment of the Gothic reputation that surrounds Transylvania. Return to Bucharest through the Carpathian Mountains, arriving back in the city at approximately 19:00.

Your adventure awaits!

Cultural Travel & Tours

Cultural Travel & Tours is a Romanian, Bucharest-based, academic travel agent specializing in heritage tourism. Its founders are tourism professionals with expertise in cultural tourism programs. They have contributed in the past to organizing seminars and tours of Romania for prestigious institutions such as the Smithsonian Institution (USA), National Trust for Historic Preservation (USA), The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism - INTBAU (UK), USA and other cultural bodies or embassies and travel agents specializing in cultural tourism. Our expertise in the organisation of cultural tours has been acknowledged by authors of widely read guidebooks like the Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, Frommers, Routard, Michelin or Bucharest in Your Pocket. The primary aim of Cultural Travel & Tours is to highlight the most important cultural and tourist attractions in Romania and to organize sightseeing tours, cultural tours, themed tours and seminars that introduce these attractions to foreign tourists interested in Romania and its traditions, history and culture.

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