Visit the two most famous castles of Romania: an enchanting Peles Castle and an intriguing Dracula's Castle. Spend the overnight in Brasov, well-preserved medieval town and second-most visited one in the country
First on this day trip from Bucharest is a visit to the region of Valahia where you will discover Peles Castle situated in picturesque Sinaia, “The Pearl of the Carpathians”. This former home of the Romanian Royal Family is a masterpiece of design, with stunning turrets and great attention to detail, as well as providing unbelievable views across the mountains.
From here the tour will wend its way into Transylvania and towards Bran Castle, where the legend of Count Dracula is kept alive all year round.
Tourists gather from every corner of the world to experience a guided tour of this majestic castle, which is famed to have belonged to Vlad the Impaler, the alleged inspiration for Count Dracula. Both of these names are steeped in mystery and myth, and you will delight in exploring the origin of both.
Next on this fantastic day trip, you will be treated to a Brasov walking tour, which is a guided tour around a most gorgeous medieval city that is surrounded by the towering Carpathian Mountains. This Brasov city tour will take in the historical centre of this gem, including the Black Church, the Council Square, and the Old Walls.
Remain in Brasov after the walking tour to dive deeper in the medieval atmosphere of the city while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Carpathian mountains. You can get back to Bucharest on the following day or any other one you prefer.