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  • Duration: 4,5 hours
  • Moderate
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location or pick up
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Description

Discover Bran Castle, known as ‘Dracula’s Castle,’ and Râșnov Fortress on this 4-hour small-group tour from Braşov. Travel to Râșnov to explore its stunning 13th-century fortress, and then visit Bran Castle, the turreted hilltop palace linked to Bram Stoker’s fictional Count Dracula. Walk through the spooky rooms and hear tales about Vlad the Impaler, the 15th-century noble who was imprisoned here and inspired Stoker’s blood-stained vampire. Upgrade to extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle (to be paid when you are doing the booking by choosing the option!).

Itinerary

Admire the high stone walls and red turrets flanked by the Carpathian Mountains. Enter the castle (own expense) and wander through with your guide. Learn about the area’s stories and legends.

Explore the courtyards and ramparts of the 13th-century fortress.

Pick up locations

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Brasov city only

What's excluded

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress: LEI 40, around €8.5,entrance fee to Rasnov Fortress: LEI 17, around €3.5,entrance fee to Peles Castle: LEI 30 (the standard tour) around €7
  • 3-4-hour tour extension to Peles Castle (if option not selected)
  • Entrance fee to Peleș Castle and Pelisor Castle

Important information

  • Small-group tour
  • Sturdy hiking footwear recommended
  • Crowded in high season (July - August)
  • MONDAY BRAN CASTLE IS OPENED AT 12:00.
  • Peles Castle is closed MONDAY! Tuesday we can visit only the ground floor! Pelisor Castle is closed MONDAY and TUESDAY! More info about the admission time: peles.ro
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • On departure the guide will hold a signboard for you to recognize: Meeting Point GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DAY TOURS - The History Museum Piata Sfatului Square, central Braşov.
  • Peles Castle is closed Monday and Tuesday, September 14 - May 15, and only Monday, May 16 - September 18. Update info on www.peles.ro
  • Please note: Bran Castle opens at 12 pm on Mondays
  • Please be ready at least 10 minutes prior to departure time Peles Castle & Pelisor Castle Winter Hours: September 17 to May 13, on Wednesday: 11:00 – 17:00, Thursday to Sunday: 9:00- 17:00, Monday & Tuesday: Closed Summer Hours: PELES CASTLE, From May 15 to September 16, Monday: Closed • Tuesday: 11:00 – 17:00 (the last entrance at 16:15). Every Tuesday is to be visited the ground floor of the Peles Castle ONLY. Wednesday to Sunday: 9:15 – 17:00 (the last entrance at 16:15)
  • PELISOR CASTLE. Monday and Tuesday: Closed. Wednesday: 11:00 – 17:00 (the last entrance at 16:15), Thursday to Sunday: 09:15 – 17:00 (the last entrance at 16:15) More info about the admission time: peles.ro
  • We let you know about the pick-up time from the hotel 1 day before!

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • LUXURY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

Guided Language

  • English

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