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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Immerse yourself in the legends of Transylvania with a visit to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress. Departing from Braşov, the half-day hour tour begins with a stop at Râșnov to explore its imposing, 13th-century fortress. Next up is Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ — a hilltop estate that conjures up visions of howling wolves and bats fluttering in the moonlight. Wander the castle’s Gothic chambers and learn about its ties to Bram Stoker’s undead antihero. Upgrade when booking your experience and extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.79
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$29.79
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Small-Group Tour Sighisoara, Rupea Fortress and Viscri Day Trip from Brasov

Small-Group Tour Sighisoara, Rupea Fortress and Viscri Day Trip from Brasov

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Explore three historic highlights of Transylvania on a fascinating day trip from Brașov. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage-listed church in the medieval village of Viscri, and wander through the fortified Saxon town of Sighişoara — known as the birthplace of the warlord who inspired Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula. Finally, learn the history of the imposing, 14th-century Rupea Fortress on a guided tour.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.59
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$59.59
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Castles Tours from Brasov
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Castles Tours from Brasov

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Cross off three of Romania’s most memorable tourist destinations in one day, starting with the imposing Peasant Citadel in Rasnov.  Hear the myths and true stories as you explore Bran Castle, which influenced Bram Stoker’s Dracula. At the spectacular royal residence Peles Castle, you'll visit both the exterior and inside at your leisure. See the stunning Transylvanian Alps and Bucegi Mountains on your relaxing trip back to Brasov.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.96
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$69.96
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Entrance Fees Included - Optional Peles Castle Visit
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Entrance Fees Included - Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Designed to delight those fascinated by the Gothic legends of Transylvania, this half-day tour takes you to the heart of the mysterious Romanian region. After hotel pickup in Brasov, tick off top attractions such as the dramatic Rasnov Fortress and Bran’s Castle, whose Gothic turrets and hilltop perch have earned it the nickname of ‘Dracula’s Castle’. If you wish, upgrade your small-group tour when booking to include a visit to Peles Castle, a striking example of Neo-Renaissance architecture.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.25
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$51.25
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Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)

Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)

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Choose your morning or afternoon departure time for this tour of the Turda Salt Mines. With tickets in hand and a guide in the lead, you'll start exploring right away. Get the most out of your visit with guided commentary teaching you about the history and economic importance of the salt mines.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.08
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$75.08
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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov
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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

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Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 7 people.  Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.23
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$82.23
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Medieval Sibiu Private Tour: Old Town Exploration Game

Medieval Sibiu Private Tour: Old Town Exploration Game

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Opt for a self-guided tour that brings the medieval history of Sibiu to life with an immersive app that reveals the Old Town via a series of clues and riddles. Ideal for families and those that prefer to travel independently, this game allows you to explore at your own pace while also orienting yourself in the capital of Transylvania.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$5.95
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Bran Castle Skip-The-Line Guided Tour

Bran Castle Skip-The-Line Guided Tour

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Bran Castle is famous as a legendary landmark associated with Dracula, but there’s plenty more to learn inside its historic walls. Breeze past the queues with skip-the-line access to explore the castle’s royal complex, and learn about its history and legends from your guide. Avoid hidden costs with entrance and photography fees included in the price, leaving you free to capture memorable snaps of the Gothic fortress.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.57
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$30.57
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Private Day Trip to Turda Salt Mine and Alba Carolina Fortress

Private Day Trip to Turda Salt Mine and Alba Carolina Fortress

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Discover the legends behind the star-shaped Alba Carolina Fortress and descend into an underground salt mine and theme park on this combo tour from Cluj-Napoca. Learn about Alba Iulia’s ancient Roman history and stop for lunch in the storybook village of Rimetea before riding in a glass elevator into the depth of the Turda Salt Mine, where a ferris wheel, golf course, and lake are mingled with historic mining chambers.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.74
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$153.74
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Private Tour from Brasov to the Bears Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle

Private Tour from Brasov to the Bears Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle

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Make the most of your Romanian holiday with a full-day tour to three of the country’s major attractions.  With included end-to-end transportation and a private guide, you're able to fully experience each location. After pickup from Brasov, head to Rasnov Citadel to admire the 13th century fortress. Then, visit Bran Castle, the inspiration Dracula’s castle in Bram Stoker’s novel, before ending your day at Liberty Bear Sanctuary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.59
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$59.59
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Bran and Rasnov Castles Tour from Brasov
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Bran and Rasnov Castles Tour from Brasov

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Transylvania is a mythic land of Gothic castles and mist-shrouded forests. Ensure you make the most of your time in the Romanian region on this 4-hour tour of Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) and Rasnov Fortress from Brasov. Travel through the dramatic Carpathian Mountains, take guided tours of each ancient landmark, and learn about Brasov’s turbulent history. This small-group tour is limited to 15 travellers to ensure you receive personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.40
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$43.40
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Brasov Candlelight Tour

Brasov Candlelight Tour

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Escape the daytime crowds and be immersed in the city’s Gothic atmosphere with an after-dark tour of Brasov, visiting landmarks including the Black Church, Katherine’s Gate, and a traditional tavern. Learn more about the Saxon city’s heritage from your professional guide, and admire unique views of the charming city by candlelight.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.57
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$30.57
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Castles Day Tour Peles - Bran - Rasnov from Brasov

Castles Day Tour Peles - Bran - Rasnov from Brasov

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Transylvania harbours a rich and enigmatic history that is most evident in its castles. Travel between Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), Peles Castle, and Rasnov Fortress with ease on a stress-free tour of Transylvania. By letting your guide drive, you’ll spend less time focusing on the road and more time admiring the spectacular scenery between each landmark. Plus, you’ll forgo the hassle of navigation and avoid getting lost on the winding roads of Romania.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.47
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$77.47
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Day trips and excursions in nature, cities in Transylvania, Brasov!

Day trips and excursions in nature, cities in Transylvania, Brasov!

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We offer the best and cheapest day trips from Brasov or Bucharest for budget travelers who want to get the most out of their travel in Romania. We arrange tailor made trips on request with the best prices to suit every budget. Independent travelers frequently use Brasov as a base to take day trips and explore the amazing nature and rich history of Transylvania.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.87
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$12.87
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Sibiu Day Trip from Brasov

Sibiu Day Trip from Brasov

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Discover ancient Romania on a full-day private tour from Brasov.  After pickup from your hotel, relax in a private vehicle with complimentary WiFi. Head to the ancient region of Sibiu and take guided tours of more remote attractions including Carta Monastery, Şinca Veche Monastery, and the Fagaras Citadel, which otherwise would be difficult to reach by public transit. Visit an underground Orthodox church, the oldest water mill in Fagaras, and the historic center of Sibiu before returning to Brasov.
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  • 7 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.38
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Private Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour

Private Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour

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Discover the history and highlights of Cluj-Napoca — a thriving university town proclaimed the European Youth Capital in 2015. On this half-day walking tour, stroll through the Baroque city center with a local guide, stopping to hear the stories behind landmarks like the Gothic Cathedral of St. Michael, the Banffy Palace and the unique Mirror Street. Delve into the area’s ancient past at the National History Museum of Transylvania, and relax among the fragrant blooms at the Botanical Gardens.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.93
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$67.93
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Medieval Cluj Private Tour: City Center Exploration Game

Medieval Cluj Private Tour: City Center Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Cluj-Napoca by solving clues to find the lost treasure of King Matthias Corvinus, all on your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own the Tailors' Bastion, the Panoramic Cetatuie Hill, King Matthias Statue, and more. + Discover the legends of King Matthias Corvinus + Take panoramic pictures above the city + Discover the best Hungarian restaurant in town Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. After you buy the quest, you will receive an access code that you can use in the app. It will take you from 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, you can finish it at your own pace. The total length is about 3.5 km. You won’t need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point and you’re ready to go on an adventure.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.95
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The Best of Maramures in One Day

The Best of Maramures in One Day

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In a single day you will see famous landmarks (like the Merry Cemetery, Barsana and Sapanta-Peri monasteries or the Memorial Museum from Sighet) but also places off the beaten path: a local market, little known artisans, the group of unique water mills (including the only water powered fulling and carding mills from Europe still in working condition and daily use for local community needs, without any museum or tourist purposes), the last medieval hay fields and meet the local self sufficient farmers. The tour is designed for 2-4 people, but singles are welcome (supplement charge).
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$184.42
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Turda salt mine & gorge and Rimetea Village (1 day, from Cluj)

Turda salt mine & gorge and Rimetea Village (1 day, from Cluj)

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Wander in an underground gleaming gallery that looks like something straight out of a Sci-Fi movie to discover an ancient Transylvanian chronicle carved in salt. Chill out in a charming little mountain village. Walk along a wild gorge and quest a fortified cave.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.42
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$170.42
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Bear Sanctuary and Bran Castle with a Professional Licensed Guide—Day Trip

Bear Sanctuary and Bran Castle with a Professional Licensed Guide—Day Trip

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Travel with ease between scattered Transylvanian highlights on a day trip from Brasov that includes Bran Castle, Libearty Bear Sanctuary, and a tour of the city itself. Enjoy views of the rural landscape from your air-conditioned coach, and gain insight into the region’s history and legends from your professional guide. Avoid hidden costs with all entrance fees included, as well as a traditional lunch in Bran Village.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.91
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$114.91
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Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets
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Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets

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If you're traveling on a budget or not a fan of tour groups, you can still skip the line at Bran Castle, one of Transylvania's most popular attractions. Make your own way to Bran Village and get escorted straight inside ‘Dracula’s Castle’ by a guide, who will give you a brief orientation and an audio guide, if available. Then you're free to tour the Gothic chambers, secret passageways, and towers of this fairy tale estate at your own pace.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.57
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$19.57

Libearty Brown Bear Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress, Bran Castle Day Tour From Brasov

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Libearty Brown Bear Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress, Bran Castle Day Tour From Brasov

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Bears Sanctuary-Rasnov Rasnov-Bran Castle. In this escorted small-group day trip we invite you to discover the bears world and two of the most important tourist attractions of Romania. You will visit The Bears Sanctuary, the famous medieval Bran Castle and the mysterious Rasnov Fortress. English Speaking Guide. You'll met your English speaking guide in Piata Sfatului- The Council Square by the water fountain at 9am. You will learn emotional stories about the brown bears born in captivity and your guide will tell frightening stories about Vlad the Impaler Dracula. You will visit Bran Castle and discover the truth behind the legend! Lunch can be arranged in Bran Village. Visit the astonishing Rasnov Fortress on the way back to Brasov. You will have the chance to see a wonderful 360 degree panorama over Barsa Land from the top of Rasnov Fortress.  Free transfer to your hotel or Brasov train station.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.63
$67.24
$3.61 savings
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$67.24
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Transylvania Castles Tour : Peles & Dracula's Castle from Bucharest
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Transylvania Castles Tour : Peles & Dracula's Castle from Bucharest

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Enjoy a tour to the most famous castles in Romania. Discover the history of the places with a licensed tour guide. Visit Bran Castle and learn about the truth and the legend of Vlad Dracula. Enjoy a royal visit in Peles Castle one of the most beautiful and well preserved castle in Europe.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.71
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$41.71
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Fortified Churches - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov

Fortified Churches - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov

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Skip the hassle of car hire whilst still ticking off more of Transylvania’s castles in less time on a hassle-free day trip from Brasov. An ideal choice for visitors interested in Romania’s ancient history, this tour transports you between Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the White Tower (Turnul Alb), and Poiana Brasov with ease, and offers an insider’s perspective into the history and culture of Transylvania. Plus, convenient hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.55
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$65.55
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What people are saying about Art & Culture in Transylvania

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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
"Had the absolute best day out visiting the castles with Charles! Great driver with lots of interesting stories about the region. He told me the history of each castle, both of which were amazing. All in all I would highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting the area and was the highlight of my trip to Romania!"..."
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Small-Group Tour Sighisoara, Rupea Fortress and Viscri Day Trip from Brasov
"The whole day was exceptional. Our guide Tiberiu was extremely knowledgeable and made the excursion more interesting than we expected. All stops were great and we'll certainly have beautiful memories. Thank you :-)"..."
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Castles Tours from Brasov
"We started our tour with the visit of Peles...and we were very impressed. Just marvellous. Our guide (Florin) is very competent and knows his subject perfectly..He could tell us words about each rooms. It was the same for Bran castle as well. We recommand this unforgettable tour"..."
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Entrance Fees Included - Optional Peles Castle Visit
"The time and places were very good and the tour guide friendly and with experience about the topics and very patient"..."
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Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)
"This tour was amazing. The tour guide was super nice and new tons about the area. Once we got to the Turda Salt Mine, he knew even more! He knew the history, the details, little known facts, any question I had was answered!! I definitely recommend this tour!"..."
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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov
"Charlie has been an amazing guide and a fantastic companion for this long and beautiful day! It helped us with some extra-trip organizational issues and has been funny, patient and helpful the whole time. One of the best guides ever! Ah, and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking! We even managed to spot (from a safe distance) 10 bears! Apparently a record! The cherry on top for the perfect day and experience! Absolutely recommended - go with Charlie for a wonderful Transfagarasan experience!"..."
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Medieval Sibiu Private Tour: Old Town Exploration Game
"We were looking for a guided tour of Sibiu when we came across this quest. It was easy to purchase, load load and get started. Directions were clear and the interactive interface was well designed and easy to follow. The ability to linger and explore further rather than follow a rigid time schedule was a real bonus. Really enjoyed it."..."
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Bran Castle Skip-The-Line Guided Tour
"My guide had a thorough knowledge on the history of the castle and all it's quirks. Also hilarious at times which made my tour more enjoyable. I certainly recommend it instead of the similar but overpriced competition."..."
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Private Day Trip to Turda Salt Mine and Alba Carolina Fortress
"This was an amazing trip made better by our guide Ilona, she had great English and answered my many questions even if they had nothing to do with our trip, I would recommend to all, if I get a chance I would use this company again"..."
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Private Tour from Brasov to the Bears Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle
"We had an excellent time throughout the day. Bogdan was really knowledgeable and a great guide (and driver!). The Bear Sanctuary is wonderful - it’s beautiful and it’s amazing to see the bears that close."..."
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Bran and Rasnov Castles Tour from Brasov
"The trip was very good, pick ups on time. Great team, knowledgeable and helpful guide . Very good English . Last but not least, lovely personality cause let's be honest nobody likes a grumpy guide! I thoroughly recommend this trip, we had a lovely time!"..."
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Brasov Candlelight Tour
"Braşov is s beautiful city to visit, our tour took place in a cold night but it was fab, guide brill, really seemed to enjoy talking about the history of this place & made it all very interesting, a definate must do in Brasov"..."
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Castles Day Tour Peles - Bran - Rasnov from Brasov
"We had great time seeing all 3 castles. Florin was a good guide. Very interesting, well worth the visit."..."
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Sibiu Day Trip from Brasov
"The tour was great. Sibiu is an interesting city and we made many stops along the way. The guide was really nice telling me everithing about pertinent abou Romania."..."
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Private Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour
"I can say that we really enjoyed this tour. It was quite smooth, interestingly connected and sufficient with details and information. All this is because of Roxana, who is very professional nice guide, who surrounded us with her attention and warm attitude. Thank you!"..."
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Turda salt mine & gorge and Rimetea Village (1 day, from Cluj)
"Highly recommend this trip. If you get Joseph as your guide you've hit the jackpot. He's a very knowledgeable nice guy. The salt mines are vast and somewhat chilly( bring something warm). Dinner was terrific. The village is historic. The Gorge, well, you have to be fairly sure footed as the path is stoney. A day well spent (from about 8am to 6pm)."..."
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Bear Sanctuary and Bran Castle with a Professional Licensed Guide—Day Trip
"Fantastic day visiting the beautiful Braşov, Bran Castle and Liberty Bear Sanctuary in the snow. Greg, our guide, was friendly and amazingly knowledgable about all aspects of our day including a fantastic lunch. Excellent value for money and highly recommended!"..."
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Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets
"Really enjoyed this trip , the whole process went so smoothly from start to finish , booking through this company was so very easy and recieved a couple of nice txt messages previous to going telling me where and what time slot I needed to be for the tickets , we were met by a very nice gentleman who gave us the tickets and pointed us in the direction we needed to be then we went on to the castle for our trip . Would highly recommend this company , very high standard of business"..."
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Transylvania Castles Tour : Peles & Dracula's Castle from Bucharest
"The trip was so nice interesting story the tour guide was so friendly and helpful enjoyed the scenery all the way but hoped there were no traffic , overall wonderful experience"..."
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Fortified Churches - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov
"Even though the tour included the touristic favourites Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle, the true gem of this tour are the fortified churches. Those are required to be unlocked by their caretakers, and were both truly stunning."..."

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