Follow the footsteps of the real Dracula on this 6 day adventure. From
Dracula's birthplace to his castle to the monastery where his headless body
is buried, explore the world of Vlad the Impaler.
A historic tour of all those places related to the cruel Vlad the Impaler - Dracula. This is not meant to be a scary horror tour, but a pleasant enjoyable walk through the bloody times of Dracula.
Day 1: Welcome to Romania
Pick up from Bucharest Airport. (or elsewhere if necessary)
Explore the city in the the afternoon including the most important sites of Romania's capital.
Overnight in 3*** Hotel in Bucharest.
Day 2: Bucharest city tour
Visit the ruins of the Old Court of Bucharest - the real residence of our famous prince - Vlad Dracula was the first to set the capital to Bucharest in 1457. As a proof that Dracula's spirit still lives in Romania, we will visit the Parliament Palace - a megalomaniac's work of art. This is the second largest building in the world erected by the Communist leader Ceausescu Drive to Targoviste, the capital of Wallachia during Prince Vlad the Impeller time. The ruins of the Royal court shelters many dramatic stories of greed, justice and cruelty. Spend the night in the little town of Curtea de Arges a few minutes away from the most spectacular castle of Dracula.
Day 3:The real castle of Dracula
Visit the ruins of Poienari Castle - perched high on a rugged crag over the Arges river gorge. The 1480 stairs lead us to Dracula's "vulture nest" fortress. In 1462 Prince Vlad was besieged here by the Turks. He sent to the village of Arefu across the hill for help but his wife, fearful of capture, threw herself into the river far below. The villagers came at night and managed to smuggle the Prince across the high Carpathian Mountains to the safety of Transylvania and, in return, he gave them 16 mountains as pastureland, a reward they still remember, more than 500 years later! In the evening we arrive in Sighisoara a magnificent living medieval fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site. We spend the night in the old citadel of Sighisoara for the night at a medieval hotel across the street from the very house where Vlad Dracula was born in 1431
Dinner in the house where Prince Dracula - Vlad the Impeller was born.
Day 4: Sighisoara - Dracula's childhood
There will be a guided walk round the old walled Sighisoara town, one of the best preserved in Europe. You will enter the Clock Tower, climb the dark Covered Stairs built in 1642 to the 900 years old Hill Church,
Visit Rasnov Fortress - once owned by Mircea the Old, Dracula's grand father. This is one of the most impressive forts built by the Teutonic Knights in Transylvania Spend the night in Moeciu in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains.
Day 5: Bran Castle and Brasov
Visit Bran Castle (1377), this is more of the Mithycal Dracula's Castle, as it was described in the Dracula novel - a castle in a pass in the Carpathian Mountains. After lunch, tour the walled town of Brasov - great sites to visit as The Black Church, the Council Square, the old defense walls that are still well preserved on the south and west side of the old city the watch towers and the narrowest street in Europe are just a few points on this day's agenda.
Day 6: Return to the hotel
Snagov Monastery - in 1476 Price Vlad Dracula was assasinated near Bucharest. The Monks of Snagov Monastery recovered his headless body and buried it inside the church on this little island.
Transfer to Bucharest airport.
End of services
2 or 3 persons
4 or more persons
1390 Euro / person
790 Euro / person
750 Euro / person
• All accommodation in 3*** hotels and pensions.
• All meals - 3 meals a day
• All transfers and transportation with Mercedes Benz mini bus
• English speaking guide
• All entrance fees to castles and museums
Price does not include:
• alcoholic beverages,
• any insurance,
• visa taxes