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Private Tour: Transylvanian Castles and Brasov's Medieval Old Town

Highlights
  • Private, full-day tour from Bucharest to Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and Brasov
  • Visit two of Transylvania's most legendary castles
  • Walk in the footsteps of Romanian royalty at elegant Peles Castle
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Private Tour: Transylvanian Castles and Brasov's Medieval Old Town
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Overview
Spend a full day discovering the legends and beauty of Transylvania on a private castle tour from Bucharest. Visit the former summer home of the Romanian royal family at Peles Castle, a storybook estate tucked into the forest and decked out in elegant period furnishings. Then, explore the region's darker side at Gothic Bran Castle, aptly nicknamed 'Dracula's Castle' thanks to its spooky atmosphere fit for a count. End the day with a guided tour of medieval Brasov, a charming Saxon town rich in history.
What to Expect
Begin your private tour with convenient hotel pickup in Bucharest. Drive to the heart of the Carpathian Mountains for spectacular mountain scenery and allow you to discover the most famous castles of Romania, Bran and Peles. Stop at the beautiful Peles Castle, built by the Romanian Royal family at the end of the 19th century as their summer residence in a German-Renaissance architecture style. Visit Bran Castle, which dates back to 1377 and is best-known as Dracula's Castle, from Bram Stoker’s famous novel.

Head to the medieval city of Brasov, which will enchant you as you step back in time. Explore the city founded in the early 13th century by the Teutonic Knights and later developed by the Saxons. See historic sites such as the Black Church, Council Square and White Tower. Return to your hotel at the end of your tour.

08.30am: Start time, pick-up from your hotel in Bucharest 
08.30am – 10.30am: Drive to Sinaia
10.30am – 12.00pm: Visit Peles Castle
12.00pm – 13.00pm: Drive to Bran Castle
13.00pm – 14.30pm: Optional - Lunch (own expense)
14.30pm – 15.30pm: Visit Bran Castle (moderate walking is necessary)
15.30pm – 16.30pm: Drive to Brasov
16.30pm – 17.30pm: Brasov Walking Tour
17.30pm – 20.30pm: Drive to Bucharest, drop-off at your hotel
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile
A great week with Mihai

It is hard to overstate what a great tour guide Mihai is. We went on a 7-Day tour of the countryside and visited many of the famous sites. Driver safety was followed at all times and we were never at risk. the best time we...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018
Day trip to Transylvania

Our guide, Florin, did an excellent job of showing us both the Castles and Brasov on the Saturday before Orthodox Easter. There were a large number of people who were out and touring and we were so glad to have Florin as our very personable,...More

Thank travel75j
Mihai C, Owner at I Travel in Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

I know you asked for me (Mihai) to be your tour guide for the trip, but I am glad Judy that you accepted to go with my friend Florin, who is a very good tour guide as well.

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Solo tour in Transylvania

Mihai was my tour guide for 2+ days from Bucharest into Transylvania at the end of March. He made me feel at ease and comfortable traveling alone for a couple of days. Mihai was very helpful beginning the day I contacted him to try to...More

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Mihai C, Owner at I Travel in Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you Stacy for the review. Indeed it was a pretty challenging task to still have the tour on the such a snowy unexpected weather for late March. But I am glad you accepted to still go and discover part of Transylvania. Wish you all...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Amazing Day in Transylvania!!

We (myself, my husband and 3 kids (ages 9-15) had a wonderful time on our trip! Ionut was a wonderful guide and we were very comfortable with his driving and communication. He laid out our day for us and we had an amazing visit to...More

Thank Erica G
Mihai C, Owner at I Travel in Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Even you hoped for me to be your tour guide for the tour, I am glad you accepted to go in the tour with my good friend Ionut, who is a great tour guide as well. And I am glad your husband mentioned his interest...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile
Castles and mountains

Mihai was our tour guide for this day trip and he was excellent. He contacted me before the trip to give some suggestions. He picked us up early in the morning and got us out to peles castles early. He was well informed and the...More

Thank Al A
Mihai C, Owner at I Travel in Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you Alvaro for the review and I am glad to know you both enjoyed the private tour. I just did my best to suggest you how we can avoid some traffic jams which are popular in the area for a Sunday evening.

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