Following convenient pickup at your Bucharest hotel around 9am, depart for the Snagov Monastery, located on an island in Snagov Lake. During the visit and tour, learn that the monastery was built by Micrea the Elder, then rebuilt by Vlad the Impaler. View the site that is believed to be the grave of Dracula.
Continue to Caldarusani Monastery, located on the shore of the same lake and surrounded by a dense forest. The monastery houses an important art collection, including paintings by native Romanian Nicolae Grigorescu. It is the largest and oldest Orthodox Monastery in Wallachia. Depart Cadarusani for Mogosoaia, enjoying the scenery during the 45-minute drive.
Tour the Mogosoaia Palace, learning about the Romanian Renaissance architectural style called Brancovenesc, which consists of a mixture of Ottoman and Venetian elements. It has been renovated several times throughout the years and is now home to the Museum of Brancoveanu Art.
Return to your Bucharest hotel for drop-off at the end of your tour.