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The real Dracula's Castle (Poenari Citadel) and his Palace of Targoviste, Privat provided by Dreamlike Journeys - România

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The real Dracula's Castle (Poenari Citadel) and his Palace of Targoviste, Privat

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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Overview
This is a privete tour which will take you to the real Castle of Vlad the Impaler (Dracula). This place is Poenari Citadel - stand high on a cliff overlooking the Arges River, at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Later you will see Targoviste Fortress which is one of the most important medieval monuments in Romania. The legendary Vlad the Impaler (Dracula) built the emblematic Chindia Tower and reinforced the fortress. Our tour include a visit to Curtea de Arges Monastery - one of the most famous monasteries in Romania and a must-see attraction if you’re looking to discover centuries-old religious sites. Vidraru Dam is on our list, the dam's height is 166 metres, the arch length 305 meters and it can store 465 million cubic metres of water.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Bucharest
  • 1
    Princely Court
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Poienari Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Vidraru Dam
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Curtea de Arges Monastery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • We offer flexibility around the pace and itinerary
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Princely Court
  • Entry/Admission - Poienari Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Curtea de Arges Monastery
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • At Poienari Fortress you can get only after climbing the 1480 steps through the cool forest
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SydneyGB89 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Sebastian is an excellent guide and driver. Had a brilliant day today, really enjoyed our trip. Sebastian is very knowledgeable and very interesting. Today was so good we have booked another trip with him tomorrow. Dreamlike Journeys is the only tour operator you should use in
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Alexandra Oana S wrote a review Feb 2020
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The tour was very interesting. Sebastian knows all the history of these places. Great guide. I recommend!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Helena Munera wrote a review Jan 2020
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If you're a history buff and would love to see the old Wallachia first hand this tour is for you. Sebastian was an amazing tour guide, very friendly and respectful. Also, the car was very comfortable making the experience even better. Since it's a private tour you can take your
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Dreamlike Journeys - România
HappyJamaicaWanderer
HappyJamaicaWanderer
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Fantastic history lesson
I booked this within 2 hours of the start of the tour on my last day in Belgrade and it was absolutely worth it. My
RudyStankowitz
RudyStankowitz
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Geneology Tour
Sebastian actually created this trip for me, so it really doesn't fit into any one bucket. It was a little form her
1joyr
1joyr
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Wow!
These were amazing sites and we would have missed them without Sebastian’s knowledge. The secluded Snagov monastery
Joy R
Joy R
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Excellent private tour
Sebastian was very knowledge, friendly and flexible. He tailored the trip to match our goals. We highly recommend
karsonw240
karsonw240
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Professional and considering guide, highly recommend
Our tour guide Sebastian is really really professional , He well explained all the history, stories …Also He took m
carcasco78
carcasco78
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Super nice trip
Very nice trip. 11 hours from Bucharest, Sebastian is an excellent guide. We visit everything that was offered. The
costic846
costic846
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Professional guide Sebastian
if you want to travel with a professional guide, Dreamlike Journeys provide an unforgettable trip in Romania. I hi
William T
William T
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History lesson
Having used Sebastian the previous day and with half a day to spare before my late afternoon flight i took this loc
William T
William T
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Faultless
Having done most of the usual tourist trips in Romania on previous visits I wanted something slightly different and
841mihaiu
841mihaiu
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Big Like for Great Job
We ve done a trip with Sebastian, the best guide i ve ever met till prezent, he knows many things about history and
Almajanurober
Almajanurober
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Great
We spend 12 hours just perfect, Sebastian îs a great guide and very good teller, thank You , keep walking (J.W)
costic846
costic846
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Interesting journey
I chose to make this trip together with a few friends who came to visit me. It was an interesting journey, full of
ClaudiaRaba
ClaudiaRaba
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Great Day at the Castles!
Sebastian, our guide, made this day very enjoyable! Not only he is very professional and knows a lot about the plac
pavalm2016
pavalm2016
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Excellent tour
We visit very nice places during this tour, especially the waterfall. Sebastian is an excellent guide, always avai
Stan S
Stan S
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Amazing experience
Sebastian is a great guide, very knowledgeable and pleasant, he made us feel great. The places are great, especiall
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  • Duration: 12h
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