Enjoy in 5 days the full history and legends of Vlad III, known as Vlad the Impaler or Dracula. Enjoy dinner and spend one night in Dracula’s Castle. See the birthplace and resting place of Dracula. Travel throughout Romania to various medieval cities and towns. Visit castles, fortress and more. Relax with the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off, English/Italian-speaking guide, breakfast and transportation provided by private vehicle.
Day 1: Bucharest – Targoviste – Curtea de Arges – Sibiu
Travel to the capital of Wallachia, Targoviste that was also the main residence of Vlad the Impaler. The first Prince County was built by Mircea the Old, the grandfather of Dracula, Vlad Impaler did added later the same tower “Chindia” (Turnul Chindiei). Journey to Curtea de Arges, the former capital of Wallachia. On request we can visit the ruins of Fortress of Poienari after climbing around 1400 stairs. The beautiful view from the top it worths the effort to arrive there.
Overnight at Hotel Continental Forum (4 Star) in Sibiu city center or similar.
Day 2: Sibiu – Hunedoara – Alba Iulia
Enjoy a visit of, the European capital of culture in 2007, Sibiu, with its beautiful old town, the Big/Small Squares. Head to Hunedoara, home of the Castle of Matei Corvin, the largest Gothic castle in Romania, also a castle full of history.. Arrival in Alba Iulia, the historical and spiritual capital of Romania. Overnight in Alba Iulia in a 4* hotel.
Day 3: Alba Iulia – Turda – Cluj – Bistrita – Tihuta
See Alba lulia’s citadel, after breakfast. Visit the impressive salt mine of Romania in Turda. Go to Cluj Napoca city and Bistrita, the real land of Dracula. Dine and overnight at Dracula’s Castle Hotel 3*.
Day 4: Tihuta – Targu Mures – Sighisoara – Brasov
Depart to Targu Mures, a beautiful Romanian-Hungarian city. Continue on to Sighisoara. Take a tour of Sighisoara, a fortified citadel in the heart of Transylvania, inhabited by XIIIth century until today. Sighisoara is also the birthplace of Prince Vlad Tepes – Dracula.
Head to Brasov, a medieval town known as The City of the Crown.Sightseeing tour of the old town of Brasov – Council Square, the Black Church, the White Tower, the Black Tower, Ecatherina and Schei gates.
Overnight at Hotel House of Dracula (4 Star), a replica of Dracula’s Castle.
Day 5: Brasov – Bran – Bucharest
Leave early in the morning and return to the capital, Bucharest. Visit the resort of Sinaia with its beautiful monastery and the most beautiful royal castle in Romania – Peles Castle, from the time of King Carol I of Romania. Later, cross all the tourist resorts on the Prahova Valley
On the way you will stop at Lake Snagov, near Bucharest, where in the center, in a small island, there is a small monastery in which Dracula was buried in 1476. Travel to Dracula’s Castle in Bran, a fortified-castle built on a rock. Visit Peles Castle considered the most beautiful royal castle in Romania, built by the first Romanian king, Carol I. Transfer to your hotel or airport for the returning flight.