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  • Tour Bucharest, visit the Palace of the Parliament
  • Visit Peleș, the royal castle in Sinaia
  • Discover the legend of Dracula at Bran Castle
  • Sightseeing tour in the medieval city of Brașov
Discover the capital of Romania in this 4-day tour. Visit two of Romania's most famous castles, Bran Castle and Peles Castle, as well as the medieval city of Brasov.

The first two days are booked for visiting the most important landmarks of Bucharest. You will explore the beautiful Old Town, the nightlife center of the city, as well as the Palace of the Parliament and the National Village Museum. Last but not the least, you will head out into the city to learn more about the different architectural styles found in the capital.

On the third day, you will venture into the region of Transylvania, where you will explore the medieval history of Romania and take a trip to some of the most famous castles in the region. You will then head back to Bucharest in order to end the tour on the 4th day.
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Welcome to Bucharest. We will pick you up from Otopeni International Airport upon arrival. On the way to your hotel, you will take a sightseeing tour and find out why the beautiful Romanian capital is called 'Little Paris' by many.

Go to the hotel and check in. Enjoy some free time before lunch. After lunch, visit the Village Museum where you will discover the contrasting shades of a society caught between modernity and tradition.

In the afternoon, you’ll take a stroll through the charming historical center (the Old Town) and see some of the most beautiful buildings in the city, such as the Romanian Athenaeum, located in the city centre, and the Stavropoleos Church. Pause for a well-deserved coffee break at Bucharest’s famous inn: Hanul lui Manuc (Manuc’s Inn), whose poetic atmosphere will take you back two hundred years.

End the day with an activity of your choice (shopping, going to an event, taking a walk). Head to Caru cu Bere to enjoy a delicious dinner along with a folk show. Over the years, Caru cu Bere has hosted numerous famous people, such as The Rolling Stones, Demi Moore and Ted Kennedy.

Overnight in Bucharest.
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Start your day with a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the colossal construction built in the communist days with the principle that a reasonable size does not exist. It is the most expensive administrative edifice in the world and its maintenance costs are higher than those of a small city.

The enormous building is structured on 9 surface levels and 9 underground levels, and it is divided into 21 sections containing approximately 1,000 rooms. A fun fact: The Palace of the Parliament is so gigantic that it sinks by 6 mm each year due to its weight.

After lunchtime, we will visit the Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum, an open-air, ethnographic museum located in the Herestrau Park. The national museum hosts numerous permanent exhibitions, such as a contemporary folk art gallery and a heritage collection of historical items from the Romanian past. Besides the permanent exhibitions, the museum also organizes numerous temporary exhibitions in partnership with prestigious museums and cultural institutions from throughout the country.

Your city tour of Bucharest will also include a sightseeing tour of some of the city’s touristic attractions and boulevards. These include Arcul de Triumf, the Revolution Square, Calea Victoriei, and more.

Overnight in Bucharest.
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  • Breakfast
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Your first stop of the day is Sinaia, a picturesque, mountainous region not far from the capital where you will visit Peleş Castle, the formal summer residence of the Romanian royal family and the meeting venue of some of the most important foreign delegations. Peleș Castle is truly a royal palace that delights the eye, an architectural gem in a mosaic of styles: Renaissance, Gothic, Baroque, etc.

Later on, you will visit Sinaia Monastery, a seventeenth-century monument called the Cathedral of the Carpathians and one of the most beautiful orthodox churches in the region. Here you have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Eastern-Orthodox way of worship.

Up next in the itinerary is a famous Transylvanian castle, which is perhaps the most famous castle in the world, Bran Castle (also known as Dracula’s Castle). The construction of this castle began in 1211 AD under the guidance of Johaness Schultz and Karel Lima. The castle was finally completed in 1377.

Head for Brasov, a popular destination in Romania among tourists. The city was founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1211 and it exudes a distinct medieval ambiance. Walking through the Council Square, you will reach the Old Town Hall, situated right in the center. Visit the Black Church, the biggest religious building of its kind between Vienna and Istanbul, afterward.

At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel in Bucharest.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
On the 4th day, you will have your breakfast in your hotel in Bucharest before being transferred to Bucharest's airport according to your flight schedule.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Private, English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for the sights included in itinerary (Peles Castle, Dracula Castle, Palace of the Parliament)
  • Private transportation in a modern minivan
  • Airport transfers
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts
what's excluded
  • Airline tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals, other than mentioned in the itinerary, and alcoholic beverages
  • Entrance fees to monuments/sights other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa fee
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 4 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 10 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English, french & spanish
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Bucharest, Romania
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