Dracula tour in Romania 8 days
Highlights of Dracula tour in Romania 8 days:
Day 1: Welcome to Bucharest
Day 2: Explore Dracula’s castle
Day 3: Visit Sighisoara – the birthplace of Dracula
Day 4: See where Bram Stoker’s Dracula castle really is
Day 5: Discover Cluj Napoca
Day 6: The prison of Vlad the Impaler
Day 7: The real castle of Vlad the Impaler
Details of Dracula tour in Romania 8 days:
Duration: 8 days
Start and endpoint: at your hotel or another chosen location in Bucharest
Note: “Dracula tour in Romania 8 days” is a private tour, so the schedule can be customized according to your needs.
Dracula tour in Romania 8 days itinerary description:
Transylvania is known to be the land of Dracula, but do you know how the legend of Dracula came alive and who really was he (because he was a real person that inspired the story)? Did you feel chills and goosebumps when reading Bram Stocker’s novel? Are you curious to visit the places mentioned in the book and the castles that hosted the major life events of Vlad the Impaler, the cruel ruler known to be Dracula? Then this is the perfect tour for you! Book now ‘Dracula tour in Romania 8 days’ for an adventure that will offer you mysterious places, breath-taking landscapes and a little bit of history.
Or you can try another multi-day trip to Romania.
Our guide will welcome you to the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You will also have a private tour of Bucharest and a short introduction to the legend of Dracula. Find out who was Vlad the Impaler and what connection did he have with the most important city in Romania, Bucharest. In the evening you can enjoy the animated pubs and restaurants in the old town.
Accommodation in Bucharest
If you are interested to discover the dark secrets of Bucharest, you can also book our Haunted Bucharest tour.
Day 2 will take you to the Royal court of Vlad the Impaler in Targoviste. Visit the buildings left from centuries ago and discover why he is such a beloved figure in Romania. After a beautiful road in the mountains, step into Transylvania and visit Bran castle, the one known as Dracula’s castle. End your day with a tour on the narrow streets of medieval Brasov.
Accommodation in Brasov
You can visit Dracula’s castle also on our day trip from Bucharest Peles castle, Bran castle and Brasov tour.
Day 3 is all about fairytales. Leave Brasov behind and spend a relaxing day in Sighisoara. Sighisoara is not only the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler but also a beautiful medieval citadel. After a short tour of the city, you will have the opportunity to get lost on the colourful streets of the citadel and enjoy its romantic look.
Accommodation in Sighisoara
Interested to visit other places in Transylvania? Here you can find extra suggestions.
Forget about the history and step back into the story – Dracula’s story. Bram Stocker placed the castle of Dracula in an enchanting, wild landscape, near Bistrita in the Borgo Pass. Explore this wild corner of nature, lay down in the grass by Colibita lake and load yourself with pure energy. Spend the night in Dracula’s castle, a hotel designed after the description of Bram Stocker.
Accommodation in Bistrita
On day 5 nature will remain behind you and you will enter again the real world with a visit to Cluj Napoca, one of the most modern cities in Romania. When Jonathan came to visit count Dracula in Transylvania he spend his first night in Cluj Napoca. Now the city looks completely different, but you can still admire the old buildings and pebbled streets while tasting a gulas in one of the many restaurants in town.
Accommodation in Cluj Napoca
Going back in the footsteps of Vlad the Impaler, you will visit Corvin Castle, one of the most beautiful medieval castles in Europe, where Vlad the Impaler was locked in prison. The afternoon will find you in Sibiu, another medieval town, where you will have a guided tour. End the day with a walk on your own relaxing in one of the cafes in the Big squares.
Accommodation in Sibiu
Corvin Castle is great also for kids. Here you can find a trip designed for families.
Day 7 will take you back to Bucharest, but not before visiting the ruins of Poenari Fortress, the real castle of Vlad the Impaler. Climb the 1400 steps in the forest and admire the astonishing view of the mountains. Back in Bucharest you can rest in your hotel room or make a final visit to the old town.
You can visit the Poenari fortress also during our Secret story of Dracula day trip from Bucharest.
Say goodbye, Romania!, Good-bye, Dracula! and review all the great things you saw these days and the beautiful memories you made. Our guide will take you to the airport just in time to catch your plane back home.
Or you can extend your holiday in Romania with our Transylvania group tour.