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The Best of Transylvania: three day tour from Bucharest

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What to Expect

Day 1: Bucharest - Brasov

Stop At: Mogosoaia Palace, Strada Valea Parcului Nr. 1, Mogosoaia 077135 Romania
Splendid summer residence of a 17th century Romanian king.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Snagov Monastery, North of Bucharest 40km Snagov Island, Snagov 077165 Romania
Some say it is the final resting place of Vlad "Draculea" the Impaler.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Unirea Salt Mine, Strada Crizantemelor, Slanic 106200 Romania
Go in the belly of the earth in this impressive salt mine.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sinaia Monastery, Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
17th century Orthodox establishment.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
The summer residence of the modern Romanian Royal family.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
Walking tour of the historical center of Brasov and spend the first night in this lovely city.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Brasov - Sighisoara

Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075 Romania
Find out the stories of this impressive creatures.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
Explore the medieval castle and find out about its connection with the Dracula legend.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rasnov Citadel, Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov 505400 Romania
Peasant's fortress from the 13th century.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, East side of the Brasov Depression, Prejmer 507165 Romania
One of the most beautiful fortified churches in Transylvania.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
Spend the second night in this beautiful medieval town and explore it in a walking tour.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Sighisoara - Bucharest

Stop At: Biertan Fortified Church, Central Square, Biertan 557045 Romania
Fortified church between Sighisoara and Sibiu.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Big Square (Piata Mare), Sibiu Romania
Explore with a walking tour one of the best cities in Transylvania.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cozia Monastery, Calea lui Traian 816, Caciulata 245601 Romania
Visit the monastery built by Vlad's grandfather: Mircea the Old
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Unirii Square, Bucharest Romania
End the tour back in Bucharest
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up can be done anywhere in Bucharest, from any hotel, hostel or apartment or even from the airport or train station.
Departure Time
7:30 AM
3 days
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Parking Fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Mogosoaia Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Snagov Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Unirea Salt Mine
  • Entry/Admission - Sinaia Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
  • Entry/Admission - Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
  • Entry/Admission - Biertan Fortified Church
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.


About the operator

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By: Christina Tours
61 reviews
Michael A
Easthampton, Massachusetts
A Spendid Day in Bulgaria
I really had no idea what to expect for the day, and it was truly wonderful. The drive was easy and very little
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Wilmington, Delaware
Splendid Private Tour!
We were looking for a private tour out of Bucharest to Peles Castle on a free day prior to our Danube River
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Charles M
Richmond, Virginia
The trip
Terrific; on time, English speaking driver, very conversant, educational experience. Very helpful. All we could
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London, United Kingdom
Great day out with Bogdan.
We would highly recommend Christina Tours as the service from start to finish was excellent. Our email queries
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Bogdan nailed this tour for us
You'll spend a lot of time on the road on this day tour from Bucharest and so the driver is really important. We
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Ken S
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Great day out.
Very good tour. Bogdan, our guide, was very knowledgeable and informative of Romanian history. Great to have your
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Witney, United Kingdom
Visit to Peles Castle and Bran Castle
We had a great day doing the Dracula Tour with Florin. Florin was very knowledgeable and a very pleasant relaxed
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Konigstein im Taunus, Germany
Great city tour by Bogdan
He showed us a lot of his home town using a convenient minivan. No question was unanswered. A great way to learn
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Laurie T
Newcastle, Australia
A remarkable experience in Bucharest and Southern Romania
We arranged with Hotel Kristina to be collected from the airport and mentioned that we would like to have a driver
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Vienna, Virginia
Brilliant Personalized tour - Castle Bran and Bear Sanctuary!
We arranged this tour through Hotel Christina and it was excellent. Out host, Angelica was very knowledgeable and
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Calgary, Canada
Best way to enjoy Romania!
We were unsure about paying for a tour guide as we are independent travellers, but decided to use this tour
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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Transylvania and Braşov
This was a totally unrushed and very informative day trip that we had ‘ummed and ah’d’ about doing before finally
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Very good Bucharest half-day tour with Florin
We have a very good Bucharest half-day tour with Florin, that was recommended by Hotel Christina staff. Florin is
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Interesting and informative
We went on a tour of Transylvania with Florin our tour guide last Friday. We booked the trip though hotel
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Brussels, Belgium
Excellent Tour
We recently took a private tour, just my husband and I, from Bucharest into Transylvania. What a wonderful trip!
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