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Complete Dracula Tour

Complete Dracula Tour


For the first two monetary emissions, Vlad used his signet emblem, the dragon. Therefore, the Romanians whose word stock is mainly Latin nicknamed him Dracul – Dracula (from Latin Draconis). In Romanian Drac means Devil. This nickname turned into surname for his descendants, Vlad, his son being known as Prince Dracula nowadays.

DAY 1

Arrival in Bucharest (capital of Valachia, established in 1459 by Prince Dracula). Transfer to the 4* Hotel. Check-in. Depending on the time of your arrival, a short tour of Bucharest could be organized. Fancy dinner at Dracula’s Club.

DAY 2

After breakfast, visit to the ruins of Dracula’s residency. Departure through Pitesti to Sibiu. We proceed to Arefu (it is said that the descendants of Dracula’s soldiers are there) and visit the ruins of one of Dracula’s fortresses (at Poienari). Arrival in Sibiu – a wonderful Saxon city. Check-in at the hotel in the heart of the city. Nice classic dinner.

DAY 3

After breakfast, departure to Cluj. On the way, we visit the citadel Alba Iulia. City tour of Cluj - one of the most important cultural centers of Romania (it was settled by the Romans and was the capital of the medieval Transylvania). Check-in at the stylish 4* Hotel in the center of the city. Traditional Transylvanian dinner.

DAY 4

Departure to Bistrita after breakfast - on the way, your eyes and heart will be fascinated by the wonderful landscapes of Transylvania. Check-in at the 3* motel “Dracula” on Borgo pass, in a scenic place surrounded by the Transylvanian mountains. Special medieval dinner “a la Dracula”.

DAY 5

After breakfast, departure to Sighisoara through Saxon Land. Visit of Sighisoara (the place of Dracula’s birth and the best preserved medieval citadel of Romania - part of the UNESCO patrimony), accommodation and dinner at a Hotel in the heart of the city.


DAY 6

After breakfast, departure to Bran. Visit of Dracula’s Castle (20 km away from Brasov - The Castle was set up in such way as to prevent soldiers from reaching it). Visit to one of the medieval fortresses of the area (Rasnov Fortress). Departure to Brasov. Check-in at the 4* hotel in the center of the city. Sightseeing of Brasov - one of the most important medieval Saxon cities. Special Romanian dinner with wine tasting and folk show.

DAY 7

After breakfast, departure to Bucharest. Visit to the Snagov Monastery - where Prince Dracula was presumably buried. Dinner and check-in at the 4* Hotel.

DAY 8

City tour of Bucharest which includes visits of the Palace of Parliament (former Palace of Socialism during Ceausescu’s dictatorship - second biggest building in the world after the Pentagon), the Patriarchal Church, Village Museum. Check-out. Departure home.