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Searching for Dracula

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 3 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 5 people
Destination(s): Romania  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Food & Wine  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 160 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 500 US Dollar (USD)

Searching for Dracula. Explore medieval castles.

Legend has it that Count Dracula lived in a castle in Transylvania. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and perched high atop a rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to imposing towers the myth created around Bram Stocker's 'Dracula'.

Discover the enchanting region of Transylvania, the reality and myth of Dracula's legend. During this tour you will see the most important sights which had a role in Vlad The Impaler's life.

Itinerary (500km):

Snagov Monastery. We will cross the bridge over Snagov Lake to arrive at Vlad's tomb. The frescos and artwork surrounding the grave are a sight to behold. Photo session outside at the giant steel crucifix.

Poienari Fortress is placed on the highest cliff around Arges gorges at 850m. It is surrounded by a spectacular landscape and to get there we will climb the 1480 steps.

Bran Castle also known as the 'Castle of Dracula' - The legend about Dracula, Stoker's story is based on the life of Vlad Tepes/Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476), a ruler revered by Romanians for standing up to the Ottoman Empire. Known as one of the most dreadful enemies of the Turks, Vlad started organizing the state and enforcing the law by applying death penalty and impaling all those he considered enemies.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

What's Included:

Minivan with driver (A/C).
English-speaking guide.

Meet up location: Your hotel or any other location in Bucharest.

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