DRACULA...THE BITE OF YOUR LIFE

- 9 days/ 8 nights -

DAY 1: BUCHAREST – TARGOVISTE

Arrival at the International Airport Bucharest “Henri Coanda”. Departure to Targoviste, where you visit the ruins of old Princely Court and the Chindia Tower). Accommodation at a 3* hotel in Targoviste.

“Princely Court” Complex – Targoviste Curtea de Arges Monastery

DAY 2: TARGOVISTE - CURTEA DE ARGES – POIENARI - SIBIU

Departure to Curtea de Arges where you visit the Monastery of Neagoe Basarab, famous because of the legend of Master Manole, a legend older than the one of Drácula. The visit proceed with Poienari’s city, reconstructed by Vlad Tepes like a eagles nest on the tops of Fagaras Mountains, situated to the historical border between Romanian provinces Valahia and Transilvania.

Large Square – Sibiu Cozia Monastery

The road to Sibiu cross The Carpathian Mountains; the landscape it’s impressive, and you can admire Olt Valley. Then, you visit Cozia Monastery, hystorical monument from 14th century, erected by the grandfather of Vlad the Impaler. Accommodation at a 3* hotel in Sibiu.

DAY 3: SIBIU – BIERTAN - SIGHISOARA

Sibiu. Breakfast. You will visit the citadel walking and you will see: Museum of Art Brukental, Passage Stairs, city walls, Pharmacy Museum. Departure to Sighisoara. On the way, you visit: Fortified church of Biertan, included on UNESCO’s List of World Heritage.

Fortified Church of Biertan Sighisoara

Accommodation at a 3* hotel in Sighisoara.

DAY 4: SIGHISOARA - TARGU MURES – BISTRITA – CASTLE DRACULA

Breakfast. You will visit the only medieval citadel in Europe that is still fully inhabited; mentioned in 1280 as “Castrum Sex”. Detalied tour of the citadel, including the Tower Museum, the Cover Stairs, the Church on the Hill. Feel the attractions of the Torture Room and visit the Mediaeval Weapons Collection. Visit the house where is supposing that Vlad “Dracula” was born (now a cozy restaurant).

Targu Mures Bistrita

In a short break, you will visit Targu Mures – city of roses. Departure to Bistrita. Optional, special lunch ‘Jonathan Harker’ in restaurant Gold Crown, the same where Jonathan Harker, the main character from the book of Bram Stoker, took the dinner before arriving to Dracula Castle. The castle surroundings are very dark. Wolf eyes are the only shadoes that you can see. You arrive to the final point of the travel, Bargau Pass, where Castle Dracula wait guests! Accommodation in this castle (Castle Dracula 3*)

Dracula’s Castle Count Dracula Grave

DAY 5: DRACULA’S CASTLE – BRAN

Breakfast in Dracula’s Castle. You will cross The Carpathian Mountains through the Bicaz Gorges (the most impressive from Romania). Next stop is “Red Lake”, where you will admire the beautiful landscape. The natural dam lake, the only by this type from Romania, is amazing. Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Bran.

Red Lake Bicaz Gorges

DAY 6 : BRAN – BRASOV – RASNOV – BRAN

Breakfast. Visit Bran Castle, known as Dracula’s Castle. Today you will go to Brasov, where you will visit the faimous Black Church the biggest Gothic monument from southeast of Europe. In Brasov you also can see Schei Gate and Orthodox Cathedral Sf. Nicolae. Downtown Brasov is the perfect place for a coffee-break.
Then you will arrive in Rasnov, a traditional fortress in the Middle Ages, today, an outdoor museum. Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Bran.

Peles Castle Bran Castle

DAY 7: BRAN – SINAIA – BUCHAREST

Breakfast. Today you will visit Peles Castle from Sinaia, Carol I former residence, built in 19 th century, a fine example of German Renaissance style of architecture. Resort’s name came from the monastery built by Mihai Cantacuzino in 17th center; this is situated close by Peles Castle. Return to Bucharest. Free time for shopping. Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Bucharest.

DAY 8: BUCHAREST

Breakfast. Knowledge of Bucharest: The Vlad the Impaler’ Old Princely Court, Patriarchal Complex, the Palace of Parliament, second largest building in the world, after the building of US Pentagon. Accommodation at a 4* hotel In Bucharest.

Palace of Parliament Revolution’s Square

DAY 9: BUCHAREST – OTOPENI AIROPORT

Transfer and touristic assistance to Otopeni Airport from Bucharest.

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