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Following Dracula’s steps

Bucharest, Sibiu, Borgo Pass, Sighisoara, Brasov
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6 Nights 7 Days

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Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destinations : Bucharest – Sibiu – Borgo Pass – Sighisoara – Brasov


Day 1 : Arrive Bucharest

Arrival at the international airport of Bucharest. Transfer to your hotel to freshen up. Overnight at the hotel in Bucharest.

Day 2 : Bucharest – Sibiu (Poenari), 400 km, aprox. 7hrs

This morning enjoy a short panoramic tour of Bucharest, head for the land of Transylvania. On the way our guide will tell you a bit about the life of Vlad the Impaler, three-time ruler of Wallachia, best-known for the cruel punishments he imposed on his enemies. Because it was also called Vlad “Dracul” (devil), his fgure was associated by many to the famous novel of Bram Stocker – “Dracula”. First stop of the day will be in Poenari where lies one of the princely residences of Vlad the Impaler. Our guide will be glad to tell you all about the tumultuous life of the ruler of Wallachia but only after you prove your determination by climbing the 1480 stairs that lead to the ruins of the castle. Continue the journey towards Sibiu – one of the most beautiful medieval towns of Romania, selected as European Capital of Culture in 2007. Admire the Large and Small Squares, the Clock Tower and the Liars’ Bridge. We will visit the Evangelical church, an impressive gothic monument, built in 1520. Before you leave, make sure to check the surroundings of the church: outside you will fnd the tomb of iihnea cel Rau, son of Vlad the Impaler, that was killed right in front of the church. Overnight at the hotel in Sibiu. (B)

Day 3 : Sibiu – Borgo Pass, 300 km, aprox. 5hrs

Depart towards the land mentioned by Bram Stocker in his novel, on the borders of three regions: Transylvania, ioldavia, and Bucovina. Before you arrive there, visit the hotel where the hero of the worldwide known novel “Dracula” was accommodated. You can taste the traditional dishes in a special part of the restaurant, dedicated to Jonathan Harker. Continue the journey toward Borgo Pass and spend the night in Dracula’s Castle hotel. In the evening feel free to explore every corner of the castle but think twice before entering the basement – there lies the coffin of Dracula! Overnight at the hotel in Pasul Bargaului. (B)

Day 4 : Borgo Pass – Sighisoara, 200 km, aprox. 4hrs

If you make it through the night in this gloomy castle, pack your bags and head for Sighisoara. Located in the heart of Transylvania, this is the hometown of Vlad the Impaler and is considered to be one of the most beautiful medieval citadels in Europe. Though it is still inhabited, you will be amazed by the charm and mystery that surround it. Visit the Evangelical Church located up on a hill; to get here you must climb the Scholars’ Stairs – a roofed stairway used especially during winter to connect the lower citadel to the high-school and the Church on the hill. You can enjoy your dinner with medieval dishes in the place where Vlad the Impaler was born. Afterwards enjoy a walking tour at night through the citadel. Overnight at the hotel in Sighisoara. (B)

Day 5 : Sighisoara – Brasov, 125 km, aprox, 2hrs

Departure to Bran, visit the famous fortress of the 14 th century, worldwide known as Dracula’s Castle thanks to the American flm directors. Return to Brasov (formerly known as Kronstadt), medieval town that used to be the capital of Transylvania. Take a walk in the Council Square and admire the impressive Black Church. Visit also the hill where some historians assume that was the place where Vlad impaled his victims. Overnight at the hotel in Brasov. (B)

Day 6 : Brasov– Bucharest, 200 km, aprox. 3hrs

Proceed to Bucharest. On the way stop to Snagov monastery where Vlad the Impaler’s head is buried. Free time in the afternoon in Bucharest; Overnight at the hotel in Bucharest. (B)

Day 7 : Depart Bucharest

Departure directly to the airport in Bucharest. End of our services. (B)


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Bucharest, Sibiu, Borgo Pass, Sighisoara, Brasov


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