Day 1 - Welcome to Romania - October 29th
We will pick you up from Bucharest Airport;
Transfer to your Hotel for your first night in Romania.
Explore Bucharest city in the evening
Day 2 - Bucharest city tour - October 30
City tour of Bucharest in the morning
Visit the ruins of the Princely Palace, the castle that Dracula built for himself in the 15th century
The , the Palace of Parliament -second largest building in the world a legacy of a more recent "Dracula" - the communist dictator executed in 1989 - Ceausescu.
Drive to Targoviste, the capital of Wallachia during Prince Vlad Dracula's time
Visit the ruins of the Royal court which shelters many dramatic stories of greed, justice and cruelty.
Overnight in Curtea de Arges in Montana 3*** Hotel.
Day 3 - The real castle of Dracula - October 31
Visit the most spectacular castle of Dracula ruins of Poienari - perched high on a rugged crag over the Arges gorge. The 1480 steps lead us to Dracula's real fortress.
In 1462 Prince Vlad was besieged here by the Turks. He sent to the village of Arefu across the hill for help but his wife, fearful of capture, threw herself of the cliff.
The villagers came at night and managed to smuggle the Prince across the high Carpathian to the safety of Transylvania and, in return, he gave them 16 mountains as pastureland, a reward they still remember, more than 500 years later!
Drive to Sighisoara. Have dinner in the house where Prince Dracula was born.
Overnight in Casa Wagner 3*** hotel in Sighisoara
Day 4 - Halloween Dinner at Dracula's - November 1
There will be a guided walk round the old walled Sighisoara town, one of the best preserved in Europe.
You will visit the clock tower, check out the Torture Chamber, and the arms hall.
Later we will climb the covered stairs to the 13th century Hill Church, and the gloomy cemetery, walk around the thick walls of this amazing citadel.
Drive to Moeciu - (15 minutes from the Bran Castle)
Halloween dinner. (depending on local happenings we will try to get the best party)
Overnight in a gourgeous location up in the Carpathians - Moeciu.
Day 5 - Dracula Castles - November 2
Visit the Bran Castle, built around year 1377 as part of the Transylvanian defense ring, the castle belonged to Dracula's grand father - Mircea the Old - and was constantly disputed by Vlad Dracula. The castle is a real "must see"
Visit Brasov - medieval walled city. Great sites to visit as The Black Church, the Council Square, the old defense walls that are still well preserved on the south and west side of the old city the watch towers and the narrowest street in Europe
Overnight back in the Carpathians pass at Moeciu.
Day 6 - Escape - November - 3
Drive to Bucharest Airport (2.5 hours) If your flight isn't too early we could stop to visit Snagov Monastery - the place where Vlad Dracula is burried.
Transfer to Bucharest Airport
(Tour price is based on double occupancy Single supplements are 90 Euro)
NOTES: The actual itinerary may change in order to benefit the most from local happenings.