Peles Castle and Bran - Dracula's Castle - Day Tour from Bucharest

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From $147.33

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Departs: Bucharest, Bucharest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This is the perfect tour for you if you want to allow yourself to get wrapped up in the fairytale of Peles Castle. You just might not want to leave. You can explore the rich history the castle has to offer and enjoy the stunning landscape that it was built on. You can even have a cup of tea or coffee at Cafe-Bar Regal inside the grounds while you enjoy the view of the castle.

Just 50 km away, you can set foot in the impressive medieval Bran Castle that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula novel.
Discover the myth, the legend and the history of it!

Peles Castle is closed on Mondays from May 12 to September 15; on Mondays and Tuesdays from September 16 to May 15; and for the month of November for cleaning and restoration. You will visit Rasnov Fortress instead.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Hotel / Hostel / Accommodation pickup and drop-off

Parking Fees

WiFi on board

What's Not Included

Entrance fees


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 1 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • This tour will have a maximum of 8 travellers
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Peles Castle
The tour starts from Bucharest and you will be travelling for 2 hours to get to the scenic town of Sinaia where Peles Castle is located. The castle is considered one of the most beautiful ones in Romania and Europe. Former residence of the Romanian royal family, the castle was built in an elegant Neo-Renaissance and Gothic revival style at the wish of King Carol I of Romania between 1873 and 1914. Peles Castle is one of the most important historic edifices in Romania. With unique character, a historical and artistic value, it definitely is an important monument of its kind in 19th century Europe. In 1883 Peles Castle was officially inaugurated serving as the summer residence of the royal family until 1948.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Known as Dracula's Castle, it was built between 1377 and 1382 by the local Saxons after King Louis I of Anjou granted them this right, the fortress remained for long periods of time under the control of the city of Brasov with a few major exceptions.
The castle is owned by the descendants of Queen Marie, to whom it was given in 1920 as a token of appreciation for her efforts to unify Romania. After her death, Bran Castle was inherited by her daughter, Princess Ileana, who ran it as a hospital during World War II. The castle is now a museum dedicated to displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

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