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Dracula’s Castle by Night
Activities in Bran

Dracula’s Castle by Night

  • English English
  • 2 hours

Do you dare to visit the spooky home of Count Dracula at night? You’ll see exactly why Bran Castle inspired Bram Stoker to write his famous novel.

Dracula’s Castle by Night

“You reason well, and your wit is bold, but you are too prejudiced. You do not let your eyes see nor your ears hear.” This phrase from the novel Dracula can be interpreted in many ways. Do we really see reality, or do we only see what our subconscious wants us to see? You won’t have to wait long to find out the answer to that question. At the chosen time we’ll meet at number 2, Strada Valea Portii, and the most daring of you will be able to exclusively access Bran Castle at night. This castle famously inspired Bram Stoker to write the gothic novel, Dracula, and this is your chance to see it like never before.

As night falls over Romania, the most famous monument in Bran closes its doors to the public. The hoards of tourists that visit every day go home and the castle falls silent. In the luxury of this emptiness, you’ll be able to take a private tour in English of this spooky castle. This is a unique experience that is not for the faint-hearted!

In the 15th century, Vlad “the impaler” was known for his less than orthodox repression methods, and on this two-hour tour of the castle, you’ll be able to find out more as you visit the torture chamber. Don’t worry, the machines haven’t been used in centuries, although that doesn’t make them any less terrifying! 

This is an unforgettable tour like no other, and to make it even more special, the last 30 minutes will be dedicated to a wine tasting of wine from the Bran Castle winery. You’ll be able to enjoy this wine with a selection of Romanian cheese, nuts and fresh seasonal fruit. 

We’ll then return to the initial meeting point. We hope you’ll be able to sleep well, but if not, remember this quote from Stoker’s novel, ‘there are bad dreams for those who sleep unwisely.’

Day Visit

If you don’t dare to visit the castle under the cover of darkness, you could always book a tour during the day.

Price

This is a private tour, organised exclusively for you, your partner, family and friends.

Up to 5 people Up to 10 people Up to 20 people
Private tour in English
US$ 1,077.50
US$ 1,428.90
US$ 1,819

Private tour in English

  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 1,077.5
  • Up to 10 people

    US$ 1,428.9
  • Up to 20 people

    US$ 1,819

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Entrance to Bran Castle.

English speaking guide.

Wine and cheese tasting.

Exclusive, private tour.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility or pushchairs/strollers).

Per group from
US$ 1,077.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Strada Valea Portii, 2.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.