Delve into the rich history of Romania’s most famous castles on a half-day trip to Bran Castle, commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle” and Raşnov Citadel from Brasov.
Greet your English-speaking guide in front of Mondarom Building, in the city center, and hop on an air-conditioned minibus. Enjoy the picturesque scenery while you are driven to the town of Râşnov, only 30 minutes’ drive away.
Upon arrival, embark on a short walking tour of Râşnov’s historic center and admire the huge Hollywood-like sign perched at the top of a hill with the name of the town on it. Next, head to Râşnov Citadel, an imposing thirteenth century fortress built on the peak of a mountain. Led by your guide, enjoy a one-hour guided tour of the landmark. Marvel at the breath-taking views from the bastion and learn about the fascinating history of the citadel, strategically built between Transylvania and Wallachia.
After visiting the fortress, continue the excursion by heading south. In a little over 15 minutes, you’ll get to Bran Castle, popularly known as “Dracula’s Castle”. Discover the sinister story of Vlad Dracula and find out why he was called “Vlad the Impaler”. Your knowledgeable guide will reveal all the mysteries about this historical figure on an hour and half tour of Bran Castle.
Once the tour is over, you’ll head back to Braşov. On your 40-minute journey back to Braşov, marvel at the beautiful mountains and valleys of Transylvania.
The day trip does not include the entrance tickets to the various landmarks you visit. The price of the entrance tickets per person are the following:
- Râşnov Citadel: 12 Romanian Lei (3 US Dollars approximately) per adult and 6 Lei (2 US Dollars approximately) per child.
- Bran Castle: 40 Lei (10 US Dollars, €8.50 approx.) per adult. Seniors over 65 years old: 30 Lei (7.30 US Dollars €6.50 approx.) and students: 25 Lei (6 US Dollars, €5.30 approx.) and children under 10 years old: 10 Lei (2.40 US Dollars €2 approx).
|Adults||Children under 7|
Children under 7US$ 11.2
The tour is carried out in several languages at the same time, including in English.
Return transportation by minibus.
Multilingual guide who speaks English.
One mineral water bottle.
Umbrella in case it rains.
Bran Castle entrance ticket for 35 Romanian Lei (9 US Dollars approx.).
Râşnov Citadel entrance ticket for 12 Romanian Lei (3 US Dollars approx.).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Braşov local time) if there are still places available.
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.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Modarom Building, Eroilor Avenue, 17 (Brasov)