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Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler - the full Dracula Tour

3 HALLOWEEN PARTIES INCLUDED

Tour code: RO7.BHADT
Departure: Bucharest

the awarded Halloween Tour in Transylvania

Highlights

The most Joyfully Halloween Party from Transylvania -in Sighisoara Citadel, Dracula's Birthplace. Enjoy an intimate “dinner party”. Halloween party from Sighisoara was rated by our previous clients as being the best from the tour.

Halloween Party at Hotel Dracula's Castle in Borgo Pass - built in accordance to Bram Stoker’s imagination, on Borgo Pass where the Irish writer placed the castle of Count Dracula, accommodation, candle lit dinner and a camp fire with all the right stories. 

Halloween Party at Bran Castle - The edifice owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. You can expect a party with a nice clubbing atmosphere. 

Ritual Killing of the Living Dead - Help a haunted spirit to gain his peace - attend the ritual of killing a strigoi.  Halloween Party afterwards to celebrate the victory or recover from defeatlearn more

Sighisoara Medieval Citadel - the best preserved and still inhabited medieval citadel in Europe with a UNESCO World Heritage status, Vlad the Impaler’s birth place.

Snagov Monastery - where, according to the legend, Vlad was buried after his assassination 

Introducing Unique Characters - meet Dracula's descendents - make the acquaintance of a unique spider web painter in Medias! 

Vampire Treats: indulge yourself with a Vampire dinner to find out why it’s worth killing for a meal!

 

Day by day itinerary

Halloween Tour in TransylvaniaDay 1, Bucharest - Snagov - Bucharest (about 1h driving)

Welcome to Romania !

10:00 AM - Our English speaking guide collects you from Moxa Boutique Hotel. Be prepared to immerge into the legend. Drive to Snagov to visit Snagov Monastery where, according to the legend, Vlad was buried after his assassination. The monastic establishment is located on a small island of Snagov Lake. The architectural style of the monastery follows the architectural pattern that is characteristic to the monasteries on the Holy Mount Athos in Greece.  Return to Bucharest and enjoy a city tour. Your first day in Romania ends with a welcome dinner in one of Bucharest’s top traditional restaurants. Your accommodation is in a great 4* hotel.

 

Poenari Citadel-Halloween in TransylvnaniaDay 2, Bucharest - Poienari - Sibiu (309 km, 5h 20 min driving)

Morning drive to Poienari. Enjoy a morning visit of Poienari, to see the ruins of Vlad’s old and faithful fortress. The fortress located close to Fagaras Mountains , on a canyon formed by Arges Rives is perched high on a cliff, in fact a steep precipice. To visit the impressive fortress and admire the unique and breathless view from the top you’ll need to climb over 1400 stairs. Late afternoon arrival in Sibiu. Evening in Sibiu, the European Cultural Capital for 2007. The fortified town of Sibiu has been the center of Romania 's German minority since medieval times and it is one of Romania’s most beautiful cities. The city contains the largest concentrations of tourist attractions in Romania.  Accommodate in a 4* hotel, enjoy a traditional Saxon dinner in one of the best restaurants in Sibiu. 


Halloween in TransylvaniaDay 3, Sibiu – Medias - TURDA (144 km, 2h 39 min driving)

We leave the impressive medieval town of Sibiu and head next to Medias. Here you’ll become acquainted with a unique artist, the only one in the world who uses spider webs for his paintings. As you probably know, spiders are creatures happily tolerated by the count, so you’ll have further proof of how they are not merely reminiscent of delights' past. From Medias drive to Turda, a small town with an intimate medieval atmosphere, home to one of the oldest Salt Mine in Romania. Accommodate in a 4* hotel, often referred to as a medieval fantasy with beds. Delight yourself with a vampire menu for dinner, a delicious reason to travel to Transylvania !

 

Dracula's Castle-in a Halloween TourDAY 4, Turda - Cluj-Napoca - Tihuta/Borgo Pass (191 km, 3h driving)

Prepare to descent to the heart of one of the biggest saline in Romania , the Salt Mines of Turda, with impressive halls named after kings and queens.
Drive next to the city of Cluj Napoca to enjoy a city tour revealing beautiful medieval buildings such as Saint Andrews Cathedral.   Today you’ll enjoy a stunning scenery, following the steps of Jonathan Harker to Borgo Pass– Bram Stocker’s character from Dracula novel. And here we are at Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass , a 3* hotel which was built in accordance to Bram Stokers imagination.

19:30 Halloween Party in Borgo Pass, a night to remember! With your costume on, here we start the series of Halloween parties in Transylvania. You'll server a special 3 course dinner, enjoy great music at "Draculestilor Ball" and experience traditional music show (live) around a huge bone fire. Of course you are invited to visit Count Dracula's tomb, located in the basement of the hotel.

 

Halloween Party in SighisoaraDAY 5, Borgo Pass - Sighisoara (198 km, 3h 29min driving) - Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel

You can’t miss the second party from Sighisoara, that’s why we scheduled a late departure from Borgo Pass. So take your time, admire the incredible view, drink just one coffee - maybe you have the chance to take a nap during today.  Next stop the medieval citadel of Sighisoara a UNESCO World Heritage SiteFounded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe ’s most beautiful and still inhabited fortified cities. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, known as Dracula, was born. 

20 : 00 Put on your costume and get into the mood, this is the reason for your travel to Transylvania. Prepare yourself for Halloween Party. You’ll enjoy a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special program  including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead ( as seen on Travel Channel), professional ballet dancers and witchery moments with 2 incredible young magicians.

See here the full program

 

Halloween PartyDAY 6, Sighisoara – Brasov - Bran (145 km, 2h 20 min driving) - Halloween Party at Bran Castle

Stroll around the streets of the old citadel; admire the Clock Tower, concentrating Sighisoara‘s  history, the beautiful Church on the Hill and the unique Covered Stairs. Late afternoon arrival in the Medieval Saxon City of Brasov. The most famous landmark of Brasov is  the Black Church, the largest gothic edifice in South-Eastern Europe.

7:30 pm / The Ultimate Halloween Party at the Bran Castle – also known as Dracula’s Castle! Enjoy an unforgettable night tour of Bran Castle, meet the Wicked Fairies and get lost in their euphoric dance along with a glass of local red wine. Watch a horror movie projection and feel amazing being part of a great and dynamic Halloween After Party in the courtyard of Bran Castle until 4:00 am. There will be installed a big heated tent. Admission on Bran Castle property is available from 07:00 pm, you will set up departure hour with your tour guide.


Halloween Tour in TransylvaniaDAY 7, Bran - Sinaia - Bucharest (174 km, 2h 50 min driving)

Your last Romanian morning. Drive to Sinaia, the pearl of mountain resorts in Romania, explore Pelisor Castle, part of the royal residence complex of Peles Castle. Pelisor impress the viewers with its combination of Art Nouveau style, Byzantine and Celtic elements. “Golden room” was design by the Queen Mary herself.

Late arrival in Bucharest. Please have in mind that on Sunday’s there’s a heavy traffic from Bran to Bucharest. Estimated time of arrival in Bucharest: 7PM

 

* Please have in mind that accommodation for the last day of the tour is not included.

**Airport / Hotel drop off included.


 

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Testimonials

Halloween in Transylvania Tour
I just wanted to let you know that we all enjoyed the trip very much. Our guide, Sorin, was very knowledgable with a great sense of humor, and our driver, Stephan, was very skilled, and also very personable. As I mentioned, all in all, we had a wonderful time and are very happy that we chose Transylvania Live. I also wanted to let you know that it was really nice to meet the people from Transylvania Live during our party in Turda. I will be sure to recommend you to any friends who might ask about Romania. Thank you again for all of your help, and most of all your patience with all of my many questions!!! Multumesc!!!!
Damon B, New York, NY, USA

 

Claudiu, group leader says: It’s a great satisfaction for me to guide this tour and share all my knowledge on Transylvania’s history and legends, and also create a special fairytale, funny atmosphere.

 

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