Transylvania. The name itself is enough to send an icy chill down the spine of even the most fearless adventurer. Now imagine being there, in person, when the clock clangs midnight on Halloween! At odds with its creeptacular reputation, Romania ranks as one of Europes most charming and underexplored regions, beguiling visitors with its stunning Gothic architecture, enveloping forests, and friendly people. But as idyllic as it is by day, the real fun happens at night particularly Halloween, when well treat you to a costume party in an authentic castle. Think youre not afraid of the dark? You will be.
Duration: 7 Days
Activities: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Festivals, Local Culture & Cuisine, Photography, History, Wildlife, Trekking
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Bucharest, Romania
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Light
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 131231
End City: Bucharest, Romania
|Duration: 7 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Festivals, Local Culture & Cuisine, Photography, History, Wildlife, Trekking||Physical rating: Light|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 131231|
|Starts: Bucharest, Romania||Finishes: Bucharest, Romania|
There are no activities planned until the evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
With time, opt to head out of town and visit the open air museum of Traditional Folk Civilization.
Poenari Castle Visit
Stop at Poenari Castle en route.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Get to know the city on an orientation walk and check out Bran Castle, impressively situated on a rock outcrop.
Use some free time in Brasov to explore the baroque architecture and beautiful squares.
Bran Castle Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours)
Journey on to Sighisoara through a route that winds through beautiful old german villages. Stop for a visit at Rupea citadel, a 13th century fortress. After arriving in Sighisoara, take a tour of the old town, and learn about the birth story of Vlad "The Impaler".
Opt to sample some Romanian cuisine—the Casa Dracula (original home of Vlad) is now a restaurant specializing in hearty meat and game dishes of the region.
Sighișoara Old Town Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Come in costume to a party at Hunyad's Castle, rumoured to be one of the most haunted places in Europe. Watch Count Dracula's wedding at midnight and continue the festivities well into the night.
Hunyad's Castle Halloween Costume Party
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Enjoy free time to explore Bucharest's many attractions, including one of its best museums, the Museum of the Romanian Peasant.
Opt to explore the Soviet-esque architecture, the beautiful cathedral, or indulge in the city's international cuisine.
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))
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Trip Name: Halloween in Transylvania
Duration: 7 Days
From Price: 1299
Trip Code: 131231
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