Halloween 2016 from 199 €
Oct 29-Nov 1
4 nights / 5 days or 3 nights / 4 days
It is in the heart of Transylvania, when the moon rises high in the fog and the creaking of the wood accompany the journey of the traveler, the legend comes to life. A castle overlooking rocky cliffs, a prince reckless and mysterious stories and legends whispered in the darkness of darkness and the ancient history of Count Dracula can begin.
Retrace the places of magic and darkness, visit the most mysterious monuments of Romania and spend Halloween night in enchanted castles and thrilling performances.
Transylvania, a set of valleys and mountain peaks in the northwest of Romania, is perhaps one of the most popular places in the world for the legends and mysteries surrounding his paths.
Defined by the writer Bram Stoker as the most mysterious place in Europe, it is the ideal destination for those who want to experience the charm of nature and of fascinating medieval landscapes without sacrificing the evocative power of the legend of Count Dracula.
October 28, 2015 Transfer Airport – Bucharest
Arrival in Bucharest. Your guide will meet you at the airport to visit the beautiful capital of Romania.
It begins with a panoramic tour by minibus with the following itinerary: Arco de Triomphe (reminds us of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris), Kiseleff Avenue before visiting the Square of the Free Press, Aviators’ Square, Square Victoria ( Grigore Antipa Museum, Museum of the Romanian Peasant), Government Palace, George Enescu Museum, Museum of Art collection, Ateneul Roman and the Royal Palace.
Romanian traditional dinner and overnight at the hotel 4 *.
29 October 2015 Bucharest – Targoviste – Peles Castle – Brasov – Poiana Brasov (250 km)
In the morning departure to Targoviste, the capital of Wallachia in the times of Vlad Tepes. The first Prince County was built by Mircea the Old, the grandfather of Dracula, Dracula himself then he added the tower “Chindia” (Turnul Chindiei).
Targoviste remembers the day when the boyars were called to a party in town and they were asked if they would be relieved of their difficulties. A reply in the affirmative, Vlad burnt them all so that no one would suffer. Following departure to Bran, small agricultural village that hides the most famous castle in Romania.
Later, departure to one of the most beautiful castles in Europe, Peles Castle is a masterpiece of eclectic architecture dominated by neo German Renaissance. Stained-glass windows with scenes from German fairy tales, chandeliers in Murano glass, fine wood carvings and gold or leather-paneled walls of Cordoba, Sevre porcelain and ivory carvings are to complete the picture of the favorite residence of the royal family and especially of Queen Elizabeth . Peles Castle may be considered the castle of Records: – was the first building of its kind to have since the construction of central heating and elevator – in the hall of the theater wanted by the queen, was presented for the first time in Romania a motion picture film. Adjacent to Peles Castle is Pelisor Castle (The Little Peles), the summer residence of the successor of King Charles I
Continue to Brasov, one of the main attractions of Transylvania, with a guided tour and the Council Square.
Towards the evening we will go to Bran, where you’d get to experience the charm of the legend; Here is the famous castle which according to tradition was home to the Count Dracula and inspired the novel by Stoker. Born at the beginning as a military fortress, it was occupied by Maghiari, Austrians, then abandoned and restored to its splendor only in the twentieth century. Topped by four towers and magnificent museum rooms, one is a gem of medieval Romanian, as well as home to the mysterious charm and creepy Count Dracula.
In the evening after 19:30 you go to visit Dracula’s Castle accompanied by the Count himself in a night tour with shots of black vodka and red wine and entertainment.
After visiting the Castle we continue with the Halloween After Party with DJ of the most famous, entertainment and prizes for the best costumes.
Romanian traditional dinner and overnight stay in Poiana Brasov Pension / Hotel 3 * or 4 * Hotel.
October 30, 2015 Poiana Brasov – Sighisoara – Sibiu – Fagaras – Poiana Brasov (400 km)
Departure to Sighisoara, the medieval town monument UNESCO, inhabited by the XIII-th century. Until today and sightseeing. You can take lunch in the restaurant Count Dracula, in the very house where Vlad Tepes was born, now became a medieval restaurant.
After lunch you can get a taste of wine or local spirits and after partiremmo to Sibiu, one of the most beautiful cities in Romania, with its museums and monuments. The city has a unique architectural style with pretty streets and squares that frame infamous in important buildings. Among the attractions is the palace Bruckenthal built in Baroque style in the late eighteenth century, the infamous Lies Bridge built over a road that connects the lower town and the upper town, the Cathedral of the Saxons built in the early sixteenth century which contains over a precious fresco of the Crucifixion from 1445, the Catholic Cathedral built in German Baroque style in the early eighteenth century, town squares (Piazza Grande, Piazza Small and Huet Square) and the Cathedral Christian Orthodox Mitropolia seat of Transylvania.
It starts at the Fagaras Fortress, located in the province of Brasov in central Romania, is a close second place in a ranking of the ten most beautiful castles in the world, presented by the publication Huffington Post. “The Fagaras Fortress is among the largest and best preserved citadels feudal Eastern Europe”
Towards the evening he will return to Poiana Brasov. Dinner and overnight at the hotel 4 *.
October 31, 2015 Poiana Brasov – Snagov – Bucharest (200km)
After breakfast we depart to the Snagov monastery. Still do not know exactly how he was killed Vlad Dracula, but the most probable hypothesis is that he was killed near Bucharest, in a battle against the Ottomans in December 1476. According to the legends Vlad would be buried in the monastery of Snagov, where the monks would bring his body in secret. The body found in Snagov was also the head element which would clash with some legends according to which the head of Vlad was cut, but the mystery remained because he was found a ring with the symbol of the Order of the Dragon to which he the fact Vlad Dracula.
It continues with a scenic tour of Bucharest by minibus with the following itinerary: Arco de Triomphe (reminds us of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris), Kiseleff Avenue before visiting the Square of the Free Press, Aviators’ Square, Victoria Square (Grigore Antipa Museum, Museum of the Romanian Peasant), Government Palace, George Enescu Museum, Museum of Art collection, Ateneul Roman and the Royal Palace.
Along the banks of the Dambovita river will go direct to the Palace of the Parliament (the largest building in Europe and second in the world after the Pentagon with more than 1,000 rooms). Stop to visit the Parliament Palace – the former Casa del Popolo (symbol of communism in Romania).
We return to visit Ateneul Roman and the Royal Palace in the Revolution Square where you can still see the bullet holes in some buildings remember the events of December 1989.
After visiting University Square with its magnificent building from which they are named, the square and the theater, we will continue to walk the streets of the Lipscani area, where you can admire the old breweries such as the famous “Caru cu bere” and the church Stavropoleos, the former Royal Court and the area of Manuc.
Dinner in one of the best restaurants in the capital with folkloric show. Overnight in Bucharest in Hotel 4 *.
November 1, 2015 Bran – Brasov
Transfer for the return flight.
The price includes:
Overnight in Pension / Hotel 3 * or 4 * in the area of the Castle of Dracula (Bran Castle)
Full board from dinner before arrival to the last breakfast before departure
Travel by private car with air conditioning for 2/3 people with guide / driver speaking Italian
Traveling by minibus with air conditioning for 4/6 people with guide / driver speaking Italian
Travel in air-conditioned van for 7-16 people with guide and driver speaking Italian
Travel in air-conditioned coach for 17-50 persons with driver / guide speaking Italian
Tourist guide in Italian and will accompany the group for the duration of the trip
Local taxes, residence and opening practice
Inputs for the visits indicated in the program
Night tour and entrance Halloween Party at the Castle of Dracula
Assistance 24h / 24 by the tour operators Holiday Boutique
The flight to / from Italy
Other drinks except water
Excursions not included in the program
Extras and anything not mentioned in “The price includes”
Place in room:
Children: Infants (0-2 years): Free, Child (2-12 years): In a room with two adults, 50% discount on the individual participation fee