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5 reasons you should Tour Transylvania


  • Tour Transylvania with our trained and experienced guide

  • Visit places related to Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula

  • Attend Halloween Parties and take part in reproductions of old Transylvanian rituals

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Transylvania is a land surrounded by myths and legends. One of the most popular legends is that of Vlad the Impaler. The legendary ruler is famous for his ruthlessness as well as for the unique punishment he devised for his enemies. Beyond the numerous people he impaled on stakes, the ruler became known because of Bram's Stoker's novel, Dracula. Tour Transylvania and find out where we draw the line between myth and reality. You will follow into Dracula's footsteps. The itinerary includes both places tied to the novel and places tied with the historical character. Our experienced tour guide will take you on a journey across Romania. As you arrive in different destinations, he will tell you all the interesting stories and legends related to the places you are visiting.

Our Awarded tours in Transylvania

Tour Transylvania through 3-Days Short Breaks, 7-Day Vampire or Halloween tours. You can also choose 1 or 2 Day tours with a Halloween Party included.

The highlights of each Tour in Transylvania include Drac5-reasons-you-should-tour-transylvania-bran-castleula's Castle in Bran, Sighisoara Medieval Citadel or the Medieval Saxon city of Brasov. The itinerary is different depending on which tour you decide to book.

The Vampire tours take place in the summer. You can book 3-days short breaks, as well as 7-days tours in June, July or August. These tours include the Ritual of Killing of a Living Dead, as well as an Evening sitting in Turda. If you decide to tour Transylvania in July, you will also receive a discount. Please check the tour pages to find out specific details for each tour, as well as pricing.

The Halloween tours are special editions of our Vampire tours. The itineraries are similar, but these tours also include special Halloween parties. Depending on the tour you choose, you can attend our Halloween Party in Sighisoara, the popular Halloween Party in Bran Castle or the Halloween Party in Borgo Pass.

The 5 Reasons you should tour Transylvania

We can probably find dozens if not more reasons why you should tour Transylvania. This time, however, we will point five reasons which stand out.

1) If you are passionate about vampires, you must tour Transylvania

There's no better way to fuel your love for vampire myths and legends than to visit the land of Dracula. Fans of Bram Stoker's novel will undoubtedly5-reasons-you-should-tour-transylvania-dracula-castle recognize places described in the book. You will dine in the same restaurant where Jonathan Harker enjoyed his meal in the novel. Moreover, you will receive the same menu he ordered during his stay. Your accommodations include Dracula's Castle Hotel in Borgo Pass, a fancy establishment situated where Bram Stoker placed the Count's residence.

If you are here for Dracula and the myths surrounding him, then you will love Bran Castle. Situated in Bran Village, the castle matches Bram Stoker's description of Dracula's Castle, therefore earning this nickname. Some of our Halloween tours also include a Halloween Party in the grounds of Bran Castle. During the programme, you will also be able to visit the castle at night, which is truly a unique experience.

2) Tour Transylvania for the beautiful landscapes

5-reasons-you-should-tour-transylvania-cetatea-poenari-vampire-in-transylvaniaBeyond Dracula's legend, Transylvania is an amazing region waiting to be discovered. You can admire amazing landscapes during your journey. Tour Transylvania and discover villages guarded by tall mountains, where locals still embrace old habits and traditions. Discover unique landmarks such as Dracula's Castle in Bran, Turda Salt Mines and many others. Enjoy the magnificent views offered by the Sunset Moutains (Apuseni, in Romanian) and observe the local animals and plants. Notably, Transylvania has the largest number of brown bears in Europe, so you might spot one of them while travelling through the mountain roads.

3) Tour Transylvania to meet unique and talented people

5-reasons-you-should-tour-transylvania-halloween-staffMeet people with unique talents, such as an artist who uses spider webs to create amazing paintings. You will find that most locals are friendly and welcoming. A little piece of advice from us: if you are offered 'tuica', also known as water of fire, don't refuse it and don't complain that it's not strong enough. According to an old anecdote, this is the worst insult for a Transylvanian. While travelling through Transylvania, you will encounter traditional craftsmen. Everything they are selling is hand made by them, the way they were taught by their parents, who in turn learned their craft from their parents and so on.

4) Attend the best Halloween Parties

5-reasons-you-should-tour-transylvania-halloween-party-in-transylvaniaAre you looking for some fun? You are probably a Halloween Party veteran and you don't think you can be impressed anymore. On the other hand, maybe you are just looking for a special event you can attend with your friends on Halloween. Either way, we have the best proposal for you: not one, but two Halloween parties included in the same tour. You can book a Short Break with two Halloween Parties included even if you are not passionate about myths and history. Just enjoy the trip through Transylvania and then join us and party till you drop.

Our Halloween tours range from specific one or two day-tours designed to include at least one party to our Awarded 7-Days Halloween tour with two parties included. One of the parties is the Halloween Party in Sighisoara. It takes place in the Sighisoara medieval citadel and it includes the Ritual of Killing of a Living Dead. You can also attend the popular Halloween Party at Bran Castle, which includes a night tour of the edifice. Last, but not least, we can also provide access to the Halloween Party at Dracula's Castle Hotel in Borgo Pass. You can find more specific details on the tour pages (see links below).

5) Attend re-enactments of old Rituals

5-reasons-you-should-tour-transylvania-ritual-of-killing-a-living-deadTour Transylvania and discover old traditions and rituals. Among the many traditions of the Transylvanian people, one of the most famous, which we re-enact every year, is the Ritual of Killing of a Living Dead. Performed according to the old traditions, the ritual was used to slay 'strigoi' and allow the deceased's soul to pass away to the afterlife. We perform this Ritual in the summer, during the Vampire tours and during our Halloween Party in Sighisoara. Dare to join us! The more we are, the better our chances of defeating the evil spirits!

If these reasons are enough for you to make a decision, then do it now! Scroll below in order to choose the tour that appeals most to you! Book now and Tour Transylvania!


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Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler- the flagship Dracula Tour - THE BEST WAY TO TOUR TRANSYLVANIA

7 days, escorted tour, HB, from € 1289 - Bucharest departure - code: RO7.BHADT

The best Trasylvania Tour in our list, this literary Dracula Tour  was included by Fodor's Travel Guide in Top 10 Must-Do Adventure. The tour includes the funniest Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel, Dracula's birthplace. Happenings like The Ritual Killing of a Living Dead (as seen on Travel Channel), Vampiresa Hunting , sleeping in Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass. Also included in our Transylvania tours are visits to the most important historical places related with Vlad the Impaler, Bran Castle and Poenari Fortress. more»


Vampire in Transylvania -The Awarded Dracula Tour

7 days, HB from € 1159 - Bucharest departure
tour code: Ro4.4RoVa
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Special discounted price for July – Euro 999/person! Save up to 15% !

Dracula Tour departing from Bucharest, intended to Dracula enthusiasts, culture and history fans, adventure seekers that want to enjoy one of the best of Transylvania tours.
The tour includes the most important historical places related with Vlad the Impaler such as: Snagov Monastery where, Vlad was buried after his assassination; Sighisoara - Dracula's birth place, Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass, built according to Bram Stocker’s imagination and also the legendary Bran Castle.

Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler

 3 days Short Break
from € 569- Cluj Napoca, Transylvania, departure (tour code TR 4.3RoHa)

tour-transylvania-bran-castleEnjoy the best Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel - Dracula’s birth place! A 3 day short break including a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Vlad the Impaler’s birthplace. Visit Transylvania’s iconic image, Bran Castle and the Medieval city of Brasov a quick way to enjoy one of the best tour from our list of Transylvania Tours.
The Halloween Party also includes a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits and wines. Participate to a special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, magicians Show and many dark surprises.
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Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler

3 days Short Break from € 599- Bucharest, departure (tour code Bu4 .3RoHa)

Tour Transylvania - Transylvania tours on HalloweenIt’s time for the ultimate Halloween Party, in Sighisoara Citadel - Dracula’s birth place! A short break that include a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Vlad the Impaler’s birthplace, Transylvania’s iconic image, Bran Castle. And the medieval Saxon city of Brasov.
The Halloween Party also includes a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits and excellent Romanian wine. A special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, Vampiresa Hunting, Magicians Show and many dark surprises.  All these in our Transylvania tours.
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Vampire in Transylvania - 3 days escorted short breaks in Transylvania

HB from € 569- Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca departure ( code: TR 4.3RoSh)

tour-transylvania-vampire-tourIntended for those willing to discover the best parts of Transylvania’s legendary scenery in a shorter period time, the 3 day break includes UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Sighisoara and Biertan, unique events which caught the attention of media worldwide such as the live re enactment of the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, and also a meeting with one of Romania’s unique artists, the only one who uses spider web for his paintings. The entertaining programme is complemented by the relaxing 4* accommodation, a medieval fantasy with beds and the mouth-watering vampire dinner!
We bet our 9 lives you’ll love it. 

4-Days Halloween in Transylvania with parties in Borgo Pass and Sighisoara Citadel

4 days, escorted trip, from €749 - Bucharest departure 4TR.CJ2HLN

Tour Transylvania - Halloween Short Break, Transylvania Tours

A Halloween tour in Transylvania, departing from Cluj-Napoca. This tour features two Transylvania Halloween parties: one in the Medieval Citadel of Sighisoara - Dracula's Birthplace and one at Hotel Dracula's Castle in Borgo Pass. The Halloween Party in Sighisoara includes a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits plus excellent Romanian Wine. The programme includes the Ritual Killing of the Living Dead and many dark surprises and contests. Thus these are the best Halloween Parties in the world.

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Transylvania's Undying legend

  - 5 day Private Dracula Tour
from € 1299 -Bucharest departure (tour code: Ro4.3RoVa)Tour Transylvania - Poienari Citadel

A private Dracula Tour in Transylvania departing from Bucharest. The tour includes the most important places related with Dracula's life and death. Visit  Vlad Dracula's birth place in the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. Then the real Dracula Castle from Poienari– Dracula's refugee place, Arefu village. Pay a visit to Dracula’s tomb in Snagov Monastery.  Also included Bran Castle Dracula's iconic image. Bran castle Halloween Party it is a must if you come during Halloween. Enjoy a mysterious trip in Dracula's Realm, a private tour from our large selection of Transylvania Tours!
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Dracula weekend in Transylvania

-3 day private tour 

HB from € 559 - Bucharest departure (code: TR 4.3RoBu)
Tour Transylvania - Dracula Weekend Break in Transylvania

Intended for those who would like to enjoy a weekend getaway, this private escorted break is also an ideal after business programme. You only need a weekend to discover the very essence of Transylvania: the legendary Bran Castle and  Sighisoara CitadelDracula’s birth place. You will also visit the outstanding medieval city of Brasov. The trip is ideal for those who can take a one of the  low cost flights available from London to Bucharest, every Friday. 
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Halloween Party in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler!

a party and 2 transfers from Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu or Cluj Napoca 

tour-transylvania-dracula's-castle-romania-halloween-partyEnjoy the best Halloween ever in Dracula’s birth place – the Medieval Citadel of Sighisoara! This is a 2 day self guided break departing from the Romanian airport of your choice, be it Bucharest, Sibiu or Cluj Napoca. You can decide for yourself the type of accommodation in the citadel, from hostel style dormitories to an exquisite 5* intimate medieval hotel. The main highlight is the Halloween Party, also including a delicious traditional 3 course dinner with open bar and an excellent magicians shows plus the Ritual Killing of a Living Dead (as seen on Travel Channel). These  Transylvania Tours will provide you with a truly memorable experience.
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2 Days tour with Bran Castle Halloween Party and transfers

2 days Short break, HB, € 349 - Bucharest departure (tour code TRB.2RoHa) Tour Transylvania - the awarded Halloween Tour-one of the best of Transylvania Tours

If you are searching for Dracula's castle Romania Halloween Party you are in the right place. Enjoy one of the most exciting Halloween weekend breaks in Transylvania! This short break include a Dracula's castle Romania Halloween party. Enjoy a traditional Romanian 3 course meal and 3 star accommodation near the Castle after this Transylvania Halloween party.


1 Day Halloween in Transylvania with Dracula's castle Romania Halloween party in Bran

1 night accommodation near Bran Castle and Halloween Party at Dracula's Castle, starting from € 249 - TRB.1RoHa

Enjoy a traditional Transylvanian 3 course dinner and Tour Transylvania - dracula's castle transylvania tours-Halloween Short Break, Transylvania Toursthen explore Bran Castle Halloween night tour, Transylvania's symbol. Experience the edifice's unique charm and immerse yourselves in the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula.
Have an unforgettable night tour of Dracula's Castle. Meet the Wicked Fairies and get lost in their euphoric dance along with a glass of local red wine. Feel amazing being part of a great and dynamic Bran Castle Halloween Party in the grounds of the castle until 4:00 am.
Accommodate in a 3* hotel near Bran Castle.
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