Halloween in Transylvania
with Vlad the Impaler
2 HALLOWEEN PARTIES INCLUDED
Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel- a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special program including:
Ritual Killing of the Living Dead - Help a haunted spirit to gain his peace - attend the ritual of killing a strigoi. learn more
Vampiresa Hunting, Romanian Folk Show and many dark surprises.
The Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara - Dracula’s birth place, the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Bran Castle – also known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377.
Halloween Party in the grounds of Bran Castle
The Medieval Saxon city of Brasov – one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe
Day by day itinerary
DAY 1, Bucharest – Sighisoara (287 km, 4h 30m driving)
09:00 AM: Welcome to the Romania! Our English speaking guide collects you from Bucharest Airport or your hotel from Bucharest city center or Otopeni. Transfer to the Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe’s most beautiful inhabited fortified citadels, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, the Romanian ruler also know as Dracula was borne.
08:00 PM : Get ready then for the Halloween Party: 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, Vampiresa Hunting, Romanian Folk Show and many dark surprises. Find more details.
If you survive you’ll find refugee in a 3* hotel located in the very heart of the medieval citadel.
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DAY 2, Sighisoara – Bran – Brasov (166 km, 2h 40 min driving)
Enjoy medieval charm at its best, visit Sighisoara's main tourist attractions: The Clock Tower, standing 60 meters tall on top of the citadel's hill, it hostst a museum and offers a great view over the citadel.Travel next to the Medieval Saxon city of Brasov, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, home to the impressive Black Church, the largest Gothic edifice in South Eastern Europe.
Time for everybody to get rest before dinner and before exploring Bran Castle, Transylvania's iconic image.
21:00 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.
DAY 3, Bran – Bucharest (172 km, 3h driving)
11:00 AM Transfer to Bucharest Airport for the return journey
*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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"It is obvious that Transylvania Live goes to extraordinary lengths to make sure its clients are satisfied.
We are very thankful to our guide for being not only a well-informed guide but also for being courteous, dependable, friendly, and always doing his best make sure that the trip was a pleasant experience for us, which it was".
Steve and Karen from Beverly Hills, USA
referred to us by Let’s Travel agency, Santa Monica, California, www.letstravel-sm.com
Sorin, 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.
Price & Departure
Price per person
(based on double occupancy for 2 people travelling together )
Price for Single traveller
|3 day tour. Departure from Bucharest Airport, 09.00 am (GMT +02:00)
October 27, 2017
November 2, 2018
The services of a professionally trained English speaking guide.
Accommodation: 2 nights in 3* hotels, centrally located accommodation
Meals: 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners (3 course dinner) - 1 Festive Halloween Dinner in Sighisoara including a 3 course meal plus dessert - Candy Bar and the alcoholic drinks - Open Bar between 20:00 - 24:30.
Transportation: entire land transfers based on standard European car, microbus, coach, depending upon the number of travellers.
Pick up: Airport/your booked Hotel in Bucharest or Otopeni, on first day of the tour, between 09:00 - 10:00 am Bucharest local time (GMT+2). You will meet our tour guide at the reception desk. Later pick up is not available.
Drop off: Airport/Hotel on the last day of the tour. Estimated arrival time: 03:00 pm Bucharest local time (GMT+2), based on normal traffic conditions.
Entry fees to the following tourist attractions: Clock Tower in Sighisoara
Special Events: Halloween Party in Sighisoara see details here
Halloween Party at the Bran Castle includes : night tour of the Bran Castle, Wicked Fairies Dance and at the end of the tour, in the Inner Courtyard, there will be an open bar with a glass of red wine and ambient Halloween music. From 19:30 classic horror movies projection and around 21:00 the Halloween After Party in the grounds of Bran Castle, until 04:00am.
*Please have in mind that Halloween Party at Bran Castle is organized by administration of Bran Castle. Transylvania Live is not responsible for the content of the program/ changing’s, organizing manner or even cancelation. Transylvania Live provides only with the admission logistic.
Not included: plane ticket, airport fees, photo & video tax and other not mentioned.
We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Diners Club via fax and phone.
We also accept payments via PayPal, by Moneybookers, bank transfer and Western Union.
Click here to see our Reservations page for more details.
Available for free if:
You don’t have a reflection in the mirror,
You decompose when sunlight strikes you,
You’re over 200 years old,
Can use your wings to fly to Transylvania,
Well, this holiday is free for you! Come join your fellow vampires in Transylvania:-)
Blood treats not included!
Special notes & info
Please bring your own Halloween costume!
In Romania the weather in October-November is very unpredictable, with daytime temperatures between 15-20 grades Celsius, and night time temperatures between 5-10 grades Celsius; but it is very much possible that you will see some snowfall especially in the mountain section. However the weather is very changeable, so you should expect big temperature changing.
The garlic, cross and the survival techniques are on us!
Extra nights can be booked at hotel in the last day of the tour.
At your request we can even include a trip to Black Church in Brasov or Dracula's Castle in Bran (1 - 2 hours driving from Sighisoara)
- Once you realise the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
- Plenty of English is spoken and you will find the people are friendly and open.
- No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.
Transylvania Live specialises in travel to Romania and we are here to offer you a personal, flexible and highly efficient service. Therefore, if you have any other queries or you would like to adapt your Romanian package in any way, we will be pleased to offer you any assistance that you may require.
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