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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) Tours and Activities

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Sitting high on top of a 200-foot (61-meter) cliff in the middle of Transylvania, Bran Castle is surrounded by an aura of mystery tied to both the myth of Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula and the infamous Vlad Tepes—also known as Vlad the Impaler—who is said to have made Bran Castle his home. One of the world’s most famous castles, Bran Castle today is a museum dedicated to Queen Marie of Romania.

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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Immerse yourself in the legends of Transylvania with a visit to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress. Departing from Braşov, the half-day hour tour begins with a stop at Râșnov to explore its imposing, 13th-century fortress. Next up is Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ — a hilltop estate that conjures up visions of howling wolves and bats fluttering in the moonlight. Wander the castle’s Gothic chambers and learn about its ties to Bram Stoker’s undead antihero. Upgrade when booking your experience and extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.85
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Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets
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Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets

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If you're traveling on a budget or not a fan of tour groups, you can still skip the line at Bran Castle, one of Transylvania's most popular attractions. Make your own way to Bran Village and get escorted straight inside ‘Dracula’s Castle’ by a guide, who will give you a brief orientation and an audio guide, if available. Then you're free to tour the Gothic chambers, secret passageways, and towers of this fairy tale estate at your own pace.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.60
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$19.60

Private Trip to Dracula Castle and Brasov

Private Trip to Dracula Castle and Brasov

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Forget the hassle of navigating public transport and discover iconic Transylvania on a private day trip to Bran Castle and Brașov from Bucharest. Gain insight into the region’s history and vampiric legends from your guide as you traverse the mountainous landscape with ease, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees to attractions included in the price.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.26
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Castles Tours from Brasov
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Castles Tours from Brasov

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Cross off three of Romania’s most memorable tourist destinations in one day, starting with the imposing Peasant Citadel in Rasnov.  Hear the myths and true stories as you explore Bran Castle, which influenced Bram Stoker’s Dracula. At the spectacular royal residence Peles Castle, you'll visit both the exterior and inside at your leisure. See the stunning Transylvanian Alps and Bucegi Mountains on your relaxing trip back to Brasov.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.08
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One day trip Bear Sanctuary, Dracula Castle, Rasnov Fortress from Brasov

One day trip Bear Sanctuary, Dracula Castle, Rasnov Fortress from Brasov

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PRIVATE TOUR If until now you have only witnessed the spectacle of nature want to see it up-close, the Bear Sanctuary in Zarnesti Imagine how the most beautiful virgin European forests would look like without a brown bear reserve like this one? And what if we tell you can take pictures of real bears with their cubs up-close, and watch them eat and go about their day from only a few steps away, without the fear of getting attacked?Well, as unbelievable as that sounds, you can do it all, risk-free, in the biggest brown bear sanctuary in the world. That is why the Bear Sanctuary is one of the most sought-after natural tourist attractions in Romania for thousands of people around the globe, regardless of the season. If you think that this Transylvanian Medieval Tour is for you and your friends, it is the perfect occasion to book a trip.
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  • 8 hours
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Halloween at Bran Castle from Brasov ,Octomber 30 , 2021

Halloween at Bran Castle from Brasov ,Octomber 30 , 2021

Bran Castle (also called Dracula Castle) is the best location in the world for the Halloween party. We will visit the mysterious castle at night. We will meet in the dark rooms with vampires, ghosts, princesses and princes, we will take pictures with them and we will embrace these characters full of mystery. In the inner courtyard of the castle in the show of lights and music we will taste a red wine called "Dracula" in the color of blood. We will then go to the castle garden where in a large, heated tent, we will be able to dance and admire the entertainers who will make the atmosphere very hot. A professional DJ will animate the whole atmosphere in the tent. Masks, costumes and mysterious characters will be everywhere. The party will end at 04.00 AM. Then we leave, full of mystery and pleasure to our hotels in Brasov.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day trip:Peles Castle , Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov

Day trip:Peles Castle , Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov

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In this tour we will visit 3 of the most beautiful and important turistic sights that Romania has to offer. The Peles castle- summer residence belonging to the royal family of Roamnia, build in the 19th century by Carol the First, first king of Romania. It is the most beautiful castle of Romania and maybe of Europe.Next we have the Bran castle, also known as the Dracula castle, build in the 14 century and made famous by the Irish writer Bram Stoker. Legends,spirits, ghosts and many mysteries will be encountered at Draculas castle.Third we have Rasnov fortress, build in the 13th century on top of a rocky hill creating the perfect vantage point over the surounding valley,reason why it was concured only once in 1611. We will be able to admire beautiful mountain scenery of the Bucegi mountains, Tara Barsei and may others. You will have high-class transport conditions, avoid the long lines and hassle of purchasing tickets onsite, which gives you more time to sightsee.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.72
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Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Full Day Tour from Bucharest

Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Full Day Tour from Bucharest

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Set off for Transylvania from Bucharest during this guided tour that includes round-trip transport to Bran Castle and Peles Castle. Along with both optional castle visits, enjoy a walking tour of Brasov before your guide sets you free in the medieval town to enjoy some independent time.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.44
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Discover Medieval Transylvania Small Group Tour - 7 days

Discover Medieval Transylvania Small Group Tour - 7 days

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Known for its links to Dracula, Bran Castle is one of Transylvania’s top attractions– but the most frightening feature can be the long entry lines. Book skip-the-line tickets for hassle-free admission to the iconic castle, and spend your time learning more about its history and legends instead of waiting in line.
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  • 7 days
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$1,550.80
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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest
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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest

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Explore the remains of Dracula’s Castle on this small-group day trip from Bucharest. Meet your English-speaking guide in Bucharest, then travel by minibus to Transylvania. Admire the scenery beyond the window on the leisurely drive into the country, an ideal prelude to two of Romania’s most stunning castles, Peles Castle and Bran (Dracula’s) Castle. Hit the charming city of Brasov in south Transylvania. Please note that when Peles Castle is closed, you visit the Cantacuzino Palace instead.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.48
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Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Small Group Tour from Bucharest
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Transylvania and Dracula's Castle Small Group Tour from Bucharest

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Escape the urban bustle of Bucharest for the day to discover the legends and treasures of Transylvania. Wander through the Gothic chambers and turrets of Bran Castle, nicknamed ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its spooky atmosphere and ties to Vlad the Impaler, and then feel like you’ve stepped into a fairy tale on a tour of splendid Peles Castle, the former royal residence of Romanian kings. Finally, explore one of Transylvania’s most well-preserved medieval villages on a walking tour of Brasov.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.22
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$51.22
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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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Wander through Transylvania’s historic castles on this private day trip from Bucharest. See for yourself why Transylvania’s castles have amassed such an infamous reputation. Follow your knowledgeable guide through mysterious corridors, up spooky stairwells and into potentially haunted rooms. Along the way, you’ll learn the real stories behind these mythical buildings. See Bran Castle, where the legend of Dracula still lingers, and Peles Castle in Sinaia set in the enchanting Carpathian Mountains.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.45
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Dracula and Peles Castles Premium Tour with Hotel pick-up

Dracula and Peles Castles Premium Tour with Hotel pick-up

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Even if you just have a day to see Transylvania, fit in Romania’s top castles on this small-group tour from Bucharest. Travel through the Prahova Valley, a winter sports hot-spot, as you follow the footsteps of royalty at fairytale-like Peles Castle. Then, learn about the famous legends of Vlad the Impaler, the main character from Bram Stoker's novel, at ‘Dracula’s Castle,’ also known as Bran Castle before returning to Bucharest.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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Extended Experience at Dracula's Castle & Brasov in Transylvania

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Extended Experience at Dracula's Castle & Brasov in Transylvania

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Enjoy a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned vehicle from Bucharest to Bran Castle — the inspiration for Dracula’s Castle. On the journey, your local guide will weave tales of Transylvania’s history and mythology as you journey through its majestic countryside. The trip starts with a guided tour of the Dracula's Castle, learn the facts and fictions around Vlad the Impaler. Take your trip to the next level by going 30 metres underground the castle to the Time Tunnel. The unique construction, 100% Romanian, was designed to describe the history and culture of the Bran Castle using a state-of-the-art multimedia exhibition. After the tour, you will have around 3 hours to have lunch in Brasov and explore the city before following your local guide on a fascinating tour of this impressive city.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Libearty Bear Sanctuary and Bran - Dracula's Castle in One Day Tour

Libearty Bear Sanctuary and Bran - Dracula's Castle in One Day Tour

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Bucharest and spend the day exploring Transylvania during this full-day small-group tour. Head to the city of Zarnesti to visit the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, home to almost 90 rescued brown bears. Then head to Bran Castle, also known as Dracula Castle, to learn about the history and legends of the area before driving past the Carpathian Mountains back to Bucharest.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.19
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Castles of Transylvania - Private Day Trip from Bucharest / PRIVATE TOUR

Castles of Transylvania - Private Day Trip from Bucharest / PRIVATE TOUR

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Transylvania is one of Romania’s most famous regions, but its distance from the capital can be challenging for visitors with limited time. Tick off top Transylvanian attractions in one day on a private trip to Brasov, Bran Castle, and Peles Castle from Bucharest, traveling with ease via air-conditioned vehicle. Avoid hidden costs with entrance fees, a walking tour, and round-trip transportation from your Bucharest hotel included.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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$149.52
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Private Dracula Castle Tour by night and Romanian traditional dinner

Private Dracula Castle Tour by night and Romanian traditional dinner

Experience after-dark thrills on this night-time tour of Bran Castle, otherwise known as Dracula’s Castle. Book in advance to enjoy skip-the-line access, then don your cape and lantern and set off with your guide through the moon-lit corridors, spooky rooms, and underground tunnels. Afterwards, bring yourself back to life with a sit-down dinner in Marie of Romania’s tearoom, washed down with a glass of local wine.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Halloween at Dracula's Castle

Halloween at Dracula's Castle

Knowing the best spots to celebrate Halloween in Transylvania can be difficult. Enjoy an immersive Halloween experience on a tour of Bran Castle, often associated with the Dracula legend. Explore the castle’s medieval chambers and learn about its history from your guide, with plenty of spooks along the way. Skip the long lines with entrance guaranteed, with the option to upgrade for hotel transfer.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private Day Trip to Dracula Castle, Peles Castle and Brasov from Bucharest

Private Day Trip to Dracula Castle, Peles Castle and Brasov from Bucharest

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The Gothic landmarks of Transylvania are dark, dramatic, and dispersed throughout the region’s mountainous landscapes. Travel with ease between three Transylvania highlights, including Peles Castle and Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), on this private full-day tour from Bucharest. Delve into legends of Dracula and Vlad the Impaler, and visit Brasov’s Black Church, an imposing 13th-century church. On this private tour, hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov are included.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.49
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Libearty Bear Sanctuary and Dracula's Castle - Day Tour from Bucharest

Libearty Bear Sanctuary and Dracula's Castle - Day Tour from Bucharest

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Almost every traveler wishes a tour of a foreign country to be a great opportunity to learn not only about its culture and history but also to experience the delights of the local food and comfortable transportations and other amenities to ensure a completely stress-free holiday. Our shared and private tours are designed to make your wishes come true! Please, keep in mind that children under 5 years old are not allowed at the Bear Sanctuary.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.38
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Private Day Trip to Peles Castle, Dracula's Castle and Brasov

Private Day Trip to Peles Castle, Dracula's Castle and Brasov

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Start a great day trip from Bucharest towards Transylvania. Go outside the city and admiring breathtaking landscapes and beautiful landmarks. This trip will take you to Sinaia, a pearl of the Carpathians, here you will visit the Royal castle of Peles - home of the Romanian Royal Family. Bran Castle is where you will discover the myth and facts of the fortress also known as Dracula's Castle. Admiring the breathtaking views of the mountains will be available if weather will also be kind to us. The historical center of the medieval town of Brasov has a unique charm, cobbled streets, beautiful houses, the Council Square, Black Church and the old gates to the city are some of the important landmarks of the city. Please take into account that Mondays and Tuesdays Peles Castle is Closed for inside visit between 01 februarie 2020 – 30 martie 2020 and only Mondays between 01 februarie 2020 – 30 martie 2020.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Tour to Brasov and Bran

Day Tour to Brasov and Bran

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Transylvania is famous for its Gothic landmarks, but appreciating their historical significance on a self led tour can be difficult. Discover the medieval past of Bran Castle and learn more about its association with Bram Stoker’s Dracula on a tour from Sibiu, then explore the historic city of Brașov and its Gothic architecture, with insights provided by your guide. Relax after a day’s sightseeing with hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.54
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Dracula Castle, Peles Castle and Brasov - Private Day Trip from Bucharest

Dracula Castle, Peles Castle and Brasov - Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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Without a hire car, exploring Transylvania’s castles and medieval treasures in a day from Bucharest is near-impossible. This full-day private tour takes you into this myth-laden region with a guide for historical insight, giving the scenery and sites added resonance. Visit Peles Castle, take a guided walk in fortified Brasov, and explore Bran Castle, often known as Dracula’s Castle, all with entry tickets, parking, and driving taken care of.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
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$204.19
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Peles Castle, Dracula's Castle and Medieval Town of Brasov in one day
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Peles Castle, Dracula's Castle and Medieval Town of Brasov in one day

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Uncover the legends and beauty of the Transylvania region Visit Sinaia's gorgeous Peles Castle and Bran Castle in one day Get a glimpse of medieval village life in well-preserved Brasov Group size is limited for a more personalized tour
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What are Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) hours of operation?
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) hours of operation: Open daily, hours vary by season.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) costs USD 19.60. Guided Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) tours start around USD 19.60 per person.
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