Romania Private tour with your own designated chauffeur-guide and car starting from Cluj and including participation to the best Halloween parties in Transylvania, Halloween party with Vlad the Impaler from Sighisoara and Bran Castle Halloween party.
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Dracula’s Castle Halloween Party included in this unforgettable private short break! Depart from Cluj-Napoca, visit the most important highlights related to Vlad the Impaler and have fun at two amazing parties.
First of all, join us at our Halloween Party in Sighisoara, the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler. Attend unique events such as the Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead. Next, travel to Bran and have fun at the Halloween Party at Dracula’s Castle.
Highlights – 3 Days Dracula’s Castle Halloween Tour – Romania short break
- Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel – a delicious traditional festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, Vampire Hunting show, magicians show and many dark surprises – find out the complete programme.
- The Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara – Dracula’s birthplace, the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Halloween Party in the grounds of Bran Castle – also known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377
- Night visit to Bran Castle – decorated for Halloween and populated with glamorous witches
- Festive dinner in Bran – including a costume contest
- The Medieval Saxon city of Brasov – one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe.
Brief itinerary – Dracula’s Castle Halloween – Private tours
Day 1 – The best Halloween party in Transylvania
Our experienced guide collects you from from your hotel or from Cluj-Napoca Airport in these Transylvania private tours.
Drive to Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Dracula’s birthplace, a place perfect to explore on foot and get lost amidst the cobbled walkways.
Stroll around the streets of the old citadel and then, at 8 PM, join us for the best Halloween in Transylvania event: our amazing party!
Drink a shot of Romanian ‘water of fire’, delight yourself with a special three-course meal.
Open bar available until 00.30 and you can order anything available without extra charge.
The highlight of this party is the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, performed according to old customs and traditions according to Transylvanian mythology.
Magicians are here with their witchery moments at the Halloween party in these Transylvania private tours.
Day 2 Halloween in Transylvania – the biggest party in Transylvania – Dracula’s Castle Halloween
In the morning, enjoy your breakfast and then depart for the Medieval Saxon city of Brasov.
Brasov is one of the largest city in Transylvania. It is fringed by the Southern Carpathian Mountains and resplendent with glorious architecture and historical attractions.
Enjoy a city tour and admire buildings such as the Black Church, the largest Gothic edifice in South Eastern Europe.
After that, head for Bran Village. Accommodate in a 3* hotel situated in the vicinity of Bran Castle.
With turrets and towers poking high into the sky, Bran Castle looked straight off the pages of Dracula vampire novel.
Enjoy a 3 course meal and win a prize at the costume contest!
At 7:30 PM, join us for an exclusive night tour of the castle, decorated for Halloween an populated with glamorous witches as hostesses.
After that, you are invited to the courtyard for the Bran Castle Halloween Party, aka Dracula’s Castle Halloween Party from Transylvania, a highlight of these Transylvania private tours.
Day 3 of these Romania short breaks with Halloween party in Transylvania
Your Dracula Halloween tour Transylvania continues with a stop in Alba Iulia for a short walk into the Vauban style citadel.
There is a very good medieval themed restaurant inside the citadel in the room where thy use to keep the canon gun powder and it could be a good option to stop here and have lunch.
After that, drive back to the urban comforts of Cluj-Napoca.
Our guide drops you off at your hotel or at the airport for your return flight.
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Book our Halloween in Transylvania short break including the best parties in Transylvania now and discover Dracula’s legend! Join us and then have fun during 2 parties: one in Sighisoara Citadel and one organized by Bran Castle!
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- We also accept payments via PayPal and bank transfer.
- At the moment of booking we require an advance deposit in the amount of Euro 145/person. Once the advance deposit is registered with our accounts we issue a Confirmation Letter.
- The final payment is due 60 days prior to tour departure. Should the booking be made within 60 days prior to tour departure, entire tour cost is requested at the time of booking.
|Departure date||Price per person|
(2 persons to one double room)
|Traveler in single room||Availability|
|3 day tour. Departure from Agape Hotel, Cluj-Napoca, 10.00 am (GMT +02:00)|
|October 30, 2020||€ 1199||€ 1280|| |
|October 29, 2021||€ 1199||€ 1280||limited spaces|
Departure for these Transylvania private tours
These tours are recommended to depart on the dates given, in order to attend both Halloween parties.
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!
- Once you realize the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
- People speak plenty of English in Romania and you will find the locals and the other tourists are friendly and open.
- No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.
Map of the Halloween short break in Transylvania
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Cluj-Napoca – Sighisoara (150 km , 2h 30 min driving)10:00 AM Welcome to Transylvania! Our English speaking guide collects you from Hotel Agape, centrally located in Cluj-Napoca. Continue your journey with Sighisoara Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe’s most beautiful inhabited fortified citadels. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, was born. Optional 1: Visit one of the biggest saline in Romania , the Salt Mines of Turda, with impressive halls named after kings and queens. Optional 2 : You can even enjoy lunch in the very house where Vlad the Impaler was born, turned today into a cosy restaurant – “Casa Vlad Dracul” Restaurant. * Taking in consideration that your tour starts in the morning, extra nights available in Cluj Napoca at special prices ( 4* accommodation). Find more details at Add on program, after Price Includes section. 20:00 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, Vampire Hunting, Romanian Folk Show and many dark surprises. If you survive you’ll find refugee in a 3* hotel located in the very heart of the medieval citadel. Find more details.
Sighisoara - Brasov – Bran (145 km, 2h , 20 min driving)Your next stop is 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. Explore today Transylvania’s symbol, Bran Castle. It owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. The impressive edifice dates back to 1377. Queen Maria of Romania, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Cheese tasting is strongly recommended as the village is renowned for the delicious homemade traditional cheese assortments produced here. The ones smoked in pine tree bark are particularly delicious. 19:30 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. Feel amazing being part of a great and dynamic Halloween Party in the courtyard of Bran Castle until 4:00 am.
Bran – Turda - Cluj-Napoca (293 km, 4h 50 min driving)Drive to Turda, a small town with an intimate medieval atmosphere where you can enjoy a dinner in Hunter Prince, a Dracula themed restaurant. Transfer next to Cluj Napoca for the return flight. The tour ends around 8:00 pm. Airport / Hotel drop off included.
The services of a professionally trained English speaking chauffeur-guide.
2 nights in a 3* hotel, centrally located
- Sighisoara: 3*hotel – historical building in the heart of Sighisoara citadel
- Bran: 3* hotel – 300 meters far from Bran Castle
Due to the fact that some of the hotels are functioning in historic buildings located in the center of citadels or in the old town centers, please have in mind that these hotels do not have a lift (an elevator).
Porter services are provided at the hotels in our private tours -you don’t have to lift a finger
2 breakfasts and 2 dinners
- One Festive Halloween dinner in Sighisoara including : 3 course meal, Open Bar between 20:00-01:00 , dessert : Sweets Bar
- One Traditional Transylvanian dinner in Bran including a 3 course meal plus dessert and one shot of “tzuika” (Romanian plum brandy)
Entire land transfers based on private European car or micro-bus depending upon the number of travelers.
Pick up: Hotel Transilvania in Cluj -Napoca/your booked hotel in Cluj-Napoca, centrally located, on first day of the tour, at 10:00 am (GMT+2). You will meet our tour guide at the reception desk.
Drop off: Airport/ your booked hotel in Cluj Napoca on the last day of the tour. Estimated arrival time: 05:00 – 06:00 pm Bucharest local time (GMT+2), based on normal traffic conditions
- Bran Castle
- Clock Tower in Sighisoara
Halloween Party with Vlad the Impaler in Sighisoara (including: The Ritual of Killing of a living dead, Vampire Hunting)
Halloween Party at the Bran Castle includes: VIP entrance to the castle (skip the 3 hours line), night tour of the Bran Castle decorated for Halloween and populated with glamorous Wicked Fairies and the Halloween Party until 04:00 am. It is recommended to keep in touch with your assigned guide and depart together with the group from the hotel toward the castle in order to benefit from the VIP entrance; if you are not going together with the group chances are that you will have to stay in line with the other party attenders.
IMPORTANT: 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 cancellation. Transylvania Live provides only with the admission logistic.
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