Count Dracula's Transylvania

Count Dracula's Transylvania

Go Beyond’s Gothic Folklore Experience

4th – 11th May 2022

What's to get excited about!

If you are a fan of Gothic films or literature, like Bram Stoker’s Dracula, then this tour, of the famous Count’s homelands, Transylvania, is your dream holiday. The plains, rivers and mountains of Transylvania are vividly brought to life in Bram Stokers creepy novel, and we are inviting you to spend time with us to see for yourself and to experience Transylvania’s dark beauty.

Our tour will include a visit to Bran’s Castle near Brasov, where legend says Count Dracula lived and terrorised the nearby villages. We shall also have the chance to explore the Carpathian landscape, depicted in Stoker’s book, with visits to the Piatra Craiului National Park, Zarnesti Gorges, the stunning village of Fundata perched high in the mountains with panoramic views, a tour of the main town of Transylvania, Brasov, and a trip to Peles Castle near Sinaia.

This will be an amazing opportunity for those wishing to see first-hand the Transylvania that has become the home of many spooky tales.


Dracula's castle

Where you'll be staying...

We will be staying in White Clouds, a cosy, 8 bedroom villa, 2km from Bran Castle and 28km from Brasov.

The backdrop to this traditional house, is the Piatra Crauilui mountains, translated as The Kings Rock, which forms part of the southern Carpathian mountains and is regarded as one of the most sublime and beautiful sites in this range.

The bedrooms each have twin beds and en suite bathrooms.

The villa has a games room with table tennis and pool. The house is equipped with wi-fi.

Food, glorious food!

We will be fully catered for with a leaning towards traditional Romanian cuisine.

What you'll experience...

We will meet at Heathrow London airport and you will be supported on the flight to Bucharest, the capital of Romania.

Our mini-buses will take you on the stunning 3 hour drive to the villa in Bran, Transylvania.

We will be guided by local, licenced guide Zgremtia Cosmin, a wildlife ranger, nature lover and passionate of his home region, Transylvania.

Your holiday will include the following:

  • 7 night, full board accommodation;
  • A fully licenced, local tour guide for every visit and trip on the holiday, bringing the visits to life;
  • All entrance fees to all activities and sites;
  • Airport transfers and transport in and around Romania;
  • Return flight from London Heathrow to Bucharest, accompanied and supported by our Go Beyond team.
    A ratio of 3 guests to 1 Go Beyond support staff member.
    Support from our Go Beyond team during the holiday.

Accessibility and Inclusion

Inclusion is important to us so we strive, whenever possible, to make our supported holidays accessible to all.

If you wish to discuss your specific access requirement for any of our holidays, please contact us at your earliest convenience and we will do everything we can to welcome you to the Go Beyond Holidays experience.

Holiday name: Count Dracula’s Transylvania

Date: 4th – 11th May 2022

Nights: 7 nights

Accommodation: White Clouds

We will be fully catered for with a leaning towards traditional Romanian cuisine.

Price: £2795

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Day 1 – Travel from London to Bucharest, travel up to Bran via mini bus, settle in.

Day 2 – A city tour of Brasov.

Day 3 – A visit to the famous Carpathian mountains, enjoying it’s unique nature.

Day 4 – Visit Bran Castle, and uncover the myth of Dracula’s lair.

Day 5 – Spend the day in the wild beauty of Zarnesti Gorges with bear watching from a hide.

Day 6 – Visit the highland village of Fundata and take a ride in a horse carriage.

Day 7 – Visit Peles Castle, near Sinaia, take a ride in a cable car for panoramic views.

Day 8 – Travel to Bucharest Airport for return journey to London.

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