Dracula tours of Transylvania definition
Dracula tours of Transylvania are a part of dark tourism that includes visits to places related to Dracula in Transylvania, be it the historic character, the Dracula novel and places mentioned in the novels, the movies having Dracula as a character or any place related to shooting of those movies.
Dark tourism is defined as tourism involving travel to places historically associated with death and tragedy.
Type of Dracula tours in Transylvania
The Dracula tours in Transylvania are organized in order for tour goers to visit the main landmarks related to Vlad the Impaler aka Dracula.
The more elevated Dracula tours in Transylvania include also:
- accommodation Dracula themed hotels
- vampire themed menus in Dracula themed saloons
- activities and special events on Dracula/vampire theme
Dracula Tours in Transylvania classified by departure point
Dracula tours in Transylvania departing from Romania
- Dracula tours from Bucharest – see the tour here
- Dracula tours from Cluj Napoca -see the tour here
- Dracula tours from Brasov -see the tour here
- Dracula tours from Sibiu -see the tour here
- Dracula tours from Sighisoara -see the tour here
Dracula tours in Transylvania departing from Hungary
- Dracula tours from Budapest -see the tour here
Dracula tours in Transylvania departing from UK
There are direct connections with Bucharest the point from which most Dracula tours in Transylvania departs.
- Dracula tours from London Luton airport
- Dracula tours from Guernsey
- Dracula tours from Liverpool
- Dracula tours from Glasgow
- Dracula tours from Inverness
- Dracula tours from Kirkwall
- Dracula tours from Shetland
There are direct connections with Cluj-Napoca the point from which most Dracula short breaks in Transylvania departs.
- Dracula tours from London
- Dracula tours from Liverpool
Dracula tours in Transylvania departing from Ireland
There are direct connections with both Bucharest, the point from which most Dracula tours in Transylvania departs and Cluj-Napoca
the point from which most Dracula short breaks in Transylvania departs from Dublin.
- Dracula tour in Transylvania from Dublin
Classification of the tours by duration
-one day tours -Halloween parties tours guarantee to depart
-2 days tours -Halloween parties tours guarantee to depart
-3 days tours -Dracula short breaks and Halloween parties tours guarantee to depart
-4 days tours -private tours, departs on request
-7 days tours – Awarded Dracula tours with guarantee departure one time per month from June to October each year
-10 days tours –departs for at least 4 participants – see the tour here
Dracula tour activities
- Ritual Killing of a Living Dead
- Vampire diners
- Dracula shows
- which trials
- masquerade parties
- magicians shows
- knights fights
- sitting evenings
- vampire hunting shows
- fire game shows
- motorcycle excursions
- sidecar Dracula tours
- helicopter tour over Dracula’s Castle
- airplane tours over Dracula’s Castle
- Halloween Parties in Transylvania
Examples of Dracula tour in Transylvania
Escorted tour, with guaranteed departures from Bucharest, HB
from € 1159, code: Ro4.4RoVa
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.
The tour includes the most important places related with Vlad the Impaler. Visit 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 the legendary Bran Castle.
These guarantee departure tours also include the Ritual Killing of a Living Dead performed according to old Transylvanian tradition (as was featured on Travel Channel)
Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler-the flagship Dracula Tour with 3 Halloween Parties included
7 days, HB, from € 1289 – Bucharest departure
A Dracula Tour awarded by Fodor’s Travel Guide as a Top 10 Must-Do Adventure, the tour includes the enjoyable Halloween Party in the medieval fortress of Sighisoara Citadel, Dracula’s birthplace. You will be witness at The Ritual Killing of a Living Dead (as seen on Travel Channel) and a Vampire Hunting show.
Also includes sleeping in Dracula’s Castle built according with Bram Stoker’s imagination, after the second Halloween Party in the tour. Next Halloween party is in Dracula’s Castle, Bran Castle from Transylvania.
You will also visit Poenari Fortress.
2 days tour. Departure from
Bucharest, Sibiu or Cluj Napoca Airport(tour code Tr4.4RoHa)
Enjoy the best Halloween ever in Dracula’s birth place – the Medieval Citadel of Sighisoara!
You can decide for yourself the level of classification for accommodation in the citadel, from hostel style dormitories to an exquisite 5* intimate medieval hotel.
The main highlight is the Halloween Partyincluding a delicious traditional dinner, an excellent magicians show, the Ritual Killing of a Living Dead and providing you with a truly memorable experience.