A two-day trip to Bran

A two-day trip to Bran

Thanks to the Bran Castle and the interest shown by visitors from around the world to this site, Bran is currently undergoing a process of rapid development. Though it is a rather small resort, you may be surprised of how many sights there are to cover in a two - day trip to Bran. So, let’s not waste time any longer and begin our trip! Day 1 The Bran Castle, one of the most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in Romania, is known by tourists from around the world as Dracula’s Castl... [ read more ]

Dracula's Legacy at Bran

Dracula’s Legacy at Bran

The image that we all have today of Dracula is a mélange of real historic facts with several legends related to the rule of Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Tepes), a Romanian medieval prince in Wallachia. To these a series of unfavorable chronicles added with the intention of ruining his reputation at the epoch. Last but not least, all these were rounded by Bram Stoker’s famous novel, Dracula, written in 1897. The truth about Vlad the Impaler (1456-1462; 1476) Despite the negative image that thi... [ read more ]