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Historic Bucar Snagov Monastery

Join us and enjoy both the scenery of the city and the charm of Bucar Snagov Monastery. You will be thrown into a world influenced by peaceful shepherds and Vlad the Impaler; an ominous name for a revered figure! Allow yourself to be transported back to a yesteryear full of beauty and intrigue.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Potter around in the Bucar Snagov Monastery

* Find out all about the horrible history of Vlad the Impaler

* Shop ‘til you drop in the brilliant Baneasa Shopping City

Begin your day by taking in the panoramic views of Bucharest as you tour downtown and the Princely Court. Imagine yourself in a different time as you remark on the historical architecture. Next, head 40 kilometers out of Bucharest to Snagov, a small commune sporting a delightful lake and a historical relevance in its own right. On a small island in the middle of the lake, you will see a 15th century Byzantine church, Bucar Snagov Monastery, which entombs Dracula.

As Vlad the Impaler is the source and inspiration of this legend which invokes a dark and dreary feel, you'll be enchanted by the actual locale of the tomb. The island is a paradise of luscious gardens, flowers, and trees. Afterwards, you'll switch gears, returning to the city to experience Baneasa Shopping City. Spend some free time to explore what's on offer in this sprawling marketplace and grab a bite to eat, before your return.

The tour of the city of Bucharest and the Bucar Snagov Monastery will appeal to a myriad of tastes and leave you with memories of a remarkable place that mixes legend, natural serenity, past and present. Join us and enjoy both the scenery of the city and the charm of Bucar Snagov Monastery. You will be thrown into a world influenced by peaceful shepherds and Vlad the Impaler; an ominous name for a revered figure! Allow yourself to be transported back to a yesteryear full of beauty and intrigue. Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel lobby.Duration: Six-and-a-half hours. Start/opening time: 9am.Languages: English with German, Italian, French and Spanish on request.