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Halloween in Transylvania

Bran Castle

Visit Hungary and Romania

Do you dare to visit Transylvania on the scariest day of the year?


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Program Host

This trip is hosted by SUU Honors Program Director Kyle Bishop.

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Tentative Itinerary

A Very Dracula Halloween
A travel plan based on Luke Spencer’s adventures

Buda Castle and Matthias Church at night

Buda Castle with Matthias Church in Budapest, Hungary

Day 1: Budapest

Day 2: Day in Budapest

Day 3: Cluj-Napoca

Day 4: Bistrita

  • Morning in Cluj-Napoca
  • Travel to Bistrita
  • Explore Bistrita and lunch
  • Travel to Hotel Castle Dracula for the night
Smardan Street in Bucharest, Romania

Smârdan Street in Bucharest, Romania
By Ștefan Jurcă from Munich, Germany (Bucharest - Smârdan Street) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Day 5: Sighisoara

  • Travel to Sighisoara
      Church on the Hill Home of Vlad the Impaler
  • Stay somewhere appropriate

Day 5: Brasov

  • Travel to Brasov
  • Visit Bran Castle (near Brasov)
  • Travel to Bucharest
  • Stay somewhere appropriate

Day 7: Day in Bucharest