Before making many of the films of vampires That thrilled viewers back in the 1930s and '40s, there were already many legends about vampires in our culture. Writers like Anne Rice and Stephen King have been in charge of keeping these beings that walk among us alive. In fact, today, there are different vacation packages that allow tourists to visit different and mysterious places where they can search for the legendary vampires.
For the most devoted to the subject, the essential place is the area of Romania known as Transilvania. This was the home of Vlad the Impaler, the historical inspiration for Dracula. Simion Alba, Director of the National Tourist Office of Romania In North America I have explained for a long time that taking a trip to the area is the best way to get to know Romania, yes, always through the Count's eyes.
Most tours include historical sites such as Sighisoara (Dracula's hometown). This is considered the best preserved medieval fortress in Europe. Another place not to be missed is Snagov Island, where the vampire's tomb is supposedly located and is only accessible by boat. The Count Dracula Club in Bucharest always organizes the best vampiric parties in the place.
As for the best time to go to Romania, experts say it is in the fall. Enjoy the night of Halloween In these places it becomes an unforgettable nightmare for many fans.
Visiting the Dracula Castle in Transylvania, Romania (May 2021)