Walkabout Free Tours

Choose from our two different tours for the best way to discover Bucharest !

The Story of Bucharest

What's all about?

That’s how your Bucharest trip starts! Stroll through more than 500 years of history from the times of Vlad the Impaler aka Dracula to the “golden era” of communism, the ’89 Revolution and today’s protests. Unravel the stories not to be found in guidebooks and explore the city with one of our passionate local guides. Get the best of your travel experience with local tips about traditional cuisine, places to hang out or cool events, as this tour was created to welcome everyone new in town!

Starting Time

 English: Daily at 10.30 & 15.00

Spanish: Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 15.00. 

 

Top Highlights

Stavropoleos Convent      •       Ruins of Vlad’s Citadel
Manuc’s Inn                        •       Palace of Parliament
Revolution Spots               •       Victory Blvd.

The Royal Century

What's all about?

Discover a hidden world of palaces, elegance and intriguing stories with our passionate local guide. The “belle epoque” period is the most fascinating of all, bringing impressive architecture but also World Wars and the struggle for creating modern Romania. The monarchy shaped Bucharest in an unique way compared to any other city in Romania and today’s urban vibes are bringing it back to life. Join us to explore all this outside the old town!

Starting Time

 English: Daily at 10.30  .

Top Highlights

French-like Palaces      •   Romanian Monarchy
Calea Victoriei               •      Local market
World Wars stories      •      Romanian Atheneum

Duration

Around 2.5h.

Costs

The tour is free. Donations are appreciated.

For whom?

Independent travellers or small size groups.*

* For organized groups larger than 10, please contact us prior of joining the tour for sharing our private tours policy. Otherwise, our guides have the freedom of refusing your participation.

Meeting Points

The story of Bucharest – In Piata Unirii Park, next to the clock, on the alley

 The Royal Century – National Military Club (“Cercul Militar National”), in front of the flag.

Look for our distinctive orange outfit and check map below 😉

Meeting Point - The story of Bucharest

Meeting Point -The Royal Century

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