Romania: Transylvania – Castle Bran Castle Bran Castle Bran was built in 1377 on a rock with a magnificent view. The castle has a lot of stories to tell. One of them is the story about Vlad Tepes who spent some time there so the legend tells. Vlad the Impaler - so his name given because of his cruel methods of punishing his enemies - served as the model for the fictional character of Dracula. « ‹ 1 of 11 › » Do you want more inspiring travel destinations? Things To Do: Make The Most Out Of Your Day In Dusseldorf Lisbon: My Digital Nomad Soon To Be Life Brussels: Five Not So Good Reasons For Visiting! A Weekend In Baden-Baden, Germany How To Have An Amazing Weekend Getaway In Ireland Spread The Love!