Explore two amazing castles and the beautiful medieval city of Brasov. In this unforgettable day trip to Transylvania, Bran Castle and Peles Castle are waiting to be explored by those who dare to go back in time.While you will be primarily enticed to visit Transylvania due to its horror background, you’d be surprised that dramatic Carpathian scenery and utterly beautiful natural travel attractions will welcome you, not to mention its wealth of history.Description
07.30am: Start time, pick-up from your centrally located hotel 07.30am – 09.30am
Drive to Sinaia 09.30am – 11.00am
Visit Peles Castle 11.00am – 12.00pm
Drive to Bran Castle 12.00pm – 01.30pm
Lunch (own expense) 01.30pm – 03.00pm
Visit Bran Castle 03.15pm – 03.45pm
Drive to Brasov 03.45pm – 5.00pm: Brasov Walking Tour 5.00pm – 7.30pm
Drive to Bucharest, drop-off at your hotel
Peles Castle: Located in Sinaia (44 km from Brasov), it is often considered one of the most beautiful castles in all of Europe. In the natural back drops of the Carpathian Mountains the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture.
Bran Castle: Also known as the 'Castle of Dracula' - Discover one of the most famous sights in Romania, a medieval dwelling dating from the 14th century. The legend about Dracula, Bram Stoker's story is based on the life of Vlad Tepes/Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476), a ruler revered by Romanians for standing up to the Ottoman Empire. Known as one of the most dreadful enemies of the Turks, Vlad started organizing the state and enforcing the law by applying death penalty and impaling all those he considered enemies. After a delicious Romanian lunch (own expense) continue with a walking tour in the historical center of Brasov.
Brasov Tour highlights: Council Square, Black Church, Ecaterina's Gate, Rope Street - the narrowest street in Romania and one of the skinniest in the World.
Please note: Peles Castle is closed on certain dates. On the dates when Peles Castle is closed this will be substituted for Rasnov Fortress, a fascinating medieval peasant citadel from the 14th century.
Peles castle is closed on the following dates: 12 May - 15 Sept: closed on Mondays 16 Sep - 15 May: closed on Mondays and Tuesdays 03 Nov - 02 Dec: Peles Castles is closed for the entire period for restoration works.Highlights
- Excellent value for money
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Family friendly
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
- Airport transfer
- Free snacks included
: Bucharest, RomaniaDuration
: Flexible Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.