Brasov Day Trip: Hike, Mountain Villages, Bears & Bran Castle!

There are many things to do and sights around Brasov - choose your favorite and let's go on a day trip! We can go on a light hike in Piatra Craiului Natural Park, explore traditional and picturesque mountain villages or visit Libearty Bear Sanctuary. Of course, the famous Bran Castle is nearby as is the medieval city of Brasov. Lots of great possibilities for having a good time!

What you need to know about the day trip to Brasov from Sibiu:

  • This is a private tour starting from Sibiu at 8am with a flexible and customisable itinerary. Duration 10-11 hours
  • Included: transport, guidance and good fun! Not included: lunch or entry tickets (11€ at Bran Castle, 12€ at Libearty Sanctuary)
  • We can only do only 3 of the activities or sights mentioned below - please let me know which ones you prefer when booking!
  • I will adapt the itinerary based your choices and season, so we can spend the day as you want
  • If you want to visit Libearty Bear Sanctuary tickets cost 13 Euro / person and I'll need to buy them online at least 1 week in advance. They're not refundable!

Additional information

Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
It's going to be a long tour so bring snacks and water.
The best places to have a snack/ lunch/ coffee break are either in the village of Bran or Brasov - and obviously I'll show you where!


Moments to expect in the day trip to Brasov:

Visit Libearty Bear Sanctuary

[#1 stop in the morning] This huge outdoor sanctuary in Zarnesti is a private initiative (not a zoo!) that shelters about 120 rescued bears from circuses, closed zoos or abandoned in the wild from all over Europe. Now they are taken care of and happy and we'll learn about their amazing life stories while seeing them play!
The visit is restricted, tickets cost 13 Euro, must be bought in advance and they're not refundable! We'll join a bigger group accompanied by a local guide.

Visit Libearty Bear Sanctuary

Picturesque Romanian Villages: Pestera and Magura

At the base of Piatra Craiului Mts. there are several villages at high altitude (800m) spread along picturesque hills. Some of the most beautiful views in Romania can be admired here! Locals have a traditional lifestyle and we can go on a light hike to explore the area, enjoy the idyllic views and the old architecture still remaining here.

Picturesque Romanian Villages: Pestera and Magura

The famous Bran Castle

Bran Castle known as Dracula's Castle by its touristic name... is in fact a wonderful and imposing medieval citadel built 800 years ago to defend the crossing between Transylvania and Wallachia. There are many legends and myths surrounding it and while we explore the castle I will tell you about them - including if there's any real connection to Dracula!

The famous Bran Castle

Brasov Old Town

Surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains, the city of Brasov has its undeniable charm. We admire the colorful medieval townhouses of the Old Town, visit Council Square and the 700-year-old Gothic Black Church. Seeing the differences and similarities between Sibiu and Brasov will be an interesting experience for you!

Brasov Old Town
2 x 125 Euro
How to book this tour?
  1. Choose how many people and when
  2. Request a booking and fill in your details
  3. Flexible payment and cancelation
  4. Guide answers in 24h
  5. Children prices

Cancelation & refund policy

Easy

Sends us or the guide an email 24h before the tour informing us you can't make it and you'll get a full refund of your payment, no questions asked.

Location details

  • Starting point: Sibiu
  • Nearest airport: Sibiu International Airport
  • Nearest train station: Sibiu
  • Landscape: Countryside, Mountains

Questions about the Brasov day trip

We visit Libearty bear sanctuary first since tours inside are held by the staff at morning hours. Then we visit Bran Castle, or if you don't want Libearty we visit the castle first. Finally, we either go hiking in Magura and Pestera, or go to Brasov. Tell me what you're interested in and we'll customise this tour!

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