Bucharest Day Trip: Visit Bran (Dracula) Castle and Peles in SinaiaWith: Bogdan 3
What you need to know about the Peles and Bran Castles Tour:
- This is a private guided day trip starting from Bucharest for small groups. Included: transport (400 km), guidance and entrance fees
- We pick you up at 8:00 and expect to be back in Bucharest around 21:00. Journey time around 3h (one way)
- Visit two famous castles of Romania: Peles Castle and Bran Castle (also known as the Dracula's Castle); entrance fees included
- Get a glimpse of Bucharest and discover the medieval Old Town of Brasov on the same trip
- We can stop for lunch according to your preferences - I know some good local restaurants
Please wear comfortable outfit.
Moments to expect during the the Peles and Bran Castles Day Trip:
Panoramic tour of Bucharest
Before leaving the city, we will drive you on a short panoramic tour of Bucharest to show you some of its most important sights and landmarks.
Considered a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture, Peles Castle was built in the late 19th century as a summer residence for the royal family, especially for King Charles (Caorl) I. Located in the mountains and with a splendid palace garden, it will quickly impress you. Enjoy a guided tour of the castle and its surroundings and learn more about Romanian history.
Bran Castle - Dracula's imagined home!
This medieval fortress was built in the 14th century as a defensive border point crossing into Transylvania and to prevent the expansion of the Ottoman Empire. Located in highpoint overlooking the mountains and a valley crossing, the sight of Bran Castle's imposing and scary Enjoy a guided tour of the well known castle when you will find out stories about the infamous Vlad the Impaler and also about the royal family.
Brasov is a charming mountain city, with a strong medieval legacy, German influence and beautifully restored architecture. We will do a walking tour of the city's most important sights and then enjoy a delicious dinner at a Romanian restaurant.
- Starting point: Bucharest
- Nearest airport: Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport
- Nearest train station: Bucharest North Railway Station
- Landscape: Urban, countryside, mountainous area
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