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From Brasov: Tour of Castles and Surrounding Area

Product ID: 178008
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Visit Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress, and Peles Castle in this group tour departing from Brasov city center. Drive through the wonderful Transylvanian Alps and the southern Carpathian Mountains.
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most interesting castle sites around Brasov, Transylvania, Romania.
  • Learn about the country's past and present from an expert guide
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views over central Romania as you are driven around the countryside
Full description
The tour will begin at 9:00 AM from the meeting point located in central Brasov. You will be driven in comfort to the Peasants Citadel, a medieval fortress built from at a time when Teutonic chevaliers ruled the Brasov County. Enjoy a visit around the fortress and observation point, and discover it's history and legends, stopping to take in the wonderful views of Brasov Plateau and the surrounding mountains.

The journey will continue towards Bran Castle. Completed in 1388, the castle was built on a steep cliff between Măgura and Dealul Cetăţii, with an exceptional view of the nearby hills. Learn about this famous castle, especially the tales of Count Dracula as you walk the ancient halls. 

Next, you will head to Sinaia, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family. The one hour drive offers spectacular views of surrounding nature and wildlife. Then encounter Peles Castle, considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Visit an architectural masterpiece, discover it's wonderful saloons and learn about the heritage. 

On the route home, you can see the view of the Transylvanian Alps, the Bucegi Mountains, and the lively resort-towns of Busteni and Predeal.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Expert guide
  • Access to the fast line to purchase tickets
  • Bottled water
  • Umbrellas/ponchos
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup and drop-off to your hotel. Instead, the tour meets at a central point in town
  • Extended visits to museums or temporary exhibitions
  • Photo fees inside Peles Castle
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees: 18 euros per adult for all museums
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

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Meeting point

Centrally located Modarom building, bd. Eroilor 17, Brasov, in front of Banca Transilvania, close to McDonalds.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Tour may be operated by a multi-lingual guide
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
• Not recommended for participants with serious medical conditions
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• Please note, that due to renovation works at the fortress, entrance to some areas may be restricted

From US$ 70.58 per person

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Product ID: 178008