Two Castles in one day : Bran and Peles This one-day tour takes you to two attraction points of maximum interest, both situated in a picturesque region of the Carpathians mountains.
BRAN CASTLEBran castle owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. Documentary evidence of the castle dates back as far as 1377. A true fortress located in Bran village, approx. 25 km away from Brasov, all its walls are made of stone and the rooms and the narrow corridors form a labyrinth of hidden corners and secret chambers. In 1920, Queen Mary, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. The legend goes that the heart of Queen Mary, kept in a silver box, was discovered in a niche of the building.PELES CASTLE In Sinaia, visit to the Peles Castle, the summer residence of the Romanian kings, built at the desire of King Carol I of Romania (1886 – 1914). The Peles Castle is one of the most important historical buildings in Romania, with unique features, being, due to its historical and artistic value, one of the most important monuments of this kind in the second half of the 19th Century in Europe.