Peles & Bran Castle and Brasov Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Saxon Land

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The Peles, Bran, Brasov Tour will walk you through 3 different ages. In this tour we will see a king’s palace (Peles castle), a medieval castle (Bran Castle) and a Fortified city (Brasov City). So, let’s taste a little bit of the Transylvania history.- Benefit of complete flexibility of having the tour tailored on your requirements, in terms of the route, the duration and the features of the tour;- Enhance your experience through our choices of tours to match your particular interests and traveling style;- Enjoy the exceptional knowledge and expertise of Romania’s top rated licensed tourist guide with excellent reviews;Discover the daily life, self-sufficiency and sustainability in the remote Saxon villages of Transylvania;- Take a Brasov tour and have a great walking tour in the medieval city;- Make the most of your tour experience through our exclusively designed tours with all admissions included and not just only guided walks.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaWe leave at 8AM, in early morning from your hotel in Bucharest, to be sure that we won't have surprises on the road because of the traffic. Our first stop is Sinaia, a mountain resort from the popular Prahova Valley where we'll visit our first castle.The day tour will begin with the tour of Peles Castle, castle used by the royal family in the 19th and 20th century. The mountain and the elegant gardens from around the castle adds even ore charm to this extraordinary castle. Inside, you will see the luxury: golden chandeliers, walnut tree carvings, marble fountains, Venetian mirrors, secret chambers, a royal armory, one of the finest collections of art in Eastern and Central Europe and exotic timbers and solid bronze doors.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaA highlight of your cultural excursion will be the afternoon visit to the medieval Bran Castle. The castle is built on a hilltop with view on each part of the valley. The castle got its fame from the novel “Dracula”, written by Bram Stoker and Dracula movie due later directed by Francisc Ford Copplola.The Bran Castle tour will show us the castle’s many well-preserved rooms and chambers. Gothic furnishings and details help set the scene for ghastly legends of all that happened here, including the imprisonment of Vlad the Impaler.After the visit you will have time to take some souvenirs just outside of the castle, where you can find “Dracula” gifts, and local handmade things of wool and wood. Here you will have an exclusive natural cheese sampling.After or before the Bran Castle tour we will take a short break to eat something traditional in Bran.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Black Church (Biserica Neagra), Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaNext up in is the Brasov city tour where we will show you the highlights building and history of the old town. Starting more than 900 years ago the history of Brasov is very close to the knights, the Saxons and the invaders.We will walk and talk about the Black Church, the narrowest street in Eastern Europe and about the life of the medieval population of the city.The visit in the Black Church, which dominates the main square and is Brasov's most important monument. It is the largest Gothic Church between Vienna and Istanbul. Called the Black Church because of the Great Fire the city endured in 1689. It took almost 100 years to reconstruct where only 1 of the towers was remade. You will understand why is the CROWN city and why we have two medieval parts of the city, the Romanian part and the Saxon one.You will reach extraordinary places that will gave you some great views over the city, and very good spots for photos.The city has suffered dramatic changes after the Second World War, when a lot of the German population emigrated to Germany and the city was massively industrialized. Today it is one of the most beautiful places in Romania, a city filled with history and situated on the foot of the mountains.At the end of the city tour we will hit the road back to Bucharest.We will be back in Bucharest late in the evening, around 9PM. Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Natural cheese sampling
  • Certified English-Speaker Tourist Guide (speakers of other languages at request)
  • Fuel, parking fees and local taxes included
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Photo/video fees at Peles Castle
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