Brasov, Bran Castle, Bear Sanctuary, and Rasnov Fortress Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Zărnesţi

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Take this full day tour in Transylvania and do not miss this opportunity to visit both the Dracula’s Castle in Bran Village and the beautiful Brown Bears in their natural habitat. Also you will visit the charming medieval town Brasov and Rasnov Fortress! Enjoy a lovely day away from Bucharest on this small group tour!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Zarnesti, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaAt Libearty Bear Sanctuary we will learn about the bears and about wildlife protection in general. The sight of bears climbing trees, playing in the water pools or just lazing in the meadows, gives you a far better understanding of the true nature of the animals than any Zoo could ever do.Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaBran Castle also called Dracula’s Castle, it is situated in Bran village. A remarkable architecture with Gothic elements, the castle was built between 1377-1382, at 60 m high. Built originally as a fortress surrounded by a massive wall with small windows which were used to shoot the enemies, Bran Castle proved to be a successful defense point. In the inner courtyard of the castle is a fountain used to provide water in case of siege. Bran Castle got its fame from the novel Dracula, written by Bram Stoker and Dracula movie.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Rasnov Citadel, Rasnov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaWe will have a short stop to Rasnov to see the picturesque streets with medieval houses and Rasnov Fortress and to understand the life in a village in medieval times. Rasnov Fortress is one of the best preserved peasant fortress of Transylvania and was built in XIII -XIV centuries, the principal purpose was to defend themselves against Tartar attacks and was conquered only once around the year 1600 by Prince Gabriel Bathory. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaWe will take a short tour of the old town. You will be able to visit Black Church, the Council Square and to enjoy the lovely atmosphere of this charming city!Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • One bottled water
  • Live commentary on board
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Parking Fees

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food
  • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Brasov Historical Center

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Small-group tour
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