This private tour of Brasov and Zarnesti Bear Sanctuary is the perfect day trip if you want to combine two very distinct experiences: a visit to the largest sanctuary of this type in Europe and a walking tour in historical Brasov.In just one day you’ll see some of the over 100 bears saved from cruel captivity conditions, now roaming free and happy in the mountain sanctuary from the Carpathians, plus you’ll explore one of the most beautiful cities in Transylvania.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Zarnesti, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaOver 100 brown bears saved from captivity and cruel conditions found a new and safe home in the 60 hectares sanctuary from Zarnesti, the largest of this type in Europe.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaWe head to Brasov after visiting Bran Castle. After lunch, it's time for a walking tour in the historical part of Brasov.Dating from the 12th century, Brasov was one of the most powerful commercial cities in Transylvania in the medieval centuries. Still, its was often invaded by enemy armies which led to its fortification. Part of the enclosure walls, towers and bastions are still standing today, and are included in your afternoon walk in Brasov. The city also preserves unique historical monuments like the Black Church, over 600 years old, one of the most impressive in Romania and one of the largest Gothic constructions from this part of Europe. The Council Square, the 14th century Orthodox Church Saint Nicolae, the Catholic Church and the small streets of the center are also part of the tour.Duration: 4 hours