Castles Tour - day tour from Brasov


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Private Guided Tour.  Day tour from Brasov.
Duration: 8 hours
We invite you to discover through our tour the most important castles and fortresses in Brasov region. We’ll visit Peles Castle from Sinaia – a former royal summer residence, then the beautiful medieval castle of Bran and at the end we’ll stop at Rasnov Fortress.
 
BRASOV – SINAIA – BRAN – RASNOV- BRASOV
In the morning meet with our guide in yours location from Brasov.
Leave the city on the route to Sinaia. Visit the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania, the Peles Castle is 44 kilometres far from Brasov, in Sinaia, a well-known mountain resort as well. Nowadays the Castle is one of the most important museums in Transylvania where one can admire furniture and ornamental objects, carpets, tapestry, sculptures, paintings, collections of weapons from the 15th up to the19th centuries.
 
Continue your journey to Bran with it’s famous Bran castle. Also called Dracula`s Castle, it is situated not far from Brasov (25 kilometres) at the entrance in the Bran - Rucar passage. The castle got its fame from Dracula`s legend written in 1897 by Bram Stoker and later on made into a film by Francis Ford Coppola.. The first documents about the Bran Castle appeared in 1377. Along the history, the Castle had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. First it was under the rule of the King of Hungary Sigismund of Luxemburg, than under the Romanian voievodes Mircea cel Batran and Vlad Tepes and later on it came under the jurisdiction of the City of Brasov. In 1912 it was donated by the municipality of Brasov to the romanian royal family, in order to became their residence.
 
Rasnov Fortress. Built in 1331, the Fortress had a defence role and it was a shelter for the inhabitants of Rasnov in case of enemy attacks.
In the middle of the courtyard there is a well 146 metres deep and the ruins of an 11th - 12th century - Orthodox church were discovered here. Nowadays the Fortress houses an interesting museum
 
Return to Brasov and drop-off at your location.
 
End of your day tour services

Price table

PRICE: 65 euro/person
 
The tour runs with minimum 2 people
Schedule: Wednesday-Sunday
Departure time: 9.00-9.30 AM
 
 

Included in price

Transport with medium size car for 2-3 persons, with large car or SUV for 4 persons, minubus for 5-8 persons; Private tour guide – English language;


Not included in price
Entrance tickets; Other services not specified on the itinerary; Photo and video fees;  Meals; 

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