Visit Peles Castle, the former residence of the Romanian Royal Family, see Sinaia Monastery, and taste the sparkling wines at Azuga Wine Cellars on this full-day tour from Bucharest. You’ll enjoy a 3-course lunch at the winery as well.
What to Expect
This full-day tour includes a visit to the Sinaia Monastery, the Royal Peles Castle, and wine tasting and traditional 3-course lunch at Azuga Wine Cellars. The winery dates from 1892 and was the official wine supplier of the Romanian Royal Family.
You’ll travel from Bucharest to Sinaia, where you’ll visit the Sinaia Monastery. Founded in 1695, it was named after the famous monastery on Mount Sinai. There is a collection of valuable jewels here that belonged to the Cantacuzino family, and also a Romanian translation of the Bible, dating from 1668, and considered to be the earliest translation.
Next on the itinerary is a stop at Peles Castle, also located in Sinaia. This is considered to be one of Europe’s most beautiful castles. Constructed of wood, stone, brick, and marble, the castle comprises over 160 rooms. It was built in the German Renaissance style, with elements from the German Baroque, Gothic, Italian Renaissance, and French Rococo styles.
From Sinaia you’ll head to Azuga for wine tasting and lunch at Azuga Wine Cellars. You’ll enjoy the sparkling wines produced here and a 3-course lunch as well.
- Transportation by car or mini-bus
- English speaking driver
- 3-course meal and wine tasting in Azuga
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees (about EUR 7/person)
Know Before You Go
Please note that the tour cannot be booked on Monday or Tuesday, as Peles Castle is closed to visitors on those days.