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Brasov: Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip From Bucharest

1. Brasov: Bran and Peles Castle Day Trip From Bucharest

Start your trip with a stop in Sinaia, also known as the Pearl of the Carpathians, home to Peles Castle, one of the most beautiful in the world, an architectural masterpiece and the former summer palace of the Romanian royal family. Drive on to Bran to visit the famous medieval castle built as a fortress, Dracula's Castle, for the citizens of Brasov with a view to defend the city. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and legend, perched high atop a 200-foot-high rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to its imposing towers and turrets as well as to the myth created around Bram Stoker's Dracula. After enjoying a private guided tour inside for your small group only, you will have some free time in the souvenir market. After a short drive, reach the city of Brasov filled with splendid medieval and Gothic architecture with its wealth of historical attractions. Here, you will enjoy a walking tour of the old city. After some free time to explore some more, you will start driving back to Bucharest.

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From Bucharest: Day Trip to Sinaia

2. From Bucharest: Day Trip to Sinaia

After being picked up from your accommodation in Bucharest travel to the stunning city of Sinaia. You will start the day in Sinaia by visiting Peles, the palace of the first Romanian king. After your palace visit you take a short walk to the smaller, but equally beautiful palace, Pelisor. After you finish exploring the royal estate you go to the beautiful Sinaia Monastery. In the afternoon you will take a short drive to Azuga and visit the Rhein Wine Cellar to learn about the production of sparkling wine. Then enjoy some delicious local sparkling wine. End your day by visiting the charming memorial house of the great Romanian composer, George Enescu.

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Transylvania: 2 Day Private Tour Castles in Transylvania

3. Transylvania: 2 Day Private Tour Castles in Transylvania

Day 1: Bucharest - Sinaia Monastery (& Museum) - Peles Castle - Brasov sightseeing tour and accommodation Your journey will start with a visit to the Sinaia Monastery, where you will see the 300-year long treasure trove. You will continue your journey in the Prahova Valley, at the foot of the Bucegi mountains, well known for both wine and winter sports (even if not both at the same time). The Peles Castle is considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. After enjoying a traditional Romanian lunch (at your own expense), you will slowly step into the medieval ages, as Brasov is Transylvania’s most impressive medieval town. After a full day, you can return to your 3-star hotel where you can enjoy your evening. Day 2: Bran Castle - Rasnov Citadel- Return to Bucharest Bran Castle is a fang-tastic attraction for any vampire lover, Bran castle is the home of the toothsome character who stalked our most scary nightmares. One of the leading attractions in Romania, the castle was built by the Saxons back in 1212 in order to defend the locals from the Turkish invasion. Then move to the Rasnov citadel, full of history, built as the only chance of survival against the enemies after the Mongolian invasion. After the completion of your tour, enjoy the trip back to Bucharest, where you will be transported by professional guides back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Wallachia

Advian is my tour guide. He is very knowledgeable and very friendly.The castle is very beautiful and is kept very well. And I love the small town ,which is very peaceful and beautiful as well. I had a wonderful experience with Advian.