Day trip Peles Castle and Brasov – Medieval architecture and a fairy tale-inspired castle
Full itinerary and description
The day tour to Peles Castle and Brasov starts in Bucharest where your local guide will pick you up from your hotel. Next, you’ll leave the busy capital behind and head north towards the Carpathian Mountains. In approximately two hours you’ll arrive in Sinaia, a popular mountain resort and home to the beautiful Peles Castle.
Built in 1883, Peleș Castle, a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture, was the royal residence of King Charles I of Romania. Here you will visit the castle and its gardens and find out more about the building itself and the Romanian Royal Family.
Bucharest day tour to Peles Castle
The journey continues through Prahova Valley, a drive that offers stunning mountain views on either side of the road. You’ll soon reach the city of Brasov, an architectural gem and all around lovely place to visit.
The council square of Brasov
Founded in 1211 by the Teutonic Knights on an ancient Dacian area and populated by Saxons, Brasov is one of the seven walled citadels (Siebenürgen) and has beautifully preserved medieval walls and structures. Here you will enjoy a walking tour of the city, have lunch (optional) and get to go up by cable car on Tampa, the nearby mountain. The view of the city from above is amazing.
In the evening you will reach Bucharest. With memories to last a lifetime and a camera filled with awesome photos, your guide will drop you off at your hotel.
Price and inclusions
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Included in the price:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by modern car with climate control;
- Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available in the car;
- Licensed English-speaking guide who will drive and accompany you on the tour;
- Standard admission to attractions stated in the itinerary;
- Gas, parking and road fees;
Not included in the price
- Other meals & alcoholic beverages;
- Photo & video fees at the visited sites;
- Flight tickets;
- Medical insurance – not mandatory but it is recommended.
Tour Map and Itinerary
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