Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peles Castle, & Brasov Old Town

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Monday 29 April to Tuesday 28 May
Macedonia
Bucharest: Dracula's Castle, Peles Castle, & Brasov Old Town

Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful and historic Castle of Peles
  • See the Bran Castle and discover why it's known as Dracula's Castle
  • Explore the magical old town of Brasov

Description

Discover some of Romania's most famous castles on a guided tour from Bucharest. See Peles Castle and Bran Castle, and take some free time to stroll through the Old Town of Brasov. Following pickup from Bucharest, leave the city for Sinaia. Visit Peles Castle, the former residence of the kings of Romania. Here, admire furniture, ornamental objects, carpets, tapestries, sculptures, paintings and collections of weapons from the 15th to 19th centuries. Continue to Bran with its famous Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle. Learn about the castle's history and how it had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Enjoy free time in Brasov and admire the town's houses built in the Renaissance, Baroque, Provincial and neo-Classic style. Explore the medieval fortress of Brasov, formerly one of Europe's most secure fortresses. See the preserved old wall, the Black and White Towers and the Weaver's Bastion. Also, learn about Catherine's Gate, situated near the Schei Gate in the western part of the fortress and its 4 little towers symbolizing the medieval right of life and death over the vassal's lives.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off in central Bucharest Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle Local guide

Important Information

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved Peles Castle is closed on Mondays year-round and on Tuesdays from October 1, 2023, to April 29, 2024. If your tour is booked within this period then you will see Peles Castle from the outside On 5th May Peles Castle is closed for Easter and it will be seen only from outside. In the event of heavy traffic on the roads, the tour can occasionally take more than 12 hours Due to uneven surfaces and for safety reasons, this tour is forbidden for those with walking difficulties or in a wheelchair or with any other impairment The order of the itinerary depends on the season, weather, and opening hours

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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