PELES CASTLE AND BRAN CASTLE TOUR FROM BUCHAREST
Highlights of Peles Castle, Bran castle and Brasov city tour
- Peles castle guided tour
- Bran castle guided tour
- Lunch in a traditional, rustic place
- Brasov city center
And other secret places that will make you want more.
Details of the tour:
Start and end point: at your hotel or another chosen location in Bucharest
Distance: 370 km
Departure time: 07:30 AM
Note: When Peles castle is closed (Mondays all year long, Tuesdays in the winter and the whole month of November), we will visit the Bran torture room instead
Peles castle, Bran castle and Brasov city tour description:
Peles castle and Bran castle tour from Bucharest is the most popular day trip. Check here other day trips from Bucharest. If you are searching for guided trips to Peles castle, the tour will offer you a great visit of this royal residence. It will show you the most known attractions in Romania: Peles castle, the royal residence, Bran castle, the famous count Dracula’s castle and the city center of Brasov, a beautiful medieval city. On the way you will have the chance to admire the Carpathian mountains and scenic roads. Romania’s castles will amaze you. The beautiful nature will inspire you. This trip will remain in your heart forever.
Peles castle, Bran castle and Brasov city tour will start in Bucharest, where the guide will pick you up from your hotel. After a two hour ride you will arrive in Sinaia, a popular mountain resort. This resort hosts the first attraction of your tour: Peles castle.
The Peles castle in Sinaia, summer residence for the kings of Romania, was built from the desire of king Carol I of Romania. He visits Sinaia and falls in love with the beauty of that place. He decides to built a castle here, that later will become the summer residence. The castle has 160 rooms and many entrances and stairs. The central tower is 66 meters high. Peles also has a theatre room with a small stage and 60 seats . It also has some very modern features for its time: central heating. Unlike other trips on the market, our guide will escort you inside the castle. In the Peles castle tour he will present you amazing history, beautiful rooms and stories less known about Romania.
Read here about other castles you can visit in Romania.
After the scenic road in the Carpathian mountains your next stop will be in Bran to visit Bran castle, also known as Dracula’s castle. The story of Bran castle begins in medieval times when the Teutonic knights built a fortress in Bran. The current Bran castle was built later by the people in Brasov. With a tumultuous history, hosting one king after another, Bran castle is currently a museum. Our guide will unveil for you the castle’s darkest secrets and its connections with Dracula and the royal family. Here you can read about other palaces to visit in Romania.
Interest to know more about Dracula? Check our Secret story of Dracula day trip from Bucharest.
After two beautiful castles it’s time to relax and enjoy your lunch in a traditional place. Taste the Romanian food and your taste buds will thank you. After this relaxing lunch, Brasov city center waits to be discovered. Our guide will offer you a Brasov city tour in the old town. Admire the Black church, the biggest Gothic church in Romania. Take pictures with the medieval houses and the big Council Square. Enjoy the walk on the narrowest street in East Europe. Feel Brasov and let it charm you!
Want to visit more medieval places in Transylvania? Check our Medieval Transylvania 3 days tour.