This Carpathian Tour, themed Carpathian Marvels and Tales, includes 4 visits: Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery, Dracula Castle in Bran and the Black Church in Brasov. A quick tour in the old part of Brasov is also included.
Day Trip (10-12 hours) from Bucharest.
See below the itinerary for Carpathian Tour
"Aeroportul international Henri Coanda" / International Airport Henry Coanda (the builder of world's first jet powered aircraft)
"Rafinaria Petrobrazi Ploiesti" / Petrobrazi Refinery, one of the largest Romanian refineries and one of the largest in Eastern Europe
"Posada" - The Battle of Posada (November 9, 1330 — November 12, 1330) was fought between Basarab I of Wallachia and Charles I Robert of Hungary
"Manastirea Sinaia" / Sinaia Monastery - founded by Prince Mihai Cantacuzino in 1695 and named after the great Sinai Monastery on Mount Sinai
"Castelul Peles" (Sinaia) / Peles Castle in Sinaia - Neo-Renaissance castle placed in an idyllic setting in the Carpathian Mountains, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia; Peles Castle is world's first castle fully operated by electric power (!). King Carol I of Romania (1839-1914), one of the great Romanian kings and conqueror of the National Independence, initiated the construction of the castle in 1866. The edifice has rooms with dedicated themes from world cultures, themes that can vary by function (offices, libraries, armories, art galleries) or by style (Florentine, Turkish, Moorish, French and imperial).
"Predeal" / Predeal - the highest town in Romania with an altitude between 1033 – 1110 m; Predeal is an important Romanian mountain resort.
"Castelul Bran" / Dracula Bran Castle - the fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle", although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poienari Castle and Hunyad Castle; Bran Castle is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker's Dracula. The castle was first used in 1378 in defense against the Ottoman Empire and later became a customs post on the mountain pass between Transylvania and Wallachia.
"Brasov" (Kronstadt) / Brasov city - the capital of Braşov County, the 8th largest Romanian city. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region. Brasov is notable for hosting The Golden Stag International Music Festival.
"Biserica Neagra" / The Black Church - it was built by the German community of the city and stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important Lutheran places of worship in the region
Included Services: Transportation, Driver / Professional Tour Guide, 4 visits Entrance Fees.
Lunch is not included! Photo tax is not included!
Recommended departure at 7:45 am.
Reservation Line: (+4) 0723 666 050