Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour with Optional Peles Castle Visit from Brasov

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Take your travel experience in Romania to the next level with this Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour with Optional Peles Castle Visit from Brasov. This tour is one of the best cultural tours in Romania.

The entire activity lasts approximately 4 to 5 hours. Travelers who have booked this fortress tour before have rated their experience an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars in 738 reviews.

Embark on a fascinating Transylvanian journey with a professional guide, starting from central Brasov. Discover two incredible citadels steeped in history and mystery, surrounded by the stunning Bucegi Mountains.

Begin your adventure at the remarkable Râșnov Fortress, designed to fend off Tartar invaders and protect local villagers during medieval warfare. Explore its ancient courtyards, time-worn ramparts, and a 13th-century well. Enjoy a regional lunch in Râșnov at your own cost to fully savor the atmosphere.

Then, explore Bran Castle, famously known as 'Dracula's Castle,' and admire its imposing stone walls and red turrets set against the Carpathian Mountains. For a fee, enter the castle and explore its well-preserved rooms, complete with Gothic furnishings and eerie details. Dive into the legends of Vlad the Impaler, the 15th-century prince said to have inspired Bram Stoker's Count Dracula.

For those seeking more adventure, extend your tour to visit Peles Castle. This opulent Bavarian-style palace served as the 19th-century royal residence. Your guide will lead you through its luxurious rooms, still adorned with lavish decor. You'll also have the chance to tour Pelisor Castle, a smaller royal residence with art nouveau finery.

This popular fortress tour starts in Casa Sfatului at Piața Sfatului 38, Brașov 500025, Romania. This activity is offered in English. To make sure everyone has the best experience, the tour keeps the groups small, hosting 6-8 travelers.

Please note that the 3-4-hour tour extension to Peles Castle is not included if not selected. When you book online and choose the Peles Castle extension, the tour sequence will take you to Peles Castle first, followed by Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress. The tour package includes round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned car or minivan, along with hotel pickup and drop-off from Brasov City only.

Entrance fees to Bran Castle, Râșnov Fortress, Peleș Castle, and Pelisor Castle are not included in the tour package. You can buy these tickets online or on-site, but it is highly recommended to purchase them in advance. Avoid the hassle of long lines and ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience.

Make sure to thoroughly explore the "Included" and "Good to know" sections below to find out more about the inclusions and insights provided by this cultural tour. The cancellation policy for this cultural tour is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Make your time in Brasov special by booking the unique Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour with Optional Peles Castle Visit from Brasov. Choose your travel dates and reserve a slot for this fortress tour before it gets fully booked!

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Hotel pickup and drop-off from Brasov city only
Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
Professional guide



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Bran Castle & Rasnov Fortress
Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour
Bran, Rasnov and Peles Castle
Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress and Peles Castle Visit
Pickup included

Good to know

Public transportation options are available nearby
Specialized infant seats are available
Small group tour
Sturdy hiking footwear recommended
Crowded in high season (July - August)
Peles Castle is closed MONDAY! Tuesday we can visit only the ground floor! Pelisor Castle is closed MONDAY and TUESDAY! More info about the admission time:
RASNOV FORTRESS IS CLOSED, for the moment! Anyhow, we could visit the outside walls and exterior court. We visit other site, instead (eg. The St Bartholomew Evangelical church / Cristian Saxon Fortified Church / Valea Cetatii Cave). The guide will inform you about the options.
Please bring your own mask; we provide hand sanitizer. We are cleaning vehicles after every tour.
Tour available with extension to Sinaia at a supplement of 20 euro/person and you have to book online Bran, Rasnov and Peles Castle option!
Please note when you book online the extension of Peles Castle, we visit this site first, than Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress!
"Skip the line" at the ticket office for Bran Castle only if you buy the ticket online or you pay the entrance fee to my guide.

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