Departure: (08:00 AM) First stop will be at Sinaia, a picturesque mountainous region not far from the capital where we will visit the Peleş Castle, the formal summer residence for the Romanian royal family and the meeting venue for the most important foreign delegations. Peleş Castle delights the eye, revealing to be an architectural gem in a mosaic of styles: Renaissance, Gothic, Baroque, etc. Later on, we invite you to visit Sinaia Monastery, a seventeenth-century monument called the “Cathedral of the Carpathians”. Here you have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Eastern-Orthodox worship. After Royal Palace will visit the Bran Castle, one of the most famous castles in the world, also known as Dracula’s Castle. Built starting with 1211 under the architectural guidance of Johaness Schultz and Karel Lima, Bran Castle or Dracula Castle was finalized in 1377. Set strategically atop a 60-metre cliff, the castle is towering over the most important access route into Transylvania. The first document that mentions Bran Castle dates from the 14th century when Sigismund of Luxemburg used it as a military base.
Peles Castle, Sinaia
We continue with Brasov, a popular destination in Romania among the tourists. The city was founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1211 and it exudes a distinct medieval ambiance. Walking through the Council Square, we will reach the Old Town Hall situated right in the center, and afterward, we will visit the Black Church, the biggest religious building of its kind between Vienna and Istanbul.
Bran Castle, Brasov
Overnight in Bucharest