3 Castle Tour

3 Castle Tour

Day trips – Day tours – Brasov – Transylvania – Romania

3 Castle Tour

Peles Castle

 

Spend half a day exploring the narrow corridors of the world famous Bran Castle with our guided tour.In 1866 the prince Carol of the Hohenzollern – Sigmaringen arrives to Romania to claim the throne. He choses Sinaia to build the royal residence. Today the summer residence of the royal family, Peles Castle is considered to be the most beautiful from Europe. It was the first castle with elevator and own heating and warm water system from the north-eastern Europe.Having 65 rooms with different renascentist styles (swiss, german, english, spanish, italian and austrian), in Peles Castle you can see famous paintings and sculptures. The stained glass, chandeliers, china, furniture, mirrors, sculptures, carpets all together make of Peles Castle something unique and impressive.The construction of the castle started in 1873-1875 by the austrian architect Wilhelm Doderer, but finished by an czech architect Karel Liman (also the builder of Pelisor Castle) in 1914. you will encounter here different architectural styles which will captivate you.

 

Pelisor Castle

 

Pelisor Castle was built by the czech architect Kasel Liman, between 1899-1902 and it was decorated by the viennese Bernard Ludwig with the purpose of home for the princely family King Ferdinand and Queen Maria. Ferdinand, the grandson of King Carol I and Maria, the daughter of Alfred duke of Edinburgh and the grandaughter of russian tzar Alexandru II, will claim the throne in 1914, after the death of Carol I.Queen Maria, also known as the Artist Queen, transformed the Pelisor Castle in a beautyfull and attractive princely home. You can feast your eyes with celtic decorations and zoomorph byzantine elements, in 1900 style. A beatyfull castle, fascinant and interesting, Castelul Peles can offer many attractins and not only.

Bran Castle

 

Full of legend and contrast the Bran Castle has become famous because of the Dracula movie.Built in 1377, the Bran Castle was donated by the Brasoc community to the Habsburg Empire in order to obtain some trading facilities and lower taxes. Then the castle was donated to the Queen Mary in 1920 to enter into the royal family good graces ( Ferdinand and queen Mary), but also as a token of apreciation for the sacrifice, heroism and involvement of the Queen Mary into the first world war, where next to the romanian army they unite the three romanian kingdoms Transylvania, Moldavia and Valachia having as result the unificated Romania.Has becomed a military strategic point, with the role of protecting and control the commercial route, the movement of the tartar and turkish ground troups, but also for the border between Transylvania and Valachia.With an unique achitectural style and verry impresive, the Bran Castle will charm you at once.

Day trips – Day tours – Brasov – Transylvania – Romania

3 Castle Tour

Peles Castle

 

Spend half a day exploring the narrow corridors of the world famous Bran Castle with our guided tour.In 1866 the prince Carol of the Hohenzollern – Sigmaringen arrives to Romania to claim the throne. He choses Sinaia to build the royal residence. Today the summer residence of the royal family, Peles Castle is considered to be the most beautiful from Europe. It was the first castle with elevator and own heating and warm water system from the north-eastern Europe.Having 65 rooms with different renascentist styles (swiss, german, english, spanish, italian and austrian), in Peles Castle you can see famous paintings and sculptures. The stained glass, chandeliers, china, furniture, mirrors, sculptures, carpets all together make of Peles Castle something unique and impressive.The construction of the castle started in 1873-1875 by the austrian architect Wilhelm Doderer, but finished by an czech architect Karel Liman (also the builder of Pelisor Castle) in 1914. you will encounter here different architectural styles which will captivate you.

 

Pelisor Castle

 

Pelisor Castle was built by the czech architect Kasel Liman, between 1899-1902 and it was decorated by the viennese Bernard Ludwig with the purpose of home for the princely family King Ferdinand and Queen Maria. Ferdinand, the grandson of King Carol I and Maria, the daughter of Alfred duke of Edinburgh and the grandaughter of russian tzar Alexandru II, will claim the throne in 1914, after the death of Carol I.Queen Maria, also known as the Artist Queen, transformed the Pelisor Castle in a beautyfull and attractive princely home. You can feast your eyes with celtic decorations and zoomorph byzantine elements, in 1900 style. A beatyfull castle, fascinant and interesting, Castelul Peles can offer many attractins and not only.

Bran Castle

 

Full of legend and contrast the Bran Castle has become famous because of the Dracula movie.Built in 1377, the Bran Castle was donated by the Brasoc community to the Habsburg Empire in order to obtain some trading facilities and lower taxes. Then the castle was donated to the Queen Mary in 1920 to enter into the royal family good graces ( Ferdinand and queen Mary), but also as a token of apreciation for the sacrifice, heroism and involvement of the Queen Mary into the first world war, where next to the romanian army they unite the three romanian kingdoms Transylvania, Moldavia and Valachia having as result the unificated Romania.Has becomed a military strategic point, with the role of protecting and control the commercial route, the movement of the tartar and turkish ground troups, but also for the border between Transylvania and Valachia.With an unique achitectural style and verry impresive, the Bran Castle will charm you at once.

TOUR DETAILS

Departure and return: Brasov

You can also create your own itinerary for a customized trip.

Prices:

• 1 person – 80 euros

• 2 persons – 100 euros/group

• 3, 6 persons – 40 euros/person

• +6 persons – 35 euros/person

• +20 persons or more – negotiable

You can join other groups and pay less, so contact us NOW!

Availability: All year round.

Included:

• Transport with modern car/minivan

• English speaking tour guide

Not Included:

• Lunch and Entrance fees at Museums

• Peles Castle – 30 Lei/ 7.5 Lei – Students

• Pelisor Castle – 20 Lei/ 7.5 Lei – Students

• Bran Castle – 40 Lei/ 25 Lei – Students

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