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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit provided by Active Travel

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

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Overview
Easily visit two Transylvanian citadels and elect to visit another on this half-day tour from Brasov. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan or car with a guide. Explore Rasnov Fortress and learn the legends about Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. Upgrade at booking to extend your tour for an additional fee to include Peles Castle. Please note that the entry fee at each of the castles is at your own expense.
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You'll start at
Muzeul Județean de Istorie
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  • 1
    Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Rasnov Citadel
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Muzeul Județean de Istorie
Piața Sfatului 30, Brașov 500025, RomaniaThe History Museum, Piata Sfatului Square
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Highlights
  • Learn about Bran Castle’s legends and stories from a guide
  • Explore the courtyards and ramparts of Rasnov Fortress
  • Choose to extend your tour to include Peles Castle
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan or car
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Brasov, or at your hotel if option selected, and travel by car or minivan to Rasnov, located in the Bucegi Mountains. Learn about Rasnov Fortress and how it fended off attacks from Tatars. Explore the courtyards and ramparts of the 13th-century fortress. Choose to pause for lunch in Rasnov (own expense). Continue by car to Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. Admire the high stone walls and red turrets flanked by the Carpathian Mountains. Enter the castle (own expense) and wander through with your guide. Learn about the area’s stories and legends. If you opted to upgrade your tour at booking continue on to the 19th-century Bavarian-style Peles Castle. At the end of your tour, travel in your vehicle back to Brasov.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Muzeul Județean de Istorie, Piața Sfatului 30, Brașov 500025, Romania
Duration
4–5 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Brasov city only
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress: LEI 40, around €8.5,entrance fee to Rasnov Fortress: LEI 17, around €3.5,entrance fee to Peles Castle: LEI 30 (the standard tour) around €7
  • 3-4-hour tour extension to Peles Castle (if option not selected)
  • Entrance fee to Peleș Castle and Pelisor Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small group tour
  • Sturdy hiking footwear recommended
  • Crowded in high season (July - August)
  • MONDAY BRAN CASTLE IS OPENED AT 12:00.
  • 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: peles.ro
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • RASNOV FORTRESS IS CLOSED FROM 3rd of February 2020 for 22 months! 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.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Vaiva L wrote a review Mar 2020
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Without having many expectations for our journey into and around the Carpathian Mountains, Karol Balazs ensured we had a day we will never forget. Our trip visiting Transylvania's famous castles was only as amazing as it was due to our great tour guide and his friendly personal
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
Responded 14 Mar 2020
Thank you for your detailed review! Indeed, the day tour to Bran and Peles Castles is memorable, especially when you have along with you a special guide, as Charlie!
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Tour45348 wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia4 contributions
Thank you to Dan from Active Travel! A wonderful, personalized day visiting these beautiful tourist attractions (and more!). Dan is very kind, a great driver, and excellent guide. I’d thoroughly recommend this day trip. Thank you!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
Responded 5 Mar 2020
Thank you for booking with us an unforgettable day trip to Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit!
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camnav2000 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Small tour, but big experience!!! Karoly is a really expert about the Castle of Bran, and a nice person. Thanks!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
Responded 2 Mar 2020
Thank you for your review!
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Νίκη Λ wrote a review Mar 2020
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It's better to visit them with a tour, so you will hear information about the history and not just checking around. Thanks our tour guide Andras, for that nice experience of touring around bran.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Responded 1 Mar 2020
Thank you for booking with us and for your review for the day trip to Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress.
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stilvi6370 wrote a review Feb 2020
Athens,Greece13 contributions7 helpful votes
We loved the tour with Charlie as our guide.We had fun ,we exchanged facts about our countries and we felt like going on a walk with a savvy friend.Thank you so much for the wonderful day!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
Responded 25 Feb 2020
We thank you for choosing us to be your travel partner for an amazing day trip to Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit.
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About the operator

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Katya K
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One of our best days in Romania!
My daughter (9) and I went on a hike in the National park with Marian. After having a chat with Marian, I was happ
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albertovG1698IA
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EXCELLENT DAY AROUND TRANSILVANIA!
We have spent a excellent day visiting Peles, Bran and Rasnov. Tiberius has introduced us in the Transilvanian cult
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S6343UDelenas
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Excelent choice
We went to the Piatra Craiului National Park with Bogdan, our guide. The weather it wasn't the best... windy, snowi
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wiggy65
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Bran castle
Done 2 excursions with active travel one to the Romanian village in the mountains and another to bran castle , our
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wiggy65
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best day of holiday
loved this day tour just me and my husband, and tour guide George from active travel. George really made this day
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Almostgettingthere
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Best tour guide ever!
My friend and I were very lucky to have Charlie from ActiveTravel as our guide on a fantastic tour of Castle Bran a
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NdParissos
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Tour of Castle Bran and Rasnov Castle
An absolutely fantastic tour on a short notice. We hadn’t scheduled it in advance but it was very kind of taking us
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Prits2151
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3 castle's tour and day trip to Sighişoara
I've been on two tours provided by Active Travel and both experiences and guides were great. I'm a solo traveler an
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EduardoVV_DC
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Great tour and excellent guide
We really enjoyed this tour to three beautiful and historic sites. Karoly, the tour guide, provided valuable inform
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clairechassagne
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Great day with a great guide
We discovered Rupea, Viscri and Sighisoara by a snowy December day and it was very beautiful. Charlie, our guide, w
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Vanessa06Wanderlust
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Transfagarasan Road
Great trip, beautiful scenery! Our guide Tudor was very nice and informative. Had a lovely day. Marie
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Verythrax
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Bran Castle and Sibiu
We booked 2 full-day trips from Brasov, one for Bran Castle/Peles/Rasnov and other for Sibiu. Both were conducted p
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margotr560
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Great tour, great value!
I absolutely loved this tour. First time in Romania and learned so much during this experience alone. The tour guid
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Tina_Rotolo
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Incredible Tour with Dan
We had an amazing tour guide, Dan. He took us to the Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress, and then to lunch at a wonderful
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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