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Sightseeing, Adventure & Fun
Day Trip to Bran Castle

From 10 € / person 

Day Trip to Real Dracula's Castle

From 40 € / person 

Wild Bear Watching

From 40 € / person 

Horse Riding

From 50 € / person 

Paragliding

From 60 € / person 

Day Trip to Gypsy Village

From 30 € / person

Day Trip to Bran, Rasnov & Poiana Brasov

From 15 € / person 

4 Castle Tour

From 30 € / person 

Day Trip to Sighisoara & Viscri

From 35 € / person 

Day Trip to Sambata de Sus & Fagaras

From 35 € / person 

Day Trip to Sibiu & Sighisoara

From 55 € / person 

Harman & Prejmer Saxon Fortified Curch

From 10 € / person 

Day Trip to Peles Palace & Dracula's Tomb - Bucharest

From 50 € / person 

4 Days Tour in Bucovina

From 200 € / person 

Day trip to Balea Lake, Transfagarasan & Sibiu

From 45 € / person 

3 Castle Tour to Cantacuzino Castle, Peles & Pelisor (or Sinaia Monastery)

Cantacuzino Castle:

The Cantacuzino Castle was built in 1911 at the request of prince Grigore Cantacuzino. Until the nationalisation of the castle by the communists in 1948 it belonged to the Cantacuzino family. After 1948 it was turned into a sanatorium belonging to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, period of time in which the communist nobility enjoyed the privilege of living inside the castle. In the present, the Cantacuzino Castle holds renowned works of art, famous paintings, displayed in sumptuous halls that delight the view of the visitors. In the central pavilion are exhibited the blazons of the families related to the Cantacuzino family and the portraits of the family’s members. Windows with remarkably designed stained glass, ceilings with beams that were hand painted by famous artists, wood railings of a rare matter that are superbly carved-out, white stone fireplaces and mosaic ornaments are some of the attractions offered by this wonderful castle. The Cantacuzino castle is less known comparatively to the Peleș castle, but it has a history at least as beautiful, the Cantacuzino family being part of the wealthy noble families of Romania at the time.

Peles Castle:

It is important to notice that Romania’s most exquisite castle lies in the “Pearl of the Carpathians”. The magnificent royal palace, with its fairy tale turrets and pointy towers rising above acres of green meadows sprinkled with haystacks, was built as a summer residence by Romania’s longest serving monarch, King Carol I. It was the first castle in Europe to have central heating  and electricity. During Ceausescu’s era, its 160 rooms were used as a private retreat for leading communists and statesmen from around the globe. US president Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, Libyan leader Moamar Gaddafi and PLO leader Yasser Arafat were all entertained by the Romanian dictator in Peles’  rooms, each furnished to reflect a different European country. Construction started on the 3500 sq. meters edifice, built in a predominantly German Renaissance style in 1875. The first part – where Carol lived- was completed eight years later. More than 400 craftsmen labored on the palace which was finally completed 39 years later, just months before the king died 1914. Rembrandt reproductions line the walls of the king’s office while rows of books in the library conceals a secret passage leading to the 2nd. floor of the castle. There is a gallery of mirrors and the dining room has a leather clad ceiling. Scenes from age old Romanian fairy tales adorn the stained glass windows in the poetry room. In the Florence hall, Michelangelo’s reproductions hang below a ceiling carved from glide linden wood. If you ever plan a trip to Romania, the Peles Palace in Sinaia is a definite “must see”.

Pelisor Castle:

It’s a fantastic Art Nouveau Castle built at the beginning of the 20th Century by Carol I, where  Queen Mary & King Ferdinand of Romania have lived for a long time. Every room has the fingerprint of Queen Mary’s taste of art. This Castle is not as impressive as Peles, it’s also smaller, but with a fresh design. The highlight of Pelisor is the golden plated room where Queen Mary passed away in 1938. The heart of the Queen is in this Castle, in the ” golden ” room, well preserved, in a very beautiful silver box. In addition, the castle presents different themes, various architectural styles, all surprisingly attractive!

At your choice, we can go to:

Sinaia Monastery:

Located at the foothills of the Bucegi mountain, the monastery was built between 1690-1695 by the nobleman Spatar Cantacuzino. The history of this monastery merges with the story of some solitary monks that, in their endeavor to pray on this isolated lands, established a family, a settlement. Everything happened 300 years before the construction of the monastery. In the beginning the monks lived between the cliffs, in caves, and later in rudimentary houses, built from stone. A tragic moment, recorded in history, is linked to the year 1453, and the fall of Constantinopole, when forced to choose between their faith and death by beheading, the monks chose to retreat in the mountains and continue to pray there in secret at their ancient belief.The big church was built between 1867-1875. King Carol I and Queen Elisabeth lived a few years in the monastery’s chambers, until the construction of the Peleș castle progressed enough to move there. The king will never be able to forget the period of time he spent at the monastery, spending the remaining of his life to protect the monastery and support it materially.

Tour Details

Prices
  • 1, 2 persons – 60 euros
  • 3-6 persons – 25 euros/person
  • +6 persons – 20 euros/person
Included
  • Transport by private car/minivan
  • English speaking tour guide
Not included
  • Lunch and Entrance fees at Museums

Similar tours: 4 Castle Tour • 3 Castle Tour

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Feel free to reach us at the contact information shown below or click on the button to go straight to our Contact Page.
Address

Brasov, Romania

Phone

+40 740 049 043

Email

info@brasovdaytrips.com

3 Castle Tour to Cantacuzino Castle, Peles & Pelisor (or Sinaia Monastery)

Cantacuzino Castle:

The Cantacuzino Castle was built in 1911 at the request of prince Grigore Cantacuzino. Until the nationalisation of the castle by the communists in 1948 it belonged to the Cantacuzino family. After 1948 it was turned into a sanatorium belonging to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, period of time in which the communist nobility enjoyed the privilege of living inside the castle. In the present, the Cantacuzino Castle holds renowned works of art, famous paintings, displayed in sumptuous halls that delight the view of the visitors.

In the central pavilion are exhibited the blazons of the families related to the Cantacuzino family and the portraits of the family’s members. Windows with remarkably designed stained glass, ceilings with beams that were hand painted by famous artists, wood railings of a rare matter that are superbly carved-out, white stone fireplaces and mosaic ornaments are some of the attractions offered by this wonderful castle. The Cantacuzino castle is less known comparatively to the Peleș castle, but it has a history at least as beautiful, the Cantacuzino family being part of the wealthy noble families of Romania at the time.

Cantacuzino Castle:

It is important to notice that Romania’s most exquisite castle lies in the “Pearl of the Carpathians”. The magnificent royal palace, with its fairy tale turrets and pointy towers rising above acres of green meadows sprinkled with haystacks, was built as a summer residence by Romania’s longest serving monarch, King Carol I. It was the first castle in Europe to have central heating  and electricity. During Ceausescu’s era, its 160 rooms were used as a private retreat for leading communists and statesmen from around the globe. US president Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, Libyan leader Moamar Gaddafi and PLO leader Yasser Arafat were all entertained by the Romanian dictator in Peles’  rooms, each furnished to reflect a different European country. Construction started on the 3500 sq. meters edifice, built in a predominantly German Renaissance style in 1875. The first part – where Carol lived- was completed eight years later. More than 400 craftsmen labored on the palace which was finally completed 39 years later, just months before the king died 1914. Rembrandt reproductions line the walls of the king’s office while rows of books in the library conceals a secret passage leading to the 2nd. floor of the castle.

There is a gallery of mirrors and the dining room has a leather clad ceiling. Scenes from age old Romanian fairy tales adorn the stained glass windows in the poetry room. In the Florence hall, Michelangelo’s reproductions hang below a ceiling carved from glide linden wood. If you ever plan a trip to Romania, the Peles Palace in Sinaia is a definite “must see”.

Pelisor Castle:

It’s a fantastic Art Nouveau Castle built at the beginning of the 20th Century by Carol I, where  Queen Mary & King Ferdinand of Romania have lived for a long time. Every room has the fingerprint of Queen Mary’s taste of art. This Castle is not as impressive as Peles, it’s also smaller, but with a fresh design. The highlight of Pelisor is the golden plated room where Queen Mary passed away in 1938. The heart of the Queen is in this Castle, in the ” golden ” room, well preserved, in a very beautiful silver box. In addition, the castle presents different themes, various architectural styles, all surprisingly attractive!

At your choice, we can go to:

Sinaia Monastery:

Located at the foothills of the Bucegi mountain, the monastery was built between 1690-1695 by the nobleman Spatar Cantacuzino. The history of this monastery merges with the story of some solitary monks that, in their endeavor to pray on this isolated lands, established a family, a settlement. Everything happened 300 years before the construction of the monastery. In the beginning the monks lived between the cliffs, in caves, and later in rudimentary houses, built from stone.

A tragic moment, recorded in history, is linked to the year 1453, and the fall of Constantinopole, when forced to choose between their faith and death by beheading, the monks chose to retreat in the mountains and continue to pray there in secret at their ancient belief.The big church was built between 1867-1875. King Carol I and Queen Elisabeth lived a few years in the monastery’s chambers, until the construction of the Peleș castle progressed enough to move there. The king will never be able to forget the period of time he spent at the monastery, spending the remaining of his life to protect the monastery and support it materially.

Tour Details

Prices
  • 1, 2 persons – 60 euros
  • 3-6 persons – 25 euros/person
  • +6 persons – 20 euros/person
Included
  • Transport by private car/minivan
  • English speaking tour guide
Not included
  • Lunch and Entrance fees at Museums
Day Trip to Bran Castle

From 10 € / person 

Day Trip to Real Dracula's Castle

From 40 € / person 

Wild Bear Watching

From 15 € / person 

Horse Riding

From 50 € / person 

Paragliding

From 60 € / person 

Day Trip to Gypsy Village

From 30 € / person

Day Trip to Bran, Rasnov & Poiana Brasov

From 15 € / person 

4 Castle Tour

From 30 € / person 

Day Trip to Sighisoara & Viscri

From 35 € / person 

Day Trip to Sambata de Sus & Fagaras

From 35 € / person 

Day Trip to Sibiu & Sighisoara

From 55 € / person 

Harman & Prejmer Saxon Fortified Curch

From 10 € / person 

Day Trip to Peles Palace & Dracula's Tomb - Bucharest

From 50 € / person 

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Feel free to reach us at the contact information shown below or click on the button to go straight to our Contact Page.

Address

Brasov, Romania

Phone

+40 740 049 043

Email

info@brasovdaytrips.com

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