The castles of the Prahova Valley private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

25038


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Romanian (fluent), English (fluent)

Some of the most beautiful castles in Europe! Visit them with a local private guide


We visit:
-Peles Castle from Sinaia, considered the most beautiful castle in Romania!
-Sinaia Monastery - one of the most important Christian Orthodox monasteries in the area.
-Bran Castle - a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle"
-The Old City Council Square of Brasov, the Black Church, the Rope Street (the narrowest street in Romania).

The tour can be done with a Subaru Forester 2010 (AWD SUV) for 250 Euro. Please send me a message if you want to book the SUV.

The tour can be done with a Mercedes Benz Vito van (4 -8 passengers) for 296 Euro. Please send me a message if you want to book the van.

I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests or if you are more than 8.

Itinerary

Bucharest - Ploiesti - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov - Ploiesti - Bucharest.

Optional lunch at "Club Vila Bran" restaurant in Bran, or another restaurant of your choice.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will come to your hotel in Bucharest to pick you up.

End location: I will take you back to your hotel or any other place of your choice in Bucharest.

Duration: 12 hours

If we leave Bucharest at 8:00 a.m., we should be back at 8 p.m., the latest at 9 p.m., depending on the traffic and duration of the chosen Peles Castle tour

Transportation

The transportation is provided by Fiat Albea car, model 2009, 5 people capacity including the driver, air conditioning, radio-mp3 player. Modern, clean car, in perfect running condition. The normal size car is recommended for 1 to 3 passengers. For groups of 4 passengers, the van is a much better option! If you are a group of 4, please take this into consideration. If you preffer the van, send me a message and I will send you the link with the updated price (296 Euro payable to Toursbylocals)

What’s Included

Transportation, tour guide services, interpreter services where needed.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 RON - If you want to have lunch in Bran, before or after visiting the Bran Castle, there is a nice restaurant close to the castle, with rates around 9 Euro (40 RON) per person for a normal lunch order.

What’s Extra

Entrance tickets:

-Peles Castle: approx. 7 Euro /person the 45 minutes tour;
about 13 Euro /person the 1 hour and 15 minutes tour (first floor and second floor);

-use of the photo camera inside the castle is permitted for a fee of 8 Euro.

-Sinaia Monastery: about 1 Euro per person.

-Bran Castle: about 8 Euro /person, use of the photo camera included.

-The Black Church: about 2 Euro/person, but visiting hours are only until 16:00 in the winter, and usually our arrival there is later than 16:00, so most of the times can be seen only from the outside during the winter.

A Recent Review of this tour

Adrian's friendly, welcoming personality and energy radiated from the moment he greeted my travel companion and me. He showed up on time. Adrian is very intelligent and knowledgeable in regards to Romanian history, the castles and places we had visited. He was informative, yet listened enough to know when we had enough of history. He was able to answer all of our questions without any hesitation. Throughout the long day, he made sure we were comfortable. In regards to the tour itself - highly recommend.
Anna Irena Budzinski

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