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Itinerary

Meet your guide in central Brasov 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.

You can choose to extend your tour for an additional fee and go to the 19th-century Bavarian-style Peles Castle, and well as the smaller art nouveau-style Pelisor Castle.

At the end of your tour, travel in your vehicle back to Brasov.

Locations visited
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel
Active Travel
Overview
Easily visit two Transylvanian citadels and elect to visit two more 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. Choose to extend your tour for an additional fee to include Peles Castle and Pelisor Castle.
Highlights
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan or car
  • 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 and Pelisor Castle
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Two Historic Castles in a Day!

Bran's castle is not the beautiful vampire castle that some people might be expecting, however, the historical relevance and the wonderful staff are there to make your experience a wonderful one. There is plenty of "touristy" items to purchase - do take caution and look...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to visit the must-see castles in the Brasov area

The three famous destinations visited on this excellent all-day tour - Peles palace, Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress - are must-see sights for tourists visiting Brasov and the nearby areas of the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania. I highly recommend Active Travel's all day small-group van...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Day Exploring the Castles of Transylvania

We had the most incredible day out exploring the castles of Transylvania with Active Travel Day Tours on our recent trip to Romania. The sights were incredible, and our tour guide was amazing! We would like to thank Carol (Charles) for making our trip so...More

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Marian T, Owner at Active Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy about it! Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun Day Out

Thank you Active Travel. There we only 3 of us in our day tour and it's the way to go. We had a great young guide who went out of his way to make our day the best it could be. As Peles Castle was...More

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Marian T, Owner at Active Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for booking with us and for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great day out

Fantastic small-group tour - just four of us and Alex the tour guide. He was punctual, intelligent, informative and funny - a rare and welcome combination. Râşnov is particularly special. Overall it’s a great way to see the beautiful Transylvanian countryside for a day. Strongly...More

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Marian T, Owner at Active Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Indeed, a great day trip! We are specialized in private tours and small group tours. We are not operating big bus tours, at all!

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Christie G
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Response from _wilmount | Reviewed this property |
Our guide went to the ticket office ( without having to queue) and we reimbursed him, it was an added bonus of being with him
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Christie G
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Response from Lars Erik Dahl J | Reviewed this property |
I did this tour last week and we were back in town around 7 pm. Hope this helps :)
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