Bears Sanctuary, Bran Castle & Rasnov Fortress Day tour

Rasnov Fortress

Visit The Bears Sanctuary, Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress in one day tour.

In this escorted small-group day trip we invite you to discover the bears world and two of the most important tourist attractions of Romania.

You will learn emotional stories about the brown bears born in captivity at the Bears Sanctuary and your guide will tell frightening stories about Vlad the Impaler Dracula. You will visit Bran Castle and discover the truth behind the legend! Lunch can be arranged in Bran Village.

Visit the astonishing Rasnov Fortress on the way back to Brasov. You will have the chance to see a wonderful 360 degree panorama over Barsa Land from the top of Rasnov Fortress. Free transfer to your hotel in Brasov.

Departing and returning from Brasov. Duration 7 hours. Group size 7 people max.

Bears Sanctuary

Visit the Bears Sanctuary - an amazing place for such a beautiful animals! This " 5 stars all inclusive resort " for bears hosts around 100 rescued bears from captivity. They have a chance to a new and better life now! Taking pictures is allowed.

Bran Castle

We continue our trip to famous Bran Castle. Visit Bran Castle and discover the truth behind the legends! On the approach to Bran village, while the castle appears through the mist like something out of a fairytale, it will quickly become clear as to why this magnificent castle is the most well-known castle in the world! Also called Dracula's Castle, it is situated at the entrance of Bran-Rucar pass. A remarkable architectural, the monument was built between 1377-1382 on a rock 60 m high!

Visit Bran Castle for about 1 hour including the time for taking pictures. Your guide will lead lead you to the best spots!
Bran Castle got its fame from the novel Dracula, written by Bram Stoker and Dracula movie due later directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

After Bran Castle visit, head to a local restaurant for lunch of fresh salads, traditional soups, delicious sarmale, meat, chicken, vegetables and other regional fare (drinks and meals at own expense). Traditional lunch can be arranged in Bran village.

Rsnov Fortress

Later in this tour we travel to the town which, besides Rasnov picturesque streets with medieval houses orderly arranged, will enchant you with its gorgeous Rasnov Fortress.

Rasnov Fortress is one of the best preserved peasant fortress of Transylvania and was built in 13-14 centuries by the inhabitants of the settlement with the same name.

Visit Rasnov Fortress, which was built in the 13th Century, might just be the most enchanting of them all! The fortress is the biggest in Transylvania and one of the best preserved in Romania. Beautiful panorama over Transylvania from the very top of the fortress.

The Bears Sanctuary

Return to Brasov around 4 pm, drop you off at the city center or at your hotel.

  • Brasov to Bears Sanctuary 40 minutes driving.
  • Visit the bears sanctuary for 1 hour.
  • Bears Sanctuary to Bran Castle 20 minutes driving.
  • Bran village to Rasnov Fortress 20 minutes driving.
  • Visit Rasnov Fortress ( 1 hour ).
  • Rasnov Fortress to Brasov 20 minutes driving.
  • Medium hiking, good shoes recommended.

During the summer, official holidays and weekends the traffic might be busy than usual.

Included: Transport by privat car/van, driver, English speaking tour guide, permanent assistance.

Not included: Entrance fees at the Museums, meals.

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