Peles Castle Day Tour

Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery, Rhein Wine Cellar Azuga

Peles Castle

This escorted day tour takes you to some of the Prahova Valley"€™s most exciting locations.We start our trip from Brasov and we go through the Prahova Valley and follow the whirling Phavova River. We leave behind us some of the most beautiful mountain resorts such as Predeal and Azuga and we arrive to Sinaia, also known as "€œ The pearl of the Carpathians "€œ in order to visit yhe magnificent Peles Castle, an architectural masterpiece and Sinaia Monastery, also known as the "€œ Cathedral of the Carpathians "€œ. This trip takes you to the Rhein Wine Cellar in Azuga Town(1882 )-tour and tasting. Covered with mixed forests and surrounded by spectacular mountains, Prahova Valley attracts both romantic souls and daring explorers. The valley is crossed by the main highway that connects Bucharest to Transylvania and offers many points of access into the adjacent mountains and valleys.

Peles Castle

The first stop of Peles Castle day tour is in Sinaia town where the Peles Castle is the main tourist attraction. Peles Castle was built in the late 19th century and early 20th century German Renaissance style and has served as a summer residence for the kings of Romania.
The plans of Peles Castle were designed by Viennese architect Johann Wilhelm von Doderer and Schultz and subsequent supplements were made by the Czech architect Karel Liman.
Peles Castle is situated in a splendid park with terraces and has 160 rooms and halls and a central tower 66 meters high.

Peles Castle

Today Peles Castle has been returned to King Michael I of Romania, but it will remain a museum and open for public visits; arranged as a museum Peles Castle is the cultural attractions in the Prahova Valley and is visited annually by thousands of tourists from Romania and abroad.
The heritage museum has many ornamental objects, ivory sculptures, tapestries, furniture, oriental rugs, collections of arms and paintings. Rooms are furnished with objects from India, Arabian Peninsula, Persia, and Turkey among the most important being: the hall of honor, the great hall of arms, council hall, music room, the Florentine living room, Mirror Hall, room Moorish hall, Turkish room, the Theater.

Sinaia Monastery

Next visit is at Sinaia Monastary , built in the and of the 17 th century by Romanian ruler Mihai Cantacuzino, who was inspired by Saint Ecaterina Monastary from Sinai Mountain after a visit their. Also known as The Cathedral of the Carpathians, Sinaia Monastary is located in a fantastic landscape.

We hit the road to Azuga town where we visit the Rhein Cellar, which is considered the oldest location from the country which produces sparkling wine using the traditional method of making champagne. Azuga Rhein Cellar is the official supplier for "Romanian Royal Court".

The cellars were built in a surface with double walls with natural ventilation and here one can find more about the way of wine from the start to maturation and have a tasting session of sparkling wines. This was transmitted from generation to generation and it is very important that in the 21 th century there are maintained the same manufacturing techniques as there were used 100 years ago. Is also a chance to upgrade your wine collection.
Return to Brasov and drop-off at your locations.

Included: Transportation by car, coach or minibus, Driver, English qualified travel guide, permanent tour assistance, Local taxes.
Not included:Entrance fees at the monuments. Meals.