Day 2. Bucharest - Sinaia- Bran – Brasov (220 km)

After breakfast, we will start our tour, heading to Sinaia - the beautiful mountain resort surnamed “The pearl of the Carpathians”, where will visit Peles Castle, one of Romania’s most beautiful palaces, once the summer residence of Romanian Kings, and also one of Romania’s most important museums. Peles Castle was the final resting place for several Romanian monarchs, including King Carol I, who died here in 1914, as well as King Ferdinand and Queen Maria.

Then, we will take our way to Bran village where will visit Bran Castle, well known Dracula’s Castle, an important national monument and landmark of the Romanian tourism, due not only to the beauty of the Castle and the landscape but also to the legend of Count Dracula. 

After that, we will turn our way to Brasov city where will have a city tour. Brasov is one of the most beautiful city in Romania. The main attraction is the old town - the Schei district, the medieval part with: The Black Church that houses a priceless collection of Oriental rugs as well as a 4000-pipe organ, The Town Hall Square, the Franciscan Monastery, The Central Park, The Black Tower, The White Tower, Ecaterina’s Gate, Schei Gate and the Rope Street – the narrowest street in Europe. 

We will visit also Brasov Synagogue, built in 1899. Jewish have lived in Brasov since 1807, when Rabbi Aaron Ben Jehuda was given permission to live in the city, a privilege until then granted only to Saxons. The Jewish Community of Brasov was officially founded 19 years later, followed by the first Jewish school in 1864 and the building of the Synagogue in 1901. The Jewish population of Brasov expanded rapidly to 1,280 people in 1910 and 4,000 in 1940. Today, the community has about 230 members, after many families left for Israel between World War II and 1989.  

Accommodation in a centrally located 3* hotel in Brasov, breakfast included.