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  • DAY 1: PITESTI - SINAIA (PELES CASTLE) - AZUGA WINERY (OPTIONAL WINETASTING) - BRAN (DRACULA CASTLE) - BRASOV
Day 1: Pitesti - Sinaia (Peles Castle) - Azuga Winery (optional winetasting) - Bran (Dracula Castle) - Brasov

In the morning, around 10 am, you will meet the guide in the Hotel Victoria Pitesti lobby, and you will begin the tour in Transylvania for 5 days.

We will head first to Sinaia, the beautiful mountain resort surnamed "The Pearl of the Carpathians" where we will visit Peles Castle: one of Romania's most beautiful palaces once the summer residence of the Romanian kings!

Peles Castle is the most notable residents Romanian Royal family, one of the most beautiful castles in Eastern Europe. A testimony to the 19th century ruler’s refinement, the wonderful edifice was built after the wish of Romania’s first king, Carol I, and it happily mingled everything that was most beautiful and representative about the neo-renaissance.

Possible visit to Sinaia Monastery also - the name of the town comes from the Monastery of Sinaia, built in 1695 by the "spatar" (old high rank among the military nobility of the Valahian kingdom), Mihai Cantacuzino, after a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, at Mount Sinai; the monastery contains religious objects, icons, rare books and the exhibition of pottery and porcelain ware (dating from 16th - 19th cent.).

On our way to Bran, we have the possibility to visit the wine cellars from Azuga - built in 1892, by the Rhein family, official supplier for the royal court. Here, we can buy genuine Romanian wines and sparkling wines.

Once we reach Bran, we will visit the famous Dracula’s Castle - as in Bram Stoker's legendary vampire story. Situated 30 km from Brasov, between the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains, the Bran Castle is 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.

Between 1920 and 1927, Bran Castle was restored and transformed into a beautiful summer residence, surrounded with a park, fountains, a lake, walking alleys, halt terraces and the "Tea House" of Queen Maria. Since 1956 the Castle was opened as a museum of history and feudal art.

In the evening, arrival in Brasov, where we will overnight at Bella Muzica Hotel, right in the historical centre of the city.