Cross the mountains into Transylvania and arrive to Bran. The attraction is Bran Castle also known as Dracula Castle and one of the largest medieval structures of Transylvania. The castle was built in 1377 to safeguard the trading route between Transylvania and Wallachia, enlarged and restored a few times to become a royal residence in the 1920s during the reign of Queen Marie.
Continue to nerby Brasov - formerly the chief city of the Transylvanian Saxons and an important trading centre. The tour includes the Council Square and the medieval towers and bastions, the famous Black Church with its 4,000 pipe organ and its unique collections of over one hundred Anatolian prayer rugs given to the church as gifts by the rich Brasov merchants. Next is the Schei Quarter and the First School in the the Romanian language. In the late afternoon drive back to Bucharest and transfer to your hotel.
- A minimum of two travelers are required for the tour
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