Peles CastleNestled at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains in the picturesque town of Sinaia, Peles Castle is a masterpiece of German new-Renaissance architecture, considered by many one of the most stunning castles in Europe.
Romania’s collection of castles and fortresses perhaps best illustrates the rich medieval heritage of the country that offers a wide variety of tourism proposals of general or thematic interests.
Our company is an ideal startingpoint to get in places of tourist interest, like Bran and Peles Castles. Our pleasure is to make customers discover art, history, cultures and landscapes as well as typical local cooking, and then offering the way to visit the amazing beauty of our land. Full of legend the Bran Castle has become famous because of the Dracula movie, known as the home of Dracula’s spirit. The castls was built in 1377, this was donated by the Brasov community to the Habsburg Empire in order to obtain some trading facilities and lower taxes. On 1 December 1920 the city of Brasov donate Bran Castle Queen Marie of Romania Mari as a sign of gratitude towards the contribution to the Great Realisation Union from 1 December 1918. Has becomed a military strategic point, with the role of protecting and control the commercial route, the movement of the tartar and turkish ground troups, but also for the border between Transylvania and Valachia. Built between 1873 1883 (first floor) and between 1896 and 1914 (second floor), by Carol I of Hohenzolleren, Peles Castles is considered to be the most beautiful from Europe. It was the first castle with elevator and own heating and warm water system from the northeastern Europe. Having 65 rooms with different renascentist styles (swiss, german, english, spanish, italian and austrian), you can see famous paintings and sculptures. With an unique achitectural style and very impresive, the Bran and the Peles Castle will charm you at once, for 122E, the itinerary depends on your hotel’s location, but it will include: Bucharest Peles Bran Castle Bucharest.
lso worth exploring in town is Sinaia Monastery, founded by Prince Mihai Cantacuzino in 1695, and named after the great Sinai Monastery on Mount Sinai. The monastery served as the residence of the royal family until Peles Castle was built, and now is home to a monastic establishment.
Sinaia, a well-known ski resort, and the surrounding towns of Busteni, Azuga and Predeal provide many facilities for an active vacation – from ski and hiking trails to wildlife viewing.
Nearby attractions: Rasnov Fortress (28 miles); Bran Castle (35 miles); Brasov (40 miles); the ski resorts in Predeal (14 miles) and Poiana Brasov (35 miles); Bucharest (78 miles); the medieval cities of Sighisoara (88 miles) and Sibiu (105 miles).