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Dracula Castle, Peles Castle and Rasnov Fortress from Brasov

Dracula Castle, Peles Castle and Rasnov Fortress from Brasov

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Visit three of Transylvania’s most iconic attractions during this full-day private tour of Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and the hilltop fortress of Rasnov. Explore the lavish interiors of a one-time summer residence for the royal family, learn the real-life history behind the Dracula legend, and enjoy panoramic views over the Carpathian mountains. Tours include hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.78
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$67.78
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Immerse yourself in the legends of Transylvania with a visit to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress. Departing from Braşov, the half-day hour tour begins with a stop at Râșnov to explore its imposing, 13th-century fortress. Next up is Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ — a hilltop estate that conjures up visions of howling wolves and bats fluttering in the moonlight. Wander the castle’s Gothic chambers and learn about its ties to Bram Stoker’s undead antihero. Upgrade when booking your experience and extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.67
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$40.67

Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov
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Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov

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Head into the wild and see Carpathian brown bears up close on this 3-hour tour from Brașov. Meet your guide in the city at sunset, then journey into the Carpathian Mountains, where you'll join up with a ranger. Trek into the forest in search of a hide, then wait quietly in hope of spotting the bears that inhabit the region. You might also see deer, wild boar, lynx and other native wildlife. Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.35
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$57.35

Bear watching experience near Brasov

Bear watching experience near Brasov

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Go deep into the Carpathian Mountains in search of resident brown bears on this half-day tour from Brasov. With a forest ranger escort and guide accompanying you, you'll have the best chance of spotting bears and you'll learn about their biology and behavior through detailed commentary. Round-trip transportation means you can enjoy the scenic drive from Brasov and back.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.02
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$98.02
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Entrance Fees Included - Optional Peles Castle Visit
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Entrance Fees Included - Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Designed to delight those fascinated by the Gothic legends of Transylvania, this half-day tour takes you to the heart of the mysterious Romanian region. After hotel pickup in Brasov, tick off top attractions such as the dramatic Rasnov Fortress and Bran’s Castle, whose Gothic turrets and hilltop perch have earned it the nickname of ‘Dracula’s Castle’. If you wish, upgrade your small-group tour when booking to include a visit to Peles Castle, a striking example of Neo-Renaissance architecture.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.52
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$61.52

Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets

Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets

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If you're traveling on a budget or not a fan of tour groups, you can still skip the line at Bran Castle, one of Transylvania's most popular attractions. Make your own way to Bran Village and get escorted straight inside ‘Dracula’s Castle’ by a guide, who will give you a brief orientation and an audio guide, if available. Then you're free to tour the Gothic chambers, secret passageways, and towers of this fairy tale estate at your own pace.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.12
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$17.12

Private Trip to Dracula Castle and Brasov

Private Trip to Dracula Castle and Brasov

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Forget the hassle of navigating public transport and discover iconic Transylvania on a private day trip to Bran Castle and Brașov from Bucharest. Gain insight into the region’s history and vampiric legends from your guide as you traverse the mountainous landscape with ease, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees to attractions included in the price.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.13
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$125.13
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Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)

Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)

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Choose your morning or afternoon departure time for this tour of the Turda Salt Mines. With tickets in hand and a guide in the lead, you'll start exploring right away. Get the most out of your visit with guided commentary teaching you about the history and economic importance of the salt mines.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.69
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$65.69
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Small-Group Day Trip to the Epic 7 Ladders Canyon from Brasov
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Small-Group Day Trip to the Epic 7 Ladders Canyon from Brasov

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If you’re looking to satisfy your appetite for adventure, then this 5-hour tour of the Canionul Sapte Scari (Seven Ladders Canyon) is for you. Beginning in Brasov, this tour takes you to the renowned gorge, famed for the ladders and bridges that weave between its waterfalls and rock formations. After a scenic hike through meadows and forests, descend into the canyon and explore under the guidance of your professional instructor. This small-group tour, limited to eight people, can be customized according to your fitness level and ability.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.50
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$36.50
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Day trips and excursions in nature, cities in Transylvania, Brasov!

Day trips and excursions in nature, cities in Transylvania, Brasov!

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We offer the best and cheapest day trips from Brasov or Bucharest for budget travelers who want to get the most out of their travel in Romania. We arrange tailor made trips on request with the best prices to suit every budget. Independent travelers frequently use Brasov as a base to take day trips and explore the amazing nature and rich history of Transylvania.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.26
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$11.26

Bran and Rasnov Castles Tour from Brasov

Bran and Rasnov Castles Tour from Brasov

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Transylvania is a mythic land of Gothic castles and mist-shrouded forests. Ensure you make the most of your time in the Romanian region on this 4-hour tour of Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) and Rasnov Fortress from Brasov. Travel through the dramatic Carpathian Mountains, take guided tours of each ancient landmark, and learn about Brasov’s turbulent history. This small-group tour is limited to 15 travellers to ensure you receive personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.45
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$54.45

Bear watching in the Land of Volcanoes

Bear watching in the Land of Volcanoes

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Observe brown bears in the forests of Transylvania during this small-group, half-day bear-watching experience from Brasov. Get access to a secluded hideaway with one-way mirrors, getting as close as possible to the wildlife. Tours are ideal for hobbyist and professional wildlife photographers. Round-trip private transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.53
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$110.53
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Small-Group Libearty-Liberty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti Trip from Brasov

Small-Group Libearty-Liberty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti Trip from Brasov

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Our Small-Group Trip to Libearty Bear Sanctuary from Brasov will take you from the city to Libearty Bear Sanctuary in Zarnesti. The driver will take you to the Sanctuary, there you will meet the guide from the Sanctuary which will take you inside and explain you what is happening in this awesome place. The tour with the guide from the Bear Sanctuary takes about one hour and represents a walk along a forest path of approximately two kilometers. This way, you will discover the stories of the bears that are now living in the sanctuary, the purpose of this place and you may ask questions. The bears’ want to tell you something: This is not a zoo! It’s our forest. Please respect it! Do not throw us food, because we don’t need it! Do not use the flashes! They bother us! Do not eat or drink in front of us! It’s rude! NOTE: Children under five years are not allowed inside the “Libearty” Bear Sanctuary, for safety reasons, for the smooth running of the visit and for the welfare of the bears.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.75
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$42.75

Experience the History of Bran Castle and Saxon Fortifications in Burzenland
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Experience the History of Bran Castle and Saxon Fortifications in Burzenland

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Discover Bran Castle and Saxon fortifications in a small-group day tour from Brasov. In the 12th century the German Saxons arrived in Transylvania playing a major role in the development of powerful strongholds and fortresses throughout the region. The influence of the Saxons of Transylvania, also known Sasi, heavily increase the regions economy and began a cultural evolution. The spirit of the Saxons can still be seen today in such medieval towns as Brasov, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Medias and Sebes. But the most impressive mark left by this culture are the Fortified Churched scattered through out the region. On this day tour from Brasov our English-Speaking guide will take you to visit Bran Castle - also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ — a hilltop estate that conjures up visions of howling wolves and bats fluttering in the moonlight and two Saxon Church Fortresses - Harman and Prejmer (UNESCO World Heritage Site).
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.52
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$61.52
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Private Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour

Private Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour

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Discover the history and highlights of Cluj-Napoca — a thriving university town proclaimed the European Youth Capital in 2015. On this half-day walking tour, stroll through the Baroque city center with a local guide, stopping to hear the stories behind landmarks like the Gothic Cathedral of St. Michael, the Banffy Palace and the unique Mirror Street. Delve into the area’s ancient past at the National History Museum of Transylvania, and relax among the fragrant blooms at the Botanical Gardens.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.44
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$59.44
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Fortified Churches - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov

Fortified Churches - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov

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Skip the hassle of car hire whilst still ticking off more of Transylvania’s castles in less time on a hassle-free day trip from Brasov. An ideal choice for visitors interested in Romania’s ancient history, this tour transports you between Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the White Tower (Turnul Alb), and Poiana Brasov with ease, and offers an insider’s perspective into the history and culture of Transylvania. Plus, convenient hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.35
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$57.35
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Brown Bears in the wild, no fence

Brown Bears in the wild, no fence

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See brown bears in their native habitat during this small-group bear-tracking experience from Brasov. Join forest rangers on a guided excursion deep into the Transylvanian forests. Watch for wildlife from a hidden observatory. Spot boar, deer, wolves, and birds. Transfers from Brasov are included; upgrade to include hotel pickup or return service.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.14
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$52.14
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Rambling in Transylvania

Rambling in Transylvania

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A Walk Between an Empire and a Kingdom! Get to know one of the Transylvanian villages at a leisurely pace. Get close to the real character of the mountain villages as you enjoy a relaxing rambling day trip with beautiful scenery and a network of trails that could be rewarding to explore on foot. Located at a-one hour drive from Brasov, it's a great place for all kinds of outdoor activities – among them walking, the activity you experience with our licensed guides. The rolling hills afford wide views over the entire region with stunning landscapes of the mountains: Bucegi Natural Park, Piatra Craiului National Park, Postavaru Massif. Whilst many of the villages in the area are heavily visited, it is possible to walk here and experience real authentic village life. The walking grade is easy to moderate, in a round trip for walkers looking to explore a corner of Transylvania way off the tourist trail. After our 10-12 km hike a well deserved lunch awaits for us at a local guesthouse.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.38
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$82.38

Excursión en Moeciu de Sus (recomendado para familias) con guía español nativo.

Excursión en Moeciu de Sus (recomendado para familias) con guía español nativo.

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Es una excursión sencilla en la que se ven unos paisajes espectaculares, cruzaremos los pastos de los lugareños, visitaremos un establo tradicional y aunque no hay animales en el establo de junio a octubre hablaremos de la vida en un pueblo de montaña tradicional y descubriremos historia, cultura y tradiciones de la mano de un guía nativo español.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$52.14
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$52.14

The Romanian Food Experience - Food Walking Tour

The Romanian Food Experience - Food Walking Tour

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This is a MUST DO in one of the most beautiful cities in Romania. If you are someone who enjoys getting to know a culture through its food, this is the tour for you! Join us on a walking tour through Brasov's historic city center as we walk to carefully curated restaurants and bars to learn about the unique tastes of Romania. As we meander through the city we will also see and discuss some of the historic sites of the city.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.41
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$52.41

Private Brown Bear Watching Experience near Odorheiu Secuiesc

Private Brown Bear Watching Experience near Odorheiu Secuiesc

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Fully immerse yourself in Romanian wildlife on a private brown bear watching excursion in the Carpathian forests. Follow your private guide to a secluded hide where you’ll enjoy three uninterrupted hours of nature observation to maximize your chances of bear sightings. Listen to entertaining stories about the Communist dictator Ceausescu to pass the time. You can feel secure at all times, as your guide is armed for extreme situations.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.13
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$48.13

Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress and Palinca Distillery Day Trip From Brasov

Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress and Palinca Distillery Day Trip From Brasov

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Visit the famous Bran Castle which initially served as military defense fortification, then as customs point and ultimately as one of the summer residences of the Romanian royal family. It's a medieval castle with a royal touch, that's also linked to the Dracula legend. Besides touring the castle you also get free time for souvenirs in the bazaar at the footsteps of the landmark. Before we visit the Rasnov fortress we perform a brief stop at a local Palinca distillery. Here you can taste the traditional Romanian spirits made out of plumbs, apricots, cherries, pears and more. You will witness the manufacturing process and get the chance to buy some for take away. The Rasnov citadel is a peasant fortress with a spectacular view and plenty of souvenirs. A private guided tour of the landmark is provided by your guide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.20
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$78.20
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Day trip to the Seven Ladders Canyon

Day trip to the Seven Ladders Canyon

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See one of the most amazing places in Brasov - the magnificent Seven Ladders Canyon, in this small-group half day trip from Brasov. Carved by the river in ancient limestone from the Jurassic era, this gorge is one of the most popular attractions for tourists and locals as well. After a hike through the forests situated at the foothills of Piatra Mare mountain, you will arrive at the canyon and go through it on almost vertical ladders. If you're afraid of heights, you can relax outside the canyon and enjoy the scenery.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.12
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$76.12
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Brasov Walking Tour - Unlock the Old City

Brasov Walking Tour - Unlock the Old City

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The Transylvanian city of Brasov harbors a rich history that goes as far back as the medieval age. Discover hidden historical gems and get an insider’s glimpse into the Gothic city on a walking tour that provides a comprehensive introduction for first-time visitors. Exploring on foot, rather than by coach or car, gives you a more intimate idea into the area and allows you to orient yourself in Brasov’s labyrinthine streets.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.20
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$78.20
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