Peles Royal Castle & Wine Tasting – 9 hours
You will spend this day in a royal style visiting Peles Castle, the impressive former summer residence of the first king of Romania, Carol Ist and enjoy a traditional Romanian lunch in a picturesque wine cellar. At Rhein wine cellars you will find out the story of wine making in Romania discover how the sparkling wine is produced here.
private tour by car/minibus
|Highlights of the trip||
Peles Royal Castle, wine tasting at Reihn Wine Cellar in Azuga mountain resort
199 Euros for 1 person; 119 Euros/person (group of 2 people); 99 Euros/person (group of 3 people); 89 Euros/person (group of 4-7 people); 79 Euros/person (group of 8-15 people).
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
around 9 hours
English (other languages available on request for an additional fee)
Transport by car/minibus, Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, English speaking guide, 3 course meal and wine tasting in Azuga
Entrance fee at Peles Castle (20 Lei/person)
This tour includes visit of the Peles Castle, the former residence of the Romanian Royal Family followed by a visit with wine tasting and traditional lunch including 3 course meal and water at Azuga Wine Cellars (founded in 1892 and “Official wine supplier of the Royal Family”).
- Bucharest – Sinaia (Visit Sinaia Monastery & Peles Castle)
- Sinaia – Azuga (Lunch and wine tasting)
- Azuga – Bucharest
About Peles Castle
Peles Castle has been, from the turn of the 19th century, the main point of attraction of Sinaia resort. The edifice was built in 1873 on the order of Carol de Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen – King of Romania from 1866 – and is an architectural mixture of the German School and neo-renaissance style. The castle has 160 rooms, all of them opulently decorated in leather and wood from the most valuable tree species. The Armour Hall, Reception Hall, Concert Hall and, of course, the Royal Chamber are famous. Peles also served as the retreat residence of most of Romania”s monarchs – Carol I who died here in 1914, King Ferdinand and Queen Maria.
- Between 16 September 2016 and 14 May 2017, Peles castle is open from Wednesday to Sunday only.
- Between 2 November 2016 and 1 December 2016, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit his smaller replica – Pelisor Castle.
- Please note that the time table is subjected to changed due to heavy city traffic and road works.
- TravelMaker, as the company which organizes the trip, is not responsible if the visited sites are closed without prior notice and for any reason at the moment you arrive.