Rasnov Fortress Tours

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Rasnov Fortress
Built between 1211 and 1225, this medieval fortress was originally constructed from wood and erected to protect Transylvanian villages from outside invasions. The impressive structure was later transformed into a stone dwelling where locals sought refuge from outsiders. 

Visitors can tour the grounds, which include two courts, several forts and a gallery, as well as a courtyard, school and chapel. The citadel is also home to the feudal art museum, where weapons, tools, stamps and local crafts are on display.

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The fortress is open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. April through October and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. between November and March. It is accessible via private car or public bus and is located about 15 kilometers from Brasov-Rasnov. Admission is 10 lei for adults and 5 lei for children and students. 
Address: Rasnov, Romania
Admission: Adults: 10 lei; Children: 5 lei
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

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 to extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Entrance Fees Included - Optional Peles Castle Visit

Designed to delight those fascinated by the Gothic legends of Transylvania, this 4-hour 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’. Upgrade your small-group tour, limited to only eight people, to include a visit to Peles Castle, a striking example of Neo-Renaissance architecture.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Bran Castle Rasnov fortress and Brasov

Packing multiple attractions into one day while on vacation can be hard if you don’t rent a car. This Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress, and Brasov tour provides rides in an air-conditioned vehicle for a stress-free day. Skip the entrance lines, and go on a guided tour of the inside of Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress. Then, afterward, tour the medieval city of Brasov with a guide.
  • Duration: 330 to 360 minutes
  • Duration: 330 to 360 minutes
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Bran Castle Rasnov fortress and Brasov

Immerse yourself in a world of Teutonic knights, warlords, and medieval sieges while touring two of Transylvania’s most famous castles. Explore the hilltop ruins of Rasnov Fortress, an ancient military stronghold, and let your imagination run wild at gloriously Gothic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. After lunch at a local restaurant, return to Brasov for a sightseeing tour of its historic churches, old city gates, and charming squares.
  • Duration: 330 to 360 minutes
  • Duration: 330 to 360 minutes
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Dracula's Castle Private Tour, Rasnov Citadel and Peles Castle from Brasov

Experience the top attractions of Transylvania on a private day-tour from Brasov. Travel by private minivan with up to six of your friends and avoid the irregular schedules and language barriers that come with public buses. Take your time visiting Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle, and Vlad the Impaler’s Rasnov Fortress.  Expand your tour to include a visit to Peles Castle before returning to your Brasov hotel.
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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest

Explore the remains of Dracula’s Castle on this small-group day trip from Bucharest. Meet your English-speaking guide in Bucharest, then travel by minibus to Transylvania. Admire the scenery beyond the window on the leisurely drive into the country, an ideal prelude to two of Romania’s most stunning castles, Peles Castle and Bran (Dracula’s) Castle. You’ll also hit the charming Brasov, a city in south Transylvania.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

Steep in Transylvania’s compelling history during this informative 2-day tour from Bucharest. A professional local guide will meet you in Bucharest. From there, you will head into the Transylvania countryside and explore the medieval cities of Brasov, Bran and Rasnov over the course of two days. As you travel, your guide will gladly fill you in on Romania’s complicated and fascinating history. This is a great way to explore Transylvania’s castles, villages and fortresses by car and foot.
  • Duration: 2 days
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Three Castles in Transylvania Private Day Trip from Bucharest

Famed for its dramatic castles and Gothic legends, Transylvania cannot be missed during your time in Romania. This private 14-hour tour from Bucharest gives you the chance to visit three of the regions top attraction in only one day. Marvel at the history-shrouded Peles Castle, delve into legends of Vlad the Imapler at Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), and discover the medieval majesty of Rasnov Fortress. See, too, the Gothic landmarks of Brasov during a city tour. Round-trip transport from your Bucharest hotel is included.
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Full Day Tour of Dracula's, LiBEARty Brown Bear Sanctuary, Brasov town and Rasnov Fortress

Escape the bustling capital and explore Transylvanian highlights on a full day tour from Bucharest. Visit Castle Bran, LiBEARty Sanctuary, Brasov, and the Rasnov Fortress on a comprehensive journey through the region, gaining insight into the region from your host’s commentary. Travel the Carpathian landscape with ease via air-conditioned minivan and benefit from the small-group size for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Castles Day Tour Peles - Bran - Rasnov from Brasov

Transylvania harbours a rich and enigmatic history that is most evident in its castles. Travel between Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), Peles Castle, and Rasnov Fortress with ease on a stress-free tour of Transylvania. By letting your guide drive, you’ll spend less time focusing on the road and more time admiring the spectacular scenery between each landmark. Plus, you’ll forgo the hassle of navigation and avoid getting lost on the winding roads of Romania.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Castles Tours from Brasov

Cross off three of Romania’s most memorable tourist destinations in one day, starting with the imposing Peasant Citadel in Rasnov.  Hear the myths and true stories as you explore Bran Castle, which influenced Bram Stoker’s Dracula. At the spectacular royal residence Peles Castle, you'll visit both the exterior and inside at your leisure. See the stunning Transylvanian Alps and Bucegi Mountains on your relaxing trip back to Brasov.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Day tour from Brasov to the Bears Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle

Make the most of your Romanian holiday with a full-day tour to three of the country’s major attractions.  With included end-to-end transportation and a private guide, you're able to fully experience each location. After pickup from Brasov, head to the bear sanctuary where you can photograph wildlife up close. Then, visit Bran Castle, the inspiration Dracula’s castle in Bram Stoker’s novel, before ending your day at Rasnov Fortress.
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private 4-Day Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Full Day Tour of Transylvanian Castles from Brasov

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Shared Day Trip from Bucharest to Transylvania

Experience over 700 years of Transylvanian history on a full-day tour from Bucharest. An air-conditioned minivan takes your group from the city to Peles Castle. Tour the royal residence and later Bran Castle with your guide.  After lunch at a local Romanian restaurant (at your own expense), enjoy in depth visits to Rasnov Fortress and Valea Cetatii Cave. Unwind in comfortable transportation on your way back to Bucharest.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private 5-Day Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest Hotel Pick-up and Drop off

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  • Duration: 5 days
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Day Trip Through Brasov in Transylvania and Bran, Peles, and Rasnov Castles

Journey to the heart of Romania’s medieval legends on a full-day tour of Transylvania’s most famous landmarks. Visit the former summer home of Romanian royalty at resplendent Peles Castle, and feel Bram Stoker’s vampiric story come alive at Gothic Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle.’ Hear tales of Transylvania’s tumultuous history at the well-preserved Rasnov Fortress, and finish the day with a guided tour of picturesque Brasov. Tour size is limited for a more personalized small-group experience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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7-Day Private Tour to Romania and Bulgaria from Bucharest

Easily explore the best of Romania and its neighbor Bulgaria on a week-long tour with a private driver and guide. Take the guesswork out of planning and border crossing on a professionally managed route that starts and ends in Bucharest. Visit Transylvania’s legendary castles, medieval villages, Danube Delta wetlands, the Black Sea coast, the ‘City of the Tsars,’ and more, with all the logistics arranged.
  • Duration: 7 days
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2-Day Small-Group Tour to Dracula's Castle, Rasnov Fortress, Peles Castle, Sighisoara and Libearty Brown Bear Sanctuary with Overnight in Brasov

Soar through Transylvania on this guided 2-Day small-group tour, departing from Bucharest. Immerse yourself in Romania’s history on this intimately-sized tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Travel through medieval towns like Brasov and Sighisoara, stroll through charismatic streets and explore historic castles in Bran, Rasnov and Peles. Plus, learn about the local way of life in Viscri.
  • Duration: 2 days
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Full-Day Private Tour from Bucharest to Transylvania: Sinaia Castle, Dracula's Castle, Rasnov Fortress, Dino Park and Valea Cetatii Cave

Round out your Romanian holiday with a full-day private tour to Transylvania’s top attractions. Private transportation takes you from your hotel to each point of interest, allowing you to comfortably cover more area. Feel free to customize the itinerary and choose how much time you spend at each place. Take an extra long lunch break, shop until you drop, or photograph Dracula’s Castle for hours.  It’s your tour.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Bran and Rasnov Castles Tour from Brasov

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Trip from Brasov to Dracula's Castle, Peles Castle and Rasnov Fortress

Immerse yourself in the Gothic legends and dramatic architecture of Transylvania on this private full-day tour of Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) and Rasnov Fortress. Ideal for travelers with limited time in Transylvania, this 11-hour excursion allows you to tick off four highlights in just one day. Take guided tours of Bran Castle and the Rasnov Fortress, stop to sample Romanian specialties, and travel back to the prehistoric ages at Dino Parc. Entrance fees and lunch are not included, however round-trip hotel transport from Brasov is.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private 3-Day Best of Transylvania Tour from Bucharest

Get a comprehensive experience of Romania's highlights on this private tour from Bucharest. As you travel, listen to in-depth commentary from your guide on the country's culture, history, and architecture. Stops include the Bears Sanctuary, the Rasnov Fortress, Snagov Monastery, and Bran Castle, among others.
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  • Duration: 3 days
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3-Day Trip to Transylvania, Targoviste and Dracula's Castle from Bucharest

Enjoy everything that Transylvania has to offer on a three-day sightseeing tour. There’s something for everyone to enjoy with visits to a castles, fortresses, and a wildlife reserve, all with a private guide. All transportation is covered, including pickup from your Bucharest hotel.  Skip the stress finding your own hotel and enjoy two nights of accommodation with breakfast. 
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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