Day trip

Bear Sanctuary-Bran Castle-Rasnov Fortress from Brasov


Bear Sanctuary-Bran Castle-Rasnov Fortress from Brasov


From US$ 85.47 per person

Take a guided tour into the heart of Transylvania. View the medieval history and architecture of the Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress. Meet the brown bears in the sanctuary of Zarnesti.

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Duration 7.5 hours
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Live tour guide
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Limited to 7 participants


  • Visit the Zarnesti Bears Sanctuary - the largest bear sanctuary in the world
  • Explore Bran Castle, the infamous Dracula's castle made famous by Bran Stoker
  • View Rasnov Fortress and stunning surrounding views
Full description

Meet the majestic brown bear's of Transylvania up close and personal at the Zarnesti Bear Sanctuary. Take in the beautiful landscapes of Romanian traditional villages, and travel to the famous Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress.

Discover the largest population of brown bears in Europe and admire them in the reservation. Take photos and listen to the stories of this ecological wonder of Romania. Feel inspired to adopt a bear or contribute to the sanctuary, at your wish.

Find the inspiration for Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula, and explore The Bran castle in all it's medieval glory. Learn about local legends, spirits, ghosts, and the many other mysteries of Dracula's castle.

Enter the Rasnov fortress, atop a rocky hill with beautiful views of Barsa Country. Walk through the stone houses nestled inside, attend the evangelical chapel, and experience the strength of the fountain and the walls that surround it.

  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Transport with luxury car
  • Driver/guide
  • Refrigerated bottled water
  • Maps
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors

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  • Comfortable shoes

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