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World Wars in Romania

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Brasov, Romania

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    €119 EUR per person
  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Avg Distance

    90 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Every day at 9 am

  • Starting Location

    Piata Sfatului nr.30 , Brasov

  • Price Includes

    Transport on AC car/van/coach , tickets , guided tour , lunch.

  • Notes

    Not accessible for people with disabilities.

Highlights

  • Peles Castle in Sinaia
  • Sinaia Cemetery with the monument of wars' heroes
  • Brasov's old town
  • Lunch in Brasov

Guide

Trip Info

Enjoy a day trip along the old border between Romania ( Wallachia ) and The Austrian- Hungarian Empire. Your guide will meet you in the central square of Brasov and your journey will start. It will be a 3 minutes walk to your AC van/coach, then you will jump on the bus and head south. All this is accompanied by the comment of an expert tour guide giving a full explanation about Romanian’s “contribution” to the 1st and the 2nd World Wars.

First stop is going to be Castle Peles in Sinania, home of Romanian Royal families for almost 100 years. With the beginning of the WW1 Romania found itself in a very difficult position. King Ferdinand of Habsburg, German by birth, was inclined to help The King of Germany, Wilhem II, his wife on the other hand, Queen Maria of Romania, and English by birth, was inclined towards the allies (Antanta – The Gentlemen’s Agreement). King Ferdinand originally chose the be neutral but 2 years later Romania joined the war on the side of the allies. and against Germany. A year later, after we exhausted our military resources, Romania joins for the 2nd time in this World War ” the neutral zone”.

Next stop is going to be the Cemetery of the Unknown soldier where we have buried hundreds of Romanian, Hungarian, German, Russian, Austrian etc soldiers that died in the war.

Price includes entry fees, tickets, transport and lunch at a traditional Romanian restaurant in Sinaia.

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