Peleș Castle in Sinaia is a perfect escape from the urban bustle of Bucharest. Situated amidst the Transylvanian mountains, with a backdrop of a forest in autumnal colours, this fairytale castle might not be enchanted, but is certainly one of the most enchanting castles in Europe!
Join us on a daytrip from Bucharest, that offers fairy-tale castles, Art Nouveau mansions and excellent hiking.
If you also can’t be bothered to wait until 11 in the evening to go out and have a great cocktail in a trendy bar, we’ve found just the right ones for you in Bucharest! While there are plenty of bars in the historic Lipscani quarter begging for your attention, fact is, that they will probably serve you a Mojito with lemon instead of lime, and a weak Cosmopolitan with no colour.
True story. We made those mistakes, so you don’t have to repeat them.
For centuries, Bucharest has been at the crossroad between the Christian kingdoms to the west, the Tsars of the east and the Ottoman Empire to the south.
It was in this melting pot of influences, that Bucharest experienced its prime back in the second half of the 1800s, when the country prospered under king Carol I. Beautiful boulevards were laid in French style, luxurious palaces were constructed, and the face of the city was defined by the architecture of the Belle Epoque style.