Private Day Tour at Peles Castle and Unirea Salt Mine
Combine visits to two of the top attractions in the Prahova Valley—Peles Castle and Unirea Salt Mine—on this single full-day tour from Bucharest.Visit fairy tale Peles Castle in Sinaia, tucked into the forest and the Europe’s largest salt mine, known for its remarkable combination of both man-made and natural beauty.
Inclusions : hotel pick up and drop off, bottled water, driver/guide - English speaker, personal and luggage insurance, live commentary on board, WI-FI on board, parking fees, road taxes.
Exclusions: entrance fee, meals and drinks.
The itinerary is the following:
Unirea Salt Mine
Known as the biggest salt mine in Europe, Unirea Salt Mine stands today for one of the most important watering and climatic resorts in Romania.Unique in the country, but also in Europe, the salt mine is formed out of 14 rooms, trapezium shaped. The ventilation is naturally made, and the 12 degree C temperature is constant throughout the whole year. The humidity of the air is circa 50% and the air composition in the mine is richer in sodium ions that have spectacular ameliorative and prophylactic effects, what the breathing deficiencies and diseases are concerned. Also, in the salt mine there have been arranged playing grounds, a sports ground, and a bar room.
You will spend here about 1 hour. Entrance fee is not included and is around 5 euros per person.
Peles Castle is located in Sinaia City. The town was named after Sinaia Monastery of 1695, around which it was built. King Carol I of Romania built his summer home, Peles Castle, near the town in the late nineteenth century. Peles Castle is a masterpiece of German new-Renaissance architecture, considered by many one of the most stunning castles in Europe. Peles Castle was the first European castle entirely lit by electrical current.
You will spend here about 1.5 - 2 hours. Entrance fee is not included and is around 10 euros per person.