History & heritage tours

Day trip to two distilleries and Szekely National Museum

Availability: Tuesday-Friday
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover Romanian and Hungarian culture during one day
  • Visit two traditional distilleries and find out how to produce regional spirits
  • Taste a traditional fruit brandy, Palinka
  • Visit the Szekely National Museum and learn about the history and culture
What to expect

Discover the two different cultures, Romanian and Hungarian, during this one-day trip to two of the most important distilleries in the area of Brasov. Go back in time thanks to a visit to the Szekely National Museum.
Early in the morning, your driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Brasov and you will drive around 20 kilometers to Rasnov city. You will visit the first distillery, where the owner will show you the basics of Palinka distilling. See the multitude of flavors produced here and if you think you can handle it, go ahead and taste the spirits. They are the best for a cold, rainy day.
Your next visit will be in the city of Sfantu Gheorghe, where you will explore the second distillery. This one produces world-famous drinks which have been awarded various distinctions in world contests. Here, you will have the chance to taste stunning and unique flavors of Palinka. Be careful, some are quite strong!
In the end, you will visit the Szekely National Museum and learn about the history and culture of these places, from the stone age to modern times.
You will be then taken back to Brasov and dropped off at your accommodation.

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What's included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Palinka (strong, fruity brandy) tasting at the distilleries
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or car
  • English speaking guide
  • English speaking guide at the museum
  • Admission to the Palincaria Transilvania
  • Admission to the Muzeul National Secuiesc
What's not included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
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When

Tuesday-Friday at 9:00 AM

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Provider
Outdoor Holidays
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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