Day trip to Viscri, Racos and Rupea Citadel
History & heritage tours

Day trip to Viscri, Racos and Rupea Citadel

Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 24 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit Racos geological complex
  • Enjoy a breathtaking view from Rupea Citadel
  • End the day in the picturesque village of Viscri
What to expect

You will start your day with a pick-up from your location in Brasov and drive to Racos, where you will visit the geological complex. The complex consists of three places which you shouldn't miss: the basalt columns, 15-meter high rock structures that will surely impress you, the Emerald Lake with its unique looking color and last but not least, the volcanic canyon which you will surely love. The area was a witness of volcanic activities and the scenery surely give you the feeling that you're inside an active volcano, except the hot lava, of course.
If you like a bit of history, you can visit the Sukosd Bethlen castle situated in the village of Racos and even climb into the tower for a nice panorama over the area.
Your next stop will be the Racos citadel, situated on top of a small hill, above the city of Racos. This is one of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania, the first signs of human settlements dating from the Paleolithic and early Neolithic.
Your final stop will be in Viscri, where you will have the chance to go on a 1-hour ride in a traditional horse-drawn carriage through the village. Keep in mind that this is possible only in good weather. You will then visit a local blacksmith and see how horseshoes are made. You can even take one home for luck.
End the day in style, with a traditional meal that will surely make you fall in love with this area.

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Brasov
  • Transport by air-conditioned/heated car
  • English speaking licensed guide/driver
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee to Rupea citadel
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Other personal expenses
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
  • Minimum age of passengers is 12
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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When

Every day at 9:00

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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 1 day before the activity begins.

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