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Cantacuzino Castle

Castle

Cantacuzino Castle was the summer residence of Prince George Grigore Cantacuzino, nicknamed "Nabab" due to his impressive fortunes .

Construction of the castle was carried out between 1901-1911, and was conducted in Brancoveanu style, typical of the Romanian culture at the end of the eighteenth century.

December 2012 saw the opening of The CANTA CUISINE restaurant, in the old cellar of the castle, which soon became an important gastronomic objective of Prahova Valley

Peles and Pelisor Castle

Castle

Peles Castle blends architectural innovations with gothic refinement for a one of a kind landmark in Europe.

 

Although it’s smaller, royal elegance and beauty makes Pelisor stand out just as much. You can visit these two stunning castles from Tuesday to Sunday. Discover the Weapon Room, the secret door in the Library and Queen Mary’s extended Tiffany collection.

Sinaia Monastery

Monastery

At the end of the 1600s, Mihail Cantacuzino went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Sinai Mountain.

 

Upon his return, he placed the founding stone of Sinaia Monastery – which is now an oasis of peace and spirituality for any wandering pilgrim. The beautiful Sinaia Monastery is close to the train station, as well as to Peles and Pelisor Castles.

The Sinaia Casino from "Dimitrie Ghica" Park

Casino

Enjoy the feel of the aristocratic life as you walk through the exquisite "Dimitrie Ghica" Park.

 

The impressive Sinaia Casino building was unveiled with a huge feast in 1913. The royal family attended the ceremony and the brilliant composer George Enescu held an exceptional concert

Franz Josef Rock

Vantage point

Follow in the footsteps of the royal family all the way up to 1300 m.

From there, at the end of a winding path, you’ll find Franz Josef Rock looking down upon the fabulous Prahova Valley. And right around the corner, there’s Poiana Stanii, a good place for a nice family picnic

Bolboci Lake

Lake

An artificial lake, created by damming Ialomita’s waters at 1460 m.

 

The mountain view is simply breathtaking, and trout fishing is sure to help you relax in a special way. The lake is 24 km away from Sinaia.

Urlatoarea waterfall

Waterfall

Situated in Bucegi Mountains, where the river drops from a height of about 15 m, Urlatoarea waterfall is a must see destination.

 

Also known as the Screaming Waterfall, Urlatoarea can be accessed by leaving Poiana Tapului (860m altitude), walking along some 2km forest trail, and then easy climbing to 1100m where the Screaming Waterfall unveils its natural splendor.

Omu Peak

Peak

If you have what it takes, trek up to 2505 m.

There, you’ll find Omu Peak Weather Forecast Station, the highest all-year-round populated place in the country.

The way there is nice and steady and filled with natural wonders, such as endangered Edelweiss flowers, wild chamois and soothing waterfalls.

Babele

Peak

Babele (meaning The old women) is a name for an area on the Bucegi Mountains plateau in Romania, within the Southern Carpathians.

 

The name comes from a group of mushroom shaped rock formations, the result of erosion and varying hardness of the rock layers. Babele is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

The Sphinx

The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Natural Park which is in the Bucegi Mountains of Romania

 

It is located at an altitude of 2,216 metres (7,270 ft), a 10-minute walk from the Babele

Bran Castle

Castle

Situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, the fortress is a national monument and landmark in Romania.

 

The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia, on DN73. Commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle” (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyad Castle), it is the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.