Brasov Holidays by Rail

T he cobbled lanes and gothic architecture of Transylvania’s main city, Brasov, are sure to leave you spellbound as you wander the streets. Take a cable car up to the top of Mt Tampa, which was home to Brasov’s original defence fortress, which was attacked by Vlad Tepes in the 15th century.

Our Recommended Hotels in Brasov

Casa Cranta Hotel

Casa Cranta occupies a grand, 1930s mansion house, designed in the Brâncoveanu architectural style. Its location on a hill above the city means there are spectacular views over the centre of Brasov and the surrounding mountains. You can unwind in your homely guest room, decorated in warm colours or enjoy dinner in the hotel’s restaurant, accompanied by a glass of wine from the wine cellar. There’s also a bar on-site as well as a 24-hour reception. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.




Aro Palace Hotel

Equipped with a spa, restaurant and a glamorous bar, the Aro Palace Hotel provides a luxurious base from which to explore Brasov and the surrounding areas. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable television and free WiFi, and the hotel is located near the historic quarter, overlooking Tampa Mountain.

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