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Overview – guided tour – Authentic Transylvania: culture, charm and myths

Discover the beauty and charm of  Transylvania on this 8 day guided tour. First, explore Romania’s capital and then travel back in time in the land of castles, old towns, authentic food and saxon heritage.

Where: Transylvania
Highlights: Bucharest tour, hidden gems, food experiences, cultural aspects
Available: April – October
Departure point: Bucharest
Recommended for: couples, families, small groups of friends
Customizable: yes

Detailed program – Authentic Transylvania: culture, charm and myths

Day 1: Arrival in Bucharest and pick up from the airport. Transfer to a 4 star hotel.

Accommodation in Bucharest (4 star hotel)

Day 2: Bucharest city tour

The city tour will will encompass the main attractions in the city: The House of the Parliament, Cotroceni Museum, The Village Museum, The Arch of Triumph.

Accommodation in Bucharest (4 star hotel)

Day 3: Bucharest – Peles – Bran – Pestera village – Brasov
Today you will discover the stories behind two of Romania’s beautiful castles, Peles and Bran.
While Peles used to be the royal residence of King Carol the I st, Bran was initially a fortress meant to defend the area agains the turks. Later on you will enjoy an easy hike in a beautiful mountain village, Pestera. Transfer to Brasov in the evening.

Accommodation in Brasov (3 star/4 star hotel/guesthouse)

Day 4: Brasov city tour – Viscri – Sighisoara

Brasov is a city on everybody’s lips. Located near the mountains, with an old charm and a rich history, is definitely a city that one must visit. Later in the afternoon you will be transferred to Viscri, a small Transylvanian village; here you will visit the old fortress and have a traditional lunch at Eugene’s.
After the visit in Viscri we will drive to Sighisoara, a beautiful medieval town.

Accommodation in Sighisoara (3 star/4 star hotel/guesthouse)

Day 5: Sighisoara city tour – Biertan fortified church – Sibiel – Sibiu

Sighisoara is a charming little town. The old part of the city is UNESCO heritage and one can see why: the cobblestone streets, the Clock Tower and the Dominican church are just a few examples of a well preserved medieval town.
After Sighisoara we will make a stop in Biertan to visit the fortified saxon church. For lunch we will stop in Sibiel village at Maria’s place; get ready for a traditional Romanian cuisine experience. In the evening we will arrive in Sibiu.

Accommodation in Sibiu (3 star/4 star hotel/guesthouse)

Day 6: Sibiu – Corvin Castle – Densus church – Sibiu

The day starts with a city tour in Sibiu, in the old part of town. Highlights include the Liar’s bridge, Brukenthal Museum, The Council Tower. After the city tour you will be transferred to Corvin Castle, an impressive piece of architecture accompanied by an interesting story. Densus church is also interesting and it is only a 45 minutes drive from Corvin Castle. Return to Sibiu in the evening.

Accommodation in Sibiu (3 star/4 star hotel/guesthouse)

Day 7: Sibiu – Alba Iulia fortress – Turda salt mine – Rametea – Sibiu

For today we prepared a mix of things: a visit at Alba Iulia fortress (built by the Habsburg empire), a visit in Turda salt mine (looks very SF) and a walk in Rametea village (an oasis of Hungarian heritage, part of the UNESCO heritage).

Accommodation in Sibiu (3  star/4 star hotel/guesthouse)

Day 8: Sibiu city tour – Transfagarasan (if open at the time of your visit) – BucharestTransfer to the airport (optional).

End of program.

IMPORTANT: The program can be altered on the spot, depending on weather conditions and other relevant aspects such as the physical condition of the participants.

Price upon request.

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