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Medieval Transylvania: Shared 3-Day Tour from Bucharest

Bucharest, Wallachia, Romania

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Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Breakfast included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Overview

Day 1: Bucharest – Curtea de Arges – Cozia – Sibiu
Your tour begins with a pick-up from your Bucharest hotel. Board the air-conditioned private vehicle and depart Bucharest for Curtea de Arges, about two hours northwest.
Visit the Curtea de Arges Monastery, built by the ruler of Wallachia, Neagoe Basarab, in 1514 and representing a significant architectural monument in Romanian culture. The tour continues with a visit to Cozia Monastery, erected between 1386 and1388, by the ruler Mircea the Elder.
Next, have lunch, at your own expense, in a traditional Romanian restaurant. In the afternoon head to the city of Sibiu for a walking tour of the old town.
In the evening enjoy a traditional dinner (not included) and overnight accommodation in Sibiu.
Day 2: Sibiu – Biertan – Sighisoara – Brasov
After breakfast in Sibiu, depart for the village of Biertan to visit the biggest fortified church in Transylvania. The fortified church of Biertan is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The next visit is to the medieval citadel of Sighisoara, the only still-inhabited medieval citadel in Europe and also UNESCO listed. Take a walking tour of the citadel and visit inside the Clock Tower. A traditional Romanian lunch inside the citadel follows (additional cost).
In the afternoon, your tour guide takes you to Brasov and to another beautiful medieval citadel, Kronstadt from 1254. On a walking tour of the old town you can admire the Black Church, Catherine's Gate, and the Council Square.
Your day ends with a traditional dinner at your own expense, and overnight accommodations in Brasov.
Day 3: Brasov – Btan – Sinaia – Bucharest
Right after breakfast at your hotel in Brasov, visit the city's most important site, the Black Church, built in 1383. Later your tour guide takes you to Bran's (Dracula) Castle, a Romanian landmark, followed by a traditional lunch at your own expense.
After lunch, head for the mountain resort of Sinaia to visit Peles Castle, built by the first king of Romania, Carol the First.
The final visit is to the Sinaia Monastery before driving back to Bucharest, where you are dropped off back at your hotel.

Itinerary

Day 1: Bucharest – Curtea de Arges – Cozia – Sibiu

Your tour begins with a pick-up from your Bucharest hotel. Board the air-conditioned private vehicle and depart Bucharest for Curtea de Arges, about two hours northwest.

Visit the Curtea de Arges Monastery, built by the ruler of Wallachia, Neagoe Basarab, in 1514 and representing a significant architectural monument in Romanian culture. The tour continues with a visit to Cozia Monastery, erected between 1386 and1388, by the ruler Mircea the Elder.

Next, have lunch, at your own expense, in a traditional Romanian restaurant. In the afternoon head to the city of Sibiu for a walking tour of the old town.

In the evening enjoy a traditional dinner (not included) and overnight accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 2: Sibiu – Biertan – Sighisoara – Brasov

After breakfast in Sibiu, depart for the village of Biertan to visit the biggest fortified church in Transylvania. The fortified church of Biertan is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The next visit is to the medieval citadel of Sighisoara, the only still-inhabited medieval citadel in Europe and also UNESCO listed. Take a walking tour of the citadel and visit inside the Clock Tower. A traditional Romanian lunch inside the citadel follows (additional cost).

In the afternoon, your tour guide takes you to Brasov and to another beautiful medieval citadel, Kronstadt from 1254. On a walking tour of the old town you can admire the Black Church, Catherine's Gate, and the Council Square.

Your day ends with a traditional dinner at your own expense, and overnight accommodations in Brasov.

Day 3: Brasov – Btan – Sinaia – Bucharest

Right after breakfast at your hotel in Brasov, visit the city's most important site, the Black Church, built in 1383. Later your tour guide takes you to Bran's (Dracula) Castle, a Romanian landmark, followed by a traditional lunch at your own expense.

After lunch, head for the mountain resort of Sinaia to visit Peles Castle, built by the first king of Romania, Carol the First.

The final visit is to the Sinaia Monastery before driving back to Bucharest, where you are dropped off back at your hotel.

Information

Includes:
  • Transport by air conditioned private vehicle
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Two nights accommodation at 3* hotels or guesthouses
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees according to the program
Excludes:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Photographing/Filming taxes at the visited sites
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Important note: For Saturday and Sunday departures the tour will be done in the reverse order because the Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Meeting Point

Your Bucharest hotel
Departure Time:
8:00 AM
Departure Comments:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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