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Hotel pickup included
Fully narrated tour
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Day 1: Bucharest – Monastery Cozia – Sibiu - Sighisoara (370 km)
Meet your guide in your hotel lobby at 8am. Depart for the visit the Monastery of Cozia one of the most important examples of medieval art in Romania. Arrive in Sibiu, one of the most beautiful medieval cities of Romania, by late morning. After lunch, visit Sibiu, a magical city steeped in an atmosphere of another era, which in 2007 was the European cultural capital. During your city tour, cross the old streets to admire the main monuments, such as Bruckenthal Palace built in the Baroc style in the late eighteenth century, the Lies Bridge built over a road that connects the lower town and the upper town, the Cathedral of Saxons, the Catholic Cathedral and the main squares of the city.
Next, head to Sighisoara, “fortress city” also a Unesco monument, which retains its medieval center on the hill of the fortification. Here and also born Vlad Tepes, more known as Count Dracula. Have dinner in a medieval atmosphere in the birthplace of Vlad Dracula (at your own expense): Restaurant Vlad Dracula and overnight in a 3-star medieval hotel in the citadel center.
Day 2: Sighisoara - Brasov - Bran (Dracula's) Castle - Peles Castle - Bucharest (330 km)
In the morning depart to Brasov, the city called Kronstadt “the city of the crown”, where you will take a walking tour of the historical center, enriched by particular civil and religious buildings, such as the Black Church, the largest Gothic church in Romania, the Council House from the fifteenth century, the Gates Schei and Ecaterina.
Next, head to the famous Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) built between 1377 and 1382 on a large rock. The castle owes its fame to the legend associated with the figure of Vlad Tepes. After the visit of Dracula's Castle, have lunch in a restaurant with a view of Bran Castle (own expense).
Depart to Sinaia, where you will be visiting the Peles Castle, considered among the most beautiful in Europe. Stained-glass windows with scenes from German fairy tales, chandeliers in Murano glass, fine wood carvings and gold or leather-panelled walls of Cordoba, Sevre porcelain and ivory carvings are completing the picture of the favourite residence of the royal family and especially of Queen Elizabeth. Peles Castle may be considered the castle of Records: – was the first building of its kind to have since the construction of central heating and elevator – in the hall of the theater commissioned by Queen was presented for the first time in Romania a film film. Arrive back in Bucharest in the afternoon of your final day.
Live commentary on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required