Day 1: Bucharest
Arrival at the airport in Bucharest. Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. According with the time of arrival if time allows, a city tour. What you will see: The Parliament Palace. The Stavropoleus Church. Traditional Dinner at The Beer Cart. Overnight in Bucharest 1 Night in Hotel Residence****, or similar according with availability.
Days 2-4: Bucharest - Bacau – Gura Humorului Bucovina
After breakfast, we leave Bucharest, heading to Gura Humorului in Bucovina. We will spend here 3 nights. What you will see: Bucovina Country traditions Museum. Bucovina Monasterys: Voronet (UNESCO Heritage), Humor (UNESCO Heritage), Moldovita (UNESCO Heritage), Sucevita, Patrauti (UNESCO Heritage), Dragomirna, Arbore (UNESCO Heritage) Old forgotten handicrafts: Black pottery Margina manufacture- Painted Easter eggs demonstration - Cacica Salt Mine - Ciocanesti, a living Museum village 3 Nights accommodation in Hilde's Residence**** or Best Western****, or similar according with availability.
Days 5-7: Maramures
After breakfast, we leave Bucovina, heading to Sighetu Marmatiei in Maramures. We will spend here 3 nights. What you will see: Old wooden churches, part of UNESCO Heritage: Barsana, Budesti, Desesti, Ieud, Plopis, Poienile Izei, Rogoz, Surdesti. The Merry cemetery in Sapanta. Traditional wooden gates in Maramures. Sighet Memorial Museum. Elie Wiesel Memorial House in Sighet. The Village Museum of Maramures. The Women’s Museum in Dragomiresti. Medieval Restaurant Corvin in Baia Mare. 3 Nights accommodation in Hotel Marmatia*** or Pensiunea Doina***, or similar according with availability.
Days 8-10: Sighisoara
After breakfast, we leave Maramures, heading to Sighisoara. What you will see: The Medieval Citadel. The Clock Tower Museum. The Torture Room. Vlad Dracula House. Traditional Lunch in Dracula House. The church on the hill. The defensive wall of the citadel and the 14 defensive towers. Plum Brandy and wine tasting. Visit fortified Saxon churches: Biertan, Rupea, Saschiz, Viscri, Darjiu. 3 Nights accommodation in Casa Cositorarului***, Casa cu Cerb***, Casa Wagner*** or similar according with availability.
Day 11: Sighisoara - Brasov - Bucharest. After breakfast, we leave Sighisoara, heading to Brasov. What you will see in Brasov: The Black Church, Town Square. Between Brasov and Bucharest we visit the Peles Castle in Sinaia. Arrival and overnight in Bucharest 1 Night in Hotel Residence****, or similar according with availability.
Day 12: Bucharest. After breakfast, if time allows and according with your flight schedule, visit The Peasant Museum in Bucharest. Transfer to the International Airport and we will say good bye to Romania. We hope that visiting Romania will be an unforgettable and unique experience.
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