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Transylvania Complete Tour 8 days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Romania  
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing   Food & Wine  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 870 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 870 Euro (EUR)

Transylvania, with its name coming from Latin "ultra silvam" (beyond the forest), is one of the most interesting and surprising regions of Romania. Its German, Hungarian and Romanian cultural traditions play a great role in its cultural and ethnic diversity. The Transylvanian plateau is surrounded by mountain peaks and drained by sparkling rivers which makes it both a pleasant place for a relaxing holiday with a landscape pleasing to the eye and an exciting place for adventure-seeking travelers.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 - Arrival in Bucharest, transfer to the hotel, followed by a panoramic tour of Bucharest and dinner at the best restaurant in Bucharest, Caru cu Bere.

Day 2 - Bucharest City Tour. Visit at Parliament Palace (the second largest building in the world after the U. S. Pentagon) and Village Museum.
Touristic attractions included: Revolution Square, Parliament Palace, Village Museum, Opera House, the Athenaeum, Arch of Triumph, Kiselleff Boulevard.

Day 3 - Bucharest - Snagov - Sinaia - Brasov
In the morning we will start our journey to the town of Brasov. On the way we will stop for a visit at Snagov Monastery, a little monastic settlement in the middle of the lake where lies Dracula's tumb.
Our second stop will be in Sinaia, to visit at Peles Castle, an astounding Royal residence, dating from the end of the 19th century. Enjoy a delightful Romanian dinner in an wine cellar restaurant. In the evening take a walk in the historical town center.

​Day 4 - Brasov - Bran - Rasnov - Brasov
Discover one of the most famous sights in Romania, Bran Castle (also known as Dracula's Castle). After lunch we will head to explore Rasnov Fortress and Cave.

Day 5 - Brasov - Sibiu
On this day we will see an excellent example of German Gothic architecture, Sibiu fortress town.
Highlights: Evangelical Church, Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, The Bridge of Lies, Historical Center, The Stairs Passage, Brukenthal Museum, Towers and Bastions.

Day 6 - Sibiu - Biertan - Sighisoara
Fortified Church of Biertan - The architectonic ensemble from Biertan impresses by a harmonious matching in position, by its aesthetic and historic value and especially by the original substance preserved since the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th century, characteristics which determined its inclusion on The UNESCO List of World Patrimony.
Sighisoara is one of the few inhabited fortified towns in the world and it provides a splendid example of medieval town planning. Here, all the elements of the medieval world have been perfectly preserved.
Tour highlights: The Clock Tower & History Museum, The Church on the Hill, House of Dracula, The pupils roofed stairways.​

Day 7 - Sighisoara - Saschiz - Viscri - Bucharest
Saschiz Village and Fortified Church. The Evangelical Church of Saschiz was built between 1493 and 1496 by Saxon colonists. The monument is very impressive due to its sheer size and the way the fortifying elements have been adapted to the shape of a church building.
Viscri Village and Fortified Church. One of the most interesting Saxon fortified churches is located in the village of Viscri. The name comes from the German Weisse Khirche, meaning white church.
Unlike other Transylvanian fortified churches, Viscri was built around 1100 by the Szekler population.

Day 8 - Time to say goodbye! Airport transfer.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

What's Included:

Airport transfer (round trip).
Minibus with driver (A/C).
English-speaking guide.
Accommodation with breakfast as follows:

3 nights at 4* hotel in Bucharest
2 nights at 3* hotel in Brasov
1 night at 4* hotel in Sibiu
1 night at 4* hotel in Sighisoara