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Highlights of Transylvania, Northern Oltenia and Other Sights

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): Romania  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Walking Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 275 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 850 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Bucharest/ Poiana Brasov/ Council Tower/ Brasov.

- Departure from Bucharest to Brasov through Sinaia
- Visits to Peles Castle and Sinaia Orthodox Monastery.

- Lunch at Sinaia
- Visit to Bran Medieval Castle
- Sightseeing old Brasov including Council Square, Council Tower, White Tower, Black Tower, Black Church, St Nicholas Church, First Romanian School in Transylvania
- Arrival and lodging at a 3 star hotel or pension at Poiana Brasov.
- Dinner with traditional Romanian food and folk show.

Day 2: Poiana Brasov/ Sibiu.

- Breakfast
- Departure for Sighisoara
- Sightseeing medieval citadel Sighisoara including Clock Tower, Citadel Square, Dracula's Birthplace, Monastery Church, Church on the Hill, Venetian House, House with Antlers, Wooden Covered Stairway.

- Lunch at Vlad the Impaler's birthplace restaurant
- Departure for Alba Iulia. Sightseeing Alba Iulia including Baroque Citadel, Museum of Unification, Orthodox Cathedral, St. Michael's Roman-Catholic Cathedral, tomb of Hunyadi, Bishop's Palace, Princely Palace
- Departure for Sibiu. Arrival and lodging at a 3 star hotel
- Dinner
- Ride by carriage at Sighisoara.

Day 3: Sibiu/ Olanesti.

- Breakfast
- Sightseeing historic centre of Sibiu including Baroque Brukenthal Palace and Museum (visit), Cross Chapel, Roman-Catholic Church, Council Tower, Old City Hall, St Mary's Evangelical Church, Orthodox Cathedral, Passage of Stairs, Lies' Bridge.

- Lunch. Pass through magnificent Olt River Gorges
- Visit Cozia Medieval Monastery
- Arrival and lodging at a 3 star hotel at Olanesti health resort
- Walking tour to miraculous mineral springs. Dinner.

Day 4: Olanesti/ Horezu/ Bucharest.

- Breakfast
- Visit to Ceausescu's former residence at Olanesti
- Departure for Bucharest through Horezu and Curtea de Arges
- Visit Hurez Monastery and stop at workshop pottery.

- Arrival and lunch at Curtea de Arges
- Visit Curtea de Arges Monastery with Manole's well
- Return to Bucharest
- Hurez Monastery.

- Peles Castle (former royal residence), Sinaia
- Bran Castle (relating to Dracula's legend), Bran
- Saxon towns in Transylvania: Brasov, Sighisoara (belongs to UNESCO World Heritage) and Sibiu
- Ceausescu's former residence at Olanesti
- Medieval monasteries in Muntenia and Northern Oltenia (among which Hurez Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Note: Price is based for three nights lodging in twin-bed room, all meals, local transportation by mini-van, entrance fees, guide services.

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