3 Day Transylvania Tour from Bucharest

Discover the most beautiful and fascinating sights in Transylvania

Highlights

    Walking tour in Sibiu: The Big Square, The Liars Bridge, The Clock Tower, The Brukenthal Palace
    Visit of the Alba Carolina Fortress - the largest and best-preserved in Romania, unique in the European military architecture
    Explore Sighisoara - one of the most beautiful well-kept medieval towns in Europe
    Walking tour in the historical center of Brasov, medieval town: The Black Church, The Council Square, The Old Walls of the fortress
    Visit Bran Castle, an intriguing 13th-century hilltop fortress, known as Dracula’s Castle
    Admire Peles Castle in Sinaia, "Pearl of the Carpathians"

What's included?

    2 nights accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotels in Alba-Iulia and Brasov- DBL room
    Breakfast
    Professional tour guide
    Guided city tour in Alba-Iulia, Sibiu, Brasov, Sighisoara, and Sinaia
    Pick-up and return for Bucharest Downtown Hotels & Hostels
    Round-trip transportation

What's excluded?

    Lunches & Dinners
    Entrance fees
    Photography & Video fees
    Phone calls and other personal expenses

Trip details

Description

This 3-day tour will definitely reveal the most beautiful and fascinating sights in Transylvania and the nearby area.
The trip first takes you to the region of the Olt Valley, where you will visit Cozia Monastery, built by Mircea the Elder. Cozia Monastery is one of the most valuable monuments of the national medieval art and architecture in Romania. It was painted between 1390-1391 and some of the original frescoes are still present. Cozia Monastery also features a museum of old art: old manuscripts and prints, embroideries and objects of worship.
Next, you will visit Sibiu - amazing medieval city in Transylvania, once the largest and wealthiest strongholds in Europe, nowadays a city of art and culture, that has the power to fascinate; during the walking tour of the Old Center you will see: The Big Square, The Liars Bridge, The Brukenthal Palace and The Clock Tower.

After Sibiu, you will explore other two amazing cities, full of medieval charm and history: Alba Iulia and Sighisoara. Alba Iulia is like a journey in the past: you will visit Alba Carolina fortress, Alba Iulia Museum, Catholic Cathedral of Alba Iulia, The Obelisk dedicated to Horea, Closca, and Crisan. Alba Carolina Fortress is the largest and one of the best-kept in Romania, unique in the European military architecture. Sighisoara is a unique well-preserved medieval citadel, part of the UNESCO World Heritage and still inhabited today, landmarks you will have a chance to see there: The Clock Tower, The Church on the Hill and the Dracula’s House.

This trip will also give you an opportunity to discover Brasov - perfect mix of wonderful mountain scenery and medieval history with German influence. You will admire the best of Brasov in a walking tour, which includes the Main Square, the Old Council Hall, the Black Church, the medieval walls and defense towers.

After Brasov, the trip continues revealing one of the most popular sights in Transylvania, namely Dracula’s Castle, which is surrounded by myth and legend. Bran Castle, famous worldwide as Dracula’s Castle is an impressive 13th-century hilltop fortress that offers an amazing view of the surrounding mountains and valleys as well as provides facts on Romanian history since it used to play a key role in protecting the region against invaders.
From Bran, you will depart to Sinaia where you will visit unique and remarkable landmarks like Sinaia Monastery and Peles Castle, one of the most stunning castles in Europe and a masterpiece of architecture, which offers visitors a breathtaking mountain scenery. One of the oldest and most famous mountain resorts, known as “The Pearl of the Carpathians", once also used to be a summer residence of the Romanian royal family.
Explore the best of Transylvania choosing to spend 3 days full of adventure, myth, history, and culture!

The tour includes a 1-night stay in Alba Iulia in DBL room and a 1-night stay in Brasov in DBL room with breakfasts included.

The tour starts with a pleasant drive to Cozia Monastery, one of the most valuable monuments of the national medieval art and architecture in Romania, built by Mircea the Elder. The trip continues to one of the most important cultural centres in Romania - Sibiu. This amazing medieval city was one of the largest and wealthiest strongholds in Europe and nowadays it is a city of art and culture that has the power to fascinate. Walking tour in the old center will reveal such places as The Big Square, The Liars Bridge, The Bukenthal Palace and The Clock Tower. After that, you will arrive in Alba Iulia, which will be visited the next day.

Upon breakfast in the hotel you will take a walk in Alba Iulia. The city of Alba Iulia is like a journey in the past, full of history. You will visit Alba Carolina fortress, Alba Iulia Museum, Catholic Cathedral of Alba Iulia, The Obelisk dedicated to Horea, Closca and Crisan. Next stop after Alba Iulia, is Sighisoara, where you will explore an impressive medieval fortress, part of the UNESCO World Heritage: The Clock Tower, The Church on the Hill and Dracula’s House.

After breakfast in the hotel, you will visit Brasov - a perfect mix of wonderful mountain scenery and medieval history with German influence. You will admire the best of Brasov in a walking tour, that includes the Main Square, the Old Council Hall, the Black Church, the medieval walls and defense towers. The trip continues to Bran Castle, an intriguing 13th century hilltop fortress, famously known as Dracula’s Castle, that attracts tourists from all over the world fascinated by the myth of the Count Dracula of Transylvania. After Bran you will be taken to Sinaia, where you will stop at Sinaia Monastery built in the 17 century and Peles Castle, former summer residence of the royal family and one of the top 10 castles in Europe. From Sinaia you will travel back to Bucharest.

Additional info

A minimum of 2 people are required to organise the tour
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability

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