Highlights of Transylvania & Bucharest

Discover the legends and truths of Transylvania and Bucharest

Highlights

    Sibiu - an amazing medieval city in the heart of Transylvania, nowadays a city of art and culture
    Sighisoara - perfectly preserved medieval town, the birthplace of Vlad Dracula and part of UNESCO world heritage
    Brasov - one of the most visited cities in Romania with a distinct medieval ambience and historical attractions
    Bran Castle, an intriguing 13th-century hilltop fortress, famously known as the Dracula's Castle
    Sinaia, nicknamed as "the Pearl of the Carpathians" and Royal Peles Castle - one of the most stunning edifices in Europe
    Bucharest guided city tour

What's included?

    5 nights accommodation in 4-stars hotels DBL room
    Breakfast
    Professional English-speaking tour guide
    Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    Round-trip airport transfer
    Transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle

What's excluded?

    Lunches & dinners
    Entrance tickets

Trip details

Our guide welcomes you at Otopeni International Airport and then we transfer you to your 4* hotel in downtown Bucharest.

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 centre will reveal such places as The Big Square, The Liars Bridge, The Brukenthal Palace and The Clock Tower. After that, you will arrive in Alba Iulia, which will be visited the next day.

Upon breakfast, you will go on a walking tour 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 defence 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, a former summer residence of the royal family and one of the top 10 castles in Europe. From Sinaia, you will travel back to Bucharest.

In the morning, you can enjoy free time and explore more sights in this dynamic city that proudly displays its history alongside modern culture. Around 2 p.m. our guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you on a 4 hours guided city tour introducing main highlights. The first stop will allow you to witness traditional Romanian peasant life in the Village Museum, one of the biggest and most impressive open-air museums in Europe. Next up you will wander past the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral, which is the centre of the Romanian Orthodox Church. You should take a moment to gaze upon Constitution Square, which has an excellent view of the Palace of Parliament – the world’s largest, heaviest, and most expensive administrative building – and stand in Revolution Square, where the end of communist rule was declared in December 1989. Your short walking tour will take you around the many twists and turns of the historical center of Bucharest and introduce you to its charm and elegance, as well as some of its major attractions. Keep an eye out for University Square, the House of the Free Press, Romana Square, Victory Square, the Arch of Triumph, and the Romanian Athenaeum, all of which can be admired as your tour passes by.

Transfer to the airport hoping our team managed to help you create amazing memories and have a great time exploring Transylvania. We do hope you come back and discover more of what Romania has to offer.

Additional info

A minimum of 2 participants is required to organise the tour
SGL supplement at the hotels involves extra cost

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