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4 Days Transylvania Tour from Bucharest

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    Day 1: Bucharest - Cozia - Sibiu (280 km)

    Stop At: Cozia Monastery, Calea lui Traian 816, Caciulata 245601 Romania
    Departure for the beautiful Olt Valley and visit to the Cozia monastery, a magnificent fourteenth century Wallachian monument founded by the great prince and leader Mirco Il and restored in the seventeenth century by a Cantacuzino. We will observe the extraordinary Armenian decorations that embellish the façade and the richly frescoed interiors. Next, departure for the beautiful region of Transylvania.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Large Square, Piața Mare, Sibiu, Romania
    The next stop will be in Sibiu, a beautiful medieval city where Romanians and Saxons have been living peacefully for centuries and where the various religious monuments (Catholics, Orthodox and Protestants) demonstrate this peaceful coexistence. Sibiu was named European Capital of Culture in 2007 and hosts an extraordinary theater festival every year. The city fascinates thanks to its three squares (Big Square, Small and Huet Square ) that transport tourists in a real medieval atmosphere. Its towers and its 15th century bastions, but also its beautiful museums and the famous “houses with the eyes” give the visitor lovely moments. Also in Sibiu you will see one of the largest gothic evangelical churches in Transylvania.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: The Zosim Oancea Museum of Icons on Glass, Strada Bisericii nr. 329, Sibiel 557234 Romania
    Dinner (own expenses) will be the perfect time to better live the life of the farmers as you will be guests of the inhabitants of the village of Sibiel, inside a typical Romanian house, where you will savor traditional dishes and drinks (water, wine and local alcoholic drinks included).
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Sibiu.

    Day 2: Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Corvin's Castle - Sibiu

    Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134 Romania
    During the morning we will head to Alba Iulia to visit this city which is very important from the historical point of view. It is here, in fact, that the event of Great Union of Romania was held on December 1st, in 1918. Alba Iulia is very picturesque, with its citadel, its walls and its museums.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
    Visit Corvin's Castle, the most beautiful in Eastern Europe, a city in Gothic style, where there were celebrated historical movies just for its beauty. We will thoroughly know the Corvini family and its history.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Big Square (Piata Mare), Sibiu Romania
    In the late evening we will turn back to Sibiu.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast included.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Sibiu.

    Day 3: Sibiu - Biertan - Sighisoara - Brasov (230 km)

    Stop At: Biertan Fortified Church, Central Square, Biertan 557045 Romania
    Departure to Biertan, a Saxon village that houses an extraordinary and ancient fortified church perfectly preserved. We will also see the bastion where they were imprisoned couples who wanted to separate with the intention of making them change their mind. A single bed, a single plate, a single glass were the only objects that they could share during their imprisonment. The Saxon citadel of Biertan has also perfectly preserved its three city walls.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    We continue the tour with a visit to the city of Sighisoara, with its imposing Clock Tower. This citadel is the best preserved in Europe and, extraordinary, it is still inhabited. Since 1999 the historic center of Sighisoara is a UNESCO heritage site. Here we will admire the church on the hill, reachable after a wooden staircase called the schoolchildren’s ladder. We will also see the statue of the famous Hungarian national poet Petofi Sandor, testifying to the fact that in Sighisoara the Magyar community was in the past numerically important. Next to the statue is the beautiful Catholic church, reserved for the Hungarian community, and the tower of the shoemakers. You can have also the lunch at the house where Vlad the Impaler was born (own expenses)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
    In the evening arrival in Brasov, a wonderful Transylvanian town, once entirely fortified, an important cultural, tourist and commercial center. Brasov impresses with its typically German architecture, where the Gothic, the Baroque and the Renaissance intersect to give life to an interesting and culturally very lively city. Visit of the First Romanian School, which is located in the oldest district of the city, and which was inhabited exclusively by Romanians, the Schei district, interesting for the entrances into the city that were carried out in medieval times through the Caatherine’s and Schei Gate, quest last of the nineteenth century. In Brasov we will also visit the impressive Black Church, the largest evangelical Gothic church in Eastern Europe, with a 65 meter high bell tower and a length of 90 meters, the church houses the most beautiful nineteenth-century mechanical organ of Romania. We will then admire the palaces and houses of the historic center, recently restored, with the Council Square which now houses a beautiful museum, and the pedestrian Avenue of the Republic.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast included.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel in Brasov.

    Day 4: Brasov - Bran Castle - Peles Castle - Bucharest (200 km)

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    Visit the famous Bran Castle, better known as Dracula’s Castle. In the Middle Ages, Bran was exactly on the border between Wallachia and Transylvania, so it was essential for the inhabitants of Brasov to build and preserve a defensive stronghold. In the 90s of the 900 this fortress was transformed into a beautiful castle thanks to the intervention of Queen Maria of Romania.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    visit to the fabulous Peles Castle, the summer residence of the first king of Romania, the King Charles 1 of Hohenzollern, of German origins. The castle was beautifully designed by a Czech architect, and is famous for being one of the most modern castles in Europe at the time of its construction, between the 19th and 20th centuries. Each room is characterized by a unique style, different from the styles of the other rooms. We will also admire the Florentine room, where we will breathe a typically Italian and Renaissance atmosphere.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast included.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick-you at 09.00 a.m. from your hotel and drop-off at your hotel in Bucharest.
    Departure Time
    Flexible: To coincide with your arrival flight at Bucharest airport, or according to your preferences.

    Please reconfirm with the local operator directly after booking.
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to Bucharest airport/central Bucharest
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Private Tour
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • Fuel surcharge/ Local taxes
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Round trip transfers from Bucharest
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach or private vehicle
    • Breakfast
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Cozia Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Large Square
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Alba Iulia
    • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
    • Entry/Admission - Big Square (Piata Mare)
    • Entry/Admission - Biertan Fortified Church
    • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
    • Entry/Admission - Brasov Historical Center
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips for the Tour Guide
    • Photo/Video fees where applicable
    • Entry/Admission - The Zosim Oancea Museum of Icons on Glass
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please specify preferred pickup/drop-off location in Bucharest in the special requirements field at time of booking - you will also be required to reconfirm these details with local operator after booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 21 August 2019

    I took my family (2x adults, 2 x girls age 10 and 6) to Transylvania for 4 days with Trip2Ro and we had an amazing time. Having a private tour made things much more flexible and our guide (Paul) was incredibly informative and friendly throughout....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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