Explore the historic country of Romania and some of the most famous highlights in Transylvania including Brasov, Sighisoara, Sibiu, Bran (Dracula's castle) and Sinaia.
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-4 nights accommodation (place in double room) on breakfast basis at 3 star hotels
-entrance fees to museums
-transportation by air conditioned car/minibus with driver
-arrival/departure transfers (without guide assistance)
-English speaking guide assistance (Day 2-4).
-health insurance (Get a Free Travel Insurance Quote)
-personal expenses of any kind, hotel services like phone calls, laundry, mini bar, room service
-soft and alcoholic drinks with the main meals unless otherwise specified
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|Welcome to Bucharest - Arrive in Bucharest, capital of Romania, city testified under the name of Bucuresti in a document dated 20th of September 1459 and signed Prince Vlad Dracula. Arrival in Bucharest at the airport or train station and transfer to your hotel. Accommodation at 3* centrally located hotel in Bucharest|
|Bucharest to Brasov and further to Sighisoara - The day starts with a panoramic sightseeing tour of Bucharest city - a blend between old and new, classic and modern. Pay a visit inside the Parliament's Palace - the second largest building worldwide after the Pentagon, built during the last communist regime. Our Bucharest tour ends in the Northern part of the city with a visit to the open air Village Museum. In the afternoon, we reach Brasov, one of the largest medieval towns in Transylvania. Old fortification ruins of the former burg, the narrow and tortuous streets, the old baroque houses with their bulky arched gates, still, keeps in the downtown the medieval patina. Visit Black Church - built between 1385-1477, one of the most important Gothic art monuments in Romania, impressing by its massiveness, the richness of architecture and its historical background. End the day within the citadel of Sighisoara. Sightseeing tour of Bucharest and visit Parliament Palace and Village Museum. Drive to Brasov, sightseeing tour of Brasov including Councilor' Square, the Black Church, The Old City Hall, St. Nicholas Church, drive to Sighisoara, accommodation at 3* hotel in Sighisoara.|
|Romantic Sibiu and the picturesque Sighisoara - Today we shall drive to Sibiu - city mentioned for the first time in documents on 1192 under the name of Cibinum is one of the most romantic cities of Romania. Through the Council Tower we arrive in the Small Square which is the old commercial center of the fortified citadel. The Liars Bridge is the first Cast Iron Bridge in Romania. Its name comes from the false love declarations young people used to promise in the evenings. On return way to Sighisoara, stop in Biertan to have an outside view and maybe a visit inside (if time allows) to the fortified church, one of the most important among the Saxon fortifications in Southern Transylvania. Included in the UNESCO world patrimony, it was built in 15th-16th centuries in late Gothic style with specific Renaissance elements. For 300 years Biertan was chosen as the residence of the Evangelic Diocese (1572-1867). Sighisoara is an ancient Romanian cradle located on Tarnave Plateau, one of the best-preserved 15th century citadel and the only medieval inhabited citadel in Europe. The citadel has 14 towers; each of them had been built and watched by a guild. Here lived, between 1431-1435, Vlad Dracul (Vlad the Devil), future Prince of Wallachia, thus called because the German Emperor knighted him as Knight of the Dragon. He was Vlad the Impaler's father known as Dracula, who was most probably born here in Sighisoara, on 1431. Sightseeing tour of medieval Sibiu including: Evangelical Church, Small Square, Catholic Church, Liar's Bridge, drive to Biertan. If time permitting, visit inside the fortified church, sightseeing tour of Sighisoara citadel : Clock Tower, The Citadel Walls, Wooden covered staircase, the Church on the hill, etc, accommodation as in previous day.|
|Carpathian castles - Bran and Peles - Visit Bran Castle, the controversial and contested Dracula's Castle. The fortress-castle was built on 1377 by master masons of Brasov, on a cliff, dominating the whole region. It was arranged by Queen Maria into a most romantic castles: the old garret became the fourth floor, the old cylindrical tower with defense gallery became an apartment, Gothic stone arches framed the entrance doors, stairs and boarded floors were rebuilt. After a winding drive we arrive in Sinaia - pearl of the Carpathians. Visit Peles Castle - former summer royal residence of Kings of Romania; It has 106 rooms, an imposing reception hall with fine ornaments of inlaid wood, a gallery of mirrors and a Florentine hall where one can admire splendid Murano chandeliers, a Moorish and Turkish drawing room. End the day in Bucharest. Visit Bran Castle, visit Peles Castle in Sinaia, drive to Bucharest in the evening, overnight in Bucharest at 3* hotel.|
|We hope you enjoyed your trip and look forward to have you back in order to discover other wonders of Romania. After breakfast transfer to Otopeni International Airport for flight back home or ask for further travel services.|