A 5-days tour (from Bucharest) around magnificent cities of Transylvania such us Brasov, Sighisoara, Sibiu, Alba Iulia and many more. The tour is organized with a private air conditioned car and your personal guide (English speaking), who will assist you all the time and show you the most interesting places and stories about Romania. The private tour includes accommodation in 3 stars hotels/quest house, with breakfast included, tickets (standard) to all visited attractions.
ItineraryDay 1: Prahova ValleyStop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaA Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia, built between 1873 and 1914. Its inauguration was held in 1883. It was constructed for King Carol I. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaA landmark in Romania, ommonly known outside Romania as Dracula's Castle (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyadi Castle), it is often erroneously referred to as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker's Dracula.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaThe city is notable for being the regional capital of the Transylvanian Saxons of the Burzenland administrative area in the past, and a large commercial hub on the trade roads between East and West. It is also the birthplace of the national anthem of Romania. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Black Church (Biserica Neagra), Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIt was built by the German community of the city and stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important Lutheran (Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession in Romania) places of worship in the region. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Brasov area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension.Day 2: Sighisoara surroundingsStop At: Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Prejmer, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaThe church was founded by the Germanic Teutonic Knights, and then was eventually taken over by the Transylvanian Saxon community. Initially Roman Catholic, it became Lutheran following the Reformation. Together with the surrounding village, the church forms part of the villages with fortified churches in Transylvania UNESCO World Heritage Site. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cetatea Rupea, Rupea, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaOne of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania, the first signs of human settlements dating from the Paleolithic and early Neolithic. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIt is a popular tourist destination for its well-preserved walled old town, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Torre do Relogio, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIn every fortification system there is one fortress that dominates the others: the master-tower. The Clock Tower of Sighișoara (Romanian: Turnul cu Ceas, German: Stundturm) is the main entry point to the citadel, opposite guarded by Taylor's Tower. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Sighisoara area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension.Day 3: Hunedoara surroundingsStop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaThe Alba Carolina Citadel is a star-shaped Romanian fortress located in Alba Iulia. Its construction commenced on November 4, 1715 during the Habsburg rule in Transylvania, and was completed in 1738. 20,000 serfs were involved in its construction, which is estimated to have cost around 3 million guldens. The citadel was built on the site of 2 other fortifications— the legionary fortress of Legio XIII Gemina, as well as the medieval Balgrad citadel. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaCorvin Castle, also known as Hunyadi Castle or Hunedoara Castle, is a Gothic-Renaissance castle in Hunedoara, Romania. It is one of the largest castles in Europe and figures in a list of the Seven Wonders of Romania.[Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Hunedoara area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pensionDay 4: Sibiu surroundingsStop At: Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Sarmizegetusa, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe Roman settlement ruins.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Densus Church, Densus, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe oldest church in RomaniaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Sibiu Tourist Information Center, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaSibiu is one of the most important cultural centres of Romania and was designated the European Capital of Culture for the year 2007, along with the city of Luxembourg. Formerly the centre of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th-most idyllic place to live" by Forbes in 2008.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Sibiu area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension.Day 5: Olt River Valley to BucharestStop At: Big Square (Piata Mare), Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaOld Town of SibiuDuration: 1 hourStop At: Monastero di Cozia, Caciulata, Valcea County, Southwest RomaniaCozia Monastery, erected close to Călimănești by Mircea the Elder in 1388 and housing his tomb, is one of the most valuable monuments of national medieval art and architecture in Romania. Duration: 1 hourPass By: Victoriei Street, BucharestGetting to BucharestMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.