Intended for those willing to discover the best parts of Transylvania’s legendary realms in a shorter period time, this 3 day break includes UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Sighisoara and Biertan, unique events which caught the attention of media world wide such as the live re-enactment of the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, and a privileged meeting with the only artist who uses spider web for his paintings. The entertaining programme is complemented by the relaxing 4* accommodation, a medieval fantasy with beds and the mouth-watering vampire dinner! We bet our 9 lives you’ll love it.
Ritual Killing of the Living Dead - Help a haunted spirit to gain his peace - attend the ritual of killing a Living Dead meant to introduce you to the genuine Transylvanian folklore. Bran Castle – also known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377. The Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara - Dracula’s birth place, the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Vampire Treats: enjoy a Vampire dinner to find out why it’s worth killing for a meal!Turda Salt Mine - descend to the heart of one of the biggest salt mines in Transylvania, you’ll then know you still have a soul to worry about.Spider Web Artist - the only artist in the world who uses spider web for his paintings.DAY 1, Tuesday, Cluj - Alba - Sibiu - Brasov (324 km, 5h 09 min driving)Welcome to the Transylvania! Our English speaking guide collects you from Cluj Napoca Airport. Drive to Sibiu. The fortified town of Sibiu has been the centre of Romania’s German minority since medieval times and it is one of Romania’s most beautiful cities. The city contains the largest concentrations of famous sites in Romania. Your next stop is the Medieval Saxon City of Brasov, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, home to the impressive Black Church, the largest Gothic edifice in South Eastern Europe. Accommodation is in a 3* hotel.DAY 2, Wednesday, Brasov - Bran - Sighisoara- Turda (293 km, 4h 39 min driving)Explore Transylvania’s symbol, Bran Castle. Drive next to Sighisoara Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe’s most beautiful inhabited fortified citadels. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, was born. Late in the afternoon you’ll reach the town of Medias with its beautiful medieval centre where you’ll make the acquaintance of a unique artist, the only one who uses spider web for his paintings. You’ll spend the evening in the town of Turda. Delight yourself with a vampire dinner, to see why it’s worth killing for a meal! You’ll attend the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead. Performed according to the old rituals of burying in Transylvania, the event is meant to reveal the fact that Transylvania, and in fact entire Romania, had no knowledge of vampires until Bram Stocker created his famous novel Dracula.DAY 3, Thursday, Turda – Cluj-Napoca Airport (40 km, 39 min driving)In the morning you’ll descend to the heart of one of the biggest salt mines in the country – Turda Salt Mines. Drive to Cluj Napoca. A city with an outstanding medieval atmosphere, Cluj will surely impress you with its beautiful old buildings, Saint Michael’s Cathedral is a must see. Transfer to Cluj Airport for the return flight.