In this private tour in Transylvania you shall discover Medieval Towns of Sibiu, Sighisoara and Brasov, the Fortified Churches from the Saxon Villages, Fortresses and most famous Castles of Romania, Peles and Bran, aka Dracula's Castle. Amazing views of Carpathian Mountains will offer you unforgettable memories.
ItineraryDay 1: Bucharest - Peles Castle - Bran Castle - Brasov medieval cityStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaThe document first attesting its existence dates back in 1377. The castle became a favorite place for Queen Maria, who put her mark on the interior’s renovation, and it was later seized by communists in 1948 along with royals’ expulsion from Romania. For Bran Castle, being most associated with the myth of Dracula’s Castle - linked to the Bram Stoker’s novel, made it famous all over the world. After the guided tour of the castle, you will surely enjoy some little souvenirs’ shopping.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaIn Sinaia there is probably the most beautiful castle in Romania. The Royal family built the Peles Castle as their summer residence at the end of 19th century and it is one of the architectural masterpieces of Europe.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaBrasov is one of the seven medieval cities of Transylvania. We shall have a relaxing walk in the Old Town area (the Council Square) and accommodate for the night.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in BRASOV (included)Day 2: Brasov - Viscri village - SighisoaraStop At: Viscri Fortified Church, Viscri, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaWe shall visit the fortified church in the traditional Saxon village of Viscri. Optional (at your own expense) we can pay a visit to the Blacksmith within a traditional Gypsy family (cost 5 Euro/person) and take a ride by a horse and cart in the village (cost 10 Euro/person)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaWe shall visit the Medieval Citadel (UNESCO) and its Square, pass by the house where Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula, was born. Visit the Church on the Hill which is a representative one for Transylvnia.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: OVERNIGHT in Sighisoara (INCLUDED)Day 3: Sighisoara - Malancrav - Biertan - SibiuStop At: Fortified church MalancravThe real treasure of the Fortified church in Malancrav is its mural painting, being the best-preserved ensemble of linear-narrative Gothic painting of the 14th century. Also we shall find out the reason why in Malancrav there is the largest Saxon community for any village in Transylvania. And we can pay a visit to a local lady (extra cost 5 Euro/person) that still weaves carpets and table cloths on a wooden loom and even had Prince Charles as one of her clients.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Biertan Fortified Church, Biertan, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaVisit the Fortified Church of Biertan included in UNESCO.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Piata Mica, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaHave a relaxing walk in the Old Town of Sibiu including the Large Square, the Small Square (Piata Mica), the Liars' Bridge, The Council Tower, the Citadel's street and other representative cathedrals of Sibiu.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: OVERNIGHT in Sibiu (INCLUDED)Day 4: Sibiu - Transfagarasan road / Olt valley road - BucharestStop At: Transfagarasan Highway, Curtea de Arges, Arges County, Southern RomaniaIf would like to drive back to Bucharest on an adventure road with some spectacular scenery, and you’re travelling from July to October we can go through Transfagarasan, the “best road in the world” according to Jeremy Clarkson – famous former co-presenter of UK TV show Top Gear. If you are travelling in the other time of the year, we shall drive through the Olt Valley road, the traditional one from Sibiu to Bucharest.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.