Romania Transylvania Highlights Private 3-Day Tour with Hotel

Cultural & Theme Tours in Turda

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3-day round-trip Best of Romania tour to Brasov from Cluj Napoca. Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Cluj Napoca. Enjoy guided sightseeing tours in Brasov and Sighisoara. Visit Turda Salt Mine, one of the top 10 world underground wonders. Discover top Transylvania attractions as Hunedoara Castle and Bran Castle and discover the truth behind the legends! Explore Brasov medieval town and walk on Vlad the Impaler path! Visit The Bears Sanctuary, the largest brown bears sanctuary in the world and prepare your camera for amazing pictures! Discover the legends behind the mysterious Rasnov Fortress! Spend 2 nights in 3- stars authentic pension; breakfast included. 
ItineraryDay 1: Cluj-Napoca - Turda Salt Mine - Hunedoara Castle - Brasov.Pass By: Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Northwest Romania, TransylvaniaWhile we are getting out of the city, you can admire the beautiful architecture of the majestic buildings which made Cluj-Napoca one of the top touristic destinations in Romania!Stop At: Salina Turda, Turda, Cluj County, Northwest Romania, TransylvaniaStep inside UFO - shaped theme park! Visit Turda salt mine, one of the largest in Europe and one of the top 10 underground wonders in the world! The 2000-year-old Salt Mine is in the city of Turda and during World War Two local authorities used its massive underground caverns as bomb shelters for the residents of Turda. When the war drew to an end in 1945, local cheese makers decided to use the mine's naturally cool and dark interior for storing cheese.Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaVisit Corvin Castle in Hunedoara, one of the seven wonders of Romania and Transylvania most spellbinding fortress. The castle is thought to have been cursed and many believe that it is the most haunted castle in Europe! Let's go there and find out! Equally chilling is the Bear Pit, where prisoners were thrown to animals after their usefulness expired.Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Casa Timar Pension or similar, en suite single or double room, breakfast included.Day 2: Brasov - Bears Sanctuary - Rasnov Fortress - Bran Castle - Brasov.Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Zarnesti, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaVisit The Bears Sanctuary which is located in the forest, 2 km away from Piatra Craiului National Park. It covers an area of 69 hectares of forest, streams and ponds where the brown bears live. It is the biggest of this kind in the entire world. Visit the Bears Sanctuary - an amazing place for such beautiful animals! This " 5 stars all inclusive resort " for bears hosts around 100 rescued bears from captivity. They have a chance for a new and better life now! Taking pictures is allowed. Prepare your cameras! Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Rasnov Citadel, Rasnov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania Visit Rasnov Fortress, which was built in the 13th Century, might just be the most enchanting of them all! The fortress is the biggest in Transylvania and one of the best preserved in Romania. Beautiful panorama over Barsa Land from the very top of the fortress. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaOn the approach to Bran village, while the castle appears through the mist like something out of a fairytale, it will quickly become clear as to why this magnificent castle is the most well-known castle in the world! Visit infamous Bran Castle, aka Dracula Castle where you will discover the truth behind the legends! Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Casa Timar Pension or similar, en suite single or double room, breakfast included.Day 3: DAY3: Brasov - Sighisoara - Cluj-Napoca.Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaVisit Sighisoara medieval town, UNESCO world heritage and Vlad the Impaler birthplace, including The Clock Tower, The Church on the Hill and the house where Vlad Dracula was born. So resplendent are Sighişoara’s pastel-coloured buildings, stony lanes and medieval towers, you’ll rub your eyes in disbelief. Fortified walls encircle Sighişoara’s lustrous merchant houses, now harbouring cafes, hotels and craft shops. Walking around the narrow streets we can admire, under the shadow of the old Clock Tower, the house where an unknown woman gave birth to a child, Vlad, who will become famous all over the world as Dracula. These streets, which also ignores the straight line and the horizontal plane, hide and reveal, at each step in an elaborate, but urban natural scenery, medieval paintings that delight the eye and incites the imagination. Unmistakable charm and personality of the city were built in time, by harmonizing the successive deposits of history. Walking along the wall that surrounds Sighisoara citadel we admire the five centuries old houses along with the towers erected by various guilds of the citadel, from which the Shoemakers, Tailors and Tin Makers Guilds towers are the most impressive. We visit the Church on the Hill but not before climbing the 175 covered steps which were built in 1642 in order to make easier access for the schoolchildren's. After Sighisoara old town visit, head to a local restaurant for lunch of fresh salads, traditional soups, delicious sarmale, meat, chicken, vegetables and other regional fares (drinks and meals at own expense). Traditional lunch can be arranged in Sighisoara medieval town.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Cluj-Napoca City Hall, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Northwest Romania, TransylvaniaTransfer to your hotel in Cluj Napoca.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 nights accommodation at Casa Timar Pension in Brasov, en suite rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Other meals ( lunches, dinners )
  • Entry/Admission - Salina Turda
  • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
  • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center

Itinerary

Day 1: Cluj-Napoca - Turda Salt Mine - Hunedoara Castle - Brasov. Pass By: Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Northwest Romania, Transylvania While we are getting out of the city, you can admire the beautiful architecture of the majestic buildings which made Cluj-Napoca one of the top touristic destinations in Romania! Stop At: Salina Turda, Turda, Cluj County, Northwest Romania, Transylvania Step inside UFO - shaped theme park! Visit Turda salt mine, one of the largest in Europe and one of the top 10 underground wonders in the world! The 2000-year-old Salt Mine is in the city of Turda and during World War Two local authorities used its massive underground caverns as bomb shelters for the residents of Turda. When the war drew to an end in 1945, local cheese makers decided to use the mine's naturally cool and dark interior for storing cheese. Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, Transylvania Visit Corvin Castle in Hunedoara, one of the seven wonders of Romania and Transylvania most spellbinding fortress. The castle is thought to have been cursed and many believe that it is the most haunted castle in Europe! Let's go there and find out! Equally chilling is the Bear Pit, where prisoners were thrown to animals after their usefulness expired. Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Casa Timar Pension or similar, en suite single or double room, breakfast included.
Day 2: Brasov - Bears Sanctuary - Rasnov Fortress - Bran Castle - Brasov. Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Zarnesti, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania Visit The Bears Sanctuary which is located in the forest, 2 km away from Piatra Craiului National Park. It covers an area of 69 hectares of forest, streams and ponds where the brown bears live. It is the biggest of this kind in the entire world. Visit the Bears Sanctuary - an amazing place for such beautiful animals! This " 5 stars all inclusive resort " for bears hosts around 100 rescued bears from captivity. They have a chance for a new and better life now! Taking pictures is allowed. Prepare your cameras! Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes Stop At: Rasnov Citadel, Rasnov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania Visit Rasnov Fortress, which was built in the 13th Century, might just be the most enchanting of them all! The fortress is the biggest in Transylvania and one of the best preserved in Romania. Beautiful panorama over Barsa Land from the very top of the fortress. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania On the approach to Bran village, while the castle appears through the mist like something out of a fairytale, it will quickly become clear as to why this magnificent castle is the most well-known castle in the world! Visit infamous Bran Castle, aka Dracula Castle where you will discover the truth behind the legends! Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Casa Timar Pension or similar, en suite single or double room, breakfast included.
Day 3: DAY3: Brasov - Sighisoara - Cluj-Napoca. Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania Visit Sighisoara medieval town, UNESCO world heritage and Vlad the Impaler birthplace, including The Clock Tower, The Church on the Hill and the house where Vlad Dracula was born. So resplendent are Sighişoara’s pastel-coloured buildings, stony lanes and medieval towers, you’ll rub your eyes in disbelief. Fortified walls encircle Sighişoara’s lustrous merchant houses, now harbouring cafes, hotels and craft shops. Walking around the narrow streets we can admire, under the shadow of the old Clock Tower, the house where an unknown woman gave birth to a child, Vlad, who will become famous all over the world as Dracula. These streets, which also ignores the straight line and the horizontal plane, hide and reveal, at each step in an elaborate, but urban natural scenery, medieval paintings that delight the eye and incites the imagination. Unmistakable charm and personality of the city were built in time, by harmonizing the successive deposits of history. Walking along the wall that surrounds Sighisoara citadel we admire the five centuries old houses along with the towers erected by various guilds of the citadel, from which the Shoemakers, Tailors and Tin Makers Guilds towers are the most impressive. We visit the Church on the Hill but not before climbing the 175 covered steps which were built in 1642 in order to make easier access for the schoolchildren's. After Sighisoara old town visit, head to a local restaurant for lunch of fresh salads, traditional soups, delicious sarmale, meat, chicken, vegetables and other regional fares (drinks and meals at own expense). Traditional lunch can be arranged in Sighisoara medieval town. Duration: 2 hours Pass By: Cluj-Napoca City Hall, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Northwest Romania, Transylvania Transfer to your hotel in Cluj Napoca. Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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