Guided tour of Transylvania from Bucharest to Budapest

Cultural & Theme Tours, Departure at 09.00 a.m. from your hotel. to null

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Travel for 5 days from Bucharest to Budapest, but also visits Timisoara, the European Capital of Culture of 2021, and Sibiu, the European Capital of Culture of 2007. You will discover how three different cultures and ethnicities live in the same country. Enjoy a tour with a local tour guide and visit the old town of Sighisoara, UNESCO heritage and Dracula’s native land. Visit the famous Dracula Castle and Peles Castle in Sinaia, a famous, luxurious and luxurious royal residence. Immerse yourself in the green of the Carpathians and in the beauty of Transylvanian nature. You will get to know mysterious and fascinating places. We look forward to meet you in Romania!
Day 1: BucharestAt 9:00, we departure from the hotel to visit the famous Parliament Building, the second largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon. You will also visit the historical center and the village museum, founded by a renowned Romanian sociologist in the 1930sDay 2: Bucharest – Sinaia – Bran – BrasovAfter breakfast, we depart to Sinaia, where we will visit the Peles Castle, considered among the most beautiful castles in Europe. After visiting the renowned Castle Bran, known as Dracula Castle and related to the legend of Vlad the Impaler, we head to Brasov, a beautiful city with baroque, neoclassical and Renaissance buildings, rich in important religious buildings, such as the Black ChurchDay 3: Brasov – Sighisoara – SibiuIn the morning we depart to the beautiful and ancient Sighisoara, in the heart of Transylvania. Here it was born the famous Vlad Dracula in 1431, in fact the prince lived in Sighisoara the early years of his childhood. In the evening we will arrive in Sibiu, Romania’s most fascinating medieval city, with its three magnificent squares, the big square, which houses a large market, a small square with important museums, Huet Square, where you can see the most important sight of Sibiu, the ancient and imposing gospel cathedral, with a tall tower. In front of this Gothic building we will see the statue of the bishop. Entitled the European Capital of Culture in 2007, Sibiu enchants the visitor for its superlative palacesDay 4: Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Corvini Castle – TimisoaraDuring the morning of the fourth day we will go to Alba Iulia to visit this city which is very important from the historical point of view. It is here, in fact, that the event of Great Romania was held on December 1st, in 1918. Then we head to the famous Castle of the Corvini, the most beautiful in Eastern Europe, a city in Gothic style, where there were celebrated historical movies just for its beauty. We will thoroughly know the Corvini family and its history. We will then see the wonderful scenery surrounding the castle. After Hunedoara we will go to Timisoara, in Banat, a region partly in Romania, partly in Serbia and in a small part in Hungary. Timisoara is an important university city with many eclectic and impressive buildingsDay 5: Timisoara – Arad – BudapestIn the morning we depart to Arad and when we arrive we will take a stroll to visit this fascinating city and buildings with very special facades. We will observe the Union Square, with its historic palaces, the Liberty Square, the Neo-Gothic Palace of Culture, the Victory Square and the Red Church in its special secessionist style. After lunch we depart to Hungary. We will then leave Romania to reach the other extraordinary European capital, Budapest

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation (1 nights in 3* hotels and 3 nights in 4* hotels)
  • Breakfast
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan for the entire tour
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional tour leader that will be also the driver
  • Local tour guide for the entire tour
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Tips for the Driver / Tour Guide
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Itinerary

Day 1: Bucharest At 9:00, we departure from the hotel to visit the famous Parliament Building, the second largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon. You will also visit the historical center and the village museum, founded by a renowned Romanian sociologist in the 1930s
Day 2: Bucharest – Sinaia – Bran – Brasov After breakfast, we depart to Sinaia, where we will visit the Peles Castle, considered among the most beautiful castles in Europe. After visiting the renowned Castle Bran, known as Dracula Castle and related to the legend of Vlad the Impaler, we head to Brasov, a beautiful city with baroque, neoclassical and Renaissance buildings, rich in important religious buildings, such as the Black Church
Day 3: Brasov – Sighisoara – Sibiu In the morning we depart to the beautiful and ancient Sighisoara, in the heart of Transylvania. Here it was born the famous Vlad Dracula in 1431, in fact the prince lived in Sighisoara the early years of his childhood. In the evening we will arrive in Sibiu, Romania’s most fascinating medieval city, with its three magnificent squares, the big square, which houses a large market, a small square with important museums, Huet Square, where you can see the most important sight of Sibiu, the ancient and imposing gospel cathedral, with a tall tower. In front of this Gothic building we will see the statue of the bishop. Entitled the European Capital of Culture in 2007, Sibiu enchants the visitor for its superlative palaces
Day 4: Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Corvini Castle – Timisoara During the morning of the fourth day we will go to Alba Iulia to visit this city which is very important from the historical point of view. It is here, in fact, that the event of Great Romania was held on December 1st, in 1918. Then we head to the famous Castle of the Corvini, the most beautiful in Eastern Europe, a city in Gothic style, where there were celebrated historical movies just for its beauty. We will thoroughly know the Corvini family and its history. We will then see the wonderful scenery surrounding the castle. After Hunedoara we will go to Timisoara, in Banat, a region partly in Romania, partly in Serbia and in a small part in Hungary. Timisoara is an important university city with many eclectic and impressive buildings
Day 5: Timisoara – Arad – Budapest In the morning we depart to Arad and when we arrive we will take a stroll to visit this fascinating city and buildings with very special facades. We will observe the Union Square, with its historic palaces, the Liberty Square, the Neo-Gothic Palace of Culture, the Victory Square and the Red Church in its special secessionist style. After lunch we depart to Hungary. We will then leave Romania to reach the other extraordinary European capital, Budapest
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