Transylvania Tour from Bucharest to Budapest: 4 days

Cultural & Theme Tours, BucharestTraveler pickup is offered to Budapest, Hungary

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Go deep in this beautiful land of Transylvania on this 4-day tour from Bucharest to Budapest. This tour offers you the chance of exploring a number of Romania’s highlights including Dracula’s Castle, the Royal Peles Castle, the UNESCO-listed citadel of Sighisoara, Sibiu , Corvin castle and much more as you make your way to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
ItineraryDay 1: Bucharest – Peles Castle- Bran Castle- BrasovPass By: Triumph Arch, BucharestOn your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. Stop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaYour first stop will be at Sinaia where you will stop at the Peles Castle. This 19th century castle was built by the royal family of Romania and it’s still being preserved in the same way it did over a century ago.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaAfter Peles Castle head out for Bran castle also known as Dracula’s castle. Inside this 14th century castle you will find out the real story of Vlad Dracula.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Brasov where you will be taking a walking tour to admire the main sights of the city.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Brasov at a centrally located hotel.Day 2: Brasov – Sighisoara - SibiuStop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaStart fresh in the morning after breakfast with your guide and head for your first stop in Sighisoara town. This fairytale city is the place where Vlad Dracula was born. Join our tour guide for a walking tour of the Old Town to find out the history behind Sighisoara.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Sibiu Travel, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Sibiu where you will take a walking tour of the Old Town. Sibiu is known for being elected the first European Capital of Culture in 2007 from East Europe. Tour the old town with our guide to find out more.Duration: 45 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in centrally located hotel in Sibiu.Day 3: Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Corvin Castle - TimisoaraStop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaStart fresh in the morning and set out for Alba Iulia town. Alba-Iulia has an important cultural role in modern Romania as this is the place where the ancient and medieval history can be observed and also for the fact that this is where our country signed the unification treaty in 1918. Stroll the Old Town section to explore the history of this city.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaAfter Alba-Iulia head for Corvin castle. Explore this gothic castle to find it’s history that lays in the walls of this place.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Timisoara. This bustling city has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2019 due to it’s architecture that shows Turkish influence and massive Austro-Hungarian influence.Stroll the city center for a short walking tour as your guide will introduce you in the local culture.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in a centrally located hotel in Timisoara.Day 4: Timisoara – Arad – BudapestStop At: Filarmonica Arad, Arad, Arad County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaToday set out in the morning towards Arad town for a short walking tour. Arad is one of the Transylvanian towns with rich culture, that can be observed through it’s architecture. Stroll the city streets to see City Hall Palace , the Palace of Culture , the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church, the large domed Roman Catholic Church and the neo-classical State Theatre. If time allows it you can have lunch at one of the local restaurants.After Arad set out towards the border between Romania and Hungary and reach Budapest.In the afternoon reach Budapest.End of service.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3 nights Accommodation in 3-4 stars hotels
  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour (maximum 6 people per group)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees ( 20 euros per person)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor

Itinerary

Day 1: Bucharest – Peles Castle- Bran Castle- Brasov Pass By: Triumph Arch, Bucharest On your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. Stop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern Romania Your first stop will be at Sinaia where you will stop at the Peles Castle. This 19th century castle was built by the royal family of Romania and it’s still being preserved in the same way it did over a century ago. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania After Peles Castle head out for Bran castle also known as Dracula’s castle. Inside this 14th century castle you will find out the real story of Vlad Dracula. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania In the afternoon reach Brasov where you will be taking a walking tour to admire the main sights of the city. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Brasov at a centrally located hotel.
Day 2: Brasov – Sighisoara - Sibiu Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania Start fresh in the morning after breakfast with your guide and head for your first stop in Sighisoara town. This fairytale city is the place where Vlad Dracula was born. Join our tour guide for a walking tour of the Old Town to find out the history behind Sighisoara. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Sibiu Travel, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania In the afternoon reach Sibiu where you will take a walking tour of the Old Town. Sibiu is known for being elected the first European Capital of Culture in 2007 from East Europe. Tour the old town with our guide to find out more. Duration: 45 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in centrally located hotel in Sibiu.
Day 3: Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Corvin Castle - Timisoara Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, Transylvania Start fresh in the morning and set out for Alba Iulia town. Alba-Iulia has an important cultural role in modern Romania as this is the place where the ancient and medieval history can be observed and also for the fact that this is where our country signed the unification treaty in 1918. Stroll the Old Town section to explore the history of this city. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, Transylvania After Alba-Iulia head for Corvin castle. Explore this gothic castle to find it’s history that lays in the walls of this place. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, Transylvania In the afternoon reach Timisoara. This bustling city has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2019 due to it’s architecture that shows Turkish influence and massive Austro-Hungarian influence. Stroll the city center for a short walking tour as your guide will introduce you in the local culture. Duration: 30 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in a centrally located hotel in Timisoara.
Day 4: Timisoara – Arad – Budapest Stop At: Filarmonica Arad, Arad, Arad County, Western Romania, Transylvania Today set out in the morning towards Arad town for a short walking tour. Arad is one of the Transylvanian towns with rich culture, that can be observed through it’s architecture. Stroll the city streets to see City Hall Palace , the Palace of Culture , the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church, the large domed Roman Catholic Church and the neo-classical State Theatre. If time allows it you can have lunch at one of the local restaurants. After Arad set out towards the border between Romania and Hungary and reach Budapest. In the afternoon reach Budapest. End of service. Duration: 30 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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