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Forttesses and fortified churches in Transylvania

Culture and History tour in Sibiu

Tour Price : starting from 350 euro/pers. - negociable Duration : 8 nights/10 days Languages: English,Francais

Forttesses and fortified churches in Transylvania 8 nights/9 days PERIOD: group choice ITINERARY: Bucharest – Curtea de Arges – Sibiu – Slimnic – Medias – Biertan – Sighisoara – Rupea – Brasov – Sinaia – Bucharest PROVIDED SERVICES: - 8 nights’ accommodation in 3* and 4 * hotels and HB meals: • 2 nights in Bucharest • 2 nights in Sibiu • 2 nights in Sighisoara • 2 nights in Brasov - modern 3* transportation - airport transfer - entry fees - tour guide NOTE: lunches will be served on the way or at the hotel depending on the daily program (approx. 15 E/person/day)

DAILY PROGRAM:

Day 1: - airport transfer; - accommodation in Bucharest; short walk in the old city centre; - dinner at the hotel;

Day 2: - breakfast; - departure to Sibiu; - on the way to Sibiu, short stopover at Poienari Fortress (known as “eagle's nest of the old brave people” is part of a chain of fortress that was built to protect the northern part of the South Region of the Country); -check-in at the hotel in Sibiu (Cultural European Capital in 2007), then we will visit the old city centre, one of the best preserved places in the country. Most of the walls and fortifications are in a very good condition. The old city centre is in the process of being part of the UNESCO list; - dinner and accommodation in Sibiu;

Day 3: - breakfast; - visit: Brukenthal Museum, Astra Museum (the biggest open space museum in Europe); - dinner and accommodation in Sibiu;

Day 4:- breakfast; - departure to Sighisoara (the city was founded by German colonizers. It was the place where Vlad the 2nd lived and in this period (1431) his son Vlad the Impaler (alias Dracula) was born); - On the way, we will visit:  Silmnic ( visit the fortress which dates back to the 15th century);  Medias - (old city center – Saint Margaret Church, The Trumpet Tower – untill 1969 it was one of the tallest buildings in the world and by its leaning the tower is the 6th in the world and the 3rd in Europe);  Biertan ( the fortified church);  Valchid ( the fortified church); - dinner and accommodation in Sighisoara

Day 5: breakfast; - visit the city of Sighisoara: The fortress, the Clock Tower and Vlad the Impaler’s House; - dinner at the hotel / optionally festive dinner around the fire with traditional drinks and food (30Euros/person); - accommodation in Sighisoara;

Day 6: - breakfast; - departure to Brasov; - visits on the way: - Saschiz ( the fortified church) ; - Viscri- Saxon Fortress in Viscri ( one of the most spectacular, the oldest and the best preserved fortified church in Transylvania, being included on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Through Mihai Eminescu Trust, Prince Charles himself got involved in renovation of the church and several houses from the village giving them back a bit of the initial shining. Not only the isolation of the village but also the absence of other occupations besides agriculture, had two Germans who established here initiate the Sosete project at the end the the '90-s); - Rupea - the fortress; - Harman – very well connected with the presence of the Teutonic Knights in the country at the beginning of the 13th century; - Prejmer - the best preserved and strongest medieval fortified church in the Eastern Europe. UNESCO list ; - check-in at the hotel in Brasov; short walk in the old city centre; - dinner and accommodation in Brasov;

Day 7: - breakfast; - visit the Bran Castle (known as Dracula Castle) ; - visit the city of Brasov: the Council Square, the Black Church – one of the most representatives Gothic monuments in Romania, dating back to the 14th century; - dinner and accommodation in Brasov;

Day 8: - breakfast; - departure to Bucharest; - on the way we will visit: Peles Castle, the summer residence of the royal family, is one of Romania's most visited historic edifice, unique by its historical and artistic significance, the Castle is one of the most important monuments of its kind in Europe; - dinner and accommodation in Bucharest;

Day 9: - breakfast; - airport transfer;

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: starting from 350 euro/pers. - negociable
Duration: 8 nights/10 days
Languages: English,Francais
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :YES
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :YES
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES