4-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

Discover the castles and fortresses of Transylvania and the medieval cities of Brasov, Sighisoara and Sibiu. This fully guided tour will introduce you to the history and facts behind the legends.Take a walk in narrow medieval streets and ancient towns, every building has a story to tell, the walls of the fortresses still bear the marks of its turbulent history.

per adult from

$1,270

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
    • Transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan (fuel, parking fees)
    • English-speaking guide
    • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast included
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees as per itinerary
    • Photo/video fees
    • Meals (lunch and dinner)
    • Gratuities
  • Day 1: Bucharest - Sinaia - Brasov

    Peles Castle: Located in Sinaia (approx. 44 km from Brasov), it is considered by many, to be one of the most beautiful castles in all of Europe. Against the natural back drop of the Carpathian Mountains, the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture.

    In the afternoon enjoy a tour of Brasov medieval town. The highlights include, the Black Church, Citadel of Brasov, Ecaterina's Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, The Blacksmiths Bastion, The Weavers Bastion, The Ropemakers Bastion, The Drapers Bastion.

    Overnight: Hotel Bella Muzica 3* or similar

    Day 2: Brasov - Bran - Sibiu

    The first stop of the day will be Bran, where you will visit the Castle of Dracula. The castle has an aura of mystery and legend and is perched atop a 200-foot-high rock. Bran Castle owes its fame to its imposing towers and turrets as well as to the myth created from Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

    Sibiu - This fortress town is pedestrian-friendly with two easily accessible levels: the Upper town, home to Sibiu's historic sites and the Lower town lined with colourful houses on cobblestone streets and surrounded by imposing city walls and defence towers which overlook the river Cibin. The highlights of the tour include: the Evangelical Church, The Bridge of Lies, Historical Center, The Stairs Passage, Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, Brukenthal Museum, the Towers and Bastions.

    Overnight: Hotel Levoslav 4* in Sibiu or similar

    Day 3. Sibiu - Biertan (UNESCO site) - Sighisoara (UNESCO site)

    The Fortified Church of Biertan - The architectonic ensemble from Biertan is an impressive site for it's location, as well as its aesthetic and historic value. It has been preserved since the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th century, and is included in The UNESCO List of World Patrimony.

    Sighisoara is one of the few inhabited fortified towns in the world and it provides a splendid example of medieval town planning. Here, all the elements of the medieval world have been perfectly preserved. The highlights of the tour include: The Clock Tower & History Museum, The Church on the Hill, House of Dracula, The pupils roofed stairways, German cemetery.

    Overnight: Hotel Cavaler 4* in Sighisoara or similar

    Day 4. Sighisoara - Prejmer (UNESCO site) - Harman - Bucharest

    The Fortified Church of Prejmer - This is one of Eastern Europe’s best preserved fortified churches and lies approximately 16km North East of Brasov. Surrounding the cross-shaped church (originally built by the Teutonic knights) are walls 12m high and 4m thick that protected the church and Prejmer’s inhabitants during times of war.

    The Fortified church of Harman - it is bit smaller than Prejmer fortress but matches it in charm and architectural value.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer pick-up from all hotels & apartment rentals in Bucharest. Please make sure to include your pick-up location when booking the tour.
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by UnzipRomania Travel

Activity ID: V-8313P4

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