Essential Transylvania in only 4 days

Essential Transylvania in only 4 days

Check out the most important highlights: Peles Castle in Sinaia, Bran Dracula Castle, Brasov medieval town & Bucharest, the never sleeping capital

For Early booking until 1 October, benefit of a free meal at Caru cu Bere restaurant!

SUMMARY

  • Itinerary: Bucharest – Sinaia – Bran Castle - Brasov - Bucharest.
  • Tour type: individual or small group by car/ minibus.
  • Accommodation: 3-star hotel in the city center with breakfast.
  • Duration: 3 nights/4 days.
  • Language: English speaking guide (other languages available with an additional fee)


DAY 1: Bucharest

Arrival Otopeni airport. Private transfer airport / hotel by coach and English speaking guide assistance.

Panoramic sightseeing Bucharest (included) including view of the most important buildings and squares: The Arch of Triumph (the same architecture of Arc de Triumph in Paris), The Romanian Athenaeum (Bucharest's most prestigious concert hall and home of George Enesco Philharmonic), The former Royal Palace, The Military Academy, Opera house; Squares: The Free Press House, Charles de Gaulle, Victoriei, Romana, Revolution, Universitatii and Unirii.

Optional visit of The Village Museum, outdoor museum, one of the main tourist attraction in Bucharest, showing a unique collection in Eastern Europe of old villages, peasant houses from all the regions in Romania, old furniture and tools. If weather doesn`t permit, the visit will be replace with The Romanian Peasant Museum, indoor museum showing collection of textiles, icons, ceramics and other artifacts of Romanian peasant life.

Optional visit of the Parliament`s House, the world’s second-largest building in surface area (after the US Pentagon) and the third largest in volume.

A pleasant walking of the old historical center The Old Princely Court including Lipscani District, with old buildings, pedestrian streets full of restaurants, bars, clubs, shops with antique or artistically handmade souvenirs products; Curtea Veche Church, the oldest church in Bucharest, located in Old Historical Center, preserves its original shape and grounds. Manuc's Inn (Hanul lui Manuc) in Old Historical Center is the oldest inn in Bucharest.

Optional dinner in “Caru cu Bere” Restaurant in Old Historical Center - the oldest beerhouse in Bucharest, a traditional place and impressive architectural building, where you can taste culinary recipes or drink homemade beer. Every evening (except Monday) there is show with folk Romanian dance & music. Overnight in Bucharest.

DAY 2: Bucharest - Sinaia Mountain resort - Bran Dracula Castle - Brasov

Breakfast in the hotel. Around 08:00 departure to Brasov through Prahova Valley along the Carpathian Mountains.

First stop in Sinaia mountain resort. Visit of Sinaia Monastery and Peles Castle former Royal Residence.

Tour continues to Bran village and visit of Dracula`s Castle which owes its fame to its imposing towers, narrow corridors in a mysterious labyrinth as well as to the legend created by Bram Stoker about Vlad The Impaler-Count Dracula.

Transfer to Brasov, known as Kronstadt in German language, is the most visited medieval and mountain resort city in Transylvania due to its values: the old historical center with Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture very well preserved, great food and amazing scenery. Pedestrian tour of the old historical center including the fortifications and the old city walls, the bastions, White/Black Tower, the Black Church, Town Hall Square, The Rope Street (the narrowest street in Europe).Overnight in Brasov.

DAY 3: Brasov – Prejmer - Viscri - Sighisoara – Brasov

Breakfast in the hotel. Around 08:00 departure to Sighisoara with stop on the way to visit Prejmer and Viscri Village and its Saxon fortress which recently became famous due to Prince Charles who set one of his favorite's residences here. Arrival at Sighisoara, the very well preserved medieval citadel in Europe..

Pedestrian sightseeing tour of the old city of Sighisoara, certified first in 1191 and built on a Roman fort. Here you will discover the Clock Tower, Weapons Museum - next to Vlad the Impaler's birth place, Covered Staircase, the Evangelic Church on the Hill. Return to Brasov for overnight.

DAY 4: Brasov - Bucharest

Breakfast. In the morning,if time permits, a short walk in Poiana Brasov – the biggest mountain resort in Romania or cable car to Tampa peak to admire the panorama of the town. Departure to Bucharest, transfer to the airport for flight back home. End of the program.


OUR OFFER

Persons Price/person with guide Price/person without guide
2 710 € 490 €
4 425 € 400 €
6 320 € 305 €
8 315 € 305 €
10 270 € 260 €
12 245 € 239 €
14 225 € 215 €
Single suppliment: 65 Eur/pers

TOUR INCLUDES

  • English speaking guide
  • Transport by car/minibus
  • Transfer to/from airport
  • 3 nights accommodation in double room with breakfast in 3* hotels.

Not included: Entrance fees (approx. € 25), meals (except breakfast, approx. € 10/meal/pers), optional trips, Festive dinner Caru cu Bere € 20, (depending on the menu)

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