Medieval Romania tour - ancient Transylvania cities with fixed departures

Arrival in Bucharest. Panoramic city tour of Bucharest including the House of the Free Press, Herastrau Park, the Village Museum, the Arch of Triumph and Victoria Place Theatre - the entrance point to the center of the city. Overnight in Bucharest.

Depart for Sibiu - en route a visit to the Orthodox Monastery of Cozia, located on the beautiful valley of the River Olt. The church was built between 1387 – 1391 by Prince Mircea, grandfather to Vlad Tepes – Dracula. Sightseeing tour of Sibiu including the Tower of the Council, the Liars’ Bridge, the Protestant Church (dated 1321), the Old Town Hall, the Bruckental Museum, and the Jesuit Baroque Church. Overnight in Sibiu.

In the morning visit of the old fortresses built by saxons in the south of Transylvania – Slimnic (14th C.), Alma Vii ( 15th C) and Biertan, which are included in the UNESCO Heritage list. In Biertan village is located a fortified medieval church, one of the biggest in Transylvania with three defensive inner walls. Drive to Medias and entrance to the beautiful Margareta church from 14th C. Departure to Sighisoara, one of the most preserved medieval city in Europe. Sightseeing tour of Sighisoara including: Clock Tower and History Museum, Birth place of Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), Covered stairs and the Church on the Hill. Overnight in Brasov.

Departure to Bran famous with it’s Bran castle also called Dracula\'s Castle situated not far from Brasov. The castle got its fame from Dracula\'s legend written in 1897 by Bram Stoker. Stop at Rasnov and visit the Old citadel. Drive to Brasov and visit the historical center with the Concil Square, Black Church, Weaver’s Bastion, Ecaterina’s Gate, Black and White Towers. Overnight in Brasov.

In the morning visit of the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania, located in Sinaia - a well-known mountain resort. Nowadays the Castle is one of the most important museums in Transylvania with an impressive collection of furniture and ornamental objects, carpets, tapestry, sculptures, paintings, collections of weapons from the 15th  up to the19th  C. 

Option 1 – Drive to Bucharest airport for departure flight.
Option 2 – Continue the tour with overnight in Bucharest.
Possibility to extend the tour with program in Bulgaria.

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