Bike tour along the blue Danube

10 days

from 415,-

flight tour

Tour description

Your journey begins at the Romanian border, where the guide is waiting for you. You drive along the Danube, and you reach the Calafat region, after passing through Turnu Severin. The road takes you to Turnu Magurele. Further you continue to Giurgiu, one of the most important harbours along the Danube. You drive by bus to Bucharest, where you have the opportunity to visit the Parliament Palace – the second largest administrative building in the world – and the Village Museum. After the city tour in Romania’s capital, you travel to Calarasi. In Silistra you travel by ferry across the Danube. After you reach Adamclisi, your journey continues further to Constanta and then, along the Black Sea coast, to Tulcea. A boat is waiting for you to cross the Danube Delta. You leave the south-eastern part of Romania and drive to Transylvania. One of the most important cities of this region is Brasov. Here, after you visit the Black Church, you drive to Sibiu. During the sightseeing tour you discover the highlights of this beautiful city, recently renovated. From Sibiu you travel to Arad, the last city you visit during your trip in Romania.

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Daily program

Your local tour guide welcomes you at the border of Romania. You drive together to your hotel in Turnu Severin.

Right after your breakfast, you start your first stage of the bike journey in Romania. You discover one of the best bike roads along the Danube’s eastern shore. You can’t miss the Iron Gates, the largest hydroelectric power station along the Danube. Arrival in Calafat.

Today you drive further along the romantic Danube. While cycling through small villages, you will certainly see some horse or even donkey carriages. You can cycle either 60 km or 90 km. Arrival in Turnu Magurele.

Today you cycle through Vallachia to Giurgiu, one of the most important harbours along the Danube. Afterwards, you drive to Bucharest to visit the impressive capital of Romania. Here you can visit the Parliament Palace, the second largest administrative building in the world, the Village Museum and the Patriarchal Church. Drive to Calarasi.

You cross the Danube by ferry at Silistra to the Dobrogea region. Here you visit one of the most beautiful monasteries in the area: the Dervent Monastery. You cycle to Adamclisi, where you discover the Roman victory monument. Here, you find out more about the history of Romania. Drive through the Murfatlar vineyard to Constanta.

Start your day by cycling along the charming landscape of the Black Sea coast. On your way you can stop to relax on the lake shore of the Blue Lake (Sinoe) and Razim. While you cycle through the villages, you will discover the daily life of the Romanian peasants. Take time to stop and visit an important vineyard. Arrival in Tulcea, the gate to the Danube Delta. Overnight in Tulcea.

Get ready for a drive in the heart of the Danube Delta! A true natural paradise is waiting for you. Board a boat in front of the hotel. In a couple of minutes, you will navigate along the main channel and then along the secondary channels, leading you deeper in this mysterious paradise called the Danube Delta. You can admire the wild nature with many birds and rare animal species, while you enjoy a typical lunch of this region. Overnight in Tulcea.

Leave the Danube Delta and head to another fascinating region: Transylvania. On the road, the guide will tell you more about Transylvania, about the past and the present life, combined with history, culture and traditions. Arrival in Brasov, the city in the heart of Romania. During the sightseeing tour, you discover one of the most beautiful medieval city centers. The Black Church is the highlight of the city. In the evening you are invited to a local restaurant for dinner. Overnight in Brasov.

In the morning, you cycle to Sibiu, the 2007 European Capital of Culture. You learn more about the Saxon villages and fortified churches. You reach Sibiu, where you visit the Small and the Big Square and the Liar’s Bridge. You drive to Arad, the last city that you visit in Romania, where you have accommodation.

Today is time to drive to Nadlac, the Romanian-Hungarian border. Farewell to your guide.

Highlights of the trip

  • The oldest city from Romania, Constanta
  • Medieval cities: Brasov – The Crown of Transylvania, Sibiu – The European Capital of Culture from 2007
  • Churches: The Black Church
  • Monasteries: Dervent Monastery
  • Experiences: Trip along the Danube Delta with lunch included

Included services

  • 9 x accommodation in very good hotels (3*** and 4****)
  • Half Board (breakfast buffet and 3-course dinner or buffet) including
  • Festive dinner with folk show, in Brasov
  • Trip along the Danube Delta, lunch included on board of the boat
  • English speaking guide from/to the border
  • Room free of charge for the bus driver
  • All entrance fees included, according to the program (Dervent Monastery, Adamclisi Monument)
  • The Black Church, in Brasov