Best of Transylvania – self drive

4 days

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Tour description

Discover in a 4-days tour the best attractions of the famous Transylvania. A stunning start of your journey by visiting the capital of Romania, known as ‘’The Little Paris of the East’’, Bucharest. Admire its lovely boulevards, take a guided tour of the Palace of the Parliament, the Arch of Triumph and the Revolution Square. Explore the former summer residence of the Romanian Royal family, The Peles Castle from Sinaia. Visit the Bran Castle and discover its connection to the story of Dracula. Enjoy a tour of the beautiful city of Brasov, and visit its main attractions such as the known Black Church. Catch up the medieval atmosphere of Sighisoara and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the beautifully preserved Sighisoara Citadel. Journey towards the final destination, the largest and wealthiest citadel built in Transylvania, Sibiu, and visit the popular attractions from the lovely medieval Old Town.


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Daily program

Discover the uniqueness of the capital of Romania, known as the ‘Little Paris of the East’. Visit the most popular attractions from Bucharest which emphasize the contributions and influences of various cultures that left their mark on the city. You will have the chance to recognize the famous Arch of Triumph, The Romanian Atheneum, The Constitution Square, and the  largest building in the world, The Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest’s icon. Arrive at the hotel, and check-in. Enjoy a traditional dinner at a local restaurant from the Old Town.

Travel to Sinaia in order to explore one of the most stunning castles from Europe, The Peles Castle, also known for being the summer residence of the Romanian Royal family. Take a walk through the castle’s garden and enjoy the new-Renaissance architecture. Scenic drive to Bran and visit of the Bran Castle, worldwide known for its legends about Dracula. Journey towards Brasov and take a tour of the city, visit the city symbol with a history of over 600 years-The Black Church. Continue with The Black Tower, The White Tower, Ecaterina’s Gate and Rope’s Street. Arrive at the hotel and check-in. Enjoy free time, and discover the Old Town on your own. Dinner at the hotel.

Enjoy a scenic ride to the medieval town, Sighisoara (UNESCO World Heritage). Upon arrival, visit the medieval Citadel of Sighisoara, the Covered Stairway, The Clock Tower, Vlad Dracul House, The Tinsmiths’ Tower, and the Church on the Hill. You can join an optional tasting session of various local brandies, the famous traditional alcoholic drink ‘tuica’. Travel to Sibiu, and visit The Hub of Public Life, The Large Square, The Bridge of Lies, The Council Tower, The Citadel Park, and the Old Town. Arrive to the hotel, and check-in. Dinner at the Hotel.

Enjoy free time and discover the Old Town on your own. Have a safe flight!

Highlights of the trip

  • The Romanian Capital, Bucharest
  • Medieval cities: Brasov- The Crown of Transylvania, Sibiu- The European Capital of Culture from 2007, and Sighisoara- city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Castles: Bran Castle, Peles Castle

Included services

  • 3 x overnights at 3*** or 4**** centrally located hotels including breakfast buffet
  • 3 x 3 course set menu dinner including 1 x dinner at the hotel and following special dinners
  • 1 x 3 course set menu welcome dinner at local restaurant from the Old Town of Bucharest incl. 1 glass of wine or beer or soft drink
  • 1×3 course traditional dinner in the Sibiel Village
  • Local guides in Bucharest, Brasov, Sighisoara, and Sibiu