Transylvania and the Painted Monasteries

8 days

from 1.295€

flight tour

Tour description

Discover the most beautiful places of Romania during a wonderful tour to the regions Transylvania and Bucovina. You will visit the Romanian capital city Bucharest, known as Little Paris of the East, the medieval towns of Transylvania Sibiu, Sighisoara and Brasov, the worldwide famous painted Orthodox Monasteries including Voronet Monastery – the Sistine Chapel of the East, and the Castles Dracula and Peles. Typical food, encounters with the locals, folklore and many authentic experiences are not to be missed


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Daily program

“Welcome to Romania” greets you the local guide at the international airport in Bucharest. Transfer to the hotel and check – in. Dinner at the hotel.

In the morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Romanian metropolis Bucharest and discover its main highlights such as the Arch of Triumph, the Victory Square, the Revolution Square and the Parliament Palace. Continue with a scenic drive along the Olt Valley towards Sibiu in Transylvania. Walking tour in Sibiu upon arrival. Discover the charming Old Town with its Grand Square, Small Square, Liar’s Bridge and the Evangelical Church. Complete the day with a traditional dinner with wine and brandy at the locals in the village Sibiel.

Soon after breakfast drive to Medias, where you will visit the St. Margaret Church. Then drive to Biertan, where you discover the fortified church (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Drive to Sighisoara, where you take a walk and find out more about the Watch Tower, the Church on the Hill and the Birth House of Dracula. Dinner at the hotel.

In the morning visit the city of Targu Mures with its famous Rose Square and the Orthodox Cathedral. Drive further to Bistrita, where you will take a walking tour and then, through the Tihuta Pass, arrive in Bucovina. Dinner at the hotel

Today visit the Voronet Monastery from the 15-th century which is known as the “Sistine Chapel of East”, the Moldovita Monastery and the Sucevita Monastery. Afterwards drive to Piatra Neamt. Dinner at the hotel.

Continue your trip along the breathtaking landscapes of the Bicaz Gorge towards Transylvania. Around noon you will arrive at the fortified church Prejmer, which is UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon take a walking tour in Brasov, where you will visit the famous Black Church. Dinner at the hotel.

Today you visit the Dracula Castle, which was built in the 14-th century as customs between Transylvania and Wallachia. Then continue your trip to Sinaia, one of the most beloved destinations of Romania, where you’ll visit the magnificent summer residence of the former Royal family, the Peles Castle. Drive to Bucharest. Farewell dinner with folk show and wine in a local restaurant.

Free time at leisure. Then drive to the airport and farewell to your guide.

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
  • Fortified Churches: 
    • Biertan Fortified Church (UNESCO World Heritage Site), The Fortified Church of Prejmer
  • Monasteries:
    • Moldovita, Sucevita and Voronet Monasteries (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Included services

  •  7 x overnights in very good 3*** and 4**** hotels Half board (Breakfast buffet and 3-course menu dinner or dinner buffet) including the following:
  • Traditional dinner with brandy and wine at the locals in the village of Sibiel
  • Farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant in Bucharest incl. folklore show and wine
  • Throughout English speaking guide from/to airport
  • All entrance fees according to itinerary (Cozia Monastery, Lutheran Church in Sibiu, St. Margaret Church in Medias, Fortified Church Biertan, Church on the Hill in Sighisoara, Moldovita Monastery, Sucevita Monastery and Voronet Monastery, Fortified Church Prejmer, Black Church, Dracula Castle, Peles Castle)
  • Transportation in modern coach from/to airport

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