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3-day Transylvania tour: Medieval Towns and Remote Villages

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Duration

3 days, 2 nights

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Tour Type

Completely Private Tour

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Group Size

Your Own Party

Short description of the tour

3-day Transylvania tour: Medieval Towns and Remote Villages

On this full 3-day Transylvania tour you will go off the beaten paths. Visit incredible remote mountain villages in Romania and two of the most famous medieval towns of Transylvania.

Peles and Bran Castle are also on the list. Immerse yourself in Romanian culture, history, and folklore.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Carpathian Mountains scenery;
  • Peles Castle, an architectural gem;
  • Bran Castle, also known as Dracula Castle;
  • Remote mountain villages of Pestera and Magura;
  • Sighisoara, the only currently inhabited citadel in Europe - UNESCO Site;
  • Viscri, UNESCO Transylvanian fortified church;
  • Walking tour of Brasov.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1- Bucharest to Transylvania: Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and remote mountain villages
Day 1- Bucharest to Transylvania: Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and remote mountain villages

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Bucharest and you will head North to the Carpathian Mountains. Sinaia considered the most beautiful mountain resort in Romania where you will be delighted by the mountain scenery and by an architectural gem, the Peles Castle. This exquisite castle is surrounded by gorgeous scenery that will impress you no matter the season of the year. After you visit the interior of the Peles Castle considered as one of the most visited landmarks of the country.

Next, your tour continues with a scenic drive through the mountains, along the famous Prahova Valley, reaching the Bran village, notorious for Bran Castle, also known as the Dracula Castle.

The next step is to discover a couple of traditional mountain villages, where the time appears to stand still.
The remote villages of Pestera and Magura are situated right between Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains, miles away from the bustle of the urban life. These villages welcome tourists to enjoy a picturesque landscape in an authentic rural environment.

You will be accommodated at an excellent rated 4**** guesthouse in Pestera Village with breakfast included.

Day 2 - Discovering the beauty of the remote villages and arrival in Sighisoara medieval town
Day 2 - Discovering the beauty of the remote villages and arrival in Sighisoara medieval town

Spend some time in the morning to relax and enjoy the beauty of the village and the natural environment. Have a short hike or walk in the village and the surroundings.
Later, you will go to Viscri village to visit one of the most important Saxon fortified churches. Its name comes from the German Weisse Kirche, meaning white church. Viscri was built around 1100 and is considered a unique Gothic church. It was designated in 1993 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

In the evening you will reach Sighisoara. Like most of the cities of Transylvania, Sighișoara is also a city built by the Saxon colonists, but different from the others by the fact that it is the only currently inhabited citadel in Europe, and listed in the UNESCO World Heritage since 1999.

You will be accommodated at an excellent rated 4**** guesthouse in Sighisoara with breakfast included.

Day 3 - Visit Sighisoara and Brasov towns before heading back to Bucharest
Day 3 - Visit Sighisoara and Brasov towns before heading back to Bucharest

After breakfast, your guide will offer you a guided walking tour of the citadel. You will visit the Citadel’s Square, the Clock Tower, the Scholars’ Stairs and you will also see, probably the most famous house from Sighisoara, Dracula’s birth house. Sighisoara is the place wherein 1431 Vlad the Impaler was born.

Later, your guide will drive you to Brasov, one of the largest medieval towns in Transylvania. We will have a walking tour of the old city, visiting the main landmarks and we will go also for a short cable car ride to the top of the nearby mountain of a better view of how a medieval town looks like.

In the evening you will arrive in Bucharest where your 3-day Transylvania tour ends and your guide will drop you off at your hotel.

Tour rates

  • 1 person  -  €949
  • 2 persons - €519 each
  • 3 persons - €433 each
  • 4 persons - €363 each
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Included in the tour price

  • Airport transfers;
  • Transport by modern car with climate control;
  • Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available in the car;
  • Licensed English speaking guide who will drive and accompany you on the tour;
  • Standard admission to attractions stated in the itinerary;
  • 2-night accommodation – bed and breakfast in a 4**** hotel or superior.
  • Gas, parking and road fees;
  • VAT.

Not included in the tour price

  • Meals & alcoholic beverages;
  • Photo & video fees at the visited sites;
  • Flight tickets;
  • Medical insurance - not mandatory but it is recommended.

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from €519 /person

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