Historical Romania

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Most important sites in Romania history are included in our 8 day tour. You will also have the opportunity to meet our most popular stories and historical characters and to meet our culture and traditions.

Itinerary

  • Day 1. Bucharest – Sinaia

    Arrival at the international airport of Otopeni, meeting with the Guide and transfer to Sinaia. Walking tour of the resort and dinner in a local restaurant. Accommodation in Sinaia.

  • Day 2. Sinaia – Brasov – Bran - Sibiu

    Breakfast buffet in the hotel. We started with a visit to the tourist objectives of Sinaia, known as "the Pearl of Carpathian": Sinaia monastery, built by Prince Mihai Cantacuzino after a visit to Mount Sinai. The architecture of this monastery has to do with the Church Santa Catalina, located on Mount Sinai. We have to mention that it was the first building in this part of the Carpathian Mountains, giving name to the resort. We continue with a visit to the splendid palace of Peles, built by the first representative of the Romanian monarchy - Carol I, Member of the family of Hohenzollern of Sigmaringen of Germany. We left for the city of Brasov, where we will have a panoramic city tour: Schei Gate, the Synagogue, Santa Ecaterina Gate, the Thread Street, the Council Square, the Tower of the Council, and the most important monument of the Gothic of Romania, the famous Black Church of Brasov. We continue our route to the village of Bran, where we visit Bran Castle, also known under the name of Dracula's Castle. Lunch in a local restaurant of Bran. Fee time after lunch to stroll through the stalls that are around the castle of Bran, for souvenirs or crafts. In the afternoon - arrival in the city which best preserves its medieval layout - Sibiu. Dinner and accommodation in Sibiu.

  • Day 3. Sibiu – Sibiel - Sibiu

    Buffet breakfast. We begin with the visit of this beautiful city of Sibiu, elected in 2007 as European Cultural Capital. Sibiu (Hermannstadt in German) was the largest and wealthiest of the seven walled citadels built in the 12th century by German settlers known as Transylvanian Saxons. The riches amassed by its guilds paid for the construction of both impressive buildings and the fortifications required to protect them. Sibiu’s Old Town retains the grandeur of its earlier days when rich and powerful guilds dominated regional trade. Like Sighisoara and Brasov, it has a distinctly Germanic feeling. Sections of the medieval wall still guard the historical area, where narrow streets pass steep-roofed 17th century buildings with gable overhangs before opening into vast, church-dominated squares such as the Great Square and the Small Square. Sibiu is a pedestrian-friendly city with two easily accessible levels: the Upper town, home to most of Sibiu's historic sight, and the Lower town, lined with colorful houses on cobblestone streets and bounded by imposing city walls and defense towers overlooking the river Cibin. Traditionally, the Upper town was the wealthier part and commercial outlet, while the Lower town served as the manufacturing area. The historical centre includes the Great Square, Huet Square, the beautiful Passage of Steps connecting the upper town to the lower town, the well-known Liars’ Bridge, Goldsmiths’ Square and the Small Square. The seven walled citadels populated by the Saxons of Transylvania were known in German as the Siebenburgen. Then we go toward the people of Sibiel, where we visit the largest museum of Icons painted on glass of Romania. After the visit, we will have a typical lunch in the homes of the peasants, with drinks included in the menu (wine and brandy). In the late afternoon arrival to Sibiu. You have the chance to stroll through this beautiful medieval city and know it in depth. Dinner and accommodation in Sibiu.

  • Day 4. Sibiu – Sighisoara – Bicaz – Piatra Neamt

    Breakfast buffet in the hotel. We head towards Sighisoara, the only inhabited Middle Age Citadel, today UNESCO heritage and place where was born the famous Vlad the Impaler, Prince of Wallachia, who inspired the figure of Dracula by Bram Stoker's novel. We visit the Clock Tower that houses the Museum of History of the City of Sighisoara, the Museum of Medieval Weapons, the Torture Chamber as the birthplace of Dracula – today a renowned restaurant. We continue our route to the region of Moldova, going through the Carpathian Mountains, by the longest gorge of Romania - the Bicaz River Gorge. Passing through this gorge we can admire the beautiful Red Lake resort with its beautiful lake, which has the same name. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon arrival in the city of Piatra Neamt. Piatra Neamt is one of the oldest Romanian settlements, as its history dates back to prehistoric times. Dinner and accommodation in Piatra Neamt.

  • Day 5. Piatra Neamt – Painted Monasteries – Piatra Neamt

    Breakfast buffet in the hotel. We started with a visit to the tourist objectives of the region of Moldova, one of the most representative tourist regions of Romania. The region of Bucovina monasteries, declared UNESCO heritage, are one of the legacies of Byzantine art in the world, comparable to those of Cappadocia, Mistra or the Meteoras. We will visit the monasteries of Voronet, Moldovita, Sucevita and Humor, as well as the Marginea black ceramics workshops. Lunch at restaurant Poasada Bucovina. In the afternoon arrival in Piatra Neamt. Possibility of walking and learn more about this city or a ride with the lift of the city to see the city from above. Dinner and accommodation in Piatra Neamt.

  • Day 6. Piatra Neamt – Marasesti - Bucharest

    Breakfast buffet in the hotel. We leave for the capital of Romania - Bucharest, via the town of Marasesti, where we will visit the biggest charnel house of Romania, where rest more than six thousand Romanian soldiers died in the battles of the First World War. Lunch in the village of Focsani. In the afternoon arrival at Bucharest. Dinner at the well-known restaurant beer wagon (Caru cu Bere). Accommodation in Bucharest.

  • Day 7. Bucharest

    Breakfast buffet in the hotel. Full day dedicated to the visit of the capital of Romania. We will make a panoramic tour, including: the Constitution Square, the Revolution Square, the Arc of the Triumph, the Military Academy, the Patriarchal Church and the Parliament Palace – the second largest building in the world, after the Pentagon. Lunch in the old city center. Free afternoon for shopping. Farewell dinner with folkloric show and drinks on the menu, in a local restaurant. Accommodation in Bucharest.

  • Day 8. Bucharest

    Breakfast buffet in the hotel.Transfer to the airport. End of tour.

Tour info

Duration: 8 Days

Accommodation: full board

Departures: all year, based on previous request

Tour specification

Price list

  • I. Accommodation in 3* hotels

  • +10 pax...................................... 700 EUR

  • 6-10 pax..................................... 800 EUR

  • up to 6 pax................................ 900 EUR

  • single supplement..................... 140 EUR

  • II. Accommodation in 4* hotels

  • +10 pax...................................... 1,000 EUR

  • 6-10 pax..................................... 1,200 EUR

  • up to 6 pax................................ 1,400 EUR

  • single supplement..................... 180 EUR

Price conditions

Prices are per person.
For groups of more than 15 persons, the price will be calculated according with the number of participants.

What is included

  • Accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels

  • Professional English/ French/ German speaking guide

  • Transport

  • Entrance to all the tourist objectives of the circuit

  • Full board, including one festive dinner

  • Gratuity for 1 pax in single for groups of minimum 15 participants

What is not included

  • Flight tickets

  • Hotel extras (telephone, mini bar, etc.)

  • Photo and video inside the tourist objectives of the programme

  • Tips

  • Boots

  • Personal expenses and drinks at meals, less water

  • Visa (if required)

Departures dates

  • Monday, based on your previous request with minimum one month in advance

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