Amazing Romania
8 Days Escorted Tour from Bucharest, Sinaia, Brasov, Bran, Biertan, Piatra Neamt, Sighisoara, Brasov

Features and Inclusions

  • Transportation with modern A/C car or minibuses

  • 7 nights in accommodation with private facilities

  • 7 Breakfasts

  • 1 Lunch in farmhouse

  • 1 dinner with folklore program

  • English Speaking guide 

  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned

  • Tour will operate with a minimum of 2 people

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Preferred Hotels*

Brasov:

Casa Wagner (F) or Similar

Sibiu:

Villa Weidner (F) or Similar

Piatra Neamt:

Central Plaza(SF) or Similar

Bucharest:

Central (SF) or Similar

* Similar category hotel may be used depending on availability

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Departures and Prices 2018

Departure Monday - Sat from

April 1 - December 20, 2018*

Per Person In Twin

$ 2315.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 270.00

*Excluding: Fairs/Holidays & Congresses

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

                

 

         

ITINERARY

Day 1: Bucharest - Brasov

Pick-up from your hotel (or from the airport) and depart for Brasov, fairy-tale town founded in the 12th century by the Saxon settlers. Accommodation in Brasov. (O)

 

Day 2: Brasov - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov

Morning drive to Sinaia, one of the best mountain resorts nicknamed the “Pearl of the Carpathians”. Today you will visit Sinaia Monastery and the Peles Castle, a marvelous piece of architecture, which has served as the summer residence for King Carl I the first king of Romania. On your way back to Brasov you will stop in Bran and have free time for lunch on your own and visit Bran Castle. Built in the 14th century by the merchants from Brasov to protect the old border between Valahia and Transilvania, Bran Castle is also known as Dracula’s Castle. Return to Brasov and enoy an afternoon walking tour. Visit the Black Church – largest gothic style church in South-Eastern Europe and the St. Nicholas Church, then the museum of the First Romanian School in Transylvania. Accommodation in Brasov. (B,O)

 

Day 3: Sinaia - Sighisoara - Sibiu

After breakfast you leave Sinaia behind and head on to Sighisoara-the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler, Sighisoara, a Saxon medieval fortress - town, is part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage being the best preserved and continuously inhabited early medieval citadel in Eastern Europe. You will have lunch and then proceed on a walking tour of the town. Visit the famous Clock Tower Museum with its Torture and Weapons Rooms and stop in the house in which Dracula (Vlad the Impaler) was born in 1432. Overnight in Sibiu. (B,O) 

 

Day 4: Sibiu - Sibiel - Sibiu

In the morning you will enjoy a comprehensive walking tour of the city which was European Capital of Culture in 2007. Here you'll see arcaded medieval shops and houses, the Small Square, the Liar's Bridge, Huet Square and the Cathedral, where the son of Vlad the Impaler (another of Dracula's monikers) was assassinated. At noon you drive to Sibiel Village where you can admire the Glass Icon Museum and enjoy a hearty Romanian lunch at local farmhouse. Accommodation in Sibiu. (B,L,O)

 

Day 5: Sighisoara - Piatra Neamt

After breakfast in the hotel , drive towards Bucovina through the Bicaz Gorges, one of the most spectacular limestone formations in Romania. Reach Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) where you will stop to admire the beauty of the mountains and the surrounding woods. In the afternoon you will arrive in Piatra Neamt for an overnight. (B,O)

 

Day 6: Piatra Neamt - Bucovina area- Piatra Neamt

Today get ready for the full-day tour of the famous painted monasteries of Bucovina: Moldovita Monastery, admire the black pottery in Marginea Village then visit Sucevita Monastery - the best preserved of all with imposing walls and defensive towers. Finish the tour with Voronet Monastery - the "Sistine Chapel" of Eastern Europe, so famous for the blue color used by the artist as background for its frescoes. Drive back to Piatra Neamt for overnight. (B,O)   

 

Day 7: Piatra Neamt - Bucharest

You will have breakfast at the hotel before departing to Bucharest followed by a panoramic city tour of the Romanian capital, once called "Little Paris". The tour includes the open air Village Museum, the Revolution Square, the Patriarchal Church, the Military Academy, the Arch of Triumph. Farewell dinner with folklore program. Overnight in Bucharest. (B,D,O)

 

Day 8: Bucharest

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

 


B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                               
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