4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Transylvania is King Charles III (of United Kingdom) favorite place in Romania. In this private tour you shall discover the medieval towns of Sibiu, Sighisoara and Brasov, the UNESCO Fortified Churches from the Saxon Villages including Viscri where King Charles III owns a property - to be visited. The most beautiful castle of Romania, Peles but also the most famous one, Bran - aka Dracula's Castle are part of the tour. Amazing views of Carpathian Mountains will offer you unforgettable memories.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: I Travel in Romania

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Bucharest - Peles Castle - Bran Castle - Brasov medieval city

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

The document first attesting its existence dates back in 1377. The castle became a favorite place for Queen Maria, who put her mark on the interior’s renovation, and it was later seized by communists in 1948 along with royals’ expulsion from Romania. For Bran Castle, being most associated with the myth of Dracula’s Castle - linked to the Bram Stoker’s novel, made it famous all over the world. After the guided tour of the castle, you will surely enjoy some little souvenirs’ shopping.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peles Castle

In Sinaia there is probably the most beautiful castle in Romania. The Royal family built the Peles Castle as their summer residence at the end of 19th century and it is one of the architectural masterpieces of Europe.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brasov Historical Center

Brasov is one of the seven medieval cities of Transylvania. We shall have a relaxing walk in the Old Town area (the Council Square) and accommodate for the night.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 Brasov medieval city - Viscri, a Saxon village UNESCO - Sighisoara UNESCO

Stop At: Viscri Fortified Church

We shall visit the fortified church in the traditional Saxon village of Viscri. Optional (at your own expense) we can pay a visit to the Blacksmith within a traditional Gypsy family (cost 5 Euro/person) and take a ride by a horse and cart in the village (cost 7 Euro/person)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center

We shall visit the Medieval Citadel (UNESCO) and its Square, pass by the house where Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula, was born. Visit the Church on the Hill which is a representative one for Transylvnia.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 3 Sighisoara - Malancrav & Biertan UNESCO, both Saxon villages - Sibiu

Stop At:

The real treasure of the Fortified church in Malancrav is its mural painting, being the best-preserved ensemble of linear-narrative Gothic painting of the 14th century. Also we shall find out the reason why in Malancrav there is the largest Saxon community for any village in Transylvania. And we can pay a visit to a local lady (extra cost 5 Euro/person) that still weaves carpets and table cloths on a wooden loom and even had Prince Charles as one of her clients.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Biertan Fortified Church

Visit the Fortified Church of Biertan included in UNESCO.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Piaka Mica

Have a relaxing walk in the Old Town of Sibiu including the Large Square, the Small Square (Piata Mica), the Liars' Bridge, The Council Tower, the Citadel's street and other representative cathedrals of Sibiu.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Brateiu

Optional we can visit a Coppersmith within a ROMA/Gypsy family that still works with copper, brass and silver. We can visit his house where his wife will show us some traditional Roma/Gypsy outfits. Cost 5 Euro/person

Duration: 30 minutes

Day 4 Sibiu - Transfagarasan road / Olt valley road - Bucharest

Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway

If would like to drive back to Bucharest on an adventure road with some spectacular scenery, and you’re travelling from July to October we can go through Transfagarasan, the “best road in the world” according to Jeremy Clarkson – famous former co-presenter of UK TV show Top Gear. If you are travelling in the other time of the year, we shall drive through the Olt Valley road, the traditional one from Sibiu to Bucharest.

Duration: 1 hour
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