Transylvania tour 8 day flight tour
About Valcea, Romania
It is said that, traveling enlightens life. Experiencing another culture enlarges one’s horizon and, therefore, a roundtrip in a foreign country could be the nicest thing on earth
1 Day Homeland – Bucharest – Pitesti Arrival at the Otopeni airport from Bucharest, where the Romanian guide will accompany you. Bucharest is the cultural and economical centre of the country and is the best starting point for a Romanian tour. Afterwards trip to Pitesti.
2 Day Pitesti - Sibiu - Bazna In the morning we will go north. Stop at the Cozia Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Romania. Afterwards we continue to Sibiu along the Olt Valley by the Red Tower Pass, the ex-border between Transylvania and Walachia. During the city tour you will see the Big and the Small Square, the Liar’s Bridge and the Evangelical Cathedral. In the still well-preserved historic city of Medias you will visit the Margaret Church, with the biggest winged altar in Romania.
3 Day Bazna – Sighisoara – Bazna After the breakfast we will go to Sighisoara. Sighisoara is the most beautiful and best preserved medieval city in the rural Gothic Renaissance and Baroque style from this side of Europe. Here you can visit the Church on the Hill, the house where Count Dracula was born, the Saint Mary Church and the Clock Tower. The afternoon is at your disposal in Medias.
4 Day Bazna Today you will explore the village better. You will make a carriage ride to the fortified churches Bazna and Boian. In the afternoon trip to Seuca to the winery where you will taste the best wines in Mures.
5 Day Bazna – Targu Mures – Gheorgheni In the morning trip to Targu Mures, Sekler’s biggest city. Here you will visit the Palace of Culture and the biggest Orthodox Church in Transylvania. Afterwards trip to Sovata to the Bear Lake. The salt mine from Praid is also worth visiting. On the way you can admire at the Ceramic Centre in Corund the handmade ceramic.
6 Day Gheorgheni – Bicaz – Gheorgheni In the morning you will go to Moldavia through the east side of the Carpathians. The Bicaz Pass is an approximately 5 km long canyon in the eastern Carpathians. Near the pass came up the Red Lake. In the afternoon you will visit the Bistrita Monastery. Then trip back to Gheorgheni.
7 Day Gheorgheni – Brasov – Predeal We will continue through Sekler’s land to Brasov. City tour in the center, where you will visit the most important sights: The Black Church, the medieval city wall from the historic centre with medieval stylish houses, the Town hall, the unique Rope Street, Catherine's Gate and the small hidden Orthodox Church from the center. In the afternoon you will also visit the Dracula Castle.
8 Day Predeal –Bucharest – Homeland In the morning you will go to Bucharest again, where you will visit the Village Museum with its houses from all over Romania. Afterwards transfer to the airport, farewell from the guide and return flight.
• 7 overnights in 3* and 4* hotels, • guide, • carriage ride,
• festive dinner, • folklore program, • wine tasting, • luggage service in the hotels, • transportation with modern bus.