Fringed by the peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains and resplendent with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, as well as a wealth of historical attractions, Brasov is one of the most visited places in Romania.
The old town is one of the best preserved old towns in Europe with splendid architecture and old fortifications. The city has an amazing history with influences from Germany, the Austria-Hungarian Empire and the old communist state.
Braşov boasts everything from dynamic modern city life to old world charm and fascinating scenery. Also, it’s pleasant to have some of the extras as well, including some of the best cleanliness records in the country, great transport and great food.
Visiting the old center.
Dinner & accommodation in Brasov
After breakfast we head to Bran Castle to discover the legend of Count Dracula. We take lunch and we visit the bears sanctuary in Zarnesti and Rasnov Citadel. (fortified complex located on the limestone hill in the south of Rasnov city, Brasov county, one of the best preserved fortified complexes in Transylvania).
Accommodation in Brasov.
Today we visit the Harman fortified churche – built around the basilica first mentioned in documents in 1240. We do not miss the opportunity to visit the corridors of the defense walls. Prejmer – the citadel, built in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries around the church Prejmer, is considered the strongest peasant fortress in Medieval Transylvania. The fortified church Prejmer is Monument inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Inside, the walls are lined with refuge rooms arranged on several levels, designed to accommodate the population of the village in case of siege.
Go to lunch and head to Sibiu, make a stop to visit the Icons on Glass Museum at Sibiel and visit the center of Sibiu and its surroundings. Sibiu is one of the most visited areas of Romania. The historical center is one of the best preserved locations in the country. Many of the walls and fortifications are preserved in a very good shape.
The historical center is undergoing the process of being listed in the UNSECO heritage list.
Accommodation in Sibiu.
In the morning we take a walk through the Museum of Traditional Popular Civilization – open air museum covering 96 ha of land, the ideal place for the preservation of the authentic Romanian spirit. It gathers under the same authority four ethnology and civilisation museums in the city, a series of laboratories for conservation and research, and a documentation centre.
The Birthplace of Dracula, founded by Transylvanian Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara (Schassburg in German) still stands as one of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this perfectly intact 16th century gem with nine towers, cobbled streets, burgher houses and ornate churches rivals the historic streets of Old Prague or Vienna for atmospheric magic.
Accommodation in Sighisoara
The fortified church in Biertan was built at the beginning of the 17th century as a hall church in late gothic style. It has kept its original aspect to our days, and the interior elements represent inestimable values, whose story goes back centuries. (open from April 1st to October 31st).
Heading to Brasov, where we will relax in the evening at a spa resort (optional free time in Brasov). On the way we will visit Viscri,known as the village in which Prince Charles of Great Britain has a vacation home, one of the Saxon villages of Transylvania. Of course, is a special one, due to his great fortified church dating from 1210 which is part of UNESCO World Heritage
Accommodation in Brasov.
Departure from Brasov, to Prahova Valley to visit Peles Castle in Sinaia (summer residence of the kings of Romania, was built at the wish of King Carol I of Romania (1866 – 1914). Peles Castle is one of the most important historic buildings in Romania with unique character and it is therefore through its historical and artistic value, one of the most important monuments of this kind in the Europe of the second half of the nineteenth century.)
Bucharest – visiting the People’s House, Ceausescu’s former palace is now the Parliament building.
The Parliament House before the revolution known as the House of the Republic or People’s House, measures 270 m by 240 m, 86 m high and 92 m below the ground. It has 1,100 rooms, 12 surface levels and 8 underground ones. According to the World Records Academy, the Parliament House is the largest civilian administrative building as the surface in the world, the most expensive administrative building in the world and the heaviest building in the world, going three times in the book of records.
Accomodation in Bucharest
Departure to airport.
What does include?
1915 € /person for a group of 2
1595 € /person for a group of 4
1320 € /person for a group of 6