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5 days Tour of Transylvania from Budapest to Bucharest

Travel for 5 days from Budapest to Bucharest, but also visits Timisoara, the European Capital of Culture of 2021, and Sibiu, the European Capital of Culture of 2007. You will discover how three different cultures and ethnicities live in the same country. Enjoy a tour with a local tour guide and visit the old town of Sighisoara, UNESCO heritage and Dracula’s native land. Visit the famous Dracula Castle and Peles Castle in Sinaia, a famous, luxurious and luxurious royal residence. Immerse yourself in the green of the Carpathians and in the beauty of Transylvanian nature. You will get to know mysterious and fascinating places. We look forward to meet you in Romania!

per adult from

$1,496

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • 4 nights accommodation
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan for the entire tour
    • Professional tour leader that will be also the driver
    • Local tour guide for the entire tour
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Tips for the Driver / Tour Guide
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Alba Iulia
    • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti"
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Parliament
    • Entry/Admission - Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche

  • Day 1: Day 1 - Saturday - Budapest - Timisoara (320km) HUNGARY+ROMANIA

    Stop At: Timisoara, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, Transylvania
    Pick-up from your hotel around 09.00 a.m. and transfer to Romania where you will meet the local tour guide. Visit Timisoara, a very charming city for its architectural features for many Turkish, Serbian, Austrian and German elements, which will become the European Capital of Culture in 2021.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Timisoara.


    Day 2: Day 2 - Sunday - Timisoara – The Corvini Castle – Alba Iulia – Sibiu (320 km)

    Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
    In the morning we will visit the most fascinating gothic castle in Eastern Europe and one of the most beautiful and greatest of our continent, the famous Corvin Castle
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134 Romania
    Visit Alba Iulia, an important city from a historical point of view, because the Great United Romania was made here on December 1st, 1918, so immediately after the First World War
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    Visit Sibiu, a beautiful medieval city where Romanians and Saxons have been living peacefully for centuries and where the various religious monuments (Catholics, Orthodox and Protestants) demonstrate this peaceful coexistence. Sibiu was named European Capital of Culture in 2007 and hosts an extraordinary theater festival every year. The city fascinates thanks to its three squares (Big Square, Small and Huet Square ) that transport tourists in a real medieval atmosphere. Its towers and its 15th century bastions, but also its beautiful museums and the famous “houses with the eyes” give the visitor lovely moments. Also in Sibiu you will see one of the largest gothic evangelical churches in Transylvania.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel in Sibiu.


    Day 3: Day 3 - Monday - Sibiu – Sighisoara – Brasov (210km)

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    Visit Sighisoara, with its imposing Clock Tower. This citadel is the best preserved in Europe and, extraordinary, it is still inhabited. Since 1999 the historic center of Sighisoara is a UNESCO heritage site. Here we will admire the church on the hill, reachable after a wooden staircase called the schoolchildren’s ladder. We will also see the statue of the famous Hungarian national poet Petofi Sandor, testifying to the fact that in Sighisoara the Magyar community was in the past numerically important. Next to the statue is the beautiful Catholic church, reserved for the Hungarian community, and the tower of the shoemakers. You can have lunch at the house where Vlad the Impaler was born (not included)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Brasov, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    Visit Brasov, a wonderful Transylvanian town, once entirely fortified, an important cultural, tourist and commercial center. Brasov impresses with its typically German architecture, where the Gothic, the Baroque and the Renaissance intersect to give life to an interesting and culturally very lively city. Visit of the First Romanian School, which is located in the oldest district of the city, and which was inhabited exclusively by Romanians, the Schei district, interesting for the entrances into the city that were carried out in medieval times through the Caatherine’s and Schei Gate, quest last of the nineteenth century. In Brasov we will also visit the impressive Black Church, the largest evangelical Gothic church in Eastern Europe, with a 65 meter high bell tower and a length of 90 meters, the church houses the most beautiful nineteenth-century mechanical organ of Romania. We will then admire the palaces and houses of the historic center, recently restored, with the Council Square which now houses a beautiful museum, and the pedestrian Avenue of the Republic.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel in Brasov.


    Day 4: Day 4 - Tuesday - Brasov – Bran – Sinaia – Bucharest (180 km)

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    Visit Bran where we will visit the famous Bran Castle, better known as Dracula’s Castle. In the Middle Ages, Bran was exactly on the border between Wallachia and Transylvania, so it was essential for the inhabitants of Brasov to build and preserve a defensive stronghold
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    Visit to the fabulous Peles Castle, the summer residence of the first king of Romania, the King Charles 1 of Hohenzollern, of German origins. The castle was beautifully designed by a Czech architect, and is famous for being one of the most modern castles in Europe at the time of its construction, between the 19th and 20th centuries. Each room is characterized by a unique style, different from the styles of the other rooms. We will also admire the Florentine room, where we will breathe a typically Italian and Renaissance atmosphere.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Bucharest.


    Day 5: Day 5 - Wednesday - Bucharest

    Stop At: Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", Kiseleff Road 28-30 In King Michael I Park, Bucharest 011347 Romania
    Visit the Village Museum, founded by a Romanian sociologist and built in 1936 with the collaboration of construction experts, anthropologists, ethnographers and sociologists from all over Romania. This wonderful open-air museum offers the opportunity to learn about the lifestyle of the romanian farmers of the 19th century, their houses, their water mills and their churches entirely made of wood. Here everything is authentic. We will also admire a wooden Maramures church, which was dismantled and then taken to the museum. In this regard, remember that many wooden churches of Maramures are UNESCO heritage
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Palace of Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucharest 050711 Romania
    Visit the Parliament Building, a majestic monument, second only in size to the Pentagon, built at the behest of the dictator in the 80s of the 900 and for whose creation an entire neighborhood was razed
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, Strada Franceza nr. 33 Sector 3, Bucharest 030103 Romania
    Enjoy a walking tour of the hystorical Center of Bucharest, a completely pedestrian area, with the remains of the princely fortress of Vlad the Impaler, the 16th century palatine church in Byzantine style, and the Stavropoleos church, an architectural jewel of the 18th century, in typical Wallachian style, with important oriental influences in external decoration.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure at 09.00 a.m. from your hotel or indicated address.Ports
    • Continental Hotel Budapest, Budapest, Dohány u. 42-44, 1074 Hungary
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    •  The order can be changed based on multiple factors like weather, traffic conditions and restrictions, national holidays, ecc but all the visits will be done as indicated in the itinerary, changing just the order keeping in mind that all this is done for your safety or to make more enjoyable your tour.
    •  In case that all the members of the tour have a special request to see something else that it is not in the itinerary and it requests also extra miles the tour manager after a discussion with our sales department will let you know the extra cost or if we can make it complimentary.
    • !! In case you will need a transfer to the airport or any other extra services please ask the tour manager in advance if it is possible to organize it and let you know also the price.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A minimum of 2 participants is required to organise the tour. If the tour it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Guided Europe Tours

Activity ID: V-106240P7

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