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The Christmas Markets of Romania

Enjoy a tour of the most enchanting Christmas Markets in Romania, starting with the one in Bucharest, located in front of the impressive Parliament Palace. The tour takes you to Transylvania where the Brasov Christmas Market is prepared to delight its visitors with local flavors and a warm, festive atmosphere. Probably the most impressive of all 3 is the Sibiu Christmas Market, the largest and most visited one in the country. Sibiu was the 2007 European Cultural Capital and the 2019 European Gastronomy Region, and the local Christmas market certainly lives up to the city's reputation.

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$1,269

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    What's excluded :
    • Flights
    • Drinks
    • Other meals than included

  • Day 1: The Bucharest Christmas Market

    Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
    Welcome to Romania! Greets you the local guide at the international airport Otopeni. Transfer to your centrally located hotel and check-in. In the afternoon enjoy a three hours sightseeing tour in Bucharest. Bucharest is by far the largest Romanian city with more than 2 Million inhabitants. The city has been settled in the 15th century and served as princely residence for the famous count Dracula. During the sightseeing tour you will discover the most important highlights such as the Palace of the Parliament, the largest building in the World after the Pentagon, the Unification Square with the Patriarchal Church, the University Square, the Roman Square, the Victory Square, the Arch of Triumph and the Revolution Square. In the evening enjoy a stroll through the Bucharest Christmas Market, located ideally in front of the Parliament Palace. Enjoy a delicious traditional dinner in the historic restaurant “Caru cu Bere” and an outstanding dance show.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 2: Champagne and Royalty

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    The tour continues to Transylvania. Enjoy a scenic ride along the Prahova Valley and stop in Sinaia, the finest alpine town in the Romanian Carpathian Mountains and once home of Romania’s first King, Carol I. Here is where you will find the Peles Castle, a superb royal residence built above acres of green meadows, deep inside the forest. Built in German Renaissance style, the Peles Castle is probably the most beautiful castle in Eastern Europe. Next to the castle you will visit the Sinaia Monastery , which was built at the end of the 19th century and it is home for more than 20 monks. Inside the monastery’s museum you will see the first translation of the Bible into Romanian in the Cyrillic alphabet. In the next town you will enjoy some of the best sparkling wines, directly in the Royal Cellar from Azuga. Scenic coach ride towards Brasov. Dinner at a local restaurant in the Old Town.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 3: Dracula’s Castle and the Brasov Christmas Market

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    This morning you will discover the medieval town Brasov, which was founded by the Germans in the 12th century. Brasov’s highlight is the Black Church, the largest gothic building of its kind between Istanbul and Vienna. At noon you travel to the small village Bran, where you will visit the fairytale like Dracula Castle. The castle was built by the Saxons from Brasov at the end of the 14th century and served as customs between Wallachia and Transylvania. The legend says that Dracula lived here but the history mentioned the royal family spending its summers inside the medieval castle. Legend or truth can be found out only during the inside tour. Return to Brasov and enjoy some free time in the Brasov Christmas Market, located in the Council Square. Overnight in Brasov.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 4: Transylvanian countryside and UNESCO heritage

    Stop At: Sighisoara, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    After breakfast you head yourself towards north, along the small Saxon villages with century-old churches and fortifications. Your first stop is the village Viscri, which dates back to the 14th century and where the Prince of Wales owns a traditional Saxon house. Here you will see the fortified church Deutschweisskirch which was listed in 1993 as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the afternoon you reach Sighisoara. Sighisoara is the medieval citadel, where Vlad the Impaler (count Dracula) took his first steps. The town was settled by the Saxons in the 13th century. This delightful town still preserves the medieval atmosphere, its 14th century wall, towers and bastions. Enjoy a pleasant walking tour inside the citadel , which is on UNESCO World Heritage list, and see the Clock Tower, the Church on the Hill and the birth house of count Dracula. In the evening you arrive in Sibiu. Check-in and overnight.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 5: The Sibiu Christmas Market

    Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    Today you will visit the city of Sibiu, probably the most beautiful town of Transylvania. Settled by the Germans back in the 12th century, the town preserves a wonderful medieval cobblestoned centre with hundreds of historic monuments. Discover today the heart of Sibiu and its three interlocking squares: the Grand Square, the Small Square and the Huet Square. Visit the Brukenthal Museum at the Grand Square, which houses the finest art museum in Romania. Right next to it you will see the Catholic Church and the City Hall. The walking tour takes you further to the Liars’Bridge, the first iron bridge in Transylvania, and to the Evangelical Church, the town’s landmark. In the Grand Square you will find the Sibiu Christmas Market, the largest in the country. Spend some time at leisure here before transfering to Bucharest.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 6: Departure

    Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
    Transfer to the Bucharest Airport today for your departure. Have a safe flight!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Group Size

14

Organised by World Synergy Travel - Incoming Tour Operator

Activity ID: V-106800P8

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