7 day Full Transylvania Tour

TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

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DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. AGE

3 Years

From 2,690 RON

7 day Full Transylvania Tour

Go on a breathtaking tour through the lush mountains, castles, and quaint villages of Transylvania. Immerse yourself in the local culture, while visiting the top attractions, getting to know the people, and discovering the story of Dracula.

What is included

A professional, certified guide

A transfer to and from your accommodations

Tickets to the museums

What isn't included

Lunch and dinner

Photo tax at the landmarks

Practicalities:

Be sure to be dressed for different types of weather and for a few hours of walking everyday (sometimes on uneven ground). We recommend having some money on you for any souvenirs that may peak your interest, for coffee breaks, and for lunch and dinner.

And remember, our tours are fully customizable!

So let us know if you have any special requirements.

Day by Day

To offer you some inspiration, here is a 7 day Full Transylvania Tour you may enjoy.

DAY 1 - Bucharest - Take a complete tour of Bucharest

Take a complete tour of Bucharest, which consists of a walking tour of the old town, a panoramic car tour of the main sights of the city, and guided tours of the Palace of Parliament and other museums. See the Arch of Triumph, former Royal Palace, the historic center, the old princely court of Vlad the Impaler, and the University Square, to name a few attractions. Tour the Palace of Parliament, the Athenaeum, and the open air Village Museum. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the best restaurants in the city, tasting Romania’s finest cuisine and award-winning wines in traditional settings or on terraces in the cobblestone streets.

DAY 2 - Bran - Magura - Brasov

Bran: Start the day by crossing the Carpathians into Transylvania, the land of legends. Visit 13th century Bran Castle, set high on a cliff, the perfect setting for Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel. Enjoy the views of the mountainous landscape while finding out more about Vlad the Impaler and his unlikely connections with Romania’s Queen Mary. dine like royalty in the Queen’s former teahouse for lunch.

Magura: Discover a traditional Romanian village surrounded by mountain peaks. A short drive or couple of hours hike will take you back in time where people live much simpler lives.

Brasov: That evening, stroll through the narrow cobbled streets of Brasov. Compare the 16th century Transylvanian Saxon merchant houses with Romanian architecture. Visit the largest gothic church east of Vienna, which has the largest collection of oriental carpets west of Istanbul, the Black Church.

DAY 3 - Viscri - Sighișoara

Viscri: Drive through the countryside to the Transylvanian Saxon village, a typical village where the houses are colourful, the locals are welcoming, and the chickens roam the dirt road. Your guide will introduce you to local craftspeople, whether the village blacksmith or one of the women that founded a cottage industry of knitting wool clothing. Discover the Fortified Church of Viscri, an important UNESCO heritage site. Savour the slow rhythm of village life with lunch at a family-run restaurant, in the garden of their home.

Sighișoara: Explore this unique medieval fortress that has been lived in continuously since its foundation. The centuries-old town has been preserved so well that UNESCO has added it to the list of sites in Romania. Up high on the hill you can see Vlad the Impaler’s childhood home, the famous clock tower, and remnants of walls and bastions still in great condition. Climb up the covered staircase to the church and cemetery on the hill for a lookout of the entire city.

DAY 4 - Biertan - Alba Iulia

Biertan: Start the morning by taking a jaunt through the largest fortified church in Transylvania. The rich history of the Transylvanian Saxons is written on the walls of this church, which was once the seat of the Lutheran church of the kingdom.

Alba Iulia: In the afternoon, experience a unique blend of Romania’s modern history: Roman ruins, medieval fortifications, and Austrian baroque architecture. In this Vauban style citadel, you will be in the actual place where Romania united all its territories.

DAY 5 - Cluj-Napoca - Turda

Cluj-Napoca: An important cultural center of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in the 19th century, it is now a vibrant city, where history is around every corner. Attractions include the house of Matthias Corvin – one of the most important Hungarian kings, the impressive Saint Michael’s Cathedral, the Franciscan Monastery, the Babes-Bolyai University, and the Casino Park. Enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants on the picturesque streets.

Turda: Visit the immense galleries of the Turda Salt Mine. The vast underground salt caves now converted into an amusement park, include a health and wellness spa. Stroll between the sheer cliffs of salt and ride on the Ferris wheel to overlook the vast landscape.

DAY 6 - Hunedoara - Sibiu

Hunedoara: Tour the entirety of Corvin’s Castle, a fairytale renaissances castle where royalty partied it up like it was 1699. Visit the empty halls once used for large dinners and balls, peek into the dark corners of the stone-cold prisons, keep a look out through the small windows at the top of each tower, and find out more about the legend of the Turkish prisoners that built the well.

Sibiu: Later, wander through the cobbled streets of Sibiu, while discovering the main landmark l of the city: the towering Evangelical church. Next, climb the Council Tower to look out on the winding streets and be watched by the “houses with eyes”. Stand on the Bridge of Lies, but be careful what you say! You might even catch one of the numerous festivals that are held in this city, a former European Capital of Culture.

DAY 7 - Return to Bucharest by crossing the Carpathian Mountains

Return to Bucharest by crossing the Carpathian Mountains on the best road in the world, as declared on the show Top Gear. Dare to take the short hike up to the Balea Waterfall, one of the most splendid in the country. Marvel at breathtaking views driving up the twisting road to the Alpine Lake Balea. Descend the mountains to see Vidraru Lake, Poienari Castle, and Curtea de Arges Monastery.

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