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Transylvania - Castles and spa in Transylvania

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9 days / 8 nights

from 892 eur/person

departures on request

Castles and spa in Transylvania

Day 1: Bucharest
Arrival at Bucharest International Airport.
Welcome from Romanian English speaking guide.
Transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation in Bucharest.

Day 2: Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Bucharest panoramic city tour: Cathedral of the Patriarchy, Romanian Athenaeum, University, Revolution Square, University Square, Victoria Avenue, Kiseleff Avenue. Then Parliament Palace visit, the second building on Earth, after the Pentagon, one of Bucharest’s landmarks. Departure to Sinaia. Lunch in Sinaia, on your own. Visit of Peles Castle, Romanian most beautiful castle listed on Top 25 Most Prestigious European Castles, former Romanian Royal Family summer residence. Today a very rich museum, architectural masterpiece built in German style, between 1875 and 1914.
Departure to Bran.
Dinner.
Accommodation in Bran.

Day 3: Bran - Brasov - Sighisoara - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Visit the Bran Castle, listed in Top 10 Most Famous Castles on Earth and listed on Top 25 Most Prestigious European Castles, connected to Dracula legend. Departure to Brasov. Brasov walking city tour: City Hall Square, Black Church. Lunch on your own in Brasov. Departure for Sighisoara. Arrival in Sighisoara. Walking city tour of Shighisoara Medieval Citadel, the only citadel in Europe entirely inhabited: Clock Tower (the best preserved monument) and the City Museum, Vlad Dracul House, Stag House, Venetian House, Stairs House, Catholic Cathedral on the top of the hill (the third largest Catholic Cathedral in Romania after The Black Church in Brasov and Saint Michael’s Cathedral in Sibiu).
Dinner.
Accommodation in Sighisoara.

Day 4: Sighisoara - Biertan - Sibiu - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Departure to Biertan, maybe the most famous Transylvanian Saxon village.It was the Religious Capital of Transylvanian Saxons, as Fortified Church Visit of Biertan Fortified Church, the most prestigious on UNESCO Patrimony List, among the seven Fortified Transylvanian Saxon Churches. Departure to Sibiu, via Medias, another one of the seven Saxon Sieben Burgen of Transylvania. Arrival in Sibiu. Lunch on your own in Sibiu. Visit of “Astra” Museum, one of the richest Ethnographically Museums in the world. walking city tour of Sibiu, European Cultural Capital in 2007: Large Square, Small Square, Catholic Cathedral, The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary, Orthodox Cathedral, Liar’s Bridge. Dinner in a traditional Romanian Restaurant in Sibiu.
Accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 5: Sibiu - Hunedoara - Geoagiu Bai - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Departure for Hunedoara.
Visit the Baroque masterpiece: Hunyadi Castle, listed on Top 25 Most Prestigious European Castles.Lunch in Hunedoara, on your own. Departure for Geoagiu Bai, famous resort close to middle valley of Mures River. Check-in at Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa****.
Leisure inside the resort: pools, saunas, fitness.
Optional: all kind of treatments at the spa.
Dinner.
Accommodation in Geoagiu Bai Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa****.

Day 6: Geoagiu Bai - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Day at leisure at Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa**** pools, saunas, fitness.
Optional 1: golf at Pianu de Jos Golf Resort at 40 kms from Geoagiu Bai
Optional 2: horse riding at Rahau English Horse Riding School, at 50 km from Geoagiu Bai
Optional 3: visit one of antique Dacian sites, at 40 to 90 kms from Geoagiu Bai;
Optional 4: visit of Deva Medieval Citadel & one of Romania’s Gymnastic School (where Nadia Comaneci was trained too, some 40 years ago), at 60 kms from Geoagiu Bai;
Optional 5: Arsenal Park” , unique luxury resort lying on over 80 hectares, built on a former military base, at 15 km from Geoagiu Bai;

Dinner. Accommodation in Geoagiu Bai Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa****.

Day 7: Geoagiu Bai - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Day at leisure at Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa**** pools, saunas, fitness.
Optional 1: golf at Pianu de Jos Golf Resort at 40 kms from Geoagiu Bai
Optional 2: horse riding at Ragau english horse riding school, at 50 km from Geoagiu Bai
Optional 3: visit one of antique Dacian sites, at 40 to 90 kms from Geoagiu Bai;
Optional 4: visit of Deva Medieval Citadel & one of Romania’s Gymnastic School (where Nadia Comaneci was trained too, some 40 years ago), at 60 kms from Geoagiu Bai;
Optional 5: Arsenal Park” , unique luxury resort lying on over 80 hectares, built on a former military base, at 15 km from Geoagiu Bai;

Dinner.
Accommodation in Geoagiu Bai Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa****.

Day 8: Geoagiu Bai - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Day at leisure at Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa**** pools, saunas, fitness
Optional 1: golf at Pianu de Jos Golf Resort at 40 kms from Geoagiu Bai
Optional 2: horse riding at Rahau English horse riding school, at 50 km from Geoagiu Bai
Optional 3: visit one of antique Dacian sites, at 40 to 90 kms from Geoagiu Bai;
Optional 4: visit of Deva Medieval Citadel & one of Romania’s Gymnastic School (where Nadia Comaneci was trained too, some 40 years ago), at 60 kms from Geoagiu Bai;
Optional 5: Arsenal Park” , unique luxury resort lying on over 80 hectares, built on a former Military base, at 15 km from Geoagiu Bai;

Dinner.
Accommodation in Geoagiu Bai Germisara Hotel Resort & Spa****.

Day 9: Geoagiu Bai - Alba Iulia - Turda - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast/
Departure to Alba Iulia.
Alba Iulia is considered to be Romania’s Union Capital. Walking city tour: Reunion Cathedral, Catholic Cathedral, Equestrian Statue of Michael The Brave (the first ruler of the three Romanian Provinces, who triumphal entered in Alba Iulia on November 01-st 1599). Visit of the Medieval “Alba Carolina” Citadel
if enough time, we will assist at “Guard Changing Ceremony”.
Departure to Turda.
Lunch on your own in Turda.
Visit of the famous Salt Mine.
Departure to Cluj-Napoca, economical & cultural Capital of Transylvania.
Transfer at the hotel.
Dinner.
Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.

Day 10: Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, dinner
Breakfast.
Cluj-Napoca walking city tour: St Michael Church, Orthodox Cathedral, National Theater, The University, Evangelic Church, Medieval City Walls.
Afternoon at your leisure.
Optional: Botany Garden visit.
Dinner in Cluj-Napoca Romanian typical Restaurant.
Transfer at the airport.

Day 11: Cluj-Napoca - flight back home
Flight back home.


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