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Transylvania - Cluj Napoca-Turda-Alba Iulia-Sibiu-Medias-Biertan-Sighisoara

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Cluj Napoca - Turda - Alba Iulia - Sibiu - Medias - Biertan - Sighisoara

Day 1 Cluj-Napoca - Turda - Alba Iulia - Sibiu

Departure from Cluj-Napoca to Turda.
Arrival in Turda. Visit of Turda Salt Mine, exceptionally renovated.
Departure to Alba Iulia.
Arrival in Alba Iulia, considered as “Romania’s Union Capital”.
Alba Iulia city tour: we start with “Reunification Cathedral”, also called “Coronation Cathedral”, was built between 1921 and 1922. This is the Cathedral, where, on October 15-th 1922, was coronated Ferdinand and Maria, as King and Queen of Reunified Romania, called “Great Romania”.
Visit then Catholic Cathedral of Alba Iulia.
Then we will admire Princely Palace and Equestrian Statue of Mihai Viteazul/Michael the Brave. Michael the Brave was the first Prince in Romanian history, to achieve Unification of the three historical Romanian Provinces: Transylvania, Moldavia, Tara Romaneasca (Wallachia), on November 01-st 1599. Nearby are the two buildings of Union Museum and many sculptures/bust of greatest Romanian figures to participate at Romanian Unification at 01-st December 1918.
We will visit then „Alba Carolina” Vauban style medieval citadel, masterpiece of Vauban Style.
Departure to Sibiu.
Lunch at “Crama Ileana” or similar.
Walking tour visit of Sibiu, European Cultural Capital in 2007: Grande Square, Little Square, Huet Square, Evangelical Church, Catholic Cathedral, The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary, Orthodox Cathedral, Bridge of Lies, Craftsmen’s Square, Goldsmith Square, City Hall, City Hall Tower, Bruckenthal Museum.
Transfer at the hotel.
Accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 2 Sibiu - Medias - Biertan - Sighisoara - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast
Breakfast
Departure to Medias.
Arrival in Medias, one of the seven „Sieben Burgen”: Medias/Mediasch,Brasov/Kronstadt, Sibiu/Hermannstadt, Cluj-Napoca/Klausenburg, Bistrita/Bistritz, Orastie/Grossau, Sighisoara/Schassburg (plus Reghin/Sachsisch Regen and Sebes/Mullbach). Medias short walking tour: Cathedral, Stephan Ludwig Roth College, Covered Stairs, Castle Square, Maria’s Tower.
Departure to Biertan.
Arrival in 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. For almost 300 years, between 1572 and 1857, Biertan was the Headquarter of Saxonian Transylvanian Archbishop, an architectural jewel.
Departure for Sighisoara.
Lunch in Sighisoara.
Walking visit of Shighisoara Medieval Citadel, the only citadel in Europe entirely inhabited.
Medieval city tour: Clock Tower (the best preserved monument, hosting today City Museum), Vlad Dracul House (here was born in 1431, Vlad Tepes, the legendary prince assimilated often with Dracula Prince), Stag House, Venetian House, School Street, Stair’s House, Catholic Cathedral (or „Church on the Hill”, situated 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 Cluj-Napoca). Sighisoara is the only medieval citadel in Europe, entirely and continuously inhabited, since its construction!
Back to Cluj-Napoca.
Transfer to the hotel in Cluj-Napoca.


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