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Transylvania - Culture & Adventure in Transylvania


6 days / 5 nights

from 779 eur/person

departures on request

Culture & Adventure in Transylvania

Day 1 Cluj-Napoca

Arrival at Cluj-Napoca International Airport.
Welcome by the local guide.
Transfer at the hotel.
Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.

Day 2 Cluj-Napoca - Sighisoara - Biertan - Medias - Sibiu - breakfast, lunch, dinner
Departure for Sighisoara.
Arrival in Sighisoara.
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.
Departure to Biertan.
Visit of Biertan Fortified Church, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This church, the most beautiful and best preserved among the seven Fortified Churches currently all UNESCO World Heritage Sites, was the headquarter of Saxon Evangelical Church in Transylvania, between 1572 and 1867.
Departure for Sibiu.
Short stop in Medias for a walking medieval city tour.
We continue for Sibiu.
Accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 3 Sibiu - Hunedoara - Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa - Sibiu - breakfast, lunch, dinner

Departure for Hunedoara.
Visit of famous “Corvin Castle”, masterpiece of Gothic architecture in Transylvania, listed in Top 25 most famous European Castles.
We continue to Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa.
Visit of the antique site of former Capital of Roman Dacia, after Romans destroyed Sarmizegetusa Regia, the Capital of Dacia.
Back to Sibiu.
Accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 4 Sibiu - breakfast, lunch, dinner
Walking tour of Sibiu, European Cultural Capital in 2007: Grand Square, Lesser 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.
Visit of “Astra” Museum.
Free afternoon.
Accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 5 Sibiu - Alba Iulia - Turda - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, lunch, dinner
Departure for Alba Iulia, Romania’s Union Capital.
Alba Iulia city tour: we start with “Reunification Cathedral”, also called “Coronation Cathedral”, it 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 Reunificated Romania, called “Great Romania”.
Visit then the Catholic Cathedral of Alba Iulia. Then we will admire the Princely Palace and Equestrian Statue of Mihai Viteazul.
Mihai Viteazul 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.
We will visit then „Alba Carolina” medieval citadel, masterpiece of Vauban Style.
We will complete the tour of the Three Gates, and, if we will have chance, maybe we’ll attend the changing of the guards ceremony.
At the end of the tour, we will visit the cell where were imprisoned the heroes Horia, Closca and Crisan, the leaders of Horea, Closca and Crisan Revolt, in 1784.
Departure for Turda.
Visit of the impressive Turda Salt Mine.
Departure for Cluj-Napoca.
Cluj-Napoca city tour: Saint Michael Catholic Church, Orthodox Cathedral.
Optional: shopping “Clujana” shoes, porcelain, “Jolidon” lingerie and swimwear or Gerovital creams.
Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.

Day 6 Cluj-Napoca - breakfast
Transfer to Cluj-Napoca International Airport.
Flight back home.

Tour Highlights:
• Cultural & medieval cities: Cluj-Napoca, Sighisoara, Medias, Sibiu, Hunedoara, Alba Iulia;
• On “Dracula’s Legend” steps: Casa “Vlad Dracul” in Sighisoara;
• On the footsteps of great Romanian heroes: Mihai Viteazul; Ferdinand; Horea; Closca; Crisan;
• Visit of actual and former capital cities of Transylvania: Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu and Alba Iulia;
• And... many more.

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