History and culture in Bukovina, Neamt and Transylvania

Neamt Citadel
Moldovita Monastery
Sibiu
Sighisoara
Peles Castle
Bucharest

9 days / 8 nights

from 805 eur/person

departures on request

from 805.00 €
    History and culture in Bukovina, Neamt and Transylvania
     
    Day 1  Bucharest - dinner
    Arrival at Bucharest International Airport.
    Transfer at the hotel in Bucharest.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Bucharest.
     
    Day 2 Bucharest - Targu Neamt - Oglinzi - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Targu Neamt.
    Arrival nearby Targu Neamt, at Oglinzi.
    Lunch.
    Afternoon visit of Neamt Medieval citadel and Ion Creanga Memorial House.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Oglinzi.
     
    Day 3 Oglinzi - Suceava - Putna - Sucevita - Voronet - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Suceava, former Medieval Capital of Moldova province, between 1388 and 1564.
    Short city tour of Suceava: Equestrian Statue of Stefan's the Great/Stefan cel Mare, the Medieval Citadel.
    Departure for Putna.
    Lunch.
    Visit of Putna Monastery. Inside the monastery lies, Stefan’s the Great Tomb, the greatest Moldavian Prince.
    Departure to Sucevita.
    Visit of the Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Departure for Voronet. Short stop to visit the village of Marginea, famous Romanian ceramic center.
    Arrival in Voronet.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Voronet.
     
    Day 4 Voronet - Humor - Moldovita - Borgo Pass - Bistrita - Reghin - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Visit of Voronet Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for the „Last Supper” painting as well as for its unique „Voronet Blue”. It is considered as „Sixteen Chapel of the East”.
    Departure for Humor. Visit of the Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Departure for Moldovita. Visit of the Monastery, also UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Departure for Bistrita region, through the Borgo Pass, place where Bram Stoker placed the history of his “Dracula” novel.
    Stop at “Dracula” Hotel.
    Lunch.
    Departure to Reghin, Romania’s capital of violin industry.
    Visit of a violin factory.
    If we have good weather, dinner at a sheep hold. Otherwise, dinner in the city.
    Accommodation in Reghin.
     
    Day 5  Reghin - Turda - Alba Iulia - Sibiu - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Turda.
    Visit of Turda Salt Mine, impressive renovated old salt mine.
    Departure to Alba Iulia. Panoramic city tour of Alba Iulia, considered to be Romania’s Union Capital.
    Departure to Sibiu.
    Traditional lunch.
    Astra Museum visit in Sibiu, one of the richest ethnographic museums on Earth.
    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.
    Accommodation in Sibiu.
     
    Day 6  Sibiu - Biertan - Sighisoara - Danes - Sighisoara - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure for Biertan, the most impressive fortified Church in Transylvania, former headquarter of Transylvanian Evangelical Church, for almost three centuries.
    Departure for Sighisoara, the jewel of Transylvania.
    Visit of Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, the only citadel in Europe entirely inhabited.
    Walking tour of the old city: 9 over 14 medieval towers are still “defending” the city.
    Among these, the Clock Tower is the most well preserved and here we have the City Museum.
    Famous houses: Vlad Dracul House (XV-th century), Venetian House, Stag House.
    Staircase will help us get to the top of the Citadel. Church on The Hill, the third largest Catholic Cathedral in Romania.
    Afternoon at leisure in this peaceful corner of Transylvania.
    One hour horse riding at Hula Danes.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Sighisoara.
     
    Day 7  Danes - Sighisoara - Brasov - Bran - Sinaia - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure for Brasov.
    Medieval city walking tour: City Hall Square, Black Church.
    Departure for Bran.
    Visit of the famous Bran Castle, connected to Dracula legend.
    Lunch.
    Departure for Sinaia.
    Visit of Peles Castle, former Romanian Royal Family summer residence.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Sinaia.
     
    Day 8 Sinaia - Bucharest - breakfast, lunch, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Bucharest.
    Visit of Parliament Palace.
    Continue with panoramic tour of Bucharest.
    Lunch.
    Afternoon at leisure.
    Farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant in Bucharest, an incursion in the fabulous Romanian cuisine and wines.
    Accommodation in Bucharest.
     
    Day 9  Bucharest - breakfast
    Breakfast.
    Transfer at Bucharest International Airport.
    Flight back home.

    844 eur for groups of 10-15
    823 eur for groups of 16-25
    805 eur for groups of 25 and more

    single supplement: 279 eur

    Price includes:
    • Accommodation, breakfast included, for 8 nights;
    • Transportation in modern air conditioned coach/minivan, according with size of the group;
    • Lunches and dinners specified in the program (most of meals are ecological);
    • All the visits according to the program;
    • Entrance fees for all the sights in the program;
    • Traditional sheep hold dinner (if good weather conditions);
    • All activities according with the season;
    • All excursions as per program;
    • English speaking guide during excursions;
    • Driver(s);
    • Government taxes;
    • Full assistance from the moment of your arrival till your departure.

    Price does not include:
    • Any air tickets;
    • The drinks except the lunch in Botiza (tuica);
    • The transportation to Poland and from Romania;
    • Personal expenses;
    • Optional tours;
    • All meals except those specified above, for each day;
    • Camera and video camera fees in museums;
    • Any visa fees if applicable;
    • Tips;
    • Any cost element which is not mentioned in the chapter “Price includes”.
     

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