Romania’s UNESCO Heritage

Voronet Monastery
Voronet Monastery
Sarmisegetuza Regia

15 days / 14 nights

departures on request

from 1579.00 €

    Romania’s UNESCO Heritage

    Day 1: arrival in Romania - Cluj-Napoca - dinner                                                                                          

    Arrival at Cluj-Napoca International Airport.

    Welcome by your English speaking guide.

    Transfer and check-in at your hotel in Cluj-Napoca.

    Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.

    Day 2: Cluj-Napoca - Baia Mare - Negresti Oas - Huta Certeze - Sapanta - Sighetu Marmatiei - breakfast, dinner


    Departure to Baia Mare, Maramures County’s Capital.

    Panoramic city tour: Stefan’s Tower, old city center.

    We continue to Sapanta, via Negresti-Oas and Huta-Certeze.

    Short stop in Huta-Certeze, probably the richest village in Romania. We will see impressive beautiful houses and strong popular traditions.

    Arrival in Sapanta. Visit of the world-famous Merry Cemetery.

    Visit then Sapanta-Peri Wooden Church, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Sighetu Marmatiei.


    Accommodation in Sighetu Marmatiei.

    Day 3: Sighetu Marmatiei - Barsana - Ieud - Sighetu Marmatiei - breakfast, dinner


    Departure to Barsana.

    Visit of the impressive complex of Barsana Wooden Churches ‘Entrance of Virgin Mary in the Church’.

    We continue to another famous Maramures village: Ieud. The village is known as the place where were discovered “Codicele de la Ieud”, the oldest Romanian Manuscripts. It’s also known as being the Romanian village with the most important population of children. Visit of ‘Birth of Virgin Mary’ Wooden Church, known as ‘Biserica din Deal’/‘Church on the Hill’. We’ll also visit ‘Biserica din Vale’/’Church in the Valley’.

    Back to Sighetu Marmatiei.


    Accommodation in Sighetu Marmatiei.

    Day 4: Sighetu Marmatiei - Moisei - Vatra Moldovitei - Sucevita - breakfast, dinner


    Departure to Bukovina Province, across the Carpathians.

    Short stop at Moisei, a nice village placed on Viseu River. Visit of Moisei Memorial.

    We drive over Prislop Pass, one of the highest pass in Romania at 1416 meters altitude. We descend alongside the savage and beautiful Valley of Bistrita Aurie/Golden Bistrita to see beautiful landscapes, rural area, mountains, pasturages, rivers and forests.

    Arrival in Vatra Moldovitei.

    Visit of Moldovita Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Drive to Sucevita.


    Accommodation in Sucevita.

    Day 5: Sucevita - Putna - Arbore - Gura Humorului - breakfast, dinner                          


    Departure to Sucevita.

    Visit of Sucevita Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Putna.

    Visit of Putna Monastery. Inside the monastery lies, Stefan’s the Great Thumb, the greatest Moldavian Prince.

    Departure to Arbore, via Marginea, famous Romanian ceramic center.

    Visit of Arbore Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure for Gura Humorului.

    Arrival in Gura Humorului.


    Accommodation in Gura Humorului.

    Day 6: Gura Humorului - Voronet - Humor - Suceava - Mitocu Dragomirnei - Gura Humorului - breakfast, dinner


    Visit of Voronet Monastery, called ‘Sixteen Chapel’ of the East, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Humor. Visit of Humor Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony. 

    Departure to Suceava, former Medieval Capital of Moldavia Province. Visit of Medieval Citadel, Stefan the Great and Saint’s Equestrian Statue. Visit of “Saint George” Church, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Visit then of Mitocu Dragomirnei Church, also UNESCO Patrimony, in the neighborhood of Suceava.

    Back to Gura Humorului.


    Accommodation in Gura Humorului.

    Day 7: Gura Humorului - Probota - Targu Neamt - Bicaz Gorges - Red Lake - Sighisoara - breakfast, dinner


    Departure to Probota. Visit of the monastery, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Targu Neamt. Visit of the Medieval Citadel.

    Departure to Bicaz Gorges, following Izvorul Muntelui Lake and Bicaz Stream. Stop for pictures, in the most spectacular gorges in Romania.

    Continue to Sighisoara.


    Accommodation in Sighisoara.

    Day 8: Sighisoara - Viscri - Saschiz - Sighisoara - breakfast, dinner


    Visit of Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, the only citadel in Europe entirely inhabited. Medieval city tour: 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).

    Departure to Viscri.

    Visit of Viscri Fortified Church, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Back to Sighisoara.

    Stop at Saschiz.

    Visit of Saschiz Fortified Church, UNESCO Patrimony.


    Accommodation in Sighisoara.

    Day 9: Sighisoara - Darju -  Prejmer - Brasov - Bran - breakfast, dinner


    Departure to Darjiu. Visit of the Fortified Church, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Prejmer. Visit of the Fortified Church, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Brasov.

    Brasov city tour: City Hall Square, Black Church (the most important Catholic Church in Romania, the largest Gothic church between Vienna and Istanbul.

    Departure for Bran.


    Accommodation in Bran.

    Day 10: Bran - Sinaia - Medias - breakfast, dinner


    We the visit Bran Castle, also called “Dracula” Castle, listed in top 10 most famous Castles on Earth.

    Departure for Sinaia. Here we visit the Peles Castle, the most beautiful Romanian castle, former Romanian Royal Family summer residence. Today is a very rich museum, architectural masterpiece built in German style, between 1875 and 1914.

    Departure to Medias, another member of famous „Sieben Burgen” Transylvanian Saxon cities. Panoramic city tour.


    Accommodation in Medias.

    Day 11: Medias - Biertan - Valea Viilor - Sibiu - breakfast, dinner


    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 Valea Viilor. Visit of the Fortified Church, also UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Sibiu.

    Visit of Sibiu, European Cultural Capital in 2007, one of the most truistical cities in Romania.

    Walking city tour: Large Square, Small Square, Catholic Cathedral, The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary, Orthodox Cathedral and Liar’s Bridge.


    Accommodation in Sibiu.

    Day 12: Sibiu - Calnic - Corvin Castle - Geoagiu Bai - breakfast, dinner


    Departure to Calnic. Visit of Calnic Fortified Church, UNESCO Patrimony.

    Departure to Hunedoara.

    Visit the masterpiece: Corvin Castle.

    Departure for Geoagiu Bai.


    Accommodation in Geoagiu Bai.

    Day 13: Geoagiu Bai - Antique Dacian archaeological sites - Alba Iulia  - Coltesti - breakfast, dinner


    Drive to the “antique cradle” of Romania.

    Visit of one of the most important antique heritage of Romania, UNESCO Patrimony, antique archaeological sites: Costesti-Cetatuie, Sarmisegetuza Regia (former Capital of antique Dacia), Costesti-Blidaru, Luncani-Piatra Rosie.

    Departure to Alba Iulia which is The Romania’s Union Capital. City tour: Reunion Cathedral, Union Museum, Catholic Cathedral, Alba Carolina Medieval Citadel, tour of the gates.

    Drive to Coltesti, tiny Hungarian village, not far from Aiud.


    Accommodation in Coltesti.

    Day 14: Coltesti - Turda - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, dinner


    Departure for Turda.

    Visit of the famous Salt Mine.

    Departure for Cluj-Napoca. Cluj-Napoca walking city tour: St Michael Church, Orthodox Cathedral, National Theater, The University, Evangelic Church, Medieval City Walls.


    Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.

    Day 12: Cluj-Napoca - departure from Romania - breakfast


    Transfer to the airport, according with your flight schedule.

    Departure from Cluj-Napoca International Airport.

    Price per person in (€) EURO, at 5* hotels / 4* hotels / 3* pensions, available on demand for a group of 15-20 tourists:

    in double room shared            1579 EUR/person

    in single room                          2139 EUR/person

    Price includes:

    • 14 nights accommodation in standard double or single room, breakfast included:

      • Cluj-Napoca - 2 nights;
      • Sighetu Marmatiei - 2 nights;
      • Sucevita - 1 night;
      • Gura Humorului - 2 nights;
      • Sighisoara - 2 nights;
      • Bran - 1 night;
      • Medias - 1 night;
      • Sibiu - 1 night;
      • Geoagiu Bai - 1 night;
      • Coltesti - 1 night.

    **5 / 4 / 3 star service at the hotels / pensions, exact locations to be confirmed upon availability;

    **accommodation upgrades are available, if needed, please advise;

    **the hotels are rated after local standards.

    • Transportation in dedicated modern air-conditioned minibus, from arrival at Bucharest International Airport until your departure from Bucharest International Airport, except the periods with time at leisure (morning, afternoon or evening);

    *transportation in modern, comfortable bus with room for luggage.

    • Meals:

      • 14 breakfasts, at your hotels;
      • 14 dinners, at local restaurants (some with drinks included).

    *international/traditional meals will consist of a 3 course menus (entry plateau or soup, main course and desert) plus one bottle of water 0.5l per person;

    **the restaurants will provide medium to top quality meals and service.

    • English speaking guide;
    • City tours or panoramic tours and visits in the following locations:
      • Baia Mare;
      • Negresti Oas;
      • Huta Certeze;
      • Sapanta;
      • Sighetu Marmatiei;
      • Barsana;
      • Ieud;
      • Moisei;
      • Vatra Moldovitei;
      • Sucevita;
      • Putna;
      • Arbore;
      • Gura Humorului;
      • Voronet;
      • Humor;
      • Suceava;
      • Mitocu Dragomirnei;
      • Probota;
      • Targu Neamt;
      • Bicaz Gorges;
      • Red Lake;
      • Sighisoara;
      • Viscri;
      • Saschiz;
      • Darju;
      • Prejmer;
      • Brasov;
      • Bran;
      • Sinaia;
      • Medias;
      • Biertan;
      • Valea Viilor;
      • Sibiu;
      • Calnic;
      • Corvin Castle;
      • Geoagiu Bai;
      • Antique Dacian archaeological sites;
      • Alba Iulia;
      • Coltesti;
      • Turda;
      • Cluj-Napoca.
    • Local and government taxes in Romania (except the taxes issued by Immigration Authorities);
    • Travel assistance.

    **all services will be accommodated by professional staff that will try to ensure a great travel experience!

    Price does not include:

    • Any air tickets to Romania and from Romania as well as their airport taxes;
    • The drinks, except those mentioned express;
    • Any expense of personal nature;
    • Any optional tours or activities;
    • Camera and video camera fees, where applicable;
    • Visa fees and visa arrangements;
    • Tips/gratuities;
    • Any type of insurance;
    • Any cost element which is not expressly mentioned in the chapter “Price includes”.

    ***Important notes

    Please remember that it’s your responsibility to carry the proper travel documents. Also, make sure to see your doctor before your trip for a check-up and ensure that you have valid travel insurance.

    1. All visa (if needed) requirements must be fulfilled and these are entirely your responsibility.

    2. Make sure you have your passport with you at all times, some visits require presenting it upon arrival. Try to bring at least one copy of your passport and visa (if needed) and keep all documents safe.

    3. Some of the museums in Romania are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

    4. This program will act as a contract between parties and/or will be considered as an addendum to a contract already valid.

    5. The offer presented above and all the services proposed are subject to availability upon your firm request.

    6. All the reservations for the requested travel services are made only after the payment confirmation is sent to us. Please note that no services can be guaranteed without receiving the full payment at least 15 days in advance before the arrival of the clients (group).

    7. The rates presented above are subject to change without prior notice according to the regulations, currency, availability and season fluctuations.