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2-Day Glimpse of Transylvania Private Tour

Discover top Romanian attractions and the unspoilt beauty of Transylvania in 2 days, with your personal guide and in the comfort of a private car. We visit two of the world’s most beautiful castles before traveling to the heart of Transylvania, a land of cultural richness and natural beauty. The tour features the medieval citadel of Sighisoaraa UNESCO World Heritage Site. Scroll down for the full description.

Tour type: culture, heritage, rural, historical

Transylvania 2-day tour Sighisoara Brasov
Highlights
Peles Castle – essential Romanian landmark, emblematic of the Romanian royalty, regarded as one of the most beautiful 19th century European royal residences
Bran Castle – famous due to the link with Bram Stoker’s story of Dracula, but fascinating for what it truly is, a genuine feudal citadel evocative to history of the region
Sighisoara – a romantic medieval citadel town with narrow cobbled lanes and colorful ancient houses, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Rupea Citadel – a medieval peasant defensive structure with rarely preserved 12th century stone houses, characteristic of the Saxon culture in Transylvania
Brasov – visit the charming Old Town of one of the largest and most popular cities in Transylvania

DURATION
2 days/1 night

PRICE
600 EUR/tour/1-3 people

ACTIVITY LEVEL
medium physical demands – please consider that visit of Bran Castle, as well as medieval citadels and towers in Transylvania, involve climbing steps

WHAT’S INCLUDED
– the itinerary and activities as mentioned
– hotel pick-up and drop-off
– transport by private car, a 2017 Volkswagen Golf air conditioned (for up to 3 people)
– all parking fees and fuel

– guide/driver fee

WHAT’S EXTRA
– traveler accommodation for 1 night at hotel in Sighisoara is not included
– admission fees, approx. 100 Lei/person, equivalent of 21 EUR/person; reduced tickets available at Peles Castle and Bran Castle for seniors age 65+ and students with proper ID
– cost of the optional photo fee at Peles Castle
– all food & drink you choose to buy

MEET UP LOCATION
at your hotel or location in Bucharest

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Program

Day 1 Bucuresti – Sinaia – Bran – Sighisoara
Set off in the morning to Sinaia, popular mountain resort in the Carpathian Mountains two hours north of Bucharest. Visit Peles Castle that preserves the original furniture and decoration of the era, admire its gardens and beautiful surroundings and enjoy a drink at the terrace cafe overlooking the castle. Then, cross the mountains into Transylvania to Bran Castle. After lunch to a local restaurant in Bran, explore the twisting passages and staircases of the castle and learn about the true Prince Dracula, myth and reality. Later we travel through the beautiful undulating hills and plains of southern Transylvania to Sighisoara, where we spend the night. (total driving distance 330 km)

Day 2 Sighisoara – Rupea – Brasov – return to Bucharest
After breakfast, tour of the citadel town of Sighisoara. Enjoy the cobbled streets and the stories of the place, and climb the steps of the Clock Tower for fantastic views over the city and surrounding area. Then, we set out to Brasov. En route, see a couple of the characteristic Saxon Fortified Churches  and visit the medieval peasant citadel of Rupea, one of the most representative of its type in Transylvania.
Later in Brasov, we have lunch then a stroll around the main square and pedestrian streets of the old medieval town. Return to Bucharest. (total driving distance 330 km)
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To request a guided tour or get more information, please use the form below. I will answer every message personally within the next 24 hours, providing details of availability, booking and payment. 
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