Tour 1 Middle Age Tour in Transylvania

2 days Tour Begins & ends Bucharest: 1nts Brasov

The Clock Tower, Sighisoara

This escorted tour takes you to some of the Transylvania s most exciting locations. After you meet our guide in Bucharest you will make the first leg of your coach journey in Sinaia town to visit Peles Castle. Next up you will head through the Carpathians Mountains to tour Bran Castle  before making your way to Brasov. After one night stay in Brasov we head up northwest to visit Medieval Sighisoara, but not before we will stop off en route to visit the enchanting Viscri Fortified Church, one of the most interesting Saxon fortified churches (UNESCO World Heritage).

Service name: Middle Age Tour | Tour theme: History & Culture Tours

Regions: Walachia and Transylvania | Validity: all year | Tour Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Highlights: Bran Castle, Peles Castle,  Sighisoara, Viscri Fortified Church, rural life, amazing natural views, Carphatian Mountains

Included: 1nt accommodation in Brasov en suite room, breakfast, transport, driver, guide, permanent assistance

Day 1: Bucharest - Peles Castle - Bran Castle - Brasov

Peles Castle

This morning travel through the Carpathians Mountains along the picturesque Prahova River. This afternoon, visit Peles Castle, built in the late 19th century and early 20th century German Renaissance style and Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle. Afterwards, you will journey to Brasov. Enjoy a memorable evening tour in this exciting city. Overnight in Brasov.

Peles Castle

Our first destination is the tourist town of Sinaia, where Peles Castle is located. Arrive in Sinaia, once exclusive aristocratic resort, where we visit Peles Castle, the summer residence of the former Romanian royal family. Peles Castle is one of the most beautiful museums in Romania and was built in almost 40 years by King Charles 1.

Bran Castle

We continue our trip to famous Bran Castle. To get there we must go trough Prahova Valley, leaving behind elegant mountain resorts Predeal, Azuga and Busteni which are continuously attracting a high number of Romanian and foreign tourists, on the road that that crosses the whirling Prahova River. Breathtaking natural beauty are opened in front of your eyes but the most spectacular view is from Busteni where you can admire the highest peaks of Bucegi Mountains: Caraiman Peak ,Costila Peak and Omu Peak.

Also called Dracula's Castle, it is situated at the entrance of Bran-Rucar pass. A remarkable architectural, the monument was built between 1377-1382 on a rock 60 m.

After Bran Castle visit, head to a local restaurant for lunch of fresh salads, traditional soups, delicious sarmale, meat, chicken, vegetables and other regional fare (drinks and meals at own expense). Traditional lunch can be arranged in Bran village.

Transfer and overnight in Brasov town.

Day 2 : Brasov - Viscri - Sighisoara - Bucharest

Viscri Fortified Church

This morning travel through the Persani Mountains while you enjoy the awesome natural wonder that is Padurea Bogatii. Our first visit is at Viscri Fortified Church, one of the most spectacular in Romania.

Visit Viscri village, an authentic Transylvanian village and the oldest fortified church in Transylvania and an UNESCO world heritage site. Walking through this enchanting village is really like going back in time! Even Prince Charles of Wales, attracted by the beauty of this area, bought a house here few years ago. 
Time allocated for taking pictures and walking through the village. Your guide will lead lead you to the best spots!

Sighisoara

Afterwards, you will journey to  Middle Age Sighisoara -the best preserved in Romania and one of the few citadels still inhabited in the world with an authentic Middle Age architecture.

Visit Sighisoara medieval town including The Clock Tower, The Church on the Hill and the house where Vlad the Impaler was born.

Sighisoara

Walking around the narrow streets we can admire, under the shadow of the old Clock Tower, the house where an unknown woman gave birth to a child ,Vlad, who will become famous all over the world as Dracula. 
These streets, which also ignores the straight line and the horizontal plane, hide and reveal, at each step in an elaborate, but urban natural scenery, medieval paintings that delight the eye and incites the imagination. Unmistakable charm and personality of the city were built in time, by harmonizing the successive deposits of history.

Sighisoara

Walking along the wall that surrounds Sighisoara citadel we admire the five centuries old houses along with the towers erected by various guilds of the citadel, from which the Shoemakers, Tailors and Tin Makers Guilds towers are the most impressive. We visit the Church from the Hill but not before climbing the 175 covered steps which was built in 1642 in order to make easier access for the schoolchildren's. From this highest point of the citadel you have the view of whole citadel, so don't forget your camera!

After Sighisoara old town visit, head to a local restaurant for lunch of fresh salads, traditional soups, delicious sarmale, meat, chicken, vegetables and other regional fare (drinks and meals at own expense).Traditional lunch can be arranged in Sighisoara medieval town.

Transfer to your hotel in  Bucharest City.