Explore the magnificent Dracula’s Castle in Bran. Discover Gothic Churches & Open Air Museums.
Throughout your 7 days on this privately guided tailor-made tour you will be fully escorted by an English-speaking Tour Guide and transported by air-conditioned vehicle.
Day 1 Bucharest
Arrive at Bucharest and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
Day 2 Bucharest – Sibiu
After breakfast, explore the highlights of Romania’s capital. You will visit the imposing Parliament Palace, the world’s second largest administrative building, the Royal Palace and the historic city centre. Continue to spectacular Olt Valley dotted with centuries old churches, before arriving in medieval Sibiu. (B, D)
Day 3 Sibiu / Sibiel
Today you will explore Sibiu’s impressive Old Town and visit Brukenthal Museum and the Astra Open Air Museum to gain an insight into Romanian history, culture and heritage. Continue to the nearby village of Sibiel for a typical home-cooked Romanian dinner. Return to Sibiu for overnight. (B, D)
Day 4 Sibiu – Sighisoara
This morning admire the perfectly preserved, medieval towns of Medias and Biertan in Transylvania. This area is the heart of traditional and rural Romanian life and has changed little over time. Continue to beautiful Sighsoara, birthplace of Vlad Dracula. Enjoy a city tour and have some time to wonder the winding, cobblestone streets before dinner at the famous restaurant “Casa Vlad Dracul” where the legend of Dracula was created. (B, D)
Day 5 Sighisoara – Bran – Brasov
Explore Sighisoara’s 12th century citadel which is fortified with towers and artillery bastions before continuing to Bran for a tour of Dracula’s castle. Travel to charming Brasov for an afternoon city tour that will reveal the magnificence of this city. Here you will visit the Black Church, the largest Gothic church between Vienna and Istanbul, as well as the historic Old Town Hall. (B, D)
Day 6 Brasov – Sinaia – Bucharest
After breakfast you travel to Sinaia for a tour of the enchanting Peles Castle built by King Carol l. Marvel at its fine collection of paintings, sculptures and furniture, then return to Bucharest for a final night and be treated to a special farewell dinner and folk show. (B, D)
Day 7 Bucharest
Your Discover Romania tour concludes after breakfast with a departure transfer for your onward journey. (B)