Meet with the guide at the Henri Coanda International Airport in Bucharest. Your first day in Romania starts with a sightseeing tour of Bucharest, including: The Vlad the Impaler’ Old Princely Court; the Archbishop’s Church and Palace, the Palace of Parliament (also called the “House of the People”), second largest building in the world, after the building of US Pentagon.
|Palace of Parliament||Revolution’s Square|
Accommodation at a 4* hotel In Bucharest.
Breakfast. Leave for Sibiu via Curtea de Arges, where you will visit the former capital of Wallachia, the residence of the first Basarab Prince. Visit the Princely Church and the Curtea de Arges monastery (including the Fountain of Master Manole).
|Curtea de Arges Monastery||Cozia Monastery|
On the way, visit Cozia Monastery, hystorical monument from 14th century, erected by the
grandfather of Vlad the Impaler.
Accommodation at a 3* hotel in Sibiu.
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of the medieval fortress by foot, including the former palace of the governor of Transylvania, Samuel von Brukenthal, nowadays housing one of the best art galleries in Romania. The tour is including the citadel, the Liar’s Bridge, the Stairs Passage.
|Large Square – Sibiu||Sighisoara|
Next point on the tour, Sighisoara is only medieval citadel in Europe that is still fully inhabited;
mentioned in 1280 as “Castrum Sex”. Detalied tour of the citadel, including the Tower Museum,
the Cover Stairs, the Church on the Hill. Feel the attractions of the Torture Room and visit the
Mediaeval Weapons Collection. Visit the house where is supposing that Vlad “Dracula” was
born (now a cozy restaurant).
At Sighisoara you will be accommodated at 3* hotel.
Breakfast early in the morning. On the way to Bran, visit the three-rounded walls church of Biertan, included on UNESCO’s List of World Heritage. Your next stop is Bran Castle. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle" (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyad Castle), it is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker's Dracula. The castle is now a museum open to tourists, displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie. Tourists can see the interior individually or by a guided tour. At the bottom of the hill is a small open air museum park exhibiting traditional Romanian peasant structures (cottages, barns, etc.) from across the country.
|Fortified Church of Biertan||Bran Castle|
Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Bran.
After breakfast, on the way to Brasov, you will visit Rasnov Fortress. The fortress is not far away from the world famous Bran Castle (a.k.a. Dracula's castle) and only about 15km away from Brasov city. It is situated on a hill overlooking the medieval town of Ransov. Nowadays it is well preserved, but is little known to both Romanian and foreign tourists. The fantastic views from the fortress together with the fortress itself and the small museum inside make Rasnov a sight that you must not miss if you are in the area.
You will make a sightseeing tour of the Brasov city, including Black Church (the biggest Gothic
monument in Brasov), St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Schei Gate and District (architectural
reservation), the Rope Street (the narrowest street in Europe), The Clothes-makers Bastion, The
Rope-makers Bastion, The Weavers’ Bastion (building unique in Romania), the White and the
Black Towers, Ecaterina’s Gate, the Old Town Hall Square and the Town Council building.
Returning to Bran, where you will be accommodated at the same 4* hotel.
On the way to Bucharest you will visit Sinaia. Home to the splendid Peles Castle, Sinaia is located at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains. Although the Sinaia monastery has existed here since the 17th century, Sinaia becomes famous at the end of 19th c., when became the summer residence of the first king of Romania, Carol I, which popularized the town. Visit Peles Castle, a fine example of German Renaissance style of architecture, with elaborately-decorated rooms. The tour includes also the visit to Sinaia Monastery.
|Peles Castle||Sinaia Monastery|
Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Bucharest.
Breakfast. Depending on your flight schedule, you will have free time for shopping or transfer to the Henri Coanda International Airport, Otopeni.