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Transylvania In Depth - 5 days Private Tour

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    Day 1: Prahova Valley

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    A Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia, built between 1873 and 1914. Its inauguration was held in 1883. It was constructed for King Carol I.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    A landmark in Romania, ommonly known outside Romania as Dracula's Castle (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyadi Castle), it is often erroneously referred to as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
    The city is notable for being the regional capital of the Transylvanian Saxons of the Burzenland administrative area in the past, and a large commercial hub on the trade roads between East and West. It is also the birthplace of the national anthem of Romania.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Black Church (Biserica Neagra), Curte Honterus Johannes nr. 2, Brasov 500025 Romania
    It was built by the German community of the city and stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important Lutheran (Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession in Romania) places of worship in the region.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Brasov area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension.

    Day 2: Sighisoara surroundings

    Stop At: Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, East side of the Brasov Depression, Prejmer 507165 Romania
    The church was founded by the Germanic Teutonic Knights, and then was eventually taken over by the Transylvanian Saxon community. Initially Roman Catholic, it became Lutheran following the Reformation. Together with the surrounding village, the church forms part of the villages with fortified churches in Transylvania UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cetatea Rupea, Strada Cetatii, Rupea 505500 Romania
    One of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania, the first signs of human settlements dating from the Paleolithic and early Neolithic.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    It is a popular tourist destination for its well-preserved walled old town, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Torre do Relogio, Strada Turnului, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    In every fortification system there is one fortress that dominates the others: the master-tower. The Clock Tower of Sighișoara (Romanian: Turnul cu Ceas, German: Stundturm) is the main entry point to the citadel, opposite guarded by Taylor's Tower.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sighisoara area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension.

    Day 3: Hunedoara surroundings

    Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134 Romania
    The Alba Carolina Citadel is a star-shaped Romanian fortress located in Alba Iulia. Its construction commenced on November 4, 1715 during the Habsburg rule in Transylvania, and was completed in 1738. 20,000 serfs were involved in its construction, which is estimated to have cost around 3 million guldens. The citadel was built on the site of 2 other fortifications— the legionary fortress of Legio XIII Gemina, as well as the medieval Balgrad citadel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
    Corvin Castle, also known as Hunyadi Castle or Hunedoara Castle, is a Gothic-Renaissance castle in Hunedoara, Romania. It is one of the largest castles in Europe and figures in a list of the Seven Wonders of Romania.[
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Hunedoara area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension

    Day 4: Sibiu surroundings

    Stop At: Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Sarmizegetusa 337415 Romania
    The Roman settlement ruins.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Densus Church, Densus 337205 Romania
    The oldest church in Romania
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sibiu Tourist Information Center, Strada Brukenthal Samuel 2, Sibiu 550178 Romania
    Sibiu is one of the most important cultural centres of Romania and was designated the European Capital of Culture for the year 2007, along with the city of Luxembourg. Formerly the centre of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th-most idyllic place to live" by Forbes in 2008.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sibiu area, 3-star hotel/B&B/guest house/pension.

    Day 5: Olt River Valley to Bucharest

    Stop At: Big Square (Piata Mare), Sibiu Romania
    Old Town of Sibiu
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cozia Monastery, Calea lui Traian 816, Caciulata 245601 Romania
    Cozia Monastery, erected close to Călimănești by Mircea the Elder in 1388 and housing his tomb, is one of the most valuable monuments of national medieval art and architecture in Romania.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Victoriei Street, Bucharest Romania
    Getting to Bucharest

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Bucharest, Romania
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    5 days
    Return Details
    1: Bucharest, Romania
    2: Brașov, Romania
    3: Sibiu, Romania
    Inclusions
    • 4x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Bucharest (selected hotels only)
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Brasov Historical Center
    • Entry/Admission - Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
    • Entry/Admission - Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
    • Entry/Admission - Cetatea Rupea
    • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
    • Entry/Admission - Torre do Relogio
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Alba Iulia
    • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
    • Entry/Admission - Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
    • Entry/Admission - Densus Church
    • Entry/Admission - Sibiu Tourist Information Center
    • Entry/Admission - Cozia Monastery
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Our trip with Crafted Tours Romania exceeded our expectations. When we booked the tour, we were unsure how many of the sites would be open in January, and were pleasantly pleased that almost all of them were open and accessible. For the few that were not, Toni our tour guide,
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    Response from ToniCristian, Manager at Transylvania In Depth - 5 days Private Tour
    Responded 7 Aug 2019
    I am so happy to exceed your tour expectations. We had an excellent 5 days tour in Transylvania, expecially the low season when the sites are not so busy. I appreciate you recommendations. See you next time in Romania. Best reagrds, Toni
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    From medieval castles, fortresses, citadels and wonderful tours of ancient cities and churches -- virtually every place on the itinerary was absolutely fantastic. Our guide, Tony, was extremely accommodating and we felt like "family" throughout the entire time. His knowledge
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    Response from Toni T, Manager at Transylvania In Depth - 5 days Private Tour
    Responded 10 Mar 2019
    Dear Charlie, Thank you for choosing our tours while traveling to Romania. We had an amazing 5 days tour in Romania and we are happy to see you left with nice memories from our country. Thank you for your recommendations and hope to see you again. Best regards, Toni
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