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4 DAYS MEDIAEVAL CASTLES AND FORTRESSES TOUR

Places Covered: Bucharest - Sinaia - Sighisoara - Sibiu
Duration: 3 Nights & 4 Days Package
Tour Cost: On Request

DAY 01

Bucharest - Sinaia / Predeal - Arrival Day

(Dinner included) Welcome to Romania! Upon arrival in Bucharest International Airport, you will be meet with our local representative and we will transfer to Sinaia and check in to your hotel. Sinaia is a town and a mountain resort in Romania. The city is a popular destination for hiking and winter sports, especially downhill skiing. After settle down, the rest of the day is yours to explore the city. Dinner and overnight in Sinaia.

DAY 02

Sinaia - Bran - Brasov - Sighisoara

(Breakfast and dinner included) After your breakfast in hotel, today we will depart for Sighisoara. Sighisoara is a popular tourist destination, due to its well-preserved walled old town. During our journey, we will visit Sinaia Monastery which was founded by Prince Mihai Cantacuzino in 1695 and named after the great Sinai Monastery on Mount Sinai. As of 2005 it is inhabited by 13 Christian Orthodox monks led by hegumen Macarie Bogus. It belongs to the archdiocese of Bucharest.

Then we will visit Peles Castle where is a Neo-Renaissance castle placed in an idyllic setting in the Carpathian Mountains, and built between 1873 and 1914; its inauguration was held in 1883.

After our lunch break in Sinaia, we will continue our journey. We will have a sightseeing tour in Bran. Murtis Tour will guided you to visit Draculas Caste in Bran, it is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. The castle is now a museum open to tourists

Then we will visit the Black Church of Brasov was built by the German inhabitants Brasov and represents the most important Gothic style monument of Romania. The Black Church is still the largest Lutheran (Evangelical) Church in Transylvania.

Also we will have a visit in Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas. Inside you will find a site under development for the spread of Gods word through his Holy Orthodox Church. St. Nicholas Cathedral is a fine example of the encompassing nature of Orthodoxy. After the tour, lets continue our journey to Sighisoara. Upon arrival, transfer and check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sighisoara.

DAY 03

Sighisoara - Sibiu - Bucharest

(Breakfast and dinner included) Today Murtis Tour will guide you to visit Sighisoara Citadel which is a 12th Century Saxon edifice, is the historic center of the city. Still inhabited, the citadel is listed as a World Heritage Site. Also we will visit the Church on the Hill which contains many frescoes and a crypt. Built on the location of a Roman fort. Located on the side of the hill next to it is one of the Lutheran cemeteries in the city, which contains many tombstones of Germans.

Then we will see the most impressive and the most picturesque in all Sighisoaras towers - The Clock Tower. Its role was to be the main gate into the citadel and to house the towns council. It was built in the second half of the 14th century.

Around the citadel walls are the towers that the guilds erected during the 14th to 16th centuries to protect the town from Turkish raids. Each tower was built by one of the guilds and bears the name of the guild. 14 towers were erected but only 9 are still standing. We will visit The Butchers Tower (Turnul Macelarilor) inside.

After the tour, we will depart for Bucharest, during our journey, we will have a stop in Sibiu to visit the Large and Small Square. The Large Square is the historic center of Sibiu, first time mentioned in 1411 as corn market. The public executions and public meetings used to be held here. The Small Square is the second largest historic place of Sibiu and one of the most beautiful square in town. This square is a magnificent place surrounded by preserved medieval buildings and it is connected to the Large Square through narrows passages. After enjoy our lunch, we shall continue our journey to Bucharest. Upon arrival, transfer and check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Bucharest.

DAY 04

Bucharest - End of Tour

(Breakfast included) Today before transfer to the airport, we will have a city tour in Bucharest. TravelShop Turkey will guided you to visit the Palace of the Parliament, the Palace is the worlds largest civilian administrative building, most expensive administrative building, and heaviest building. And we will visit Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral, the Patriarchal Cathedral has been the centrepiece of the Romanian Orthodox faith since the seventeeth century. Built to a design based on the Curtea de Arges, near Pitesti, it has undergone a number of facelifts, but the overwhelming majority of the cathedrals structure is the original, built between 1654 to 1658. Then we will have visit The Village Museum which is an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Herastrau Park (Bucharest, Romania), showcasing traditional Romanian village life.

At the end, regarding your flight departure time, we will transfer to the airport for your international flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing The Europe Holidays.

3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN CURTEA DE ARGES TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights hotel with breakfast and dinner in Curtea de Arges
  • Guided Tours in ALL destinations
  • All entrance fees to all museums mentioned in the itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN CURTEA DE ARGES TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Travel VISA fee

Travel Insurance

Entrance fees to the tourist objectives mentioned in the itinerary

Full board supplement (on request)

NOTES:

  • Prices are not valid for during Events, Bank holidays or any other special occasion.
  • All above Rates, hotels and other services are subject to availability on the actual time of booking.

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