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7-Day Transylvania Castles Tour from Bucharest - All Included

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    Day 1 Meet you guide at Bucharest airport or hotel, then drive across the Carpathian Mountains to Transylvania. One hour visit at Rasnov Teutonic Knights Fortress. The fortress turned later into a small walled town with 60-70 houses, 9 towers and 10 meters high walls. Overnight in Moeciu a small town in the Carpathian Mountains.

    Day 2 2 hours visit at the Royal Peles Castle in Sinaia, one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Peles Castle is a superb piece of Neo-Renaissance architecture, in truly spectacular setting. 2 hours tour in Bran / Dracula’s castle. The impressive 14 century fortress became world famous as home of Count Dracula the legendary vampire. O/N in Moeciu.

    Day 3 A 2 hours tour of Brasov the wealthiest city of medieval Transylvania. Enjoy a guided walk around the old centre to discover the Black Church, blackened by fire in 1689, walk one of the narrowest street in Europe and the superb central square Drive to Sighisoara, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This superbly preserved medieval town easily rivals Prague and Vienna. Here, in this fairy tale town, Vlad Dracula was born in 1431. Dracula’s house is now a restaurant and we are all invited. O/N in Sighisoara.

    Day 4 2 hour tour Sighisoara, including the Clock Tower with a remarkable clock mechanism from 1648 and a great panorama over the old town. The Church on the hill amazes with unique frescoes, and incredible stories. In Sighisoara each defence tower belonged to a guild, like the Tailors Tower, or Blacksmiths Tower. Discover their incredible stories. One hour tour at Biertan UNESCO site. In Transylvania the villagers built fortresses around their churches. During invasions everyone fled to the walled church, and fought for their life. Biertan is one of the best of these fortified churches, with 3 rings of defensive walls around the church. You'll learn why Biertan had no divorces for 300 years, due to a local tradition. O/N in Hunedoara

    Day 5 Visit Corvin castle for 2 hours, The Gothic castle, surrounded by legends and mystery awaits it’s visitors with amazing stories. Drive to Calnic castle a UNESCO Site. The 13 century castle was a nobility residence. In 1430, the nobleman sold the castle to the peasants of Calnic, who turned the castle into a refuge fortress. Here the villagers could defend themselves against the invaders. Drive to Sibiu, 2007 Cultural Capital of Europe. O/N in Sibiu.

    Day 6 Walking tour of Sibiu - the historic centre of Sibiu, discover the superb “Big Square” quaint cobbled streets, the Liars Bridge the place where traitors (liars) used to be hanged. Per legend, the bridge should collapse if you lie while standing on it. Tour Fagaras castle. After a 9 months siege on this castle, the Turks came up with a dirty trick to win the battle. Great story awaits you here. O/N back to Moeciu.

    Day 7 if your flight times allow, add 4 hours highlights tour in Bucharest Transfer to Bucharest Airport or Hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    We can pick you up from Bucharest Airport or any Bucharest hotel.
    Departure Time
    Flexible
    Duration
    7 days
    Return Details
    At the end of the tour we will drop you off in Bucharest either at the Airport or your hotel of choice.
    Inclusions
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • All meals a la carte in restaurants
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • 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
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    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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    One of my favorite tours, ever. Attaching picture highlights that include our guide Emil on our 6 day Dracula tour. Even though we went to most of the famous sites related to Vlad Tepes, or Vlad the Impaler, we got to see so much more and learn about Romanian history and
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    We did a three day Transylvania extension prior to boarding a river cruise from Bucharest. It was one of the best things we have done.My husband David has recently started to use a walking stick and was very hesitant as to how he would cope. Emil was fantastic with him, David
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    we booked the 6 days hiking and sightseeing with Emil, we stayed in this lovely cottage up in the mountains of Moesciu de Sus we drove every day to the start of the trail and walked for 5/6 hours per day, Emil was our guide, great english very knowledgable about his country and
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    We are a group of 4 family members - a private tour to Transylvania with a nice local guide cum driver. It was a memorable tour to all the castles and churches ( can't recall the name) We stayed over night in a lovely small town in the hills - cool weather - nice food and clean
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    My sister and I booked the Transylvania Castles Tour with Adventure Transylvania. Our guide Emil made this one of the best vacations we’ve ever had. The three other people scheduled for this tour had to reschedule, so we had Emil as our personal tour guide. We drove from
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    By: Adventure Transylvania - Day Tours
    StephenBur61
    52
    Fantastic tour of Brasov and Sighisoara, along with the Peleş and Bran castles...
    We used Adventure Transylvania for an overnight tour from Bucharest to see 2 of Romania's most famous castles. Our
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    Phil Plummer
    Idaho Falls, Idaho
    10
    The Complete Tour of Romania
    Absolutely fabulous! We spent 11 days in Romania. Romania is a beautiful country with a very long history.
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    Susan D
    20
    First class company and guidance; we have used the company twice
    We have used Adventure Transylvania twice, several years apart, for travel to Romania. Each time they tailored the
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    Diane
    40
    Great Hiking and sightseeing.
    Our family did a combination hiking and sightseeing tour. Emil was our tour guide. The trip was wonderful and
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    mrandmrsmevy
    Spring Hill, Florida
    139
    Amazing
    Horia was an awesome host and guide. We made many new friends that we still see to this day. 100% recommended.
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    Bill M
    Bend, Oregon
    3720
    1 day tour to Transylvania
    Florin is a guide recommended by a retired travel agent friend of ours and she was right on. Florins full day tour
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    Obei R
    41
    Amazing tour with a knowledgeable guide!
    We went on a number of different day tours with Emil and they were all outstanding and fun! His knowledge of
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    mystery
    Frankfurt, Germany
    5055
    Day trip to Transylvania with Petre Butusina email: petre_butusina@yahoo.com
    Petre Butusina [tel 0040754215885] is a very kind driver who drove us to Transylvania and had very good time,
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    aeroplane31
    Houston, Texas
    10
    Fantastic Tour of Romania
    One of my favorite tours, ever. Attaching picture highlights that include our guide Emil on our 6 day Dracula
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    anita r
    London, United Kingdom
    106
    A wonderful tour with a great patient tour guide
    We did a three day Transylvania extension prior to boarding a river cruise from Bucharest. It was one of the best
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