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Transylvania and the Painted Monasteries

8 days
7 nights






$ 1,525.00 (double occupancy)
$ 355.00 (single occupancy)


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Bucharest: Hotel Union Plaza 4****
Sibiu: Hotel Hermanns 4****
Sighisoara: Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton Cavaler 4****
Guma Humorului: Hotel Best Western Bucovina 4****
Piatra Neamt: Hotel Central Plaza 4****
Poiana Brasov: Ana Hotels Complex 4****


7 x overnights in excellent 4**** hotels
Daily breakfast and 3-course menu dinner or dinner buffet
Traditional dinner with brandy and wine at the locals in the village of Sibiel
Farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant in Bucharest including folklore show and wine
English speaking tour guide throughout the tour.
All entrance fees according to itinerary (Cozia Monastery, Lutheran Church in Sibiu, St. Margaret Church in Medias, Fortified Church Biertan, Church on the Hill in Sighisoara, Moldovita Monastery, Sucevita Monastery and Voronet Monastery, Fortified Church Prejmer, Black Church, Dracula Castle, Peles Castle)
Transportation by modern vehicle from/to airport


Explore an eclectic blend of Ottoman, Orthodox, and Soviet history with a distinct European identity. You'll marvel at Roman outposts, mystical medieval monasteries, and a dazzling collection of prehistoric gold. Connect  with people who make their countries' history, art, culture.You'll be warmly welcomed in neighborhood cafés, rustic mountain villages, and humble monasteries. 

Day 1  : Arrival – Bucharest

“Welcome to Romania“ greets you the local guide at the international airport in Bucharest. Transfer to the hotel and check-in. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 2  : Bucharest – Sibiu

In the morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Romanian metropolis Bucharest and discover its main highlights such as the Arch of Triumph, the Victory Square, the Revolution Square and the Parliament Palace. Continue with a scenic drive along the Olt Valley towards Sibiu in Transylvania. Walking tour in Sibiu upon arrival. Discover the charming Old Town with its Grand Square, Small Square, Liar's Bridge and the Evangelical Church. Complete the day with a traditional dinner with wine and brandy at the locals in the village Sibiel.

Overnight in Sibel (B, D)

Day 3  : Sibiu – Medias - Biertan – Sighisoara

Soon after breakfast drive to Medias, where you will visit the St. Margaret Church. Then drive to Biertan, where you discover the fortified church (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Drive to Sighisoara, where you take a walk and find out more about the Watch Tower, the Church on the Hill and the Birth House of Dracula.

Overnight in Sighisoara (B, D)

Day 4  : Sighisoara – Bistrita – Gura Humorului/ Suceava

In the morning visit the city of Targu Mures with its famous Rose Square and the Orthodox Cathedral. Drive further to Bistrita, where you will take a walking tour and then, through the Tihuta Pass, arrive in Bucovina. 

Overnight in Bukovina (B, D)

Day 5  : Gura Humorului/Suceava – Monasteries – Piatra Neamt

Visit the Voronet Monastery - built in the 15th century, the monastery is also known as the “Sistine Chapel of East”. Continue to the Moldovita Monastery, and end the day by visiting the Sucevita Monastery. Afterwards, drive to Piatra Neamt. 

Overnight in Peatra Neamt (B, D)

Day 6  : Piatra Neamt – Prejmer – Brasov

Continue your trip along the breathtaking landscapes of the Bicaz Gorge towards Transylvania. Around noon you will arrive at the fortified church Prejmer, which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon take a walking tour in Brasov, where you will visit the famous Black Church. 

Overnight in Brasov (B, D)

Day 7  : Brasov – Bran – Sinaia - Bucharest

Today you visit the Dracula Castle, which was built in the 14-th century as a customs between Transylvania and Wallachia. Then continue your trip to Sinaia, one of the most beloved destinations of Romania, where you’ll visit the magnificent summer residence of the former Royal family, the Peles Castle. Drive to Bucharest. Farewell dinner with folk show and wine in a local restaurant.

Overnight in Bucharest (B, D)

Day 8  : Departure from Bucharest

Free time at leisure. Then, transfer to the airport and say farewell to the guide.