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3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR

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3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR SUMMARY:


Welcome to Romania! Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeastern Europe, north of the Balkan Peninsula, on the Lower Danube, within and outside the Carpathian arch, bordering on the Black Sea. Natural and Cultural are the words that best capture the essence of Romania, a dynamic country rich in history, art and scenic beauty. Romania offers the traveler countless unique travel experiences waiting to be discovered. Sighisoara stands as one of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this perfectly intact 16th century gem with nine towers, cobbled streets, burgher houses and ornate churches rivals the historic streets of Old Prague or Vienna for atmospheric magic. Come with TravelShop Turkey to learn more about the country!
 
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3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR ITINERARY:

Day 1 - Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov - Sighisoara
(Dinner included)
After meet with our staff, 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. And 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. Upon arrival at in Sighisoara, transfer and check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sighisoara.

Day 2 - Sighisoara
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast, prepare yourself to have the sightseeing tour with TravelShop Turkey. Which founded by German craftsmen and merchants known as the Saxons of Transylvania, Sighisoara is a fine example of a small, fortified medieval town which played an important strategic and commercial role on the fringes of central Europe for several centuries. The Sighisoara Medieval Citadel is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and serve as living monument to more than eight centuries of Saxon history.

Then we will walk around the Sighisoaras Towers, they are 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.

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. Inside the tower, the History Museum exhibits objects from Sighisoaras past; make your way through the warren of rooms and staircases to reach the clockwork and the balcony with fine views over the town and countryside. At the foot of the Clock Tower is the Torture Room, a small and eerie museum that details the barbarous methods used to extract confessions from prisoners during the Middle Ages. Some ancient instruments of torture are still on display here.

Also, we will visit the Vlad Draculs House where Vlad Tepes (alias Dracula) was born is now being put to use as a restaurant, bar and beer cellar. Along the ceiling of the dining room are fragments of 15th century frescoes depicting the Vlad and his dad. The House With Stag named from a stag head fixed on the corner of the building. This type of construction is specific to the Transylvanian Renaissance of the 17th century. Nowadays, the building houses a modern pension, a cafe-restaurant with traditional dishes and a Romanian-German cultural centre.

Follow with Murtis Tour, walk around The Covered Stairs which is next to the School Street there is a covered wooden staiway. The stair was built in 1642 to facilitate the schoolchidrens way to the School on the Hill during winter. Originally the stairs had 300 steps, but today their number was reduced to 175. The Covered Stairway leads also to the Church on the Hill.

Before we back to hotel, we will visit The Hill Church. This beautiful Gothic church dominates the hill at the southern end of the citadel. It can be reached by climbing the 175 steps of the covered wooden Scholars Stairs. The building of the church started in 1345 and ended in 1525, 180 years later. Dinner and overnight in Sighisoara.

Day 3 - Sighisoara - Biertan - Bucharest
(Breakfast included)
Today we will return back to Bucharest. On our way back, we stop to another place included on the UNESCO List of Patrimony - The Fortified Church from Biertan

Biertan Church is the fortified church of Biertan was built in the place of an old basilica at the end of the 15 th century with architectural elements from the late-Gothic and renaissance style. The walls, which surround the church in three rows, were built in several stages; the inner enclosure was already built in the 14 th century to protect the old basilica.

Upon arrival Bucharest, we should say goodbye to you. 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 TravelShop Turkey.



3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR INCLUDES:
  • 2 nights hotel with breakfast and dinner in Sighisoara
  • 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 SIGHISOARA TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Travel VISA fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Entrance fees to the tourist objectives mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full board supplement (on request)


3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR PRICES IN EURO:

Min. 20 People, Per Person
Shared Double
Single
3 Star Hotel
€ 143.00
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4 Star Hotel
€ 159.00
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