3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov - Sighisoara
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
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
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
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 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:
3 DAYS CITY BREAK IN SIGHISOARA TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- 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
- 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
3 Star Hotel
4 Star Hotel