4 DAYS MEDIAEVAL CASTLES AND FORTRESSES TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Bucharest - Sinaia / Predeal - Arrival Day
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 2 - 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
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
Day 3 - 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)
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 4 - Bucharest - End of Tour
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 TravelShop Turkey.
4 DAYS MEDIAEVAL CASTLES AND FORTRESSES TOUR INCLUDES:
4 DAYS MEDIAEVAL CASTLES AND FORTRESSES TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Arrival transfer from Bucharest International Airport
- 1 night hotel with breakfast and dinner in Sinaia
- 1 night hotel with breakfast and dinner in Sighisoara
- 1 night hotel with breakfast and dinner in Bucharest
- 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
- Return transfer to Bucharest International Airport
- Travel VISA fee
- Travel Insurance
- Entrance fees to the tourist objectives mentioned in the itinerary
- Full board supplement (on request)
4 DAYS MEDIAEVAL CASTLES AND FORTRESSES TOUR PRICES IN EURO:
Min. 20 People, Per Person
3 Star Hotel