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Private 3 Days UNESCO Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

3 days
Private tours
Cultural & Sightseeing,

In our tour in Transylvania we’ll also include some sights which are included in the UNESCO tentative list due their cultural and historical role such as the Alba Iulia citadel and the Old Town of Sibiu. Other medieval towns, castles and fortresses are completing our visiting program. You’ll enjoy the scenic roads which are passing the Carpathians Mountains with their high peaks and dense forest and the Transylvanian landscape with its green rolling hills and the charming villages spread out between them. You’ll have the opportunity to try local food which is very tasty and diverse due to the multi-cultural specific of Transylvania. Romanian, Hungarian and German cuisine were blended here.


UNESCO Sights in Transylvania: Prejmer Fortified Church, Viscri Fortified Church, Saschiz Village, Sighisoara Medieval Town, Biertan Fortified church UNESCO tentative List: Alba Iulia citadel Other sights: Brasov Historic Town, Sibiu Old Town, Bran Castle, Peles Castle


Details Price
Euro / person - for groups of 2 travellers 540
Euro / person - for groups of 4 travellers 395
Euro / person - for groups of 6 travellers 320
Euro / person for single room supplement 160
for solo travelers or different group sizes than the ones above, prices are on request 0
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The price include

2 nights accommodation in 3 stars hotels located in the Old Town of Sighisoara; daily breakfast, transport with medium size car for 2-3 persons, with minivan for 4-7 people; Private Tour Guide; Entrance tickets at the monuments (standard tours)

The price not include

Other meals or services not mentioned as included;

The price include

2 nights accommodation in 3 stars hotels located in the Old Town of Sighisoara; daily breakfast, transport with medium size car for 2-3 persons, with minivan for 4-7 people; Private Tour Guide; Entrance tickets at the monuments (standard tours)

The price not include

Other meals or services not mentioned as included;


UNESCO Tour of Transylvania
UNESCO Transylvania Tour - Prejmer Fortified Church
Prejmer Fortified Church
Viscri village - Tour in Transylvania Viscri village UNESCO

9.00 AM. In the morning meet with our private tour guide at your hotel or address in Bucharest. 
We’ll depart towards Transilvania region, the biggest and the most popular region for tourism.
We’ll cross the Carpathians Mountains via the Prahova River Valley. We can admire the beauty of the mountain scenery and the small cozy mountain towns along the route.
We will start our visiting program with one of the majestic UNESCO sights – the Prejmer fortified church. During your visit you’ll be explained the reason and the huge role which these types of structures had in Transylvania.
Next we’ll drive to one of the most charming Transylvanian villages – Viscri. The village preserves the authentic architecture of the houses, old way of life, traditions and crafts. It is considered a great sample of the Saxon / German Heritage of Transylvania. Enjoy a walk through the village and visit the Viscri Fortified church (UNESCO)
We’ll continue heading to Sighisoara. On the route we’ll see from the road the impressive Rupea Fortress, built in 14th century. It is known as a Peasant Fortress, had an important role in the Transylvanian administration due the Middle-Age. Today it impresses with its top hill position and powerful fortified walls.
Next we’ll pass through the Saschiz village, also an UNESCO site hosting two impressive monuments:
The Saschiz Church. Built in 1493 in Gothic style it is one of the nicest old churches from Transylvania. The complex was surrounded by a powerful defensive wall, the perimeter of which is today marked by a fence.The only surviving portion is the northern tower, which was fitted with a prominent spire in 1677
Saschiz Peasant Fortress. Was built in the 14th century and it is also called "the Giants castle" following a local legend.
In the afternoon we’ll arrive at Sighisoara (UNESCO) the best preserved medieval town of Transylvania. The main sights: Clock Tower and History Museum, Birth place of Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), Covered stairs, Church on the Hill, towers and fortifications. Enjoy a walk on the narrow streets paved with river stones.
There is no better place to stay overnight during an UNESCO tour, than in a medieval town, included in the UNESCO Heritages List – Sighisoara.
Accommodation in a 3 stars hotel located in the UNESCO town of Sighisoara.


Sighisoara - Tour of Transylvania
Sighisoara - Tour in Transylvania
Sighisoara - Transylvania Tour
Biertan - UNESCO Transylvania Sibiu Cathedral Transylvania Tour

Breakfast. 8.30 AM departure. Today we have a lot to see and we’ll start driving on a very scenic rural area. Admire the beauty of the Transylvanian green rolling hills and the old charming Saxon villages scattered among the hills and valleys. Almost all the villages in the south of Transylvania had a type of fortification to protect the local community. We’ll visit the Biertan village, an important trade centre in the Middle Age and the Biertan fortified church (UNESCO site), built in 15-16th century. Here was the headquarters of the Evangelical Bishops for about 300 years. 
Next visit: the old city of Sibiu, a candidate to be included in the UNESCO list and a former European Capital of Cultures.  it was the biggest medieval town of Transylvania and today is one of the most popular tourist sights. Highlights: Big Square, Little Square, Orthodox and Lutheran-Evangelical Cathedrals, Liars bridge, medieval wall, etc. Sibiu is a vibrant city with a charming old town and a walk will reveal parts of the local history and culture. It is considered one of the European most romantic places to live and visit.
Our route will continue towards at Alba Iulia, a town having its origins in the ancient time, founded by the Romans under the name Apulum. We’ll visit the ruins of the Roman castrum (2nd century), medieval fortifications (16th century) and the Vauban type fortifications (18th century). Alba iulia has a great place in Romanian history as it was proclaimed the Union of all the Romanian regions in a single country. We’ll visit the Union museum and Reunion Cathedral. Another highlight of the city is the Catholic Cathedral, one of the oldest religious buildings from Transylvania.
The town's citadel is also on the preliminary list for UNESCO recognition.

In the evening return to Sighisoara.
Accommodation in a 3 stars hotel located in the UNESCO town of Sighisoara.

Alba Iulia


Bran Castle

Breakfast. 8.30 AM departure from the hotel.
First visit of the day will be at the famous Bran castle. Also called Dracula`s Castle, the castle got its fame from Dracula`s legend written in 1897 by Bram Stoker and later on made into a film by Francis Ford Coppola.. The first documents about Bran Castle appeared in 1377.
After the Bran Castle visit you can spend some time for souvenirs shopping and then leave
Next visit: the Historical Town of Brasov, The main sites are: Council Square, Black Church, White and Black Towers, Weaver’s Bastion and Ecaterina’s Gate, The Rope’s street, etc. The city of Brasov has its origins back to the 13th century and it was one of the most important trade centres and one of the most fortified towns. Part of the medieval buildings can still be seen in our tour.
We’ll continue back to Bucharest. Optional. Possible quick stop at Peles Castle, former royal residence of the Romanian Kings.
In the late afternoon / evening we’ll arrive at Bucharest. Drop-off at your hotel / address in the city.

Brasov Old town
Peles castle

Payment and Cancellations Policy for UNESCO Tour of Transylvania

To secure your booking a deposit of 100 euro/person is required.
The final payment has to be made with minimum 15 days prior the tour start.
The payments can be made online by credit card or by banking transfer
In certain circumstances can be made cash or card on arrival

Special conditions. If an emergency situation occurs (pandemic, disasters, revolution, war, etc) and the Romanian authorities or the authorities from the traveler’s country impose restrictions to travel, to enter or leave the country, the cancellation can be made anytime without any penalty.

Standard conditions. If none of the above mentioned situations occur the cancellation policy is:
No penalty apply if the cancellation is made with minimum 15 days prior the tour. Any deposit paid will be refunded in maximum 10 days.
50 % penalty fee apply if the cancellation is made with 5-14 days prior the our departure.
100% penalty fee apply if the cancellation is made with less than 5 days prior the tour start or in case of NO SHOW.




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