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Sighisoara – day tour from Brasov

7-8 hours. Mon-Sun
Transylvania,
Day trips
Day tours from Brasov,

The day trip to Sighisoara is one of the most popular day tours from Brasov. We’ll visit the medieval town which preserves very well the medieval charm, colourful buildings in renaissance style, narrow streets, towers and old churches. Sighisoara is the birthplace of the famous Vlad Dracula, the house where he was born exists today and hosts a restaurant. The tour highlights are: Clock Tower and History Museum, Birthplace of Vlad Dracula, Church of the monastery, Church on the Hill, Tailor’s tower, Tinsmiths’ tower, medieval wall, etc.

Highlights

Sighisoara: Clock Tower, Church on the Hill, Church of the monastery, Tinsmith's tower, Tailor's tower, medieval wall, House of Dracula, birthplace of Vlad the Impaler

Prices

Details Price
Euro / person 70
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The price include

• Licensed Tour Guide – English language (other languages on request) • Transport by car or minibus • Entrance tickets to the visited sites mentioned in the itinerary (standard tours)

The price not include

• Other services not specified on the itinerary • Photo and video fees (if applies inside of museums

The price include

• Licensed Tour Guide – English language (other languages on request) • Transport by car or minibus • Entrance tickets to the visited sites mentioned in the itinerary (standard tours)

The price not include

• Other services not specified on the itinerary • Photo and video fees (if applies inside of museums

Special conditions

The tour runs for minimum 2 people

Day tour to Sighisoara

Day tour to Sighisoara
Day trip to Sighisoara
Day tour from Brasov
Brasov day tours Day trip from Brasov

In the morning at 9.00 AM our licensed tour guide will meet you at your hotel in Brasov. We’ll start our day tour from Brasov, driving on the way to Sighisoara. The route will pass through several Saxon old villages which keep their old architecture, you’ll see some medieval fortresses located along this route, part of the Saxon / German heritage in Transylvania. You will see from the road and it will be possible to have a quick stop for taking photos : Feldioara fortress – the former headquarters of the Teutonic knights, Rupea fortress, Saschiz fortress and church.
Arriving at Sighisoara (approx 1h45 min drive) we’ll have a walking tour of Sighisoara medieval town.
One of the oldest towns from Transylvania, Sighisoara was first mentioned in 13th century. It is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe and it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.
We’ll visit the most important sights and our tour guide will tell you the history and legends behind this magnificent place.
Also called the Gate Tower, the Clock Tower was built in the 14th century and it is about 60 metres high. In 1604 the tower got a horologe whose mechanism was made up of wood and it later on had wooden statuettes which worked mechanically. Nowadays the History Museum is situated inside this Tower.
Church on the Hill. This church from the 14th and 15th centuries was built in late Gothic style and it was made of pit stone. It is one of the oldest churches  in Romania. One can admire the beautiful decorative Gothic stone sculptures and mural paintings from the 15th century. The way to the church is in fact a wooden stair covered by a wooden gallery built in 1654. A 1200 Romanesque chapel is supposed to have been the basis of this building.
The Church of the Monastery built in the 13th century was situated opposite the hill and it was an integral part of a Dominican church which no longer exists. One can see an altar built in the Baroque style, a 1680 organ, a 1440 bronze font and several Oriental carpets from the 17th century.
In Sighisoara can be seen the house where Vlad the Impaler was born, which now is a restaurant where you can enjoy a meal in the Dracula’s theme.
Big parts of the town’s fortified wall is still preserved together with nine defensive towers.
At the end of the tour you’ll have approx. 1 hour to explore the town by yourself, to eat lunch or for shopping.
Optional. On the way back to Brasov you can visit Rupea fortress or / and Viscri village or/and Feldioara (Marienburg) fortress and Viscri fortified church 
Return to Brasov and drop-off at your location. End of our day tour to Sighisoara.

Brasov day trips
walking tour of Sighisoara
Sighisoara walking tour

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Why to book this tour?

Discover the most amazing medieval town from Transylvania with our day tour to Sighisoara starting from Brasov. Drive along a very scenic route combining charming old villages, green rolling hills and dense forest. Have a guided walking tour of Sighisoara to find everything about the history and legends behind this old town. It is like a journey back in the Middle Ages.
We will drive you in modern comfortable cars, you’ll be assisted by our licensed tour guide, everything for your great holiday experience.