The best of Romania tour

Join us for the tour of the most important sights from Romania. We’ll visit the charming Transylvania with its old medieval towns, castles and fortresses, the beautiful painted monasteries from Bucovina and the capital city of Romania, Bucharest.

Bucharest - Capital of Romania
Romania traditions

All combined with beautiful landscapes, charming villages and countryside, enjoy traditional customs, taste local food and drinks, visit the workshops of the local craftsmen.

Highlights of the best Romania tour

Bucharest – panoramic tour, Sibiu’s Old Town, Corvin (Hunyad) Castle, Alba Iulia, Sighisoara – medieval town, Borgo Pass, Painted monasteries from Bucovina: Voronet, Moldovita and Sucevita, painted eggs museum and workshop, Marginea pottery center, Prejmer Fortified Church, Brasov – Old Town, Bran Castle, Peles Castle, horse driven wagon tour in an old village, traditional lunch in a village, visit local crafsmen, tasting of local plum and pear brandy.

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Day by day itinerary

Bucharest - Sibiu

Sibiu Town Meet our tour guide, in the morning at your hotel in Bucharest. (For extra nights and tours of Bucharest check the Optionals at the bottom of this page).
We’ll start driving on the way to Transylvania. Crossing the Carpathian mountain you van admire great views and landscapes. We’ll stop in a old village from Sibiu area. You can enjoy a horse driven wagon tour in the old village. Learn more about the local traditions and way of living. Visit a local household and Traditional lunch in a local house.

End the day in Sibiu. Walking tour of the Sibiu’s Old District. Sibiu is one of the most important fortified towns in Transylvania.. The city is reminiscent of old European cities such as Nuremburg and it was founded in 1190 and grew to be the chief city of the Transylvanian Saxons. This amazing town, with the "Old Town" (The Big Square, the Small Square, The staircase Tower, the Tanners Tower, the Liar’s Bridge , the House of the Butcher’s Guild , aso.
Overnight at Forum Continental Hotel**** or similar, located in the old town.

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Sibiu - Hunedoara - Alba Iulia - Sighisoara

Hunedoara City In the morning we’ll go to Hunedoara to visit the biggest medieval castle from Romania – Corvin’s (Hunyad) Castle, dating since 15th century.
We’ll continue to Alba Iulia, a city with long history dating since the ancient times. Visit the Orthodox Cathedral, Catholic Cathedral, the fortification system built in “Vauban” style.

End the day in Sighisoara. Taste the local drinks: In the evening we’ll have a plum/pear brandy and wine tasting in a small family cellar.
Overnight in a 3 stars hotel, located in the Old Town – Hotel Sighisoara or similar.

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Sighisoara - Bucovina (Gura Humorului)

Sighisoara We’ll start the day with a visit on the medieval town of Sighisoara (UNESCO), also called “The Pearl of Transylvania” a wonderful medieval city where you can stil enjoy the medieval atmosphere. The citadel built in 13th century by German (Saxon) settlers it was an important cultural and artist center in medieval period. The old town is considered one of the best preserved medieval towns from Europe and its included in the UNESCO heritages list.

Next we’ll cross the Carpathians mountains heading north-east to one of the most famous and popular region of Romania – Bucovina, the land of painted monasteries. It is a very scenic road which offer amazing landscapes. We’ll stop on the way at Borgo Pass, famous due to the Dracula’s novel. End your day in Gura Humorului.
Overnight at Hildes residence**** or similar.

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Bucovina - Painted Monasteries - Bicaz Lake

Painted Monasteries We’ll visit couple of the most important monasteries (UNESCO sites):
First visit at Voronet Monastery, founded in 1488 by Stephen the Great . It is the most accomplished sample of artistic achievement in Moldavian architecture and painting . The doors of the porch have a Renaissance framing, whereas the stone carvings of the broken arches at the doors and windows belong to the Gothic style.

Continue to Moldovita (UNESCO): dates back from 1532 and is due to the ruling prince Petru Rares It has the aspect of a fortress, with imposing towers and high, thick walls. The church has a three-cusped plan, as well as an open porch. It Is decorated with scenes from the 16th c Moldavian life. You can see here the best preserved frescoes, with fresh and vivid colors.

Next to Sucevita: the last and the most magnificent monastic achievement among the painted monasteries in Bucovina , looks as a real fortress, with towers, buttresses and watch roads. Built in 1581, by one bishop, it was dedicated to the Assumption in 1584. Paintings of the Sucevita monastery were best preserved both on the outside and on the inside( Ladder of Virtue, the last Judgment, the tree of Jesse).

Beside the old and beautiful monasteries we’ll also dedicate some time to visit local craftsmens as: a painted eggs museum and workshop, Marginea pottery center, aso.
Overnight in Bicaz Lake area in 3 stars hotel.

Bicaz Lake - Prejmer - Brasov

Brasov Medieval City Center Deapart in the morning. We’ll continue on the shore of Bicaz Lake and we’ll cross the Eastern Carpathian mountains, back to Transylvania. We’ll pass in our way the amazing Bicaz Gorges and Red Lake.

Next we’ll visit the fortified church from Prejmer (UNESCO), dating since 13th century and having an unique defensive architecture.

End the day in Brasov. In the afternoon walking tour of the medieval center of Brasov (2 hours). The city of Brasov is one of the oldest in Europe, dating from 1235. During the Middle Ages, Brasov was known as a powerful fortress surrounded by high stone walls and defended by bulwarks, towers and other small fortresses. The buildings and the streets in the historical centre still preserve a medieval note. Council Square, Black Church, White and Black Towers, Weaver’s Bastion and Ecaterina’s Gate are the tour highlights.
Overnight in Brasov at Bella Muzica Hotel***or similar, located in the Old Town

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Brasov - Bran - Sinaia - Bucharest

Bran Castle
Peles Castle

In the morning we’ll visit famous Bran Castle. Also called Dracula`s Castle, it is situated not far from Brasov (25 kilometres) at the entrance in the Bran - Rucar passage. 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 the Bran Castle appeared in 1377.

Continue to Sinaia and visit the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania.

We’ll end our tour in Bucharest, aprox 16.00.hrs. Drop-off at the airport or to a hotel in Bucharest. End our journey with a panoramic tour of Bucharest. Highlights: Parliament Palace, Revolution Square, Athenaeum, Royal Palace, Triumph Arch, Victoriei Avenue, aso.
Drop-off at the airport (aprox 5.30-6.00 PM) or to a hotel in Bucharest.

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Pricing table

No. of persons Accomodation in dbl room Accomodation in sgl room
1 From 1620
2 From 870 From 970
3 From 660 From 770
4 680 790
5-6 595 705
7-8 505 615
* prices are in EURO / person

The price include

5 nights accommodation; Meals as specified (daily breakfast, one lunch); transport with car or minibus; Private tour Guide - English language; Entrance tickets ; Tour of the village in horse driven carriage in Sibiu area, Visits to the local craftsmen, tasting of plum brandy. Local taxes.

The price not include

Airfare; photo/video tax; Other meals not mentioned; Other services; Banking or e-payment fees.

Optional add-ons

Bucharest accommodation : 4 stars hotel, central located, from 35 euros/person/night.
Bucharest walking tour 4 hrs. Price from 15 euros/person.
Bucharest Full day tour. Including transportation – 8 hrs. Price from 25 euros/person.
Airport transfer to/from Bucharest hotel. Price from 15 euro/person.
Please send your request for a customized offer.
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Why to choose the Best of Romania Tour?

Our tour will guide you through a selection of the best tourist attractions in Romania. We’ll explore the most famous region – Transylvania which still preserve the medieval architecture. We’ll visit the medieval towns as Brasov, Sibiu and Sighisoara and the famous castles as Bran or Hunyad. Transylvania is famous for the uniques fortified churches and we will visit the one in Prejmer – the biggest fortified church from Romania and a UNESCO site.

Then we’ll visit Bucovina – the land of outside painted monasteries. These are unique monuments and many of them are included in the UNESCO World Heritages list. In our tour itinerary we have included the visits at the most important monasteries: Voronet, Moldovita and Sucevita. Our tour guide will tell you the story of this monasteries and will share with you his knowledges about the history and culture of Romania, about its people and their traditions and way of living. We are very lucky because in Romania the old traditions are still very well preserved and it is a big joy for our guests to discover and to experience them. We’ll visit craftsmen, some local people houses, we’ll have a ride in a horse driven wagon and we’ll see the old villages and countryside scenery. Very important is that you’ll also have the chance to taste the home made and natural local products – food and drinks.

Along our tour to Romania we’ll admire the beauty of the nature. You’ll like to cross the Carpathian mountains on very scenic roads, you’ll enjoy the green rolling hills of Transylvania, the amazing Bicaz Gorges, the forrest, the lakes, aso. We’ll start and end this Romania tour in Bucharest – the capital of Romania. In our tour itinerary it is included a panoramic tour of Bucharest but you can check our optional packages for hotels and tours in Bucharest before or after the main trip. If you’re looking forward to visit Romania we hope that you’ll join our Best of Romania Tour or one of other tours to Romania displayed on our website.

Spend Halloween party in Romania

For an unique experience join our Halloween Tour in Transylvania, probably the best destination in the World to spend Halloween. Our Halloween tour is unique because include special events in two of the biggest and most famous castles in Europe: Hunyad castle and Bran castle. Halloween Party is organized exclusively for our groups in a true medieval castle. During the tour we’ll have another special event – an exclusive nighttime visit at Bran castle, guided by Vlad Dracula. Book our Halloween Tour in Transylvania.

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How to explore Romania

Choose one of our tours in Romania and discover the beauty of our country. Romania offers a large variety of interesting sights from the medieval towns and fortresses in Transylvania, painted monasteries in Bucovina, wooden churches and gates in Maramures, from nice museums and big cities to the jewelries of nature as Carpathians mountains, Danube Delta, lakes and caves.

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