Transylvania Short Break Tour - 2 days


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If your time in Romania is limited join a 2 days tour in Transylvania. Starting from Bucharest you will visit first the wonderfull Peles Palace from Sinaia and Sinaia monastery, than the beautiful medieval center of Brasov. The second day is dedicated for visits at Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle. Don’t forget to taste the local food with romanian, hungarian and german influences.
 
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day1. BUCHAREST – SINAIA - BRASOV
In the morning meet with our guide in yours location from Bucharest.
Leave the city on the route to Sinaia. Visit the Peles Castle, former summer residence of the kings of Romania, the Peles Castle is 44 kilometres far from Brasov, in Sinaia, a well-known mountain resort as well. Nowadays the Castle is one of the most important museums in Transylvania where one can admire furniture and ornamental objects, carpets, tapestry, sculptures, paintings, collections of weapons from the 15th up to the19th centuries. Than stop at 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 lead by hegumen Macarie Bogus. It belongs to the archdiocese of Bucharest.
End the day in Brasov with a visit of the medieval center of Brasov, The main sites are: Concil Square, Black Chuch, White and Black Towers, Weaver’s Bastion and Ecaterina’s Gate, St Nichola’s Church, The Rope’s street, a.s.o.
Accomodation at Bella Muzica *** or similar.
 
Day. 2 BRASOV – RASNOV - BRAN – BUCHAREST
Breakfast. Today we’ll visit two of the most fortified castles from south Transylvania. First one is Rasnov Fortress. Built in 1331, the Fortress had a defence role and it was a shelter for the inhabitants of Rasnov in case of enemy attacks.
In the middle of the courtyard there is a well 146 metres deep and the ruins of an 11th - 12th century - Orthodox church were discovered here. Nowadays the Fortress houses an interesting museum
 
Continue your journey in Transylvania with a visit at the 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. Along the history, the Castle had a strategic mission being the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. First it was under the rule of the King of Hungary Sigismund of Luxemburg, than under the Romanian voievodes Mircea cel Batran and Vlad Tepes and later on it came under the jurisdiction of the City of Brasov. In 1912 it was donated by the municipality of Brasov to the romanian royal family, in order to became their residence.
After the Bran Castle visit you can spend some time for souvenires shooping and than leave Transylvania and go back to Bucharest. Arriving in the evening.
 
END OF YOUR  TOUR TO TRANSYLVANIA

Price table

PRICES:
1 person         – 515 euros/person (accommodation in single room)
2 people         – 295 euros/person
3 people         – 225 euros/person
4 people         – 220 euros/person
5/6 people      – 190 euros/person
7/8 people      – 160 euros/person
 
Single room supplement: 30 euros.

Included in price
1 night accommodation;breakfast; transport with medium size car for 2-3 persons, with medium size car dor 1-3 people and with minivan for 4-8 persons ; private guide – English language; Entrance tickets at the monuments

Not included in price
Other services not specified on the intinerary; Photo and video fees; Other meals except breakfasts; Banking or e-payment fees

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