Tours in Transylvania
5-6 hours. Mon-Sun
Visit the most important castles and medieval fortresses located in the area of Brasov. Our day trip from Brasov will go to Bran castle, so called Dracula’s castle, to Rasnov fortress, known as the peasant fortress and Prejmer fortified church. You’ll visit and find more about different types of fortifications which formed the defensive system of Transylvania.
30 Sep - 8 Oct 2021 - 9 days
This tour is available for the members of P3A Walking Group only. Discover the beauty of the Romanian mountains, Transylvanian old towns, charming villages, rural life, traditions and customs. It is a great way to explore the amazing Carpathians mountains, spectacular sceneries, local wildlife, etc
Why to travel to Transylvania?
Transylvania is the most knownand most popular Romanian region regarding incoming tourism. Why? Because itwill captivate the visitor with its charm, history, castle, old towns, rurallife and legends. While you are traveling to Transylvania you’llbe surprised by different places, different architecture and by the beauty of nature and countryside.Here you can visit the famous Saxon’s fortified churches, unique in Europe as concept and architecture, many ofthem being included in the UNESCO World Heritages list. Discover the old medieval towns of Transylvania like Brasov, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Medias, etc, which used to be theheart of medieval commerce and manufacturing. All of them preserve theirold town, which are great attractions for nowadays tourists.Along your tripinTransylvania you’ll be fascinated by the charming old villages, spread betweenbeautiful rolling green hills and valleys. There are places where it looks likethe time has stopped centuries ago. Find more about the locals' way of life,customs and traditions. Find and visit the workshops of the traditionalcraftsmen which are trying to preserve their methods and crafts. Doing a tour in Transylvania you can actually help in preserving all these aspects of traditional life.Transylvania is surrounded by the Carpathians mountains which offer very scenic drives, amazinglandscapes or places where you can enjoy and see the local wildlife. Brown bearswatching tours are a unique experience in the wild forest.Joining our tours in Transylvania you’ll have the chance to try the local cuisine and drinks.Transylvania is a multicultural place. Here are living Romanians, Hungarians,Germans, Gypsies, Jews and some more and all these nations brought their influencenot only in the history or in the buildings architecture, they also influenced thelocal cuisine, which is very varied with different recipes and mix of recipes.The green hills and valleys are perfect for growing sheep and cattle so don’thesitate to try our cheese. A shot of plum / pear brandy before meals and aglass of locally produced beer or wine will complete the experience of aTransylvanian meal.