4 days in Romania

Travel to Italy Bridge April 28th - May 1st

 The period will update in 2019

 4 days in Romania

 

Program:

 

Day 1 (April 28th). Arrival of Otopeni Airport from Italy according to time. Overnight stay 3/4 star city center Bucharest. -20 km-

      Transfer to Bucharest in hotel and panoramic tour of the city. - 20km - You can see the following tourist attractions: the Triomfo Arch, Calea Victoriei, Piazza della Rivoluzzione, University Square, the Romanian Athenaeum, the Royal Palace, the Central University Library, the former Communist Central Committee, etc.

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Day 2 (29th April). Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov. Accommodation 3/4 star city center -200 km-

   After breakfast, departure for Sinaia, a town famous in Romania for its natural and tourist beauties. The Castle of Peles, summer residence of the royal families of Carol I, Ferdinand, Carol II and Michele is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. It was built on the order of Carol I, particular thanks to the architectural style that combines various elements known in the world: gothic, baroque, traditional Romanian, art nouveau and others, so the castle could be considered a lezzione in the history of art.

   Continue to the monastery of Sinaia which has existed since the end of the seventeenth century, being in the forests of the Carpathian mountains. The Romanian-style construction "brancovenesc" was made by the Mihail Cantacuzino in 1695.

   Arrival at the famous Bran Castle, known as Dracula's Castle, after Bram Stocker created the legend of Count Dracula. In reality the castle was built by the Saxons as a guard post to defend and control the trade route that connected the Transylvanian and Valachian regions in the Middle Ages. The term Bran means "border". The place is linked to the legendary prince Vlad the Impaler who fought a series of fights in the area during the fifteenth century. In our country the castle is known as the summer residence for Queen Maria who came here often, far from court life in Bucharest.

 The tour continues and we arrive in Brasov in the afternoon, one of the most 'beautiful multicultural city of our country, located in Transylvania. You can see the Council Square, the Council Tower, the Black Church, Torre Ecaterina, the Black and White Tower and the ancient area of ​​the city called Schei, where the Romanians lived from long ago

 Free dinner and overnight.

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Day 3 (April 30th) Brasov - Sighisoara - Fortress Biertan - Medias - Sibiu. Accommodation in Sibiel in a 3/4 star farm.

   After breakfast, departure for Sighisoara known as "La Perla della Transilvania". A window onto medieval life, a romantic place with narrow streets and charming houses - all of these make Sighisoara a city rich in culture and history. You can see the Clock Tower, the house of the famous Vlad the Impaler called Dracula, in about 1431 and the stairs leading to the viewpoint.

Arrival at the Biertan Fortress, included in the Unesco World Heritage, with the fortified church of Biertan which is a true jewel of Saxon architecture. Three city walls surround the Protestant church that stands on top of a hill. Interesting and the marriage prison: here they were locked up in the same cell and kept to the bread and water the spouses who wanted to separate until the reconciliation took place. Beautiful the Door of the Sacristy in carved wood and with a special lock.

 The journey continues and we arrive in Sibiu, a city from Transylvania designated a few years ago as a European cultural capital. Depending on the time you take a guided tour of the historic center in the afternoon or next morning. As tourist objectives, you can admire the Bruckenthal Palace built in Baroque style, the Bridge of the Lies, the Orthodox Christian Cathedral, home to Transylvania Mitropolia, the Saxon Cathedral, the Catolica Cathedral and the Council Tower.

 Dinner and overnight stay in Sibiu or Sibiel on a farm.

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Day 4 (1st May) Sibiu - Vale of the Olt - Cozia - Curtea de Arges - Bucharest. Accomodation Hotel Bucharest city center -280 km-

     After breakfast we continue to discover the Vale of the river Olt (the fourth longest in the country) and the Cozia Monastery where, going down the steps you can admire the river and looking up, you can admire the majesty of the Carpathian mountains.

   Departure for the town of Curtea de Arges, with an ancient history that continues to live thanks to its buildings of the fourteenth century. In addition to the visit of the Monastery of Curtea de Arges built to the order of the Holy Prince Neagoe Basarab, it certainly deserves a visit to the Princely Church of St. Nicholas, decorated with beautiful frescoes of 1350. The monastery, however, is famous above all for its legend, built in Byzantine style between 1512 and 1517 and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Surmounted by two spiral towers and a dome, the central body of the monastery is flanked by a second block surmounted in turn by a dome, higher and wider than the central one.

Arrival in Bucharest in the evening, dinner and accommodation.

Price per person (group of minimum 4 people):

 330 EUR / person

 

Single room supplement: 75 EUR / person

 

 The experience includes:

 

  • Transfers based on flight times and transport by modern car / van / bus;
  • Specialized driver / guide who speaks the Italian language throughout the trip;
  • Overnight stay for 3 nights in 3 * hotels / cottages with breakfast included;
  • Half board treatment (dinners in traditional restaurants or hotels, including water);
  • Traveler fees.
  • Non-Stop Assistance SOCA TOUR Romania;

    Which is extra:

  •  Entrance fees to museums, other personal expenses, extra drinks, tips.

 

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