On Dracula’s Footsteps

The cityscape of Bucharest is characterized by a diverse architecture with a colorful style mixture in a narrow space. Beside palaces there are villas in the neo-Arab Brâncoveanu style of the beginning of the 20th century. Route: The Arch of Triumph, Victoriei street with Enescu Museum, former National theater, Atheneum, Royal Castle, Cretulescu Church, HanulluiManuc, Parliament Palace, Patriarchal Church, Military Academy, Cismigiu Park.

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On Dracula’s Footsteps

 

Name: Albania Explorer Tour On dracula's Footsteps

Code: AEDFS

Duration: 8 Days 

Type: General, Cultural, Archeology, Nature, Gastronomy, Multi religious harmony, etc.  

 

DATES (2019): 14 March 2019Place in DBL room/ HB : 375 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO

26 Septembre 2019 / Place in DBL room/ HB : 395 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO

Day 1: Homeland - Bucharest: H.RamadaParc 4 *

Arrival at Bucharest airport, reception from the local guide and drive to the hotel.

Day 2: Bucharest - Sinaia - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

 In the morning drive to Sinaia and visit the Peles Castle, the summer residence of the royal family. In 1866, the first king of the Hohenzollern family came to Romania and decided to build a castle in Sinaia on the banks of the Peles brook in the German Renaissance, so that it would remind him of his home country. Not far away is the monastery of Sinaia, built by orthodox monks who came from the Sinai Peninsula. Afterwards drive to the hotel.

Day 3:Predeal - Prejmer - Harman - Rasnov - Bran - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

In the morning drive to Bran (Dracula Castle). The tower was built in the 14th century and served the inhabitants of nearby Brasov as part of its protective belt against the Ottomans. The romantic castle, in the inter-war residence of the Romanian Queen Maria, is now a museum. Also visit the church church from Rasnov. The peasant castle was built in 1215 by the German knight's order on a hill (ca.150m). It is important for the farmers to have a large number of houses, stables and a small church. The castle has ten towers and is bounded by an earth wall. Afterwards, you will see 2 important churches of Burzenland, Prejmer and Harman.

Day 4: Predeal - Sibiu - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

Day trip to Sibiu.Sibiu is known as a city of culture, characterized by the centuries-old traditions of different peoples, which was also one of the main reasons for the appointment to the European Capital of Culture in 2007. Most of the buildings, squares, towers and basements of the city are testimony to a history that dates back a century and a half, when German-speaking settlers founded the town. You will get to know the Big and Small Ring, with various markets and craft houses, the Brukenthal Palace, the kathedrals. Church from the monarchy and, of course, the evangelical town parish church from Huet Square, where the son of Dracula is buried.

Day 5 Mon Predeal - Brasov - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

Day trip to Brasov. The city wasfounded in the 13th century by the Knights of the TeutonicOrder and was for centuries an economic and intellectual center of the Transylvanian Saxons, whoconstitute a majority of the population until the 19th century. In the city center, whereyoucansee the main attractions: the Black Church withherBuchholzorgan, (interiorvisit), the medieval city walls of the historicoldtownwithstylishlatemedievaltownhouses, the town hall square, the unique Rope Street and the smallhiddenorthodoxchurchfrom the city center.

Day 6Predeal - Sighisoara - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

Day trip to Sighisoara. Sighisoarais the best preserved, still inhabited early medieval city in Europe and is the refore a famous historical destination, which is also included in the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage.The most important landmark of Sighisoarais the 64 meter high clock tower, builtin 1556 and home to a local museum. The historic center of Sighisoara is surrounded by fortifications and towers built in the 12th century citadel of Saxony. There isalso a small arms museum and a torture gallery.  You will also visit the birth place of Prince Dracula.

Day 7 Predeal - Bucharest: H. Ramada Parc 4 *

Drive to Bucharest. The cityscape of Bucharest is characterized by a diverse architecture with a colorful style mixture in a narrow space. Beside palaces there are villas in the neo-Arab Brâncoveanu style of the beginning of the 20th century. Route: The Arch of Triumph, Victoriei street with Enescu Museum, former National theater, Atheneum, Royal Castle, Cretulescu Church, HanulluiManuc, Parliament Palace, Patriarchal Church, Military Academy, Cismigiu Park. You will visit the patriarch church and the village museum. In the old city centeryou will visit the Old Princely Court of VladTepes. Festive dinner with folklore program at the "Pescarus" restaurant.

Day 8 Bucharest - Homeland

 

Services:

7 nights in 4 * hotels, half board, tour guide, festive dinner, folklore program, luggage service in hotels, transport by modern bus / minibus according to program.

 

·         Full payment (100%) to be done at the time of booking confirmation.

·         All tours/excursions are quoted based on minimum 2 persons.

 

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