Transylvania and the Moldavian Monasteries

Today is under the sign of the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons. The church castles of Transylvania are among the best-known historical monuments of the Transylvanian Saxons, and since they have been better preserved than in other parts of Europe, they are valuable monuments of the general construction of the fortified churches.

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Overview

 Name: Albania Explorer Tour  Transylvania and the Moldavian Monasteries

Code: AETMM

Duration: 8 Days 

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



DATES (2019): 21 March 2019, 31 October 2019 / Place in DBL room/HB : 375 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO

29 August 2019; 16 May 2019 / Place in DBL room/HB : 405 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO



 Day 1Homeland - Bucharest: H. Ramada Parc 4 *

Arrival at the Bucharest airport where you will be welcomed by the guide and transfer to the hotel.Dinner and overnight in Bucharest.

Day 2Bucharest - Sibiu - Bazna: Casa Bazna 3 *

Drive along the Valley of the Olt river, through the Red Tower Pass the former border betweenTransylvania and Valachia. Stop at the Coziamonastery, the oldestmonastery in Romania. In the afternoon, arrival in Sibiu / Hermannstadt, the former European Capital of Culture in2007. During the city tour youwillvisit the most important sightssuch as The Grand and Lesser Squares, Huet Square, the LiarsBridge and the EvangelicalCathedral. Continue to Bazna.

Day 3Bazna - Sighisoara - Bazna: Casa Bazna 3 *

Todayisunder the sign of the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons. The churchcastles of Transylvaniaare among the best-knownhistorical monuments of the Transylvanian Saxons, and sincethey have been betterpreservedthan in other parts of Europe, they are valuable monuments of the general construction of the fortifiedchurches.

After breakfast, we will travel to Biertan (Birthälm), where we will visit the largest of the fortified church. Here was until 19JH. Also the residence of the evangelical bishops for Transylvania. On our visitlist, you will soon find Sighisoara (Schässburg). Sighisoarais the most beautiful and best preserved medieval building in the rural Gothic Renaissance and Baroque style in this part of Europe. The high density of the architectural monuments, the public buildings, the fortified walls, the towers and the dwellings that together form the complexgive the castle the view of a unique, well-arranged building complex of invaluable historical value. The church, the Dracula'sbirth place and the church of the former the monasterys church can be visite dhere. In the afternoon return to Bazna. Afterwards ride with the horse cart from Bazna to the church in Boian.

Day 4Bazna - Campulung: H. Sandru 3 *

Today drive over the Tihuta Pass from Bukovina into Transylvania. Short stop in Bistrita to admire the church with the largest tower of Romania. Continue through Targu Mures, where you can see the Orthodox Cathedral and the Cultural Palace. In the afternoon visit to the monastery Moldovita.

Day 5Campulung - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

In the morning visit to the monastery Voronet. Drive through the breathtaking Bicaz Canyon, along the Red Lake. The Bicaz Canyon is a gorge, about 5 km long, which runs through the Eastern Carpathians. Near the pass was created in 1838 by a mountain dive, the river Red sea. (LaculRosu) A whole wooded slope had slipped into the water at the time, and today the tree trunks still protrude from the water. Then continue through the eastern part of Transylvania. In the late afternoon, you will arrive in Predeal. 

Day 6Predeal - Harman - Brasov - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *

In the morning you will meet Kronstadt / Brasov. The city wasfounded in the 13th century by the Knights of the Teutonic Order and for centuries it was an economic and intellectual center of the seven-burghese Saxons, which represented a majority of the population until the 19th century. The Black Church with its beech woodorgan, the medieval city wall around the historicold town with stylish late medieval houses, the town hall square, the unique the Rope Street, the cathedral gate and the small, hidden Orthodox church from the Center. Visit of the fortified church from Harman. In addition to religious practice, this was alsoused by the local village or local residents as a retreat and defense building. Then return to Predeal.

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

In the morning drive to Bran (Dracula Castle). It wasbuilt in the 14th century and served the inhabitants of nearby Brasov as part of its protective beltagainst the Ottomans. The romantic castle, in the inter-warresidence of the Romanian Queen Maria, isnow a museum. Visit of 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, sothatit woul dremind him of his home country. In the lateafternoon arrival in Bucharest. In the evening, festive dinner with folklore program in R. "Pescarus".

Day 8 Bucharest - Homeland

In the morning city tour in the Romanian capital, Bucharest. Visit the patriarchal church, the seat of the Romanian Orthodox Patriarch, the village museum with its houses from all parts of Romania, and stop at the Palace of Parliament, the second-largest building in the world after the Pentagon.

The wide boulevards of Bucharest, monuments like the triumphalarch and wide places explain why Bucharestis known as "small Paris of the East". Continue to the airport, where you will leave the Romanian tour guide.

Services:

7 nightsin 3 * and 4 * hotels, half-board, guide, horse-drawncarriage, festive dinner, luggage service in the hotels, transport by modern bus / minibus.

·         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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