Transylvania & Danube Delta

Sighisoara is the most beautiful and best preserved medieval building in peasant Gothic Renaissance and Baroque style in this part of Europe. The high density of the architectural monuments, the public buildings, the fortification walls, the defensive towers and the apartments that make up the complex give the castle the appearance of a unique, well-composed complex of buildings of inestimable historical value. Here you will visti: the Church on the Hill, the birthplace of Dracula and the church of the Monastery.

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Overview

Transylvania & Danube Delta

 

Name: Albania Explorer Tour Transylvania & Danube Delta

Code: AETDD

Duration: 8 Days 

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

 

DATES (2019): 04 April 2019 / 24 October 2019 / Place in DBL room/ HB : 375 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO

13 June 2019 / 08 August 2019/ Place in DBL room/ HB : 405 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO

 

DAY 1 – Homeland – Bucharest: H Ramada Parc 4*

Arrival at the Bucharest airport, reception from the local tour guide. In the afternoon you will get to know the capital city better. Here you can visit the Patriarchal Church, seat of the Romanian Orthodox Head, the Palace of the Parliament, the second largest building in the world. On the Revolution Square you will be able to experience the events of 1989 up close.

DAY 2 - Bucharest – Cozia – Sibiu – Bazna: Casa Bazna 3*

In the morning drive in the north direction. Stop at Cozia Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Romania. The monastery is an example of well-preserved Wallachian architecture, with Byzantine influence, highlighted by alternating brick and stone groups, and carved artificial stakes. Then the trip will continue along the picturesque Olt valley, through the red tower Pass, where once was the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. In the afternoon there will be aa city tour in Sibiu. The European Capital of Culture in 2007 is a city that has played an important economic and political role in Transylvania throughout history. The buildings on the Great and Small Ring, the Brukenthal Palace and the Bridge of Lies are just some of the architectural monuments that influence the whole cityscape. In the evening arrival in Bazna.

DAY 3 - Bazna – Biertan – Sighisoara – Bazna: Casa Bazna 3* 

This day is marked by the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons.The fortified churches of Transylvania belong to the best-known historical monuments of the Transylvanian Saxons, and since they are preserved much better than in other parts of Europe, they are also valuable monuments certificated of the general fortified church building. After breakfast the trip will go first to Biertan, where you will visit the largest of all fortified churches. Here was until the 19JH. also the residence of the Protestant bishops for Transylvania. Then on your visit list, you’ll go to Sighisoara. Sighisoara is the most beautiful and best preserved medieval building in peasant Gothic Renaissance and Baroque style in this part of Europe. The high density of the architectural monuments, the public buildings, the fortification walls, the defensive towers and the apartments that make up the complex give the castle the appearance of a unique, well-composed complex of buildings of inestimable historical value. Here you will visti: the Church on the Hill, the birthplace of Dracula and the church of the Monastery. In the late afternoon travel by horse-drawn carriage to the fortified churches ofBoian and Bazna.Festive dinner with folklore program.

DAY 4 -Bazna – Mosna – Agnita – Predeal: H. Piemonte 4*

In the morning drive to Bran, over Agnita (Agnetheln) and Fagaras country, where you visit the old fortress. Arrival in Bran.The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia.

Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle". From the Castel you can enjoy the view over the wooded valley and the surrounding Bucegimountains. The castle is just glorious today, but at the time served mainly for military purposes. The romantic castle was in the interwar period residence of the Romanian Queen Maria, now is a museum.

DAY 5 - Predeal – Harman – Brasov – Bran – Predeal: H. Piemonte 4*

Morning drive to the Saxon fortified churches Harman and Prejmer. In the afternoon city tour in Brasov. The city was founded in the 13th century by the Knights of the Teutonic Knights and was for centuries an economic and intellectual center of the Transylvanian Saxons, who constituted until the 19th century a majority of the population. City tour in the city center, where you will get to know the most important sights: the Black Church with its Buchholz organ (inside sightseeing), the medieval city wall around the historic old town with stylish late medieval town houses, the Town Hall Square, the unique Schnurrgasse, Katherine Gate and the small hidden ortodox church from the Center.

DAY 6 – Predeal – Sinaia – Tulcea: H. Europolis 3*

In the morning, visit the monastery of Sinaia, founded in the 17th century by monks from the Sinai Peninsula. Then drive through Wallachia to Tulcea. In the late afternoon, cruise to the Danube Delta with romantic dinner on board.

DAY 7 - Tulcea – Constanta – Bukarest: H. Ramada Parc 4*

Drive to Constanta, drive through the seaside resorts on the Black Sea coast, city tour in Constanta with Ovidius Square and the Orthodox Cathedral. Afternoon city tour in Bucharest with the visit of the village museum and the Patriarchal Church.

DAY 8 – Home journey

Morning at leisure, transfer to the airport and home flight.

·         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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  • Land Activity