With the steam train through Transylvania

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

With the steam train through Transylvania

 

Name: Albania Explorer Tour With the steam train through Transylvania

Code: AETRT

Duration: 8 Days 

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

 

DATES (2019): 04 June 2019 / 02 July 2019 / 30 July 2019 / 20 August 2019 / Place in DBL room/ HB : 465 EURO / SGL supplement : 110 EURO / Entrance fees : 35 EURO


 

Day 1 Home –Bucharest: H Ramada Parc 4*

Arrivalat the airport, reception of the guide and transfer to the hotel. Day at leisure in the city. Dinner and over night at the hotel.

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

Drive through the Wallachia, a short stop at the Monastery of Cozia (14th century) Then follow the Red Tower Pass to Transylvania. City tour in Sibiu with the visit of the large and small ring, the lies bridge as well as the cathedral. Arrival evening in Bazna.

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

Morning drive to the largest Saxon church in Siebenbürgen, after Biertan. After wards the tour of the town in Sighisoara with a visit of the clocktower, the birthplace of Count Dracula and also the mountainchurch. In the afternoon, ride withcarriage-horses to the Saxon church of Boian .In the evening, festive dinner with folklore program.

Day 4 Bazna - Turda  -Cluj Napoca- Sighetul Marmatiei : H Casa Iurca 4*

In the morning drive to Turdaand visit the salt mine. Afterwards, the tour of the city in Cluj Napocawith a visit to St Michael's cathedral and the statue Mathias Corvinus. In the afternoon drive to Sapanta where you will visit the "cheerful cemetery".

Day 5 Sighetul Marmatiei - Viseul de Sus – Bistrita : H Krone 3*

In the morning drive to Viseul de Sus where the steam trainawaits us. The narrow-gaugespur of only 760 m leads us through a wild-romantic forest area into the Carpathians. In addition to the beautiful landscape, you can admire many bridges and tunnels along the route. The steam train was alreadyu sed in the 18 th century by the Austrian monarchy as a water way through the dense forests of the Carpathians. Lunch isalso a picnic with drinks included in the mountains. In the afternoon transfer from Viseu to the hotel in Bistrita.

Day 6 Bistrita - Sovata–Predeal: H Piemonte 4*

In the morning you take the bus to the resort Sovata. The health resort is famous all over the world for its thermal baths. Here you can take a steam train on the narrow-gauge railway from Sovata to Campu Cetatii (Burgfeld) and back in 2011. Then follow the road to Predeal via Praid and Homorod.

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

In the morning drive to Brasov. Short city tour in the oldtown. Afterwards drive to Bran Castle, also known as Dracula Castle. After a short stop in Sinaia to see the Pelescastle, the summer residence of the Romanian kings from the outside. Afternoon sightseeing in the capital of Romania with a visit to the patriar chchurch and village museum.

Day 8 Bucharest–Homeland

In the morning free time. Afterwards transfer to the airport, departure from the tour guide and home flight.

Services:

7 nightsin 3 * and 4 * hotels, halfboard, Germanspeaking guide from / to Bucharestairport, horse-drawncarriage, festive dinner, folklore program,2 steam locomotives, luggage service in the hotels, transport with 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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