Day 1. Bucharest–Brasov We will go towards our first objectives in Transylvania. On the way we will admire the mountain resorts on Prahova Valey. At Prejmer, near Brasov, we will visit our first important objective, the strongest fortified church in Transylvania, included in the UNESCO patrimony due its perfect preservation. After lunch we will arrive in Brasov for check-in and for a walk tour before dinner. Brasov is one of the “7 fortified cities in Transylvania” (Siebenburgen), and currently one of the most visited cities in Romania. Diner and accommodation near Brasov.
Day 2. Brasov–Sighisoara Today we will visit fortifications and churches in Barsa region and we will end the day at Sighisoara, the citadel included in the UNESCO patrimony. In the morning we will visit Rupea fortification, currently renovated. Then, we will visit the rural site Viscri, including the fortified church. On the way to Sighisoara we will also visit Saschiz fortified church. In the evening we will check-in at Sighisoara and will have a short walking tour of the citadel before diner. The tour will include visits to the guilds fortified towers, the wooden stair and the birth place of Vlad the Impaler. Diner and accommodation in Sighisoara.
Day 3. Sighisoara- In the morning we will continue our visit in Sighisoara citadel. We will visit the Clock Tower, the Weapon Museum and the Torture Chamber. After Sighisoara we will visit another UNESCO site–the fortified church in Biertan, the first Romanian objective included on UNESCO world heritage list.We will be having a medieval lunch, near the fortified church and after we will visit Mosna, a village where we will find an eco farm. We will spend the evening in a small Saxon village, where the old houses are renovated and transformed in comfortable guest houses, but the old Saxon traditional architecture is still preserved. Dinner in the village, including wine tasting.
Day 4. Sibiu After breakfast we will visit the village and few old houses which currently are transformed into guest houses. We are leaving the small village for visiting other Saxon objectives. We will cross Medias–another fortified city included in the “Siebenburgen” list and the fortified church in Valea Viilor. We are heading Sibiu for lunch and check-in. After lunch we will have a walk tour of this beautiful city, which in 2007 was the European Cultural City. The cultural events and its bohemian live transformed Sibiu into one of the most visited cities in Romania, especially by foreign tourists. Farewell dinner in the old city center of Sibiu. Accommodation near Sibiu.
Day 5. Sibiu–Bucharest Today we will return to Bucharest, but not before visiting other cultural and natural attractions. On the Olt River valley we will find Cozia Monastery, for experiencing another type of architecture. In the evening we will arrive in Bucharest.