The Best of Romania Tour from Cluj to Bucharest
After a few days in Budapest this tour starts in Cluj Napoca, where your English speaking driver/guide will meet you at the train station. Then we head to the beautiful Maramures region, and the world renown wooden churches. Continuing to visit the "Merry Cemetery" in Sapanta, famed for their enlightening engravings. In Maramures we will also see the Museum of the Romanian Peasant, describing in full detail the life of the areas locals. See more examples of the exquisite woodwork, as well as the famous Egg Painters of Romania.
Then on to Bucovina, and the UNESCO designated, and world famous Painted Monasteries. The most famous of the region; Voronet has been called the Sistine Chapel of the East, and once you see these magnificent Frescos, you will fully understand why. While here, on request, we can arrange a traditional dinner, and folklore show at the guesthouse.
After departing Bucovina, we will head deep into the legend of Dracula, and the Transylvania region. Our first stop, the vibrant city of Brasov, with Saxon routes and is the most visited city in Romania. From here we will see Bran Castle, home to the legend of Dracula is next, as well as a stop in the "Pearl of the Carpathians". Then Sighisoara, which is one of the best preserved medieval citadels in all of Europe; and also home to the birthplace of the real life Dracula; Vlad Tepes. Also we will stop in Sinaia to visit the famed Peles Castle, Romania's original Royal Palace. Then the last overnight stop is at Sibiu, a medieval saxon town compared to Nuremburg in Germany.
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