Medieval Towns, Castles and Fortresses of Transylvania Tour
Romania is home to some of the best persevered medieval towns, castles, citadels and fortresses in Europe. Take a journey with your personal tour guide to historic Transylvania and be amazed by its rugged landscape and beautiful national monuments.
After a short tour of Bucharest we then depart for the medieval town of Sibiu by the Transfagaran Highway. Sibiu is a magnificent example of the Saxon towns in Transylvania. A walk through the old city will bring feelings of how it was in the middle ages.
Then on to Hunedoara castle, considered the greatest fortress in Romania. A spectacular Gothic style castle that served as a Fortress for the Transylvania's ruler, Iancu de Hunedoara. With 3 huge pointed towers, a drawbridge and high battlements, 5 marble columns with delicate ribbed vaults support two halls, and Knight's Hall.
The following day we will discover the ancient citadel of Sighisoara, still inhabited to this day and part of the UNESCO heritage cities. It was here were the historical Dracula, Vlad Tepes, was born. Enjoy a visit of its fortress including the Clock Tower, History museum and torture room. Next continuing to the largest of the Saxon Church-Fortresses in Transylvania, Biertan.
Next on the itinerary is the medieval city of Brasov; the historic center of Transylvania. Enjoy a guided tour of its old quarter. From here you will discover the major strong holds of the area. Starting with the famous Bran Castle, dubbed as Dracula's Castle, the main tourist attraction of the Region. One of the most picturesque castles in Romania, sitting on a hilltop with magnificent views. Containing a collection of antique furniture and an open air ethnographic museum. After we go to Sinaia where you will get a chance to visit it's the impressive Palace of Peles. Once a royalty residence, set amongst the hills with breathtaking views. Built in Renaissance style, containing 160 rooms and a collection of medieval weapons. Then onto Transylvania's historical center, Brasov. Then moving on to the peasant fortress of Rasnov before heading back to Brasov.
The above and more will be included on this privately guided tour. For more details on this tour refer to the "Day by Day Itinerary". This tour is customizable to your request so please inquire for details.
Discover Medieval Towns, Castles and Fortresses of Transylvania!!!