Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Transylvanian and Moldavian Monasteries - 8 Day Guided Tour

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Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries
Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries 8 day travel in 2017 - from 355€
Day 1 Homeland - Bucharest: H. Ramada Parc 4 * (
Arrival at Bucharest airport, reception of the guide and transfer to the hotel.Dinner and overnight in Bucharest. .

Day 2 Bucharest - Sibiu - Bazna: Casa Bazna 3 * ( (
Drive along the Olt valley, through the Red Tower Pass where once the border between Transylvania and Valachia. Stop at the monastery of Cozia, the oldest monastery in Romania. In the afternoon, arrival in Sibiu / Hermannstadt, in the city which was the cultural capital of Europe in 2007. During a city tour through in the old town center you will see among other things: The Big and Small Ring, the Lies Bridge and the Evangelical Cathedral. Continue to Bazna.

Day 3 Bazna - Sighisoara - Bazna: Casa Bazna 3 * ( (
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. After breakfast, we will travel to Biertan (Birthälm), where we will visit the largest of the fortified church. Here was until 19JH. Also the residence of the evangelical bishops for Transylvania. On our visit list, you will soon find Sighisoara (Schässburg). Sighisoara is the most beautiful and best preserved medieval building in the rural Gothic Renaissance and Baroque style in this part of Europe. The high density of the architectural monuments, the public buildings, the fortified walls, the towers and the dwellings that together form the complex give the castle the view of a unique, well-arranged building complex of invaluable historical value. The church, the Dracula's birthplace and the church of the former the monasterys church can be visited here. In the afternoon return to Bazna. Afterwards ride with the horse cart from Bazna to the church in Boian.

Day 4 Bazna - Campulung: H. Sandru 3 * (
Today drive over the Tihuta Pass from Bukowina into Transylvania. Short stop in Bistrita to admire the church with the largest tower of Romania. Continue through TarguMures, where you can see the Orthodox Cathedral and the Cultural Palace. In the afternoon visit to the monastery Moldovita.

Day 5 Campulung - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 * (
In the morning visit to the monastery Voronet. Drive through the breathtaking BicazCanyon, along the Red Lake.
The Bicaz Canyon is a gorge, about 5 km long, which runs through the Eastern Carpathians. Near the pass was created in 1838 by a mountain dive, the river Red sea. (LaculRosu) A whole wooded slope had slipped into the water at the time, and today the tree trunks still protrude from the water. Then continue through the eastern part of Transylvania. In the late afternoon, you will arrive in Predeal.

Day 6 Predeal - Harman - Brasov - Predeal: H. Piemonte 4 *(
In the morning you will meet Kronstadt / Brasov. The city was founded in the 13th century by the Knights of the Teutonic Order and for centuries it was an economic and intellectual center of the seven-burghese Saxons, which represented a majority of the population until the 19th century. The Black Church with its beech wood organ, the medieval city wall around the historic old town with stylish late medieval houses, the town hall square, the unique the Rope Street, the cathedral gate and the small, hidden Orthodox church from the Center. Visit of the fortified church from Harman. In addition to religious practice, this was also used by the local village or local residents as a retreat and defense building. Then return to Predeal.

Day 7 Predeal - Bran - Sinaia - Bucharest: H. Ramada Parc 4 *
In the morning drive to Bran (Dracula Castle). It was built in the 14th century and served the inhabitants of nearby Brasov as part of its protective belt against the Ottomans. The romantic castle, in the inter-war residence of the Romanian Queen Maria, is now a museum. Visit of Peles Castle, the summer residence of the royal family. In 1866, the first king of the Hohenzollern family came to Romania and decided to build a castle in Sinaia on the banks of the Peles brook in the German Renaissance, so that it would remind him of his home country. In the late afternoon arrival in Bucharest. In the evening, festive dinner with folklore program in R. "Pescarus".

Day 8 Bucharest - return home 
In the morning city tour in the Romanian capital, Bucharest. Visit the patriarchal church, the seat of the Romanian Orthodox Patriarch, the village museum with its houses from all parts of Romania, and stop at the Palace of Parliament, the second-largest building in the world after the Pentagon. The wide boulevards of Bucharest, monuments like the triumphal arch and wide places explain why Bucharest is known as "small Paris of the East". Continue to the airport, where you will leave the Romanian tour guide.
- 7 nights in 3 * and 4 * hotels,
- half-board,
- guide,
- horse-drawn carriage,
- festive dinner,
- luggage service in the hotels,
- transport by modern bus / minibus.
Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries
Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries
Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries
Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries
Transylvania and Moldavian Monasteries
Place in DBL/HB355€385€
Entry fee30€30€

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