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Transfagarasan Highway Tours and Activities

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Famous enough to feature on the UK motor showTop Gear but remote enough that traffic jams won’t be a problem, Transfagarasan Highway might just be “the best road in the world” as Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson claimed. Despite hairpin bends, and sheer drops off rocky cliffs, this route rewards tourists with spectacular scenery.

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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

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Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 7 people.  Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.64
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$101.64

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

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Cruise along one of Europe's most scenic mountain roads on a day trip to the Transfagarasan Road—an alpine pass featuring countless switchbacks and spectacular views of the Southern Carpathians. Along the way, delve into medieval Romanian history and legends at the Curtea de Arges monastery and royal court, and breathe in the fresh mountain air while admiring views of the Vidraru Dam. Enjoy the expertise of a local guide make for an unforgettable Romanian road trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.42
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$105.42

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

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Tailored to the needs of travelers with limited time in Romania, this full-day tour of the Transfagarasan Highway allows you to tick off ten Transylvania highlights in only one day. Departing from Brasov, you’ll visit natural wonders, including the Bâlea Waterfall, and Vidraru Dam, and explore cultural landmarks such as Dragoslavele Mausoleum, Curtea de Argeș Monastery, and Poienari Castle. Admire the ethereal beauty of the Transfagarasan Highway, hailed as one of the world’s most picturesque roads, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.93
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$95.93
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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Avoid the tourist crowds and discover Transylvania’s historic landmarks on a 4-day private tour from Bucharest. Visit iconic attractions including Peleș Castle, Bran Castle, and the Saxon Villages of Viscri and Malancrav, transferring with ease between sites via air-conditioned vehicle. Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention for intimate insight into the region, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees, breakfast, and three nights’ accommodation included as per itinerary.
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  • 4 days
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$715.00
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$715.00
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7-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

7-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

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We offer you a great opportunity to explore wonderful Transylvania. Sibiu, Brasov and Sighisoara are the Medieval Towns we'll visit along with Fortified Churches, Fortresses and Castles. Plus – a traditional lunch in one of the villages prepared by a lovely lady at her house.
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  • 7 days
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$1,941.46
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$1,941.46
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8 Days Private Tour in Bucovina and Transylvania from Bucharest

8 Days Private Tour in Bucovina and Transylvania from Bucharest

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Bucovina and Transylvania Treasures Private Tour 8 Days from Bucharest - Capital of Romania, through Medieval Towns from Transylvania - Brasov, Sighisoara and Sibiu, fortified Churches, fortresses and castles from Transylvania, painted Monasteries from Bucovina – Unesco World Heritage.
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  • 8 days
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$2,124.19
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$2,124.19
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Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Dubrovnik, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$198.54
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$198.54
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Best of Romania in 10 Days

Best of Romania in 10 Days

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Travel throughout Romania in a small group tour of a maximum of 8 travelers. Discover the best of Romania on a 10-day tour with departure from Bucharest. We will head towards the western side of Romania where we will visit Cluj-Napoca, the Turda Salt Mine, and the Alba Carolina Fortress, and then make our way into the time-forgotten land of Bukovina. Here, we will visit the UNESCO Painted Monasteries, and get to know more about the customs and traditions of this region. We will then head back into Transylvania to discover some of its most prominent landmarks, such as the UNESCO Villages with Fortified Churches, the Sighisoara Citadel, and Bran Castle, as well as the city of Brasov. Our tour will continue with a tour of the former residence of the Romanian royal family, Peles Castle, and then we will return to Bucharest for a city tour of Romania’s capital.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,168.73
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$2,168.73
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Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

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Most multi-day tours take place with groups, which can be inconvenient for travelers who want flexibility and privacy. This tour, which packs in a ton of Transylvania highlights, gives the best of both worlds: it’s a 4-day journey with a private guide. Visit churches, castles, capitals, mountains, and more.
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  • 4 days
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$741.23
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$741.23
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Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

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Travelers staying in Bucharest who want to explore Transylvania will enjoy this two-day tour. Visit the famous Bran Castle—upon which Bram Stoker based Dracula’s castle in his novel—as well as other cities and sites of interest. Learn all about the history and culture of Romania and the beautiful Transylvanian region. This is a great introductory tour that packs a lot of sights into a short time.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$416.84
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$416.84
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5 Days Private Tour in Romania from Bucharest to Transylvania

5 Days Private Tour in Romania from Bucharest to Transylvania

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5 Days Tour in Romania An adventure of a lifetime, for this 5-day tour of Romania we have chosen an assortment of rich sensory experiences, from medieval sites to a taste of the wilderness, with deep forests, vibrantly colored wildflowers and fresh mountain air (in the right season), all the way to modern exhibits, and a dash of traditional herbs and spices with the delicious foods we will be trying in every medieval town we visit. Day 1 Bucharest City Tour Day 2 Departure for Sibiu Curtea de Arges Poenari Castle Transfagarasan (only between June and September) Sibiu City Tour Overnight stay Sibiu Day 3 Departure from Sibiu Biertan Fortified Monastery Sighisoara Citadel Overnight stay in Sighisoara Day 4 Departure for Brasov Bran Castle Brasov City Tour The Black Church Brasov Historical Center Overnight stay in Brasov Day 5 Departure for Sinaia Peles Castle Sinaia Monastery Snagov Monastery / Dracula’s Tomb Overnight stay in Bucharest
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,142.04
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$1,142.04
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Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

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We are proud to take you on a private tour of the most famous landmarks located in the Arges and Sibiu county and experience the Transfagarasan highway, named by Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson "the most spectacular mountain road". You will be able to take unique pictures and learn very interesting facts on the places you will visit. Please feel free to ask questions on this tour, we will be more than happy to provide additional information!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.28
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$152.28
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

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Uncover the true history of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler on this private full-day tour to sites with authentic connections to the bloodthirsty prince. Departing from Bucharest, visit the royal court of Vlad Tepes at Targoviste and climb to the top of crumbling Poenari Castle — known as the real ‘Dracula’s castle.’ You’ll also visit the former capital of Wallachia at Curtea de Arges to admire its medieval fortress, monastery and church. Throughout the day, learn about the life and legends of this captivating figure from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 12 hours
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$125.62
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$125.62
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Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Explore the Romanian countryside without planning a thing on this multi-day private tour where you're whisked to castles, citadels, and fortress ruins as you uncover tales of Dracula. Start your 6-day adventure from Bucharest, and enjoy several days of exploring with your guide. Visit Dracula's birthplace and an ancient monastery, see medieval towns, and enjoy great inclusions like nightly hotel stays, daily breakfasts, and a multi-course dinner in Sibiel.
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  • 6 days
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$755.50
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$755.50
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2 Days Private Tour Transfagarasan Road & Sibiu (June - October) from Bucharest

2 Days Private Tour Transfagarasan Road & Sibiu (June - October) from Bucharest

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What could be a greater adventure than a two-day trip to Romania, including its castles, medieval towns and, the most beautiful road in the world, as declared by the famous show Top Gear? Here is our schedule for this amazing traveling experience: Day 1 1. CURTEA DE ARGES MONASTERY 2. TRANSFAGARASAN ROAD TRIP 3. POENARI FORTRESS 4. VIDRARU DAM Day 2 1. SIBIU CITY TOUR 2. COZIA MONASTERY 3. CALIMANESTI NATURAL SPRINGS 4. BACK TO BUCHAREST
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  • 2 days
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$399.71
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$399.71
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Amazing Romania - Seven day private tour from Bucharest

Amazing Romania - Seven day private tour from Bucharest

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Immerse yourself in the traditional culture, wild beauty and medieval legends of Romania on this private, all-inclusive 11-day tour from Bucharest. From splendid palaces to crumbling castles, old Saxon villages to ornate Orthodox monasteries, let your private guide show you the best the country has to offer. Discover Romania’s unspoiled landscapes including the Danube Delta, serene lakes, bubbling mud pits and the majestic Carpathians. Savor traditional cuisine with all meals included, and stay overnight in 3-star en suite hotels.
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  • 7 days
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$2,080.79
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$2,080.79
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

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Discover medieval citadels, spectacular natural landscapes and traditions that endured over time in one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Transylvania. This 4-day tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you a legendary castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Village, a German fortified city and a former European Capital of Culture. Experience the traditions of Transylvania, its delicious cuisine and the German heritage that shaped the places on the way from the Middle Ages until today.
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  • 4 days
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$632.52
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$632.52
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2 Day Private Tour Transfagarasan Highway and Hiking in Fagaras Mountains

2 Day Private Tour Transfagarasan Highway and Hiking in Fagaras Mountains

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Join us to a 2 day adventure private tour in Transylvanian Alps - Fagaras Mountains! We pick you up from your location in Brasov at 8:30 to start an authentic 2 day adventure program in Transylvanian Alps, driving on Transfagarasan Highway as know as "the Road to the Sky", "the Road to the Clouds", "the Best Driving Road in the World" and even "A spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania"! Transfagarasan road is open between July 1 - October 31! Poienari Fortress is closed Monday and Tuesday from 1st of October until further notice. Poienari Fortress is closed, for the moment, because of the bears encounters in the area! Instead of this we can visit The Cistercian Abbey of Carta, Sambata de Sus Monastery and/or Fagaras Fortress!
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  • 2 days
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$341.47
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$341.47

6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

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Discover enchanting sites, spectacular landscapes, landmarks and traditions that endured over time in the beautiful regions in Romania, Transylvania and Maramures. This 6-days private tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you legendary castles and Wooden Churches  of Maramures nowadays UNESCO Heritage sites.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,142.04
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$1,142.04
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4 Days Tour in Transylvania, Hotels and tickets included

4 Days Tour in Transylvania, Hotels and tickets included

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This is an 4 days tour in Transylvania. We start or tour from any address 100 km around Bucharest, here we also include the ports of Dunade: Giurgiu, Fetești, Turnu Măgurele, Oltenița and Călărași. The program is flexible and we can costume the tour. DAY 1 - Peleș Royal Castle - Dracula's Castle in Bran - The medieval City of Brașo Hotel în Brașov . DAY 2 - Rupea Fortress - Viscri the village of Prince Charles - Sighișoara medieval Unesco city Hotel în Sighișoara . DAY 3 - Biertan and Mălâncrav Fortified Churchs - Sibiu the former capital of Transylvania Hotel în Sibiu . DAY 4 - Transfăgărășan highway - Bâlea Lake - Vidraru Dam - The real castle of Vlad the Impaler - Curtea de Argeș Monastery
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$912.49
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$912.49
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Dracula beyond the legend: 8-day private tour in Transilvania

Dracula beyond the legend: 8-day private tour in Transilvania

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Go beyond the grave and Hollywood myths to discover the real terror of Dracula on this private, 8-day tour through Romania’s most atmospheric and legendary attractions. Visit sites with connections to the bloodthirsty count’s real-life inspiration, including Bran Castle, Poenari Fortress and the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler. Immerse yourself in Transylvanian folklore as you visit crumbling Gothic castles, imposing fortresses and medieval villages. Stay overnight in 3-star hotels, and enjoy daily breakfast and round-trip guided transport from Bucharest.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,629.69
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$1,629.69
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3-Day Dracula Entranced Tour from Bucharest with Transport

3-Day Dracula Entranced Tour from Bucharest with Transport

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In creating this tour we have put together o collection of sights that will bring to life the story of Vlad the Impaler and will take you on a journey of discovery starting with his life, into his time as king and ending with his abrupt and untimely death. Through discovering the places that have a deep connection with historical events that occurred during his lifetime and through a better understanding of the myths that surround his name you will better differentiate between fact and fiction. During our tour, we will discuss aspects of the Dracula novel and popular fiction but will also include traditional Romanian myths concerning the popular beliefs of a people that is still very much rooted in superstition. Good company, good food and beautiful scenery complement this tour as you will get a chance to discover parts of both Wallachia and Transylvania and get to know its people and its culture. And we have packed all this excitement in three days of fun and free time just for you.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$340.00
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$340.00
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A Journey Back in Time: Countryside from Transylvania and Maramures - 15 Days

A Journey Back in Time: Countryside from Transylvania and Maramures - 15 Days

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We propose you 2 weeks back in time in the lovely villages from Transylvania and Maramures, in the North West part of Romania. It is a "off the beaten track" tour ! Superb landscapes, unspoiled nature, old villages with best kept traditions, accommodations in old traditional houses with all facilities, great organic food prepared by local ladies with all from their farms.
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  • 14 days
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$3,620.25
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$3,620.25
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7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

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Explore Romania and it’s main regions of Transylvania, Bucovina and Maramures on a 7-Days Complete tour from Bucharest. With your guide, you’ll encounter some of the most unspoiled regions in Eastern Europe, home to the legend-steeped Carpathian Mountains and a cluster of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Highlights include Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the historical city of Brasov, Wooden Churches of Maramures, Local Homemade food, UNESCO Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, Sibiu a European Capital of Culture, Corvin Castle a medieval castle and the UNESCO-listed Painted Monasteries of Bucovina. This complete tour also offers four-star hotel accommodation that is included through the tour.
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  • 7 days
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$1,370.44
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$1,370.44
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