Countryside Charm Transylvania 8 Days

Countryside Charm Transylvania is a private tour which combines an exciting itinerary with some of the most charming village hotels in Transylvania. The tour includes visits to medieval villages, UNESCO sites, Saxon heritage tours, traditional meals and sleeping at Prince Charles favorite spot in Transylvania.

Itinerary

Day 1 Fairy Tale Castles

Our first stop is the fairy tale castle of Peles in Sinaia where we stop for an extensive guided tour of the palace. The afternoon catches us in Brasov for lunch and a leisure walking tour of the Old Town. Explore the local shops or have a cool drink at one of the many lively summer terraces.

In the evening we start our way towards the village of Miclosoara, at the estate of Count Kalnoky. This is the castle hotel where Prince Charles during his holidays in Transylvania. Our first day of the tour ends with a savory traditional dinner at the castle.

Day 2 Village Life

Day 2 of the Countryside Charm Transylvania tour is a day of relaxation in nature with hikes and surprise outdoor activities in the village of Miclosoara. A visit to the Museum of Transylvanian Countryside and traditional lunch or picnic lunch are included in the program. Accommodation in Miclosoara.

Day 3 UNESCO Sites Of Transylvania

Our first stop is Viscri, a village so secluded and untouched by modernity that you feel like you’ve taken a trip back in time. A stroll through this medieval village takes us to the fortified church which is a UNESCO heritage site. Our visit in Viscri would not be complete without a sitting of the famous village geese.

Sighisoara is our destination for the afternoon. The birth place of Vlad The Impaler, a UNESCO site, a cobble stone medieval citadel and a quintessential Transylvanian burg, Sighisoara is a favorite among visitors and locals alike. In the evening we arrive at our accommodation in one of the traditional Saxon houses of Malancrav, dinner included.

Day 4 Saxon Heritage Tour

Day 4 is a day spent visiting Saxon villages and learning the story of the Transylvanian Saxons: where they came from, why they stayed in Transylvania and how is their legacy preserved nowadays. We visit the Saxon fortified churches of Biertan, Richis and Alma Vii. Accommodation: traditional Saxon house in Malancrav or Alma Vii, breakfast and dinner included.

Day 5 Day In Sibiu

We spend the entire day in Sibiu, site seeing and taking in the sweetheart town of Romania. The first part of our visit is a walking tour of the Old Town with its three main squares, The Bridge of Lies and the ‘eyes of Sibiu’. The afternoon is free time to enjoy the lovely town of Sibiu.

In the evening we arrive at our accommodation in the village of Cincsor where the former parish and old school were transformed in village hotels that mix authentic Transylvanian elements with the comfort of modern times. Dinner is included.

Day 6 Transfagarasan Road Tour

The best drive in the world – that is what the Top Gear crew say about the Transfagarasan Road. In summer time we have a scenic, windy trip to the top at Balea Lake. In winter time we have the cable car to take us at the peak of the mountains. After Transfagarasan there’s a surprise fairy tale stop. In the evening we return to Cincsor village.

Day 7 Carpathia

Today we drive straight to the Carpathians, to the mountain village of Magura. Set in the Piatra Craiului National Park, Magura will transport you directly to the idyllic set from The Sound of Music. We go on an easy hike to the monastery of Bran and savor the lush green of the Carpathians. Accommodation in mountain chalet in Magura, dinner included.

Day 8 Dracula Stories

Would it be a Transylvanian vacation without Dracula? We spend the morning visiting Dracula’s Castle in Bran with all its dark rooms and secret staircases. After lunch we make our way towards Bucharest with a last stop in Busteni at the Cantacuzino Castle. Here we enjoy deserts and coffee with an amazing view over the Carpathians. In the evening we arrive in Bucharest with drop off at your hotel

Included: breakfast at Magura and goodbye deserts and coffee at the Cantacuzino Castle.


Highlights

  • Peles Castle extended tour;

  • high-end village hotels;

  • 4 UNESCO sites;

  • village activities in Micloasoara;

  • full day in Sibiu;

  • relaxed pace;

  • Transfagarasan Road;

  • Dracula Castle.

Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation in authentic, traditional Transylvanian houses with all the amenities of boutique accommodations;

  • breakfast;

  • 7 dinners, 1 lunch and an afternoon snack;

  • entrance fees to all the landmarks on the itinerary;

  • English speaking guide, Dutch and German upon request;

  • Transportation by car or minivan depending on the size of the group;

  • Fuel, parking, tolls;

  • village activities;

  • cable car on Transfagarasan in winter.

Exclusions

  • meals except the ones mentioned on the itinerary;

  • Peles Castle photo fee (35 lei per camera).

Price

  • group of 1: 3330 Euro per person;

  • group of 2: 1990 Euro per person;

  • group of 3-4: 1615 Euro per person;

  • group of 5-6: 1450 Euro per person.

For groups larger than 6 please contact us via the booking form for a price offer.

Deposit

  • 15% deposit needs to be paid for groups of 1-3 people.

  • 10% deposit needs to be paid for groups of 4-6 people.

Deposit will be paid via paypal. Deposit is non refundable in case of cancellation from guests. The remaining of the amount to be paid up to 24hrs before tour starts.

Extra Information

In case of bad weather, Roaring Romania reserves the right to change the itinerary for Day 6 Transfagarasan for safety reasons.

Peles Castle is closed through the month of November so the program includes outside visit of Peles and inside visit of Pelisor Castle.

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Sleepy Villages

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Sibiu

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Village Hotels

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Sighisoara

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Saxon Tour

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Transfagarasan

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Traditional Dinners

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Mountain Walks

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Fairy Tale Castles