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CHRISTIAN ROMANIA

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Itinerary

DAY 1: FRANKFURT - BUCHAREST

Arrival at Bucharest Airport - Otopeni. Reception by the Romanian tour guide and onward journey to the capital. City tour with a visit to the Patriarchal Church (seat of the Orthodox head of Romania), the Palace of the Parliament (second largest building in the world after the Pentagon) and the Village Museum. In the evening festive dinner with folklore in the Restaurant “Pescarus”. N / F 4 * Hotel
 
DAY 2: BUCHAREST - SIBIU
In the morning participation in the Christian mass of the Catholic or Protestant Church from Bucharest. Then drive towards Sibiu. On the way short stop at the Orthodox monastery Cozia (the oldest from the whole trip). In the evening visit to the glass icon museum from Sibiel. Then a festive dinner at the mountain farmers from Sibiel. N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY 3: CHURCH CASTLES
In the morning drive north. On the way visit the German fortified churches from Slimnic, Axente Sever and Medias. Afternoon visit to the largest German fortified church from Romania, namely Biertan. This was the seat of the Protestant bishops until the end of the 19th century. Then visit the medieval German fortress from Sighisoara . Here you can visit the clock tower, the house where Dracula was born and the Church on the Hill. In the evening typical dinner in the Restaurant. ”Sibiul vechi”. N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY 4: SIBIU - CLUJ 
In the morning drive via Cristian  and Sebes to Alba Iulia . Here the fortress built by Eugene of Savoy is visited. At the same time you can also see the cathedral, the seat of the Catholic bishops of Transylvania. In the afternoon arrival in Cluj and visit of St. Michael's Cathedral, as well as the statue of King Matthias Corvinus (one of the greatest Hungarian kings). A / N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY5: CLUJ - SUCEAVA
In the morning, the second part of the city tour with a visit to the Orthodox Church. Then drive east. On the way short stop in Bistrita to visit the old town with its church. The guild flags from the Middle Ages are still kept in the Protestant church from Bistrita. Then drive through the Eastern Carpathians to the Bucovina. A / N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY 6: MONASTERY TOUR
In the morning you start with a visit to the Moldovita Monastery, one of the monasteries that has become world-famous for its exterior wall paintings. Here Mother Tatijana will introduce us to the details of the Orthodox faith. Then the Sucevita Monastery is visited, which has a similar exterior wall painting. At lunchtime, visit  at the ceramic center Marginea, where black ceramics are still produced. In the afternoon the monasteries Humor and Voronet (the “Sistine Chapel” of Romania) are visited. In the evening folklore program with a festive dinner in the hotel. A / N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY 7: SUCEAVA - PREDEAL
In the morning drive south. On the way visit to the Neamt Monastery. Then drive over the Bicaz Gorge and past the Red Lake, back to Transylvania. In the afternoon, a short stop at the German fortified churches from Prejmer  or Harman . A / N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY 8: PREDEAL - SINAIA - PREDEAL
In the morning visit to the Peles Castle, the summer residence of the Hohenzollern Dinasty of Romania. Then visit to the Orthodox monastery of Sinaia, which was built by the monks from the Sinai Peninsula in the 16th century.Afternoon visit to Bran Castle, also called Dracula Castle, built in the 13th century by the German knights. A / N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY 9: PREDEAL - BRASOV - PREDEAL
In the morning participation in the Protestant mass in German from the Black Church from Brasov . This is the largest Gothic religious building in Eastern Europe. Then visit the old town of Brasov with its old town hall and the orthodox church from the city center. In the evening, festive dinner at the “Drei Tannen” Inn from Predeal. N / F 3 * Hotel
 
DAY10: PREDEAL - BUCHAREST - FRANKFURT 
In the morning drive south to Bucharest. Farewell to the Romanian tour guide and flight home.
 
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