Home > Guaranteed departure 2022 > With the steam train through Transylvania

With the steam train through Transylvania


8
from
495 €
Itinerary

 

Day 1 Homeland –Bucharest: H. Razvan 3* (www.hotelrazvan.com)
Arrival at the Bucharest airport where you will be welcomed by the guide who will accompany you along the tour followed by transfer to the hotel. Time at leisure to spend in the Romanian capital. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Bucharest - Cozia- Sibiu –Bazna: Casa Bazna 3* (www.casabazna.ro)
Drive along the Valley of the Olt river, through the Red Tower Pass the former border between Transylvania and Valachia. Stop at the Cozia monastery, the oldest monastery in Romania. In the afternoon, arrival in Sibiu, the former European Capital of Culture in 2007. City tour in Sibiu with the visit of the Big and Small Rings, the Bridge of Lies and as well as the Orthodox Cathedral. Arrival in the evening in Bazna.
 
Day 3 Bazna - Biertan - Sighisoara-Bazna: Casa Bazna 3*
During the morning drive to the largest Saxon church in Transylvania, namely Biertan. Upon arrival in Sighisoara you will make a city tour with the visit of the Clock Tower, the birthplace of Count Dracula and also the Church upon the Hill. In the afternoon, carriage ride to the fortified church of Boian .In the evening, festive dinner with folklore program.

Day 4 Bazna - Turda - Cluj Napoca- Sighetul Marmatiei: Casa Iurca 4* (www.casaiurca.ro)
In the morning drive to Turda and visit the salt mine. Afterwards, city tour in Cluj Napoca with the visit of the Ortodox cathedral and the statue of Mathias Corvinus. In the afternoon drive to Sapanta where you will visit the Merry Cemetery.

Day 5 Sighetul Marmatiei - Viseul de Sus – Bistrita : H Krone 3* (www.hotelkrone.ro) 
In the morning drive to Viseul de Sus where the steam train is waiting for you. The narrow railway of only 760 m leads us through a wild and romantic forest area into the Carpathians. In addition to the beautiful landscape, you can admire many bridges and tunnels along the route. The valley of the Vaser river was already used in the 18th century by the Austrian monarchy as a waterway through the dense forests of the Carpathians. You will also enjoy a picnic with drinks included in the mountains. In the afternoon transfer from Viseu to your hotel in Bistrita.

Day 6 Bistrita – Sovata – Predeal: H Piemonte 4* (http://www.hotelpiemonte.ro/)  
During the morning you will proceed to the Sovata resort. The health resort is famous all over the world for its thermal baths. Here you will enjoy as well a steam train ride along the narrow railway from Sovata to Campu Cetatii and back. The trip continures to Predeal via Praid and Homorod.
 
Day 7 Predeal - Brasov - Bran – Sinaia – Bucharest: H. Razvan 3*
During the morning you will drive to Brasov where you will make a short city tour in the old city center. The next point of interest is the Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. After a short stop in Sinaia to admire the Peles Castle (exterior visit), the former summer residence of the Romanian Royal Family, you will continue to Bucharest. Afternoon sightseeing in the Romanian capital with the visit of the Patriarchal Church and the Village Museum.

Day 8 Bucharest – Homeland
During the morning time at leisure. Afterwards transfer to the airport, farewell from the guide and flight back home.

 

Price

 

Dates and Prices

31.05-07.06.2022

28.06-05.07.2022

26.07-02.08.2022

16.08-23.08.2022

Price per person (place in DBL/HB) 495 €
SGL room supplement 110 €
Entrance fees supplement 35 €