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Day Tour To Arad From Timisoara

Country: Romania
City: Timişoara
Duration: 1 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

Package Itinerary

Departure hour & location: 10.00, in front of your hotel


Itinerary: Timisoara – Vinga – Arad – Radna –Soimos – Charlottenburg – Altringen - Timisoara (185 km; 3h 30 min driving)


Highlights:
 Vinga village – short visit at the impressive church built by the Bulgarian community;
 Arad – short visit in the city center;
 Radna Monastery – the most important pilgrimage place for the catholic colonists in Banat;
 Soimos Fortress – if the weather is good and we feel fit, we can hike the hill up to the fortress;
 Altringen – visit to a cozy German guesthouse. Time for coffee/tea and cakes or lunch;
 Charlottenburg – the only circular village in Romania; built by the Austrian administration for the 32 settlers families who came here in 1771.


Program:
On your way towards Arad, you will admire the Roman Catholic Church and the Square from Vinga village. After that, we will drive to Arad, the capital city of Arad County in Banat region of western Romania, a city of impressive buildings and architecture, with many of the main sights located along the principal thoroughfare, the broad, tree-lined, Bulevardul Revolutiei with trams running along with it. These include the impressive white City Hall Palace (1875), the Palace of Culture (1911-1916), the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church (1906), the large, domed Roman Catholic Church (1902-1904) and the neo-classical State Theatre (1874). Your next stop will be at Maria Radna Monastery, which is a catholic church opened for pilgrimage and after that, we will drive to Soimos to admire the beauty of Soimos Fortress.

After a short stop in Charlottenburg (the only circular village in Romania) we will take a break in Altringen where you can have lunch/ dinner or you can just enjoy a coffee and some cookies.

Included services:

  • Transfer with a middle class car or van from/to Timisoara
  • English / German/ Hungarian speaking guide
  • Map

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