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Unesco - Heritage Tour In Romania

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Cluj Napoca
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Itinerary: Day 1: Arrival at Cluj Napoca (20 km) The trip to Romania begins and ends in Cluj Napoca. You will meet the guide at the airport or rail station. Dinner and trip program planning with the . .
Country: Romania
City: Cluj Napoca
Duration: 8 Day(s) - 7 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
Package Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival at Cluj Napoca (20 km)

The trip to Romania begins and ends in Cluj Napoca. You will meet the guide at the airport or rail station.

Dinner and trip program planning with the guide.

Day 2: Cluj Napoca - Bistrita - Gura Humorului (270 km)

City tour in Cluj, where we will see the main touristic attractions from the Capital of Transylvania like St Michael Church, the house where the Hungarian king Matias Corvin was born, the Opera House, the Theatre, etc. Next, we head towards Bucovina through Bistrita.

In Bistrita we take a short break in order to visit the city center where we can see the church with the tallest tower in Transylvania, then we head towards Campulung Moldovenesc where we will see the world-famous wood artifacts museum.

Afterwards, we drive to Gura Humorului. Overnight accommodation for two nights and dinner with Moldavian specialties.

Day 3: UNESCO-World Cultural Heritage in Bukowina: Humor - Voronet - Sucevita - Moldovita (210 km)

After breakfast, we get ready to visit the UNESCO- Monasteries in Bucovina, also named the Moldavian Monasteries. First, we will visit the Voronet Monastery "The Sixteen Chapel of the East in blue", one of the best-preserved monasteries of the 15th century with frescos. Next, we will visit the Moldovita monastery where one of the nuns will tell us more about the everyday life of the nuns here at the monastery. Next, we go to Sucevita, the "Pearl of the Moldavian Monasteries" and to the ceramics workshop from Marginea. In the afternoon we will also visit the Monastery in Humor, founded by a noble family. Dinner at the pension.

Day 4: Gura Humorului - Agapia - Bicaz Gorge - Brasov (320 km)

We begin our journey at 09:00 after breakfast. First, we drive through Tg Neamt and Piatra Neamt to Bicaz Gorge. On our way we visit the Agapia monastery, the largest nun monastery (almost 500) in the country. In the Bicaz Gorge, we will take a short, easy walk.

Next, we drive towards Transylvania passing through Miercurea Ciuc. We visit the fortified church in Prejmer, the most important and best-preserved fortified church in Transylvania. After a short walk on the battlement parapet and after seeing the famous "Death Organ" we are invited for dinner at one of the local families. After dinner, we drive to Brasov. Overnight accommodation for 2 nights.

Day 5: The Middle-Aged City Brasov and Citadels of the Barsa Land (60 km)

After breakfast, we begin our city tour in Brasov (almost 3 hours by foot). You get to see the main touristic features of this middle-aged city inside the Carpathian Arch: the council hall, the Black Church (inside visitation included), the Weaver`s Bastion (inside visitation included), the Black and the White Tower, the Schei quarter, etc.

Lunch break in the old center of the city. In the afternoon we drive to Bran where we will visit Dracula Castle. Next, we will visit the peasant`s citadel in Rasnov. Dinner in Brasov with Transylvanian-Saxon specialties.

Day 6: Brasov - Sighisoara - Biertan (160 km)

After breakfast, we drive first to Harman, one of the "Seven Citadels". Next, we drive to Sighisoara, where we will visit the UNESCO- World Cultural Heritage City for about 1h 30 min. We will see: the covered staircase, the hill church, the clock tower, and many other sightseeing objectives. Lunch in the city. In the afternoon we drive to Biertan. Here we will visit this imposing fortified church which was the Bishop`s residence for almost 300 years. Dinner and overnight accommodation in an adorable pension.

Day 7: Biertan - Sibiu - Cluj Napoca (250 km)

Today, after breakfast, we will first visit the church castle in Medias. Afterward, we head to Sibiu where we will admire the main sightseeing objectives of the 2007 European Cultural Capital: The Evangelic Church, the Council Tower, the Liar`s Bridge, etc. In the afternoon we drive to Cluj Napoca passing through Alba Iulia, the heart of Romania`s history. Dinner and overnight accommodation in Cluj Napoca.

Day 8: Departure (20 km)

Transfer to the airport/ train station in Cluj Napoca.

Inclusive Services:

7 x overnight accommodation with breakfast in 3* hotels/pensions (DBL with own bathroom/WC) rent a car for 8 days from/to Cluj Napoca English-speaking city-tour in Cluj Napoca, Brasov, Sighisoara, and Sibiu.

Info Material: Maps and Route Description

1 x coffee and cakes at a peasant family in Prejmer

2 x dinner with Romanian specialties at a peasant family in Manastirea Humor

Not Included in Price (Optional)

Single room supplement

Dinner (except on days 2 and 3)

Flight tickets


Photo fees

Travel cancellation insurance

Other private costs (souvenirs, etc.)

Please Note: The price is available starting with 6 persons.

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