- See the painted monasteries of Bucovina
- Travel to Maramures & see its wooden churches
- Visit Sighisoara, the only inhabited medieval citadel in Europe
Included in the itinerary is the famous Horezu Monastery, the fortified churches of Transylvania, the old wooden churches of Maramures and an ancient fortress in the Orastie Mountains. Discover the painted monasteries of Bucovina as well as Sighisoara, the only medieval citadel in Europe that is still inhabited.
This trip starts and ends in Bucharest, the capital city, which you will explore on the second day of this trip. Also included in the itinerary is a guided walking tour of Cluj Napoca. Scroll down to the itinerary section for more details.
Day 1: Welcome to Romania
Day 2: Explore Bucharest
Day 3: Head for Transylvania & see Horezu Monastery
Day 4: Explore Sibiu
Day 5: Be charmed by Sighisoara
Day 6: See the fortified church of Biertan & Valea Viilor
Day 7: Visit the ancient fortress of Sarmizegetusa Regia
Day 8: Discover Cluj Napoca during a walking tour
Day 9: Discover Maramures
Day 10: Discover the natural beauty of Maramures
Day 11: Visit the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina
Day 12: See Suceava's medieval fortress
Day 13: Back to Bucharest
Day 14: Goodbye Romania
- Accommodation for 13 nights on a twin-share basis
- 13 Breakfasts
- An experienced, English-speaking tour guide throughout the trip
- Airport pickup and drop-off transfers as per the itinerary
- Entrance fees to the attractions included in the itinerary
- Fuel and parking fees
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Flight tickets
- Romania visa charges
- Travel insurance
- Entrances to highlights not mentioned in the itinerary
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