MEDIEVAL TRANSYLVANIA TOUR IN 3 DAYS
Highlights of Medieval Transylvania tour in 3 days:
Day 1: Sibiu – the most beautiful medieval city in Romania
Day 2: Slimnic fortress – the ruins of a former larger citadel
Valea Viilor fortified church – a church that looks like a fortress
Medias – a small town with a medieval city center
Sighisoara – the only inhabited citadel in Europe
Day 3: Saschiz fortified church – an UNESCO heritage monument
Rupea fortress – amazing view from the hill
Brasov – a medieval city with the biggest Gothic church in Romania
Details of Medieval Transylvania tour in 3 days:
Duration: 3 days
Start and end point: at your hotel or another chosen location in Bucharest
Departure time: 08:00 A.M.
Note: “Medieval Transylvania in 3 days” is a private tour, so the schedule can be customized according to your needs.
Medieval Transylvania tour in 3 days description:
Transylvania is a land full of legends, fortresses, and shadows of the knights that once lived here. Are you ready to discover them? Medieval Transylvania tour in 3 days will show you the beautiful cities of Sibiu and Brasov, both dated from ancient times, the Sighisoara citadel, the only citadel in Europe still inhabited, some amazing fortresses and the remains of medieval history – the fortified churches in Transylvania.
Your Medieval Transylvania tour will start in Bucharest where your guide will pick you up from your hotel or the airport. After a 4.5 hour ride you will stop in Sibiu. Considered the most beautiful medieval city in Romania, Sibiu is an open air museum. Spend your afternoon exploring its narrow streets and admiring its old houses. For the night you will remain here, in a cosy hotel.
Day 1: Sibiu medieval city
Your second day will be very busy, so after your delicious breakfast start your adventure in Transylvania with Slimnic fortress. Located just outside Sibiu, in Slimnic you will discover the ruins of an interesting fortress. Explore them and after that go to Valea Viilor, where you will see the first fortified church in this tour. Medias is a small town and not very touristic, but here you will have a surprise: the old town of this industrial city is medieval and very beautiful! Your last stop for this day will be in Sighisoara, a romantic citadel UNESCO heritage. Explore this amazing jewel and spend your night here.
Day 2: Slimnic fortress, Valea Viilor fortified church, Medias old town and Sighisoara citadel
Your last day will start with a stop in Saschiz to visit the fortified church. Here you will find out more about the fortified churches in Transylvania and their important role for the villages. You will visit next Rupea fortress, a fortress with old and new walls and a breathtaking view. Brasov medieval city will be your last visit of the day. Discover its old town with ancient buildings, the Black church and other remains from medieval times. You will love Brasov and you will want to spend more time here, but say good-bye and leave it behind to go to Bucharest. After a 3 hours ride your guide will drop you off at your hotel.
Day 3: Saschiz fortified church, Rupea fortress and Brasov medieval city