Unesco heritage sites in Romania 14 days guided tour

Unesco heritage sites in Romania 14 days guided tour

Highlights of Unesco Romania guided tour in 14 days:

Day 1: Arrival in Bucharest
Day 2: Explore Bucharest
Day 3: Monastery of Horezu and the land of Romanian pottery
Day 4: Explore Sibiu
Day 5: Let yourself charmed by Sighisoara Romania
Day 6: Visit Biertan fortified church & Valea viilor
Day 7: Sarmizegetusa Regia – an ancient fortress
Day 8: Cluj Napoca – a modern city in Romania
Day 9: Maramures tour
Day 10: Visit Maramures – the secret part
Day 11: UNESCO in Romania – Painted monasteries of Bucovina
Day 12: Romania historical sites – Suceava
Day 13: Back to Bucharest
Day 14: Leaving Romania

Details of Unesco Romania guided tour:

Duration: 14 days
Start and end point:  in Bucharest
Departure time: 09:00
Note: This is a private tour, so it can be customized according to your wishes

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Highlights of Unesco Romania guided tour in 14 days itinerary description:

UNESCO Heritage sites in Romania tour was created to offer you a 14 days holiday in which you will enjoy a mix of culture, adventure and relaxing moments. During this 14 days Romania itinerary you will discover Romania UNESCO sites and other famous places. The Horezu monastery, the fortified churches in Transylvania, the old, wooden churches of Maramures, the ancient fortresses in Orastie mountains, the painted monasteries of Bucovina, with their unique colors and Sighisoara, the only medieval citadel in Europe will show you why they deserve to be on the UNESCO world heritage list. This Romania guided tour will take you to see also other beautiful sttractions in Romania so you can have a full image of what this Eastern-European country has to offer to its visitors.

Unesco heritage sites in Romania 14 days guided tour

On the first day your guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the center of Bucharest. Use this day to relax or to explore the city taking a long walk in the city center and enjoying a cup of coffee in one of the modern cafes. In the evening you can go dancing and having some fun in the pubs and clubs in the old town.
1 night accommodation in Bucharest

1 Arrival in Bucharest

If you are interested to discover the dark secrets of Bucharest, you can also book our Haunted Bucharest tour.

 

Day 1: Arrival in Bucharest

In the second day you will have the opportunity to explore the capital of Romania, Bucuresti. Discover the most important attractions in the city and visit the buildings for which Bucharest is known around the world: Parliament palace, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon, the Romanian Atheneum, a beautiful concert hall famous for its acustic and the Village museum, a collection of traditional buildings gathered from all around the country.
1 night accommodation in Bucharest

2 Bucharest old town

Day 2: Explore Bucharest

On your way from Bucharest to Transylvania you will start your tour of the most important UNESCO sites in Romania with the monastery of Horezu, a beautiful monastery in the mountains. Its name comes from “huhurezi” (eagle owls), a species of night birds with colored plumage. According to the legend, the workers hired to build it, out of the enemy fear, were forced to work only by night, when the eagle owls were singing. Visit it and after that explore the small town Horezu and its pottery shops. In the afternoon your guide will transfer you to Sibiu.
1 night accommodation in Sibiu

3 Monastery of Horezu

Day 3: Monastery of Horezu and the land of Romanian pottery

You will spend your forth day in Sibiu. Romania unesco world heritage sites list unfortunately doesn’t include Sibiu, but I guarantee you will love this medieval town with large squares, colorful houses and great places to eat. Your guide will show you the main attractions in Sibiu and in the afternoon you will have some free time.
1 night accommodation in Sibiu

4 Unesco Sibiu

Day 4: Explore Sibiu

After a delicious breakfast your guide will take you to visit Sighisoara, another Unesco world heritage site in Romania. Take a romantic walk in the beautiful Sighisoara, the only medieval citadel still inhabited in Europe, and you will remember it forever. In the evening you will come back to Sibiu.
1 night accommodation in Sibiu

5 Unesco Sighisoara Romania

Day 5: Let yourself charmed by Sighisoara Romania

Two traditional vilages in Transylvania, Biertan and Valea Viilor host some of the most famous fortified churches in Transylvania. These are only 2 of the fortified churches chosen by UNESCO in Transylvania. Biertan fortified church is the larges one so it definetly deserves a stop. In the afternoon, your guide will take you back to Sibiu.
1 night accommodation in Sibiu

6 unesco fortified churches

Day 6: Visit Biertan fortified church & Valea viilor

This 2000-year old Dacian fortresses in Orastie mountains will be a total surprise! It is very similar to Stonehenge in Enland, but your guide will tell you its story. On the way back to Sibiu stop in Alba Iulia to see the star-shaped citadel.
1 night accommodation in Sibiu

7 unesco heritage sites in Romania

Day 7: Sarmizegetusa Regia - an ancient fortress

Leaving Transylvania behind you will head to Maramures county, another fairytale land in Romania, but not before a quick stop in the most known salt mine in Romania, Turda salt mine, and in the city center of Cluj, one of the most modern cities in Romania. You will enjoy a walking guided tour in Cluj, so you can get to know the city better.
1 night accommodation in Cluj

8 Cluj Romania

Day 8: Cluj Napoca - a modern city in Romania

The next two days will be spent in Maramures, visiting the Maramures churches on the UNESCO list, enjoying the local cuisine, exploring the traditional villages. Start with a visit of Barsana the largest wooden church in Maramures, a Romanian cultural heritage, and continue with Desesti. In Desesti, a traditional village in Maramures Romania, you can admire some wooden houses specific to Maramures region. In the afternoon your guide will escorte you to Sapanta, to visit the Merry cemetery.
1 night accommodation in Maramures

9 wooden churches of Maramures

Day 9: Maramures tour

Your second day in Maramures will be dedicated to explore the unspoiled nature of this place. To do that, you will have a ride with an old steam train called “Mocanita” that will take you deep in the woods. After you come back to the civilized world, your guide will transfer you to Bucovina.
1 night accommodation in Gura Humorului

10 Unesco Maramures

Eager to discover more of Romania? Try our Day trips from Bucharest or ask for a tailor made tour in Romania.

Day 10: Visit Maramures - the secret part

Crossing the Carpathian mountains you will enter Bucovina, a legendary land with warm people and a dark history. Their hard life made them very faithful so they have an impressive number of churches and monasteries here. The painted monasteries of Bucovina, built from the late 15th century to the late 16th century, have their external walls covered in fresco paintings, with unique colors. Bucovina has also some interesting fortresses very different from the ones in Transylvania. You will visit here two of the painted monasteries in the UNESCO list, Moldovita and Sucevita.
1 night accommodation in Gura Humorului

11 Unesco painted monasteries of Bucovina

Day 11: UNESCO in Romania - Painted monasteries of Bucovina

You will spend your second day in Bucovina visiting an important historical city: Suceava and its medieval fortress. In the afternoon you can spend some time in nature and enjoy the idillic landscapes of Romania.
1 night accommodation in Gura Humorului

12 Suceava fortress

Day 12: Romania historical sites - Suceava

After seeing all these UNESCO sites, Romania has another surprise for you. On the way from Bucovina to Bucuresti, your guide will stop in Targu Neamt to visit one last Romanian fortress: Neamt fortress. The road back to Bucharest is long.
1 night accommodation in Bucharest

13 Bucovina to Bucharest

 

Day 13: Back to Bucharest

It is time to say „pa,pa(good-bye) Romania” because your guide will take you to the airport for your trip back home. But you are always welcomed back here!

14 Bucharest airport

Day 14: Leaving Romania

Price:

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Included:
Private guide for all 14 days
Transport by car or minivan
13 nights accommodation in double room with breakfast
Entrance fees
Assistance during the entire tour

Not included:
Other meals
Travel insurance

Optional:
Single supplements

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