Transylvania tour from Budapest to Bucharest: 4 days
Itinerary 4 days
This is a typical itinerary for this product.
Day 1 Budapesta – Arad- Timisoara
Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Budapest, Central Hungary
On your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. You'll cross the border at Arad.
Filarmonica Arad, Arad, Arad County, Western Romania, Transylvania
The first stop will be in Arad for a short walking tour. Arad is one of the Transylvanian towns with rich culture, that can be observed through it’s architecture. Stroll the city streets to see City Hall Palace , the Palace of Culture , the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church, the large domed Roman Catholic Church and the neo-classical State Theatre. If time allows it you can have lunch at one of the local restaurants.
Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, Transylvania
In the afternoon reach Timisoara. This bustling city has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2019 due to it’s architecture that shows Turkish influence and massive Austro-Hungarian influence.
Overnight in Timisoara
No meals included on this day.
Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Timisoara.
Day 2 Timisoara – Corvin Castle – Alba Iulia – Sibiu
Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, Transylvania
Start fresh in the morning after breakfast with your guide and head for your first stop at Corvin Castle. Explore this gothic castle to find it’s history that lays in the walls of this place.
Citadel of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, Transylvania
After Corvin castle head for Alba-Iulia city. Alba-Iulia has an important cultural role in modern Romania as this is the place where the ancient and medieval history can be observed and also for the fact that this is where our country signed the unification treaty in 1918. Stroll the Old Town section to explore the history of this city.
Sibiu Travel, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
In the afternoon reach Sibiu, where you will be having a walking tour in the Old Town of Sibiu. Sibiu is a medium size city but with rich history and it was appointed the European Capital of Culture in 2007. Join our guide for a walking tour and explore the city.
Overnight in Sibiu
Overnight in centrally located hotel in Sibiu.
Day 3 Sibiu- Sighisoara – Brasov
Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
Start fresh in the morning and set out for Sighisoara city, a fairtale town where Vlad Dracula was born in 1431. Explore the city with our guide through a walking tour.
Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
After Sighisoara set out for Brasov. This medium size city is one the most favorite destination of most Romanian people as the Old Town preserves rich history. Enjoy a walking tour to observe the Black Church and the main gates of the city.
Overnight in Brasov
Overnight in a centrally located hotel in Brasov.
Day 4 Brasov – Bran Castle – Peles Castle – Bucharest
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
Set out first thing in the morning for Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s castle. Visit the inside of this 14th century castle to find out the story about Vlad Dracula.
Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern Romania
In the afternoon set out for Sinaia where you will stop at the Peles Castle. This 19th century castle was built by the royal family of Romania and it’s still being preserved in the same way it did over a century ago.
In the afternoon reach Bucharest.
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No accommodation included on this day.
- 3x Breakfast
- Accommodation included: 3 nights
- 3 nights Accommodation in 3-4 stars hotels
- Professional guide
- Live commentary on board
- Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Entrance fees (20 euros per person)
- Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
- Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
- Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- There is a 100 Euro single supplement to be paid directly to the guide at the departure if you require a single room
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a small tour/activity. Only your group will participate