Castels, tales and legends

On the footprints of „Queen Maria” tour

Meeting point: in the lobby of your hotel / pension

Route: Sighişoara – Castelul Bran – Cetatea Râşnov – Braşov – Sighişoara

Itinerary:

Our tour from Sighişoara leads us to one of the most visited castels in Romania, the Bran Castle. The castle was the favourite place of Queen Maria, who restored and transformated the border stronghold to be used as a residence of the royal family.

The tour continues  to the citadel of Râşnov, wich has strategic positioning up on the cliff  with a stunning perspective. Our route in The Land of Bârsa continues to Braşov. Here we will take a walking tour, which includes the Sforii Street, the Black Church, the main square. Our tour ends turning back to Sighişoara.

  

Tour duration: 8-9 hours

Services included: transportation by car, specialized guide, entrance fees, parking fees
Price: 95 EUR/pers. (group of 2 persons), 80 EUR/pers (group of 3-5 persons)

and 55 EUR/pers. (group of 6-8 persons).

Optional activities:

  • Visit of Valea Cetăţii Cave – 6 EUR/person
  • Lunch in Râşnov, Poiana Braşov or in Braşov around 13 EUR/person
  • Visit of the Dino Park 7 EUR/child, 8 EUR/adult
  • Visit of an egg paintings handcraft 3 EUR/pers.

The Romanian Royal Summer Residence tour

Meeting point: in the lobby of your hotel / pension

Route: Sighişoara – Castelul Peleş – Sinaia Monastery– Sighişoara

Itinerary:

Our tour leads us to one of the castels built as a summer royal residence in Romania, the Peleş Castle. Its name is coming from the crystal clear water, which flows in the proximity of the castle. We continue our tour visiting the Sinaia Monastery, wich is associated to the urban development of the place. In the late afternoon we will drive back to Sighişoara.

Tour duration: 10-11 hours

Services included: transportation by car, specialized guide, entrance fees, parking fees
Price: 115 EUR/pers. (group of 2 persons), 85 EUR/pers (group of 3-5 persons)

and 60 EUR/pers. (group of 6-8 persons).

Optional activities:

  • Visit of Pelișor castle in Sinaia  6 EUR/pers.
  • Visit of the Sinaia Cazino 5 EUR/pers.
  • George Enescu Memorial House 2 EUR/pers.
  • The Royal Railway Station 2 EUR/pers.
  • Miniature Trains Museum 2 EUR/pers.

Mediaş & Surroundings tour

Meeting point: in the lobby of your hotel / pension

Route: Sighişoara, Mediaş, Moşna, Alma Vii, Sighişoara

Itinerary:

We leave Sighişoara and drive towards  Mediaş. We will visit the Evangelic Church “St. Margaret” or the “Castle” represented the core around which the citadel gradually developed. We continue are tour in the region in which surrounding are numerous orchards and vineyards. In our schedule is included a visit to the fortified church of Moşna. Due to the settlement’s prosperity, Moşna has one of the most beautiful and biggest churches in the Târnava Valley. Our route is heading towards Alma Vii. We visit the 14th century church, built two hundred years prior to the stronghold around it. We end our tour turning back to Sighişoara.

 

Tour duration: 6-7 hours

Services included: transportation by car, specialized guide, entrance fees, parking fees Price: 60 EUR/pers. (group of 2 persons), 50 EUR/pers. (group of 3-5 persons) and 35 EUR/pers. (group of 6-8 persons).

Optional activities:

  • Picnic / lunch with traditional products from Romanian and Saxon gastronomy: 10/15 EUR/person
  • Thematic Tour “Local tradition” – a short visit of 3 traditional peasant houses with local vine tasting in Moşna: 5 EUR/person

Sibiu & Surroundings tour

Meeting point: in the lobby of your hotel / pension

Route: Sighişoara – Sibiu – Sighişoara

Itinerary:

We leave Sighişoara and drive to Sibiu, the politically head quarter of the German Nation in Transylvania, today the capital of county Sibiu. The city together with Luxembourg shared the title European Capital of Culture in year 2007. After a two hour drive, we take a walking tour in the Old Town of Sibiu, which includes the three Squares of the town (The Large- and the Small- and the Huet-Square), the Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Council Tower, the Liars’ Bridge and the Cibin Market. The lunch (optional) is succeded  by the departure to Astra Open Air Museum. We will end up our tour turning back to Sighişoara.

   

Tour duration: 10-11 hours

Services included: transportation by car, specialized guide, entrance fees, parking fees Price: 85 EUR/pers. (group of 2 persons), 60 EUR/pers (group of 3-5 persons) and 45 EUR/pers. (group of 6-8 persons).

Optional activities:

  • Lunch: around 12 EUR/person
  • Visit of Brukenthal National Museum European Art Galery, Romanian Art Gallery, Museum of History Altemberger House, Museum of Natural History,  Museum of Pharmacy around 20 EUR / person

 

One Response to Castels, tales and legends

  1. Bill Pecha says:

    of us will be in Transylvania August 27 until Sept 3 looking for some tours and we will be staying near Brazov