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    Day 1: Bucharest

    Departure from your hotel or directly from the airport of Bucharest. Visit to the Parliament Building, the second largest building of the world after the Pentagon in the United States, the old town and the romanian Atheneum. Overnight in central located 4* hotel.

    Day 2: Bucharest - Curtea de Arges - Sibiu

    We have breakfast and depart to Sibiu. On the way we visit Monastery of Curtea de Arges and continue with a visit to Cozia Monastery. We continue our tour with Sibiu, the city which was chosen as The European Capital of Culture in 2007 along with the city of Luxembourg. Visit the medieval old town and overnight in a central located 4* hotel. On request we can offer dinner at peasants house in Sibiel.

    Day 3: Sibiu - Sighisoara - Bistrita

    We have breakfast and depart to Biertan fortified church, famous for its divorce prison room and later we will arive in Sighisoara (Unesco) , the city where Vlad Tepes (The Impaler) was born. We will visit the Unesco citadel and then go to Bistrita through the beautiful city of Targu Mures which we visit shortly. Overnight in Hotel Coroana de Aur 4* where stayed also Jonathan Harker from the novel of Bram Stoker in Bistrita or similar.

    Day 4: Bistrita - Gura Humorului - Radauti

    We have breakfast and depart to visit the most important monasteries from Bucovina: Moldovita and Sucevita monasteries. Later we will stop for a demonstration of black pottery at Marginea. Overnight in a 4* hotel in Gura Humorului or Radauti.

    Day 5: Radauti - Piatra Neamt

    We have breakfast in the hotel, then we visit Humor Monastery, then Voronet Monastery (Voronet became famous among art lovers thanks to two features of its painting: blue, made with a formula still unknown, called "blue Voronet" and the magnificent scene depicting "The Last Judgement"). We continue our journey to Piatra Neamt with a visit to the Monastery Agapia. Overnight in a 4* hotel in Piatra Neamt. or Roman.

    Day 6: Piatra Neamt - Brasov

    We have breakfast and depart to Brasov on one of the most beautiful scenic roads of Romania, Bicaz Gorges. We continue our journey to the Red Lake and after a stop in Miercurea Ciuc we will arrive in the medieval town of Brasov. Visit the beautiful city of Brasov  with its Black Church and overnight in a 3* Hotel close to the old town.

    Day 7: Brasov - Sinaia - Bucharest

    After breakfast we have a stop in Bran to visit Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and depart to Sinaia, with a visit of Peles Castle (considered among the most beautiful in Europe). Later we continue to Bucharest with a visit to the Village Museum. Overnight in Bucharest in a 4* central located Hotel.

    Day 8: Bucharest - Airport

    After breakfast we continue the visit of Bucharest, then transfer to the airport.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departure from your Bucharest hotel or Bucharest Airport.
    Departure Time
    Based on the arrival time of your flight, see voucher details for further instructions
    Duration
    8 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 7 nights accommodation
    • Local taxes
    • Breakfast
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Photo fees at museum (where requested)
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    My friend and I, both senior citizens, booked this trip with modest hopes and expectations. We are seasoned travelers yet we were totally amazed and in awe of the tour and the TLC provided by a Viator subcontractor named George Panica of Trip2Ro. We traversed over 900 miles over
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    Response from George P, Manager at 8-Day Transylvania and UNESCO Painted Monasteries from Bucharest
    Responded Jan. 7, 2018
    Thank you very much for such a nice review and i am glad that all the services were fitted on your needs. I really enjoyed in being your tourguide and I hope that we will see soon again. George
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