3-Day Tour In Transylvania With Hunyadi Or Corvin Castle And Targu Jiu From Bucharest

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally-located Bucharest accommodation
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 9pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Enjoy a remarkable tour that will take you on a journey to discover some of the most beautiful sites of Transylvania and works of the renowned artist Constantin Brancusi. Visit the medieval towns of Brasov and Sibiu with their narrow streets and discover old fortresses and castles like Bran, Rasnov, Peles, Fagaras. On your way to Bucharest, you will stop at Trgu Jiu , the capital of Gorj County in the Oltenia region of Romania and home of important works of nationally and internationally known artist and sculptor Constantin Brancusi.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Breakfast included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Day 1:Breakfast. Departure towards Transylvania. There are over 50 castles, fortresses and fortified churches on these ancient lands! We invite you to discover the top three most beautiful of all, Bran Castle better known as Draculas Castle, Peles Castle former royal residence, an architectural jewel and Rasnov Fortress one of the best preserved peasant fortress of Transylvania with a breathtaking view over the Brasov region! Prahova Valley and Brasov, where are these wonderful sights located, is also one of the most beautiful mountain regions of Romania! In the evening we will walk on the medieval charming streets of Brasov! Dinner and overnight in Brasov

Day 2:Breakfast. In this second day we will go further into Transylvania and we will visit Fagaras Town, the politico-administrative center of these lands in the past. The main attraction is Fagaras Fortress, surrounded by a moat, is is the only fortress of its kind in Romania. From 1948 until 1960 the castle was used as a prison. In one its towers of the castle was The Iron Lady, a medieval torture device. The castle is hosting now Fagaras Country Museum dedicated to local history and municipal library.
Next, we go towards Sibiu which is the heart of Germanic Transylvania known as Hermannstadt. We visit Brukenthal National Museum, the Large Square which is the historic center of Sibiu, the Little Square which is the second largest historic place of Sibiu, the Evangelic Church, the Liars Bridge, the Ethnographic Museum. Dinner and overnight in Sibiu

Day 3:We start the last day by visiting Hunedoara. We cannot come here and not visit Corvin Castle - Hunyadi Castle. Located in the city of Hunedoara Corvin Castle, also called Hunyadi Castle dates from the XIV- XV, one of the most famous owner was none other than Iancu de Hunedoara, the great defender of Christianity before the Ottoman invasion .The castle has elements of Gothic , Neo- Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Then, on our way to Bucharest, we stop at Trgu Jiu , the capital of Gorj County in the Oltenia region of Romania and home of important works of nationally and internationally known artist and sculptor Constantin Brancusi. He made his career in France and was considered a pioneer of modernism, one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th-century, Brncui is called the patriarch of modern sculpture. Formal studies took him first to Bucharest, then to Munich, then to the cole des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1905 to 1907. At Targu Jiu you will see some of his most important pieces of art, "Table of Silence", "The Gate of the Kiss" and "Endless Column" which commemorate the courage and sacrifice of Romanian's who in 1916 defended Trgu Jiu from the forces of the Central Powers.

Late in the evening we arrive in Bucharest.

Inclusions

  • Two nights accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and fuel surcharges
  • One bottle of water per person/per day
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/tour escort
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age is 5 years

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