Authentic Romanian traditions plus modern technology = wonderful rustic accommodation worth to enjoy. You will discover the true feeling of Romania while travelling through scenic landscapes, sleep over in luxurious mansions owned by noble families, eat great meals cooked with love and fresh produce, and discover the local artisans and their artistry. This tour will make you feel like in a fairy-tale realm.
Bucharest – Siriu – Brasov – Viscri – Avrig – Sibiu – Archia – Maldaresti – Bran – Bucharest
Day 1: Bucharest
Welcome to Romania! Our guide will pick you up from the Henri Coanda Bucharest Airport and transfer you to Bucharest. After check in, we are going to visit The Old Center and other attractions such as: Palace of the Parliament, University of Bucharest, Revolution Square, Victoriei Square, Village Museum, Victoria Palace.
Day 2: Bucharest – Siriu
Breakfast. Start our drive to a breathtaking area called Siriu, in Buzau County. Time to relax or to choose from different optional activities: horse riding, a picnic at a short walk distance away or mountain biking.. In the evening, you can watch a movie or play some board games.
Day 3: Siriu – Brasov – Viscri
Pack your bags because after breakfast we will drive to Viscri, a village loved and frequently visited by Prince Charles. On the road, we will visit the Crown City – Brasov (your guide will tell you the story of this nickname). The beauty of Viscri village will fascinate you, as it did to Prince Charles. Accommodation in a very special traditional house, decorated with traditional furniture and full of handmade carpets and linen woven by the women in the village.
Day 4: Viscri – Avrig
At breakfast, we would like to hear what you dreamed about last night, as we are sure you found your inner peace in the serene Transylvanian atmosphere. Our next stop is another magnificent mansion. Did you hear about Samuel von Brukenthal? If not, you will as we are going to stay in his former summer residence in Avrig, a baroque building with a charming garden. Lunch on the spot. After a little rest, we are going to discover Sibiu, a beautiful city in the heart of Transylvania.
Day 5: Avrig – Deva – Archia
After breakfast, let’s discover another beautiful rural area in Transylvania. Have you captured the true feeling of Romania by now? There is still plenty of time…. Archia, here we come! But first, we stop in Orastie, a small town with great history in leather and fur coats manufacturing. Lunch on the spot. Accommodation in a 5* mansion.
Day 6: Archia – Deva – Archia
Good morning, noblemen and miladies! Slept well? After breakfast, we are going to visit the wonderful Deva fortress. For the afternoon, we propose a visit at a horse riding center or to relax by the pool at the mansion.
Day 7: Archia – Hunedoara – Horezu
Eat well in the morning; a long and exciting day is in front of us. This day is dedicated to the landscapes and legends… It’s going to be stunning!!! Your guide will tell you the story of Corvin Castle before visiting it. Beautiful mountains, forested hills, golden plains and a very challenging road! Accommodation in a nobleman’s mansion, called cula boiereasca, now a 4* accommodation, nearby Horezu.
Day 8: Horezu – Ramnicu Valcea – Curtea de Arges – Bran
After breakfast, a scenic route is waiting for us! We are to discover other breathtaking landscapes, ancient traditions and crafts well preserved by locals… the true feeling of Romania in a nutshell. Accommodation in a splendid mansion in Bran.
Day 9: Bran – Bucharest
In the morning, we invite you to a short walk in Bran, while wrapping up your Romanian adventure. We are confident that Romania unfolded as very special country worth visiting. The last night of the tour includes an exquisite dinner in the Old Town of Bucharest. Accommodation in a 4* hotel.
Day 10: Farewell
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport.
Hope you will enjoy this tour and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Accommodations & meals:
- 9 nights accommodation in cozy and special mansions
- Breakfast in every location
- 1 special dinner
- Airport transfers
- Air conditioning bus during the entire tour
- Parking and road taxes
- Entrance fees in all attractions that we stop by
- English speaking tour guide