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Sibiu, former European Capital of Culture


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Overview

Itinerary:

Sibiu - Sighisoara / Alba Iulia / Sibiu Outskirts

Included services:

3 nights accommodation in recommended 3*-4* hotels
2 dinners (2 courses, dessert)
1 dinner with traditional menu in Sibiel (rural pensions)
tour guide in the language of your choice (English, German, French)
transportation for the whole tour

Not included services:

entrance fees
other services not mentioned

Day 1

Sibiu

Group pick up from Sibiu Airport.

Transfer to the hotel.

Pedestrian city tour of the medieval centre of Sibiu, one of Romania’s most charming cities: the Large Square with Brukenthal Palace, Haller House, the Catholic Church and the Council Tower - symbol of the city; the Small Square with Luxembourg House, the Liar's Bridge, the House of Arts; Huet Square with the Evangelical Church; and the Fortress street.

Considered in its earlier days one of the best fortified citadels in Europe, Sibiu retains and displays the testimonies of a glorious past, and offers the best mix between a medieval atmosphere and a modern outlook.

Sibiu (Hermannstadt in German, Nagyszeben in Hungarian) is rightfully considered to be an effervescent city of culture.

The largest theater festival in Romania and the third in Europe takes place in Sibiu, Film Festivals, Jazz, Rock, Folk and all kinds of Music Festivals, Pottery Fairs, are just some of the events that take place in the city squares, attracting tens of thousands of tourists annually.

 

Dinner and accommodation in Sibiu

Day 2

Sibiu Outskirts

Visit the town Cisnadie (Heltau in German, 10 km far from Sibiu), with its Saxon fortified church St. Walpurga (XIIIth century) and then Cisnadioara (Michelsberg in German), with the impressive Romanesque Church, a representative monument for the Romanesque architecture in Transylvania, the oldest in Romania (1260).

 

In the afernoon, get acquainted with the traditional folk architecture and popular techniques exposed in the picturesque open air "ASTRA" Museum, located in the forest of Dumbrava Sibiu.

 

Dinner with traditional menu in a rural pension, in Sibiel  (22 km from Sibiu) - Glass Icons Museum unique in Europe, over 700 exhibits.

 

Accommodation in Sibiu

 

Day 3

Sibiu - Biertan - Sighisoara - Sibiu

On the way to Sighisoara, the route crosses an area that concentrates a large part of the Transylvanian fortified churches: almost every village in the area is settled around a fortified church built between the XIIIth - XVth century by the Saxon colonists.

Visit Medias - St Margareth's church, late Gothic; and the impressive Biertan fortified church, former see of the Protestant bishops for 300 years.

Transfer to Sighisoara, small fortified city in the heart of Transylvania, visit of the well preserved fortified site: the Stag House, the Clock Tower, the Church on the Hill, the Venetian House, the Covered Stairs.

Sighisoara (Schässburg in German) is one of the most visited cities in Transylvania, and offers an outstanding testimony ofthe local Saxons culture. The best preserved medieval citadel in Romania, Sighisoara offers a genuine feeling of a medieval fortress, one of its main features being that it has been permanently inhabited.

Return to Sibiu.

 

Farewell dinner with Saxon menu in "Hermania" restaurant Sibiu, accommodation in Sibiu

Day 4

 

Transfer to Sibiu Airport

 

Goodbye Romania !

Price/pers in EUR

     Double room               Single room supplement
269 52

The prices are valid for a minimum 7 paying persons/group.

Included services:
3 nights accommodation in recommended 3*-4* hotels
2 dinners (2 courses, dessert)
1 dinner with traditional menu in Sibiel (rural pensions)
tour guide in the language of your choice (English, German, French)
transportation for the whole tour

Not included services:
entrance fees
other services not mentioned

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