7 Nights Discover Romania Tour Package with Contur Travel €1030/- (Posted on Jun 17 2011)

7 Nights Discover Romania Tour Package with Contur Travel €1030/-


Visit: Bucharest – Curtea de Arges – Sibiu – Sighisoara – Bistrita – Borgo Pass – Bucovina – Piatra Neamt – Bicaz Gorges – Red Lake – Brasov – Bran – Sinaia – Bucharest.
8 days / 7 nights tour
2011 Departure dates: April – October, excepting Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Sighisoara Romania

Sighisoara Romania


Day 1 – Bucharest

Arrival in Bucharest at Henri Coanda airport.
On the way to the hotel you will have a brief sightseeing of Bucharest, including main boulevards, University, Romanian Athenaeum, Royal Palace, the Palace of Parliament.

  • arrival at Otopeni airport. Meet our representative and short sightseeing tour of Bucharest
  • overnight in Bucharest at centrally located 3* hotel.

Day 2 – Bucharest, Old and Nowadays city
Have you ever been in Paris? Yes? Then it won’t be difficult for you to realize why Bucharest was known in Europe, between the two world wars as “le Petit Paris” (Little Paris).
The tour takes you along the boulevards, which were mainly cut in the 19th century.
The palaces and houses of the Romanian high society were built in about the same period. It was very fashionable for the high-class people to employ French architects like Paul Gottereau, Albert Galleron, A. Ballu, to design their house or at least, Romanian architects who studied mainly in France. From Ceausescu’s residence to the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest reveals to the visitors its treasury: the palaces, the houses and its people.
The city tour of Bucharest starts with the visit to the Old Court, a princely residence in the historic center.
Next, you will visit the Palace of the Parliament, the second largest building in the world. Then walk along Calea Victoriei, the former cosmopolitan avenue of Bucharest, to the historical down town. Visit Stavropoleos Church, Manuc’s Inn and the Lime Tree Inn.
Continue to Curtea de Arges. Here you’ll see Master Manole’s church where, according to legend, he entombed his wife in the stone walls.
Travel North across the Olt pass into Transylvania in Sibiu.

  • visit Old Court and Palace of the Parliament
  • sightseeing tour of the historical area including Stavropoleos Church, Manuc’s Inn and the Lime Tree Inn
  • drive to Sibiu via Curtea de Arges where stop for visit
  • accommodation in 3* hotel in Sibiu.

Day 3 – Sibiu – Sighisoara – Bistrita – Tihuta
This morning right after the breakfast we will have a short sightseeing tour of Sibiu city.
Sighisoara, ancient cradle of Romanians, which is located in Transylvania, in a landscape of peculiar beauty in the Tirnave Plateau. On the present ‘Hill of the Citadel’, the upper town, was erected a stronghold in the 2nd half of the 12th century, used by the population as a shelter in hard times.
Here lived, between 1431-1435, Vlad Dracul. He was Vlad the Impaler’s father known as Dracula (the son of the Devil), born most probably here in Sighisoara, on 1431. The actual 15th century house where Prince Vlad Dracul was born has been turned into a restaurant and museum full of interesting flavors and artefacts.
End the day in Borgo Pass at ‘Count Dracula’ hotel.

  • sightseeing tour of Sibiu : Main Square, Catholic Cathedral, the Council Tower, the Liars Bridge, the Evangelical church, the Orthodox Cathedral
  • leave Sibiu for Sighisoara and visit of the best preserved town of 15th century in Europe
  • leave Sibiu for Sighisoara and visit of the best preserved town of 15th century in Europe
  • overnight at ‘Count Dracula’ Hotel (3*) at Piatra Fintinele (Borgo Pass).

Day 4 – Tihuta – Moldovita – Sucevita – Gura Humorului (Sucevita)
Today’s itinerary will take through Bukovina crossing the invisible threshold into Moldavia, land of the painted monasteries. We shal visit today two of the five convents protected by UNESCO patrimony: Moldovita and Sucevita monasteries.

  • visit of the monasteries: Moldovita and Sucevita
  • overnight in Gura Humorului or Sucevita at 3* hotel.
Poiana Brasov

Poiana Brasov

Day 5 – Voronet – Piatra Neamt – Bicaz Gorges – Brasov
Today’s attraction is Voronet, a 15th century church built by Prince Stephen the Great. Often called ‘the Sistine Chapel of the Orient’, Voronet frescoes are painted primarily in a unique shade of blue known to painters throughout the world as Voronet Blue.
Back on the road again, heading towards the most impressive natural rock formations in central Romania, the Bicaz Gorges. These ancient cliffs, carved by millennia or raging waters, rise like walls on either side of the winding roads leading to the town of Lacu Rosu, The Red Lake. The crimson waters of this natural phenomenon are stained by a rich concentration of minerals and algae.
Continuing Southward you’ll reach the city of Brasov in time for dinner.

  • after breakfast, visit the monastery of Voronet
  • cross from Bucovina back to Transylvania through the spectacular Bicaz Gorges
  • overnight in Brasov at 3* hotel.

Day 6 – Brasov – Bran – Sinaia
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Brasov. A main stop will be the Black Church that houses a priceless collection of Oriental rugs as well as a 4,000 pipe organ.
Winding your way Southward, stop at the Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle.
From Bran continue South to Sinaia where you’ll visit the monastery with the same name.

  • short sightseeing tour of Brasov
  • drive to Sinaia, visit Sinaia Monastery
  • overnight in Sinaia at 3* hotel.

Day 7 – Bucharest
Set amidst sculpture gardens and fountains, Peles Castle was the summer residence to many of Romania’s king. Inside you’ll see valuable collections of mediaeval weaponry, stained glass, silk rugs and furniture.
Leave the Summer residence of former Romanian royal family for Bucharest. Before checking-in at our hotel, we will have a visit to the Village Museum, an open air collection of original houses, water mills, workshops brought here from all over the country.

  • Sightseeing tour of Brasov: Black Church, Old City Hall Square, Schei District (St. Nicholas Church, Museum of the first Romanian School)
  • visit Peles Castle
  • transfer to Bucharest. Visit Village Museum
  • Overnight at centrally located 3* hotel in Bucharest.

Day 8 – Good bye Romania !

  • transfer to Henri Coanda airport.

Price/person: 1,030 Euro (for minimum 2 paying people)

Services included:

  • 7 nights accommodation on breakfast basis
  • transportation by air conditioned car/minibus/bus with driver
  • arrival/departure transfers
  • entrance fees to museums included in the program
  • English speaking guide assistance.


  • Single room supplement : 190 Euro

Not included:

  • arrival/departure flights
  • health insurance
  • personal expenses of any kind, hotel services like phone calls, laundry, mini bar, room service
  • soft and alcoholic drinks with the main meals unless otherwise specified.

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Posted by on Jun 17 2011. Filed under Brasov, Bucharest, Europe, Featured, Romania, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Sinaia, Transylvania.

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7 Nights Discover Romania Tour Package with Contur Travel €1030/-

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