THE LONG ROAD TO THE MERRY CHURCHYARD

Highlights of TRANSYLVANIA, MARAMURES and BUCOVINA…

Tentative Schedule:

DAY 1:
Departure from Bucharest.
SINAIA: The Peles Castle and the Monastery.
BRASOV: walking tour of the medieval city.
BRANCOVEANU MONASTERY at Sambata de Sus
O/N in Sibiu.

DAY 2:
SIBIU: walking tour of the main sights in the Big Square, Little Square, the Huet Square.
ALBA IULIA: the city of the Great Union 1918. Tour of the Three Fortifications: Roman, medieval, Vauban.
TURDA Salt Mine, one of the best underground places in the world.
O/N in Cluj Napoca.

DAY 3:
CLUJ NAPOCA: walking tour of the main sights in the city center.
Drive through Baia Mare.
SAPANTA: the Merry Cemetery, and the Monastery with the tallest wooden church in the world.
BARSANA Monastery.
O//N TBA

DAY 4:
BOGDAN VODA: the old and the new churches.
IEUD: wooden church on the hill.
NASAUD: home of George Cosbuc, Transylvanian poet.
Bistrita – Campulung Moldovenesc
O/N in Campulung Moldovenesc or Gura Humorului

DAY 5:
Visit of 2-3 painted monasteries listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites:
VORONET – SUCEVITA – MOLDOVITA
MARGINEA village for the black pottery.
Piatra Neamt – BICAZ RIVER GORGES – Gheorgheni – SOVATA Resort – Sighisoara.
O/N in SIGHISOARA

DAY 6:
SIGHISOARA: walking tour of the medieval citadel, UNESCO World Heritage
BIERTAN fortified church, UNESCO World Heritage.
VISCRI village. The White Church, UNESCO World Heritage.
O/N in Brasov

DAY 7:
PREJMER fortified church
BRAN CASTLE
RASNOV CITADEL

Arrival in Bucharest in the evening.

PRICE: FROM 700 €

—– FURTHER DETAILS UPON REQUEST. PRICE VARIES DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS. FOR A COST-EFFECTIVE TOUR, MINIMUM 4-6 PARTICIPANTS RECOMMENDED. —-

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