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Transfagarasan & Medieval City of Sibiu Tour

  • 2 days
  • Small group
    Small group
  • Wi Fi
    Wifi Available
  • Availability
    May 1’ - Sep 30'
  • Min age
    Min Age : 7+
  • Departure point
    Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Join the 2-day Transfagarasan & Medieval City of Sibiu Tour from Bucharest for a chance to visit Romania’s two most popular tourist attractions: Sibiu Medieval city, considered the most beautiful city in Romania and former European Capital of Culture in 2007 and Transfagarasan high altitude road appreciated by Top Gear as being the “best road in the world”.

Cross the Carpathian Mountains and reach the legendary land of Transylvania and then travel above the clouds and admire impressive waterfalls, glacial lakes and the lofty peaks of the mountains.

Departure & Return Location

Your hotel in Bucharest

Departure Time

08:00 am

Tour type

Small-group shared tour by minibus/car

Price

249 Euros adult, 219 Euros child 7-11

Group discounts

5% for 3 people, 8% for 4 or more people traveling together

Single room supplement

€30, mandatory for single travelers and payable to the guide at the start of the tour

Language

English (other languages available on request for an additional fee)

Price Includes

  • Transport by AC car/minibus with pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
  • English speaking tour guide
  • One night accommodation in double room with breakfast included at a 3* hotel in Sibiu

Price Excludes

  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals, other than breakfast

Additional benefits for our customers

  • 10% discount at best restaurants in Bucharest including famous locations as Hard Rock Cafe, Caru’ cu bere, Hanu’ lui Manuc, Pescarus
  • 30% discount at Museum of Senses
  • 15% discount at Kitsch Museum
Tour Highlights
  • Small Group Tour for a more personal and intimate experience. A chance to discover the secrets of Transfagarasan and Sibiu while making new friends.
  • Funny, Friendly, Experienced Guide - Feel welcome, relaxed, and able to enjoy the tour to its fullest. Ask your burning questions and learn from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Visit Curtea de Arges Monastery - one of the architectural wonders of the country and the burial place for the Royal Family of Romania.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive on the famous high-altitude mountain road of Transfagarasan with a brief stop at Vidraru Dam - the largest arch dam in Romania and one of the largest in Europe.
  • Explore and spend a night in Sibiu - the Romanian town considered by many to have the most beautiful old historical center in Transylvania.
  • On the way back to Bucharest, stop for a moment to admire Cozia Monastery built by the Romanian ruler Mircea cel Batran in the 14th century.
Know before you book
  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place. If the minimum number of people is not reached, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund. If you make an online booking for a single traveler, the total amount will be blocked on your card and either charged if we can confirm the tour on your date or rejected if the tour cannot be confirmed for your date.
  • in case of unfavorable weather conditions (heavy snow) the Transfagarasan Road can be closed. We are not responsible if at the moment of your arrival Transfagarasan Road is closed.
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Itinerary

Day 1Bucharest – Curtea de Arges – Vidraru Dam - Trasfagarasan Road - Sibiu (430 km)

Transfagarasan & Medieval City of Sibiu Tour will start at 08:00 am at your hotel in Bucharest.

After around 2 hours of driving, we will arrive at Curtea de Arges Monastery – an important pilgrimage place from the Southern part of Romanialocated at the foot of the Fagaras Mountains. During the visit, you will learn about the amazing legend associated with the building of this monastery. After the visit we will stop for lunch at a Romanian restaurant, to get the first taste of our traditional food.

Then, we will make the first step on Transfagarasan Road and enjoy a quick stop at Vidraru Dam, an impressive creation of engineering, being the first arch dam in Romania, built in the communist period. Nowadays, it is the favorite place for people passionate about extreme sports.

Driving along the ArgesRiver, you will leave behind the region of Wallachia and head to the region of Transylvania. On our way to the next stop – Balea Glacier Lake, you will be followed by gorgeous landscapes and amazing mountain scenery, and you will cross the longest tunnel in Romania. Surrounded by the stunning mountain peaks of the Fagaras Mountains, Balea Lake will be the perfect place for some beautiful photos.

Continuing the journey through the Northern part of Transfagarasan Road, the tour guide will tell you more about its construction and how did Transfagarasan Road get to be considered the most beautiful high altitude road in the world, by the British “Top Gear”, in 2013.

By the end of the first day, you will reach the city of Sibiu – one of the seven German medieval citadels in Transylvania.

Accommodation in Sibiu

Day 2Sibiu - Cozia Monastery - Bucharest (280 km)

In the morning, you will enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Sibiu.

After breakfast, the tour guide will lead you during a short walking tour in the old city center of Sibiu, where you will see the Large Square, the Small Square, Huet Square, the Council Tower, Brukenthal Palace, the Liars Bridge, the Stairs Passage, the Evangelical Cathedral, and you will hear more exciting stories about the town that in 2007 was declared the “European Capital of Culture”.

On our way back to Bucharest we will also make a stop at Cozia Monastery, a valuable monument of Romania’s architecture and culture, erected between 1386-1388, by the ruler Mircea the Elder.

In the evening, arrive at your hotel in Bucharest and this will conclude the Transfagarasan & Medieval City of Sibiu Tour.

End of the trip.

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FAQ

Can I book this tour as a solo traveler?

Yes. If you are traveling alone, it is mandatory to book a single room (normal price + single supplement of 30 Euro)

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