Halloween 2019 in Transylvania

Region: Bucharest, Transylvania

KEY SITES VISITED/ ITINERARY
Bucharest, Targoviste, Bran, Sighisoara
Trip schedule 2019
Sun (27 Oct) – Sat (2 Nov)

 

Day 1 (Sunday), Arrival in Bucharest

  • Flight  to Bucharest (own)
  • Bucharest Airport-hotel transfer
  • Welcome dinner and get to know round

 

Day 2 (Monday), Bucharest – Targoviste – Bran

  • Bus and walking tour of Bucharest, incl. the famous People’s Palace, old town, Archbishop quarter, Art Nouveau tour
  • Tour of old country capital Targoviste (under the reign of Vlad Tepes/ Dracula in 15th & 16th century)
  • Marvel at the rich colors of Romanian forests in the fall season on top of Carpathians (Moeciu nature walk)
  • Evening strolling around Bran castle and dinner in Bran

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Day 3 (Tuesday), Bran – Rasnov – Brasov – Bran

  • Bran castle tour (widely perceived as Dracula’s castle)
  • Funicular ride up to and tour of Rasnov fortress, panoramic view on the Carpathian mountains
  • Bran Halloween festival & traditional dinner

 

Day 4 (Wednesday), Brasov – Rupea – Sighisoara

  • Brasov old town tour and visit of one of the oldest churches in Europe, panoramic view of Brasov from Tampa mountain
  • Visit of the Rupea middle age fortress
  • Transfer to medieval town Sighisoara

 

Day 5 (Thursday), Sighisoara

  • Walking tour of old medieval town of Sighisoara
  • Visit local medieval museums, eat lunch in Vlad Tepes’s birth house

 

Day 6 (Friday), Sighisoara- Hunedoara – Transalpina – Ramnicul Valcea

  • Visit of Corvin Castle (Vlad Tepes was imprisoned here)
  • Bus ride on Transalpina route, on top of Carpathians at 2200 m, to Ramnicu Valcea

 

Day 7 (Saturday), Curtea de Arges – Poienari – Bucharest

  • Tour of Arges monastery and ruins of old town of Curtea de Arges, 1st Romanian capital in 13th-14th century
  • Visit of Tepes fortress in Poienari
  • Hotel-Airport transfer – See you on your next trip to Romania

 

Included services:

  • 6 nights in top exclusive authentic 4*  locations (hotels, manors)
  • Rich traditional full board
  • All experiences (site entries, encounters, activities, guiding, souvenir)
  • Transportation by premium van/ bus (dep. on group size), max. 200 km/ day
  • Single room supplement: 249 Eur

Optional:

  • Return flight to Romania + any other personal expenses

Our Quality Promise:

  • Tours guided by top professional certified travel guides, with former/ parallel academic or corporate careers (in business fluent German & English)
  • Small groups (max 20) & guaranteed departures
  • Some of the best and most authentic accommodations in Eastern Europe
  • Handpicked traditional and international restaurants
  • Wealth of activities, events, encounters with locals


  • We can book your flight for you as well
  • Daily  direct flights to Bucharest from any key European airport with:
    • Main legacy airlines, in particular KLM Air France and Lufthansa
    • Tarom, Romanian Legacy Airline
    • Various low cost airlines: Blueair, Wizzair, Ryanair

Bucharest, Hotel Christina 4*

 

Bran, Bratescu Manor 4*+

Sighisoara, Casa Georgius Krauss 4*

Ramnicu Valcea, Grand Hotel Sofianu 4*

Nature

Experience fall in Transylvania, travel deep in the Carpathians to uncover the wide color portfolio of the season, take a boat ride on serene mountain lakes, enjoy magical landscape… wild, untouched, authentic, simply unique in Europe.

 Culture, History and Traditions

Discover mountain castles of medieval counts, hidden fortresses on mountain tops or surrounded by clear waters, charming medieval citadels still inhabited even today, multicultural cities with vibrant old towns and a myriad of thematic street festivals, concerts and artistic events.

Experiences

Discover the vibe of Bucharest old town, celebrate Halloween in Dracula’s (rumored) castle with, tour Europe’s only inhabited medieval citadel with the official medieval drummer, see how real handmade souvenirs are made by talented craftsmen, expect a different kind surprise at every corner of your magical Halloween journey in Transylvania.

Unique accommodations

Sleep in style in some of the best 5 star hotels in Central Europe, enjoy the authentic Romanian style in exclusive mansions and mountain chalets in the Carpathians and in Transylvania.