Treasures of Transylvania

Hop on an unforgettable journey through the lands of myths and legends that still continue to resonate today! Discover the timeless wonders and stories of Dracula as you explore Transylvania inside out, a most fascinating part of Romania. Starting off at the Romanian capital, Bucharest, soak in the unique culture reflected in the countless monuments of this magical city. Ride through the mystical forests, mountains and mists to reach the Dracula’s Castle. Travel back in time through gorgeous samples of gothic and baroque architecture from various eras of Romanian history. Uncover the hidden beauty of Bulgaria while discovering Ruse, Plovdiv and Sofia.

Duration

Destination

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9 Days

Transylvania, Romania

Bucharest / Sofia

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

4 Star

13-35 People

18+

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Classic,Overland

April to December

Sights Visited on This Tour

Arc of Triumph

Arcul de Triumf is the first, wooden, triumphal arch was built hurriedly, after Romania gained its independence

Black Church

Black Church was built by the German community of the city and stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country.

Brasov

It's known for its medieval Saxon walls and bastions, the towering Gothic-style Black Church and lively cafes.

Brukenthal Palace

The collections put together by Baron Samuel von Brukenthal represent the nucleus of the present Brukenthal National Museum.

Bucharest

Bucharest, in southern Romania, is the country's capital and commercial center. Its iconic landmark is the massive

Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

Romanian Orthodox church, is listed as a historic monument by Romania's Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs.

Clock Tower

The Clock Tower of Sighișoara is actually the main entry point to the citadel, opposite guarded by Tailors' Tower.

Cluj-Napoca

A city in northwestern Romania, is the unofficial capital of the Transylvania region. It's home to universities, vibrant nightlife.

Culture Palace

The building houses the Mureș County Library, the Mureș County Museum, and the State Philharmonic of Târgu Mureș.

Dimitrie Gusti Village

The Village Museum formally National Museum of the Village "Dimitrie Gusti" is an open-air ethnographic museum.

Dominican Monastery

Also known as the Church of the Dominican Monastery, is a Gothic church formerly part of a medieval Dominican monastery.

Dracula Castle Bran

A natural amphitheater, guarded from the East by the Bucegi Mountains and from the West by the Piatra Craiului Massive.

Elena Church

The Church of St Constantine and Helena is a church in Plovdiv, It is considered to be among the oldest churches in the city.

Etar Ethnographic Complex

The Open Air Ethnographic Museum «Etar» is an open-air museum and a neighbourhood of Gabrovo in northern Bulgaria.

Freedom Square

The Monument of Liberty in Rousse, Bulgaria, was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the Italian sculptor Arnoldo Zocchi.

Holy Forty Martyrs Church

The Holy Forty Martyrs Church is a medieval Eastern Orthodox church constructed in 1230 in the town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Holy Trinity Cathedral is the seat of the Romanian Orthodox Archbishop of Sibiu and Metropolitan of Transylvania.

Hunedeoara Castle

Also known as Corvin is one of the largest Gothic-Renaissance castles in Europe and is featured as one of the Seven Wonders of Romania.

Library Lyuben Karavelov

The Library is one of the oldest spiritual centres in Bulgaria. According to municipal registers, it was established in 1888

Lutheran Cathedral

The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary is the most famous Gothic-style church in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania. Its massive 73.34 m.

Matthias Corvinus

This classified historic monument in Cluj - Napoca conceived by János Fadrusz and opened in 1902, represents Matthias Corvinus.

Muresenilor House Museum

Muresianu's archive is one of the richest and important of Transylvania, counting over 25000 documents.

National Military Club

The Palace of the Military Club from Bucharest is a building of the Romanian army that has a cultural role.

Opera House

The Romanian National Opera, Bucharest is one of the four national opera and ballet companies of Romania.

Palace of Parliament

The Palace of the Parliament, also known as the Republic's House or People's House, is the seat of the Parliament of Romania.

Peles Castle

Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova linking Transylvania and Wallachia.

Philippopolis Amphitheatre

The Roman theatre of Philippopolis is one of the world's best-preserved ancient Roman theatres, located in the city center of modern Plovdiv.

Piata Mare

This place in Sibiu is imposing plaza lined by colorful medieval & baroque-era buildings, with art museums & terrace cafes.

Piaţa Sfatului

The Council Square is located in the historic centre of Brașov, Romania. It obtained its right to hold markets in 1520.

Plovdiv

Hilly Plovdiv old town is famed for its photogenic winding cobbled streets and beautifully preserved Ottoman-era townhouses.

Regional Historical Museum

The Regional Historical Museum is one of the 11 regional museums of Bulgaria. It acts within the Rousse, Razgrad, and Silistra regions.

Revolution Square

Revolution Square is a square in central Bucharest, on Calea Victoriei. Known as Piața Palatului until 1989.

Romania Athenaem

Opened in 1888, the ornate, domed, circular building is the city's main concert hall and home of the "George Enescu"

Salina Turda

Salina Turda is a salt mine in the Durgău-Valea Sărată area of Turda, the second largest city in Cluj County, northwest Romania.

Sibiu

Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, central Romania. It’s known for Germanic architecture in its old town, the legacy of 12th-century.

Sighisoara

Sighisoara lies on the Târnava Mare River in Mures, Romania, right at the historic region of Transylvania, hosting a UNESCO-heritage citadel.

Sinaia

A town in central Romania’s Bucegi Mountains, Its 17th-century Sinaia Monastery was once a royal family residence.

Sofia

Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria.ıt has rich history from Roman and Ottoman Empires. Also famous with it's night life.

St. Konstantin Church

The Church of St Constantine and Helena is a church in Plovdiv, It is considered to be among the oldest churches in the city.

St. Mihail Church

It is the second largest church in the geographical region of Transylvania, Romania. The nave is 50 meters long and 24 meters wide

St. Nedelya Church

Sveta Nedelya Church is an Eastern Orthodox church in Sofia, a cathedral of the Sofia bishopric of the Bulgarian Patriarchate.

Synagogue Quo Ante

Synagogue Quo Ante is a place of worship and meeting for the Jewish community in Targu Mures, first certified in 1682.

Targu Mures

Targu Mures is the 16th largest Romanian city, with 134,290 inhabitants as of the 2011 census. It lies on the Mureș River.

Targu Mures citadel

Targu Mures citadel houses the Fortress Church and City Museum, and its gardens are a soothing space to stroll.

The Union Square

The current Unirii Square from Cluj formed the core of the medieval city, clustered around the Church of St. Michael.

Tsareverts Fortress

The inescapable symbol of Veliko Târnovo, this reconstructed fortress dominates the skyline and is one of Bulgaria’s most beloved monuments.

Veliko Tarnavo

Veliko Tarnovo is one of the oldest towns in the country, as its history dates back to more than five thousand years ago.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 star hotels

Meals

8 breakfasts

Transportation

Air-conditioned coach or mini-bus

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival airport transfer from Bucharest Airport to the hotel on day 1

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access (where available)

Sightseeing

Bucharest
Count Dracula Castle in Bran

Sighisoara
Targu Mures

Cluj-Napoca
Salina Turda Salt Mine

Corvin Castle
Sibiu

Ruse
Veliko Tarnavo

Plovdiv
Sofia

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
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- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  
Please use the promo code GVMEXT5 at checkout for an extra 5% discount on the listed rates.
Please use the promo code GVMEXT5 at checkout for an extra 5% discount on the listed rates.

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Accommodation

HOTEL INTER BUSINESS
4 Star

Set in a business and shopping area of Bucharest, the hotel offers comfortable rooms & free WiFi. Only a 3-minute walk from the metro station, a supermarket and shopping centre are just across the boulevard.

HOTEL CUBIX
4 Star

The stylish Hotel Cubix offers comfortable and spacious accommodation in Brasov, only 100 m from the Business Park. With a prime location, it also features an enjoyable bistro bar.

HOTEL PREMIER
4 Star

Located at the heart of Transilvania, Cluj Napoca, Hotel Premier is a business class hotel with on-site dining alternatives. Find a full range of tourist services, in a tasteful, refined and comfortable environment.

HOTEL PLAZA 35
4 Star

Situated 1.3 km from Great Square, Plaza35 hotel provides wonderful views of Sibiu and a fully equipped kitchenette in each room. It is also located very close to The Council Tower of Sibiu, Albert Huet Square and Transilvania Sports Hall.

DUNAV PLAZA HOTEL
4 Star

Dunav Plaza Hotel is situated in the heart of Ruse, right at Svoboda square. The hotel's various restaurants serve international dishes and a diverse selection of wines with a lovely atmosphere.

BEST WESTERN PREMIER PLOVDIV HILLS
4 Star

Best Western Premier Plovdiv Hills provides comfy accommodation with a restaurant, bar and a shared lounge. Each room presents city views, and guests can enjoy access to a garden and a terrace.

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HOTEL INTER BUSINESS
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HOTEL PREMIER
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HOTEL PLAZA 35
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DUNAV PLAZA HOTEL
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BEST WESTERN PREMIER PLOVDIV HILLS
4 Star

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