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Traditional selcer house
(Inlaceni)
Mediaval fortress
(Hunedoara)
Magyar people in a local costume (Kalotaszeg)
Typically painted secler gate
Lipovan church
Magyar woman
Mocland
Moc woman washing cltohes at the streamside
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Roman danicng group
Secler pigherder
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Multicultural higlights of Dracula-country

(Transylvania, Saxonland, Painted monasteries of Bucovina) - 10 days


Summary and recommendation
: 10 days long hiking-trekking adventure with natural and cultural highlights to Romania's most fabled lands.


 
Destination country: Romania. Arrive and depart to Bucharest.

Next schedule: Upon request.

Duration: 10 days (extensions available; see below!)

Price: Ask! Single supplement: TBA. Price includes: accommodations and meals (lunch is typically picnic!), drinking water, vehicle hire with fuel and driver guide, park entrance fees and ranger guides. The price exclude: bank transfer loss, international flight, visa, tips, drinks, personal travel insurance and any other activities of personal request e.g. laundry, toalet fees, phone calls, etc.

Accommodation: Upon request.

Numbers: Upon request.


Transport: 4WD or minivan, upon request. 

Description: "...This trip include the multicultural and natural highlights of the so-called „Draculaland”, incl. Transylvania, Saxonland, Moldavia and Bucovina. Castles, churches, fortresses, painted monasteries, folklor, customes and many ethnic groups are in focus. Romania is undoubtely the most colourful and variable country of Europe, a superb destination for everyone with interest of culture, history and people..."


Trip outline:  

Day 1: Arrival; main sights of Bucharest, incl. Parliament building, Cotroceni palace, Open air village museum, Calea Victoreii.

Day 2: To Brasov. En route stop at the Royal Palace and Monastery of Sinaia. Cabelcar and trek up to the Bucegi Mts.

Day 3: Brasov sightseeing (Black Church, First Romanian School, etc.). Visit the Risnov peasant fortress. Bran castle - Dracula Myth.

Day 4: Saxon day: Visit Viscrii - favourite spot of Prince Charles. Mediaval city of Sighisoara, a World Heritage Site. Visit the birthplace of "Dracula"... now a local pub.

Day 5: Biertan fortified saxonc hurch - a World Heritage Site. Visit Seclerland: deep salt mine of Praid, Korond shopping village, Inlaceni traditional village - a World Heritage Site.

Day 6: To Pietra Neamt. En route stops at the unique Lake Ursu (Sovata) and at Bicaz-gorge with the Killer Lake.

Day 7: Painted monasteries of Bucovina 1.: Neamt Monastery (PT), Humor and Voronet Monastery (Iasi).

Day 8: Painted monasteries of Bucovina 2.: Suceava: Putna, Sucevita, Moldovita monasteries, old jewish cemetery.

Day 9
: Travel day to Bucharest, en route stops at various places.

Day 10:
Depart or post-extension

Extensions recommended :
-Detailed Bucharest sighseeing with Snagov (+ 1-2 days upon request before or after the trip).





Black square=Bucharest
Yellow dots=trip stations

 
   
   

 


 

 

 



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2023' dates are coming in late August

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Orthodox nuns
Stalin & Hitler on a fresco of an Orthodox Monastery
Evangelic church
Local music band
Brasov - "Capital of the Saxons"
Brasov - main square with the Black Church
Painted monastery - Bucovina
Water buffalo herd goes to home on a village street
Charchoal makers
Gipsy girl
Tschango people
Dancing party
The birthplace of Count Dracula Sighisoara
Vlad Tepes the Impaler (Count Dracula)
Parliament building
(Bucharest)
Peles Royal Palaces
(Sinaia)
Fresco of an Orthodox wooden carved monastery
Saxon fortified church
(Prejmar)
Evangelic church
(Sincrau)s
Secler gates
(Odorhei Secuiesc)
Orthodox monastery (Vatra Dornei)
Secler rock and village street (Rimetea)
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