Self Driving Tours: Transylvania – Saxon Fortified Churches

The South, South-Eastern part of Transylvania has a huge tourism potential mainly sustained by the multitude of fortified churches, nowhere to be found in the world in such a small area. The cultural profile of this part of Transylvania is given by the seven settlements with fortified churches and the city Sighisoara, which are listed as UNESCO heritage sites.

Package includes:

car rental
accommodation in a double room + breakfast

Day 1


arrival in Bucharest
departure to Brasov and visit the Black Church
optional lunch
visit Bran castle – Dracula’s castle from Bram Stocker’s novel
departure for Rasnov and visit Rasnov Fortress
departure to Poiana Brasov resort
optional, dinner at Outlaws’ Hut (Coliba Haiducilor) Restaurant in Poiana Brasov resort
accommodation in Casa Viorel**** in Poiana Brasov resort or similar

Day 2


breakfast at the hotel
visit Prejmer fortification or Harman fortification – an UNESCO objective
visit Viscri fortification – is probably the only fortress in Romania protecting an existing church built in the 12th century and also an UNESCO objective
transfer Viscri – Sighisoara
optional lunch
city tour of Sighisoara citadel with The Clock Tower, The Museum of Medieval Weapons, The Covered Stairs
accommodation in Hotel Sighisoara *** or similar

Day 3


breakfast at the hotel
visit APOLD – BRADENI – IACOBENI – DEALU FRUMOS – AGNITA – RECHIS fortified churches
transfer Rechis – Biertan
optional lunch
accommodation in Rural Guest Houses*** in Biertan village

Day 4


breakfast at Rural Guest Houses
visit BIERTAN – MOSNA – MEDIAS – VALEA VIILOR – AXENTE SEVER – SIMPLIC – SURA MARE fortified church
optional lunch in Medias
transfer Sura Mare – Sibiu
accommodation in Imparatul Romanilor Hotel *** in Sibiu or similar

Day 5


breakfast at the hotel
city tour of Sibiu, visit to Bruckenthal Museum and the Evangelical Church
optional lunch
transfer to Cozia and visit Cozia Monastery on Olt Valley
transfer Cozia – Bucharest
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