|Awarded Halloween in Transylvania - Short Break|
|Web spider Painter|
|European Capital of Culture|
|CLuj Napoca nightlife|
|Brasov medieval city|
|Alba Iulia Voubain citadel|
Alba Iulia, Romania
The Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara - Dracula's birth place, the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Bran Castle � also known as Dracula's Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377.
The Medieval Saxon city of Sibiu � concentrating the largest number of famous sights in Romania
Spider Web Artist - the only artist in the world who uses spider web for his paintings
The Medieval Saxon city of Brasov � one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe
Welcome to the Transylvania! Our English speaking guide collects you from Cluj Napoca Airport. Drive to Turda, a small town with an intimate medieval atmosphere where you can enjoy lunch in a Dracula Restaurant. Transfer next to Sibiu. The fortified city of Sibiu has been the centre of Romania's German minority since medieval times and it is one of Romania's most beautiful cities. The city contains the largest concentrations of famous sites in Romania. Enjoy a city tour including the Evangelic Church, one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Romania and the iconic image of Sibiu. Vlad the Impaler's son, Prince Mihnea the Evil was stabbed on the stairs of the church in 1510.
Accommodation is in a 4 * hotel. You'll enjoy a traditional Saxon dinner in one of Sibiu's finest restaurants.
Explore today Transylvania's symbol, Bran Castle. It owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. The impressive edifice dates back to 1377. Queen Maria of Romania, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Close to the castle, there is a shrine that is set in the wall of a mountain which once sheltered her heart. Lunch can be enjoyed in Bran village. Cheese tasting is strongly recommended as the village is renowned for the delicious home made traditional cheese assortments produced here. The ones smoked in pine tree bark are particularly delicious. Visit next Horror House, located in the vicinity of the castle, a special treat dedicated for the strong hearted.
Your next stop is the Medieval Saxon City of Brasov, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, home to the impressive Black Church, the largest gothic edifice in South Eastern Europe. Continue your journey with Sighisoara Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe's most beautiful inhabited fortified citadels. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, was born.
Get ready then for the Halloween Party: a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, the Witch Trial, Dracula's Wedding, Romanian Folk Show and many dark surprises.
If you survive you'll find refugee in a 3* hotel located in the very heart of the medieval citadel. DAY 3, November 1, Sighisoara - Cluj-Napoca
Enjoy medieval charm at its best, visit Sighisoara's main tourist attractions: The Clock Tower, standing 60 meters tall on top of the citadel's hill, it hosts a museum and offers a great view over the citadel. You'll then drive to the town of Medias, with its beautiful medieval centre, where you'll make the acquaintance of a unique artist, the only one who uses spider web for his paintings.
Transfer next to Cluj Napoca for the return flight.
Accommodation: 1 night in a 4* and 1 night in a 3* hotel
Meals: 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners (one traditional Saxon dinner and one Festive Halloween dinner including a 3 course meal plus dessert and the alcoholic drinks in accordance with the menu)
Transportation: entire land transfers based on standard European car, microbus, coach, depending upon the number of travellers.
Entry fees to the following tourist attractions: Bran Castle, Horror House, Clock Tower in Sighisoara
Special Events: Halloween Party Programme
In Romania the weather in October-November is very unpredictable, with daytime temperatures between 15-20 grades Celsius, and night time temperatures between 5-10 grades Celsius; but it is very much possible that you will see some snowfall especially in the mountain section. However the weather is very changeable, so you should expect big temperature changing.
The garlic, cross and the survival techniques are on us!
�Once you realise the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
�Plenty of English is spoken and you will find the people are friendly and open.
�No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.