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Eastern European Experience is a fully licensed Travel Agency under SC Eastern European Experience SRL.

Travel License: 5873 issued by National Tourism Authority

Fully Insured by City Insurance
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Valid from 12.05.2016 to 11.05.2017

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Drive along the spectacular Olt River Valley

Stop at the Cozia Monastery built by Vlad the Impaler’s grandfather, Mircea the Elder in 1388

Enjoy a walking tour of this beautifully restored historical centre of Sibiu

Visit one of the city’s symbols, the Evangelical Cathedral with its impressive crypt

Walking tour includes the Large Square, Little Square, Huet Square & Liars Bridge

Enjoy the Transylvanian spirit while being a guest in Sibiel, a protected architecturally interesting village

Visit the largest and most impressive icons on glass museum in Transylvania

 

Discover a wonderful part of Romania on this day-trip.

You will start in the morning from your hotel and head north-west toward Pitesti and eventually enter the Olt River Valley.

This is one of the most beautiful river valleys in Romania and has in its beginning at an architectural and historical monument: the Cozia Monastery. This structure was built in 1388 by Mircea the Elder, the Grandfather of Vlad the Impaler.

Your next stop will be Sibiu, which was a European Cultural Capital in 2007 along with the city of Luxembourg, when Romania joined European Union. With its Large Square, Small Square and Huet Square it was the largest fortified city of Transylvania in medieval times.

You will take a walking tour and discover the admire beautiful landmarks like the Brukenthal Palace, Jesuit Church, Old City Hall tower, Evangelical Church and Liars Bridge, the first iron cast bridge in the country.

In order to show you what life is like for locals especially in the countryside, the next stop of the day will be made in the village of Sibiel where the community teamed up and restored most of the houses here. In the same place you can find the largest icons on glass museum in Transylvania which you will have the pleasure to visit and hear more about how this tradition started in the area.

Then you will follow the Olt River Valley peacefully back to Bucharest.

  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Wear comfortable shoes for the walking portion of the tour