4 days / 3 nights

Four-day Southern Transylvania Road Trip,
starting in Brasov

Tour ID: P1059

Day 1
Brasov -- Fagaras -- Merghindeal -- Agnita --  Biertan --  Sighisoara
Travel from Brasov to Sighisoara, via Fagaras - Medias - Biertan
Stops/ visits:
~ village Merghindeal
~ Biertan / Biertan Fortified Church
Sightseeing in Sighisoara.
Sighisoara is one of Europe's best preserved medieval citadels,
a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dinner and overnight in Sighisoara
Day 1 in brief
Distance traveled: 170 km (105 miles)
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 55 minutes  (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: medieval architecture, rural Transylvania. 

Day 2
Sighisoara  --  Targu Mures  --  Liliac winery  --  Turda 
After breakfast,
travel from Sighisoara to Turda, via Targu Mures - Liliac winery.
Stops / visits:
~ Targu Mures,
often overlooked by time-starved visitors,
this city in central Transylvania is home to many monumental buildings and great museums.  
~ Optional: detour to Batos to visit Liliac winery / wine tasting.
Sighseeing in Turda, timer permitting - visit Turda Salt mine.
Dinner and overnight in Turda.
Day 2 in brief
Distance traveled: 220 km (138 miles)
Approx. travel time: 3 hours and 55 minutes  (normal traffic, without stops)
(155 km / 97 miles - 2 hours and 55 minutes if visit/ detour to Villa Vinea winery,
instead of Liliac winery)
Sights/ Activities: Secession & Neoclassical architecture, rural Transylvania,
wine tasting. 

Day 3
Turda  --  village Rimetea  --  Alba Iulia  --  Sibiu
After breakfast,
visit Turda salt mine, Romania's top underground attraction,
then travel to Sibiu, via Rimetea - Alba Iulia.
Stops / visits:
~
village Rimetea, 
138 carefully preserved traditional houses illustrate the local achitectural style
of the mid-1800s.
~ Alba Iulia / largest - and best preserved - Vauban fortress in Central and Eastern Europe.
Day 3 in brief
Distance traveled: 165 km (103 miles)
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 35 minutes  (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: medival achitecture, traditional village,
rural Transylvania, Vauban-style fortress. 


Day 4
Sibiu  --  Hosman  --  Fagaras  --  Zarnesti  --  Rasnov  --  Brasov
After breakfast,
take the backroad to Hosman, a picturesque Saxon village
that offers spectacular views of the Carpathian Mts.
Visit the fortified church and the Old Mill
and try the breads and pies made at the Mill's bakery.
Continue east to Chirpăr then south to Cârța to take the road to Făgăraș.
Stops / visits:
~ Făgăraș/ Făgăraș Fortress,
one of the strongest fortifications in Transylvania, built in 1310
Take the detour route to Brasov (via Zarnesti - Rasnov)
Stops / visits:
~ Zarnesti - Bear sanctuary,
~ Rasnov / Fortress Rasnov
or go straight from Fagaras to Brasov to see more of southern Transylvania's largest city.
Day 4 in brief
Distance traveled: 165 km (105 miles)
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 55 minutes  (normal traffic, without stops)
(190 km / 120 miles - 3 hours and 55 minutes if taking the detour via Zarnesti - Rasnov)
Sights/ Activities: medival achitecture, rural Transylvania,
medieval fortresses, Carpathian Mts. vistas. 

This program includes three nights accommodations in
Sighisoara
Turda
and
Sibiu

  • Availability: year-round

  • Price: from 159 Euros / participant

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