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Fairytale Castles & Railways of Transylvania

September 2020 - September 2021

11 days from £1,599pp

Venture into the depths of Transylvania and discover medieval cities, spellbinding castles and spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Travel by steam train through the Vaser Valley and spend time discovering Romania’s capital, Bucharest, with its iconic Palace of Parliament.
  • Steam train ride through the Vaser Valley including a barbecue lunch
  • Steam train journey on the Mocanita to Moldovita and a visit to Moldovita Monastery
  • Entrance to the fairytale castles of Hunyadi and Peles and the fascinating Turda Salt Mine
  • Walking tours of Sibiu’s Old Town, Cluj-Napoca, Sighisoara, Brasov and a visit to Parliament Palace
  • Entrance to the setting of Bram Stoker’s Dracula ‘Bran Castle’
  • Entrance to the fascinating Sibiu Steam Train Museum
  • Tour of Targu Mures
  • Panoramic tour of Bucharest
  • Visits to the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta and Voronet Monastery
  • Discover the wooden churches of Barsana and Bogdan Voda
Join us on an exciting journey taking us by coach and rail into the heart of Transylvania. Uncover a tumultuous history as we walk through the streets of beautiful medieval cities. Discover a fascinating multi-cultural heritage and UNESCO world heritage sites. Venture into the wilderness aboard historic steam trains and explore timeless rural landscapes for a gentler glimpse into the ancient Romanian way of life. Surrounded by breathtaking nature, Transylvania’s fairytale castles lend an aura of legend and mystery to this magical tour.

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Hotel Mecure Unirii, Bucharest (or similar)

★★★★

Situated right in the heart of Bucharest on Unirii Square, the four star Hotel Mercure Bucharest Unirii.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning

Hotel Golden Tulip, Sibiu (or similar)

★★★★

The four star Hotel Golden Tulip is situated in the city centre of Sibiu, within walking distance from the old town. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Mini bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Flat screen television
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Free Wi-Fi

Hotel Golden Tulip Ana Dome Cluj, Cluj-Napoca (or similar)

★★★★

Combining classic design with modern amenities, the four star Hotel Golden Tulip features spacious and relaxing rooms, magnificent urban views and a modern restaurant and lounge bar.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Satellite television
  • Telephone

Hotel Gabriela, Viseul de Sus (or similar)

★★★

The three star Hotel Gabriela features fully equipped modern rooms, a wellness centre with indoor pool and spa facilities, plus an à la carte restaurant serving international cuisine and traditional Romanian dishes.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom

Hotel Metropolis, Bistrita (or similar)

★★★★

The four star Hotel Metropolis is located in the centre of Bistrita. The modern rooms are air conditioned and amenities include a sauna, gym, hot tub and indoor swimming pool. The Metropolis Restaurant serves traditional Romanian and international cuisine and has direct access to a terrace on the Bistrita River.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Telephone

Hotel Kronwell, Brasov (or similar)

★★★★

The four star Hotel Kronwell features a stylish à la carte restaurant, state-of-the art facilities including an indoor pool, and free Wi-Fi. 

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee machine
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Mini bar