FIRST DAY: Timisoara We leave Budapest by Szged and reach Transylvania. We arrive in Timisoara - the "capital"Banat county the town of the parks, culture, fine architecture and the starting point of the Romanian TV revolution. But here people died and now you shall be pleasant surprised as much as they have done. Accommodation *** or***** hotel Dinner and typical music
SECOND DAY: Sibiu We leave to Sibiu crossing the Northern part of Banat, a special area of Romania. Lunch in Deva At Cristian we will visit a fortified Church of a Saxon village. We stop in Sibiel - a Romanian village near the mountains to visit icons on glass museum Once in Sibiu a walking city tour will be welcome: we will visit the medieval area. We will drive to ASTRA - open air museum of folk technology, one of the best in the world Dinner in ASTRA old tavern Accommodation *** or***** hotel
THIRD DAY: The Greatest Point of the total solar eclipse We leave Sibiu for Ramnicul Valcea by the Olt Valley for Ocnele Mari - the Greatest Point of the last total solar eclipse of the Millennium. Only few meters from the greatest point is the old citadel of Buridava of the Daces, the ancestors of Romanians. You can taste the water of the Daces well and admire the Cosota - a Daces cemetery, whose name means "the place for final rest" lunch at Horezu Monastery or Ramnicul Valcea area In the afternoon a visit to Curtea de Arges - a masterpiece of Romanian Monasteries and the tombs of last Romanian kings. The citadel of Poienari - the hidden place of Vlad Dracul known as Dracula. By Campulung to Bran - a fine castle known as Dracula's Castle to Brasov Accommodation *** or **** hotel Special dinner during a show
FORTH DAY: Brasov - Sighisoara - Targul Mures Morning city Sightseeing: Visit Piata Sfatului, the famous Black Church. Continue to Sighisoara: Lunch at Dracula's house After lunch walk around the ramparts We shall go on Targu Mures : visit the Museum and old town Accommodation *** or **** hotel
FIFTH DAY: Cluj - Oradea Leave Targul Mures in the morning for Cluj the former Hungarian Capital of Transylvania Lunch at Maestro restaurant We continue by Somes valley to Oradea Accommodation *** or **** hotel
SIXTH DAY: Oradea - Budapest In the morning city tour of this fine western town. Leave to Budapest
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The balance is due June 1. Air fare are available upon request.