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9 Day Romania Christmas Markets - Monday Departure

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Brasov , Bucharest , Sibiu

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Romania
Depart for Romania

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Bucharest
Arrive in Bucharest, the capital of Romania. Transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 PM, followed by a light dinner. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 4 PM
Overnight: Bucharest
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Bucharest City Tour, Christmas Market
The tour begins at the impressive Palace of the Parliament. Then, head to Revolution Square before continuing north to view Bucharest's Arch of Triumph, built to commemorate the bravery of Romanian soldiers who fought in WWI. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore the festive Christmas market
Overnight: Bucharest
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Cozia Monastery, Sibiu Old Town & Christmas Market
Journey along the Wallachian Plains and through the Olt Valley into the historical region of Transylvania. On the way, stop to visit Cozia Monastery. See original frescoes and the tomb of the ruler Mircea cel Batran, who built the monastery in the late 1300s. In the afternoon, arrive in Sibiu. During your walking tour, view the Old Town which features The Brukenthal National Museum, the Great Square, Huet Square, Liar's Bridge and Goldsmiths' Square. Sibiu boasts one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Eastern Europe. Take time to browse the stalls full of decorations and holiday gifts. Tonight, dinner is at the hotel
Overnight: Sibiu
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Rasinari Tram
Board the historic tram that takes you to the traditional village of Rasinari. On arrival, savor local products and mulled wine. Afterward, drive back to Sibiu and spend the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional Sibiel village with dinner in a local farmhouse
Optional: Sibiel Visit & Dinner at Local Farmhouse
Overnight: Sibiu
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Medieval Sighisoara, Brasov & Christmas Market
This morning, travel further into the heart of Transylvania, passing by Saxon towns and villages. Stop in Sighisoara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Begin an orientation tour of the medieval center. Stroll along cobblestone streets, passing by the covered stairs, the clock tower and Vlad Dracul House, where Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula supposedly was born. Afterward, cross the Carpathian Mountains and travel through Covasna County to medieval Brasov. Take an orientation tour of the city with its cobbled streets, imposing watchtowers and Baroque buildings. Later, spend time at the enchanting Christmas market, held in the Old Town Square, surrounded by a scenic backdrop of Baroque architecture, giving a delightful charm to the numerous wooden stalls selling original ware and festive treats
Overnight: Brasov
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Sunday - Bran Castle
Begin your day with a drive to Bran to visit the famous medieval Bran Castle, shrouded by mystery and legend. The castle, located on a rocky promontory was made famous by Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Admire the imposing towers and wander the castle's Gothic chambers. Get insight into the history of the castle and hear stories about Count Dracula. After, return to Brasov with time at leisure
Overnight: Brasov
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Peles Castle, Bucharest
This morning, stop in Sinaia, en route to Bucharest. Here, visit the romantic Peles Castle, former summer residence of Romania's first royal family. The castle is a masterpiece of German Neo-Renaissance architecture. Its 160 rooms are decorated with the finest examples of European art. Later, continue to Bucharest. Upon arrival, check into your hotel with free time to further explore the Christmas markets for last minute gift ideas. Tonight, at dinner, bid farewell to your Tour Manager
Overnight: Bucharest
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday - Depart Romania
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Bucharest, Bucharest-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights accommodations
  • 3 nights Bucharest
  • 2 nights Sibiu
  • 2 nights Brasov
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Special Features

  • Visit the gigantic Palace of the Parliament, the second largest administrative building in the world
  • Experience the dazzling Christmas Markets in Bucharest, Sibiu and Brasov
  • Tour Cozia Monastery, one of the most important structures of national medieval art in Romania
  • Take a walking tour of Sibiu, with its impressive Old Town
  • Discover Sighisoara, one of Romania's most charming medieval towns
  • Tour medieval Bran Castle, made famous by Bram Stoker's novel Dracula
  • Romantic Peles Castle, former summer residence of Romania's first royal family
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.

    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

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