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Transylvania - Maramures

  TOUR 4 (8days): Transylvania - Maramures

- Day 1 - Arrival in the Bucharest Otopeni Airport, transfer to the Ibis Hotel or a similar one.

- Day 2 Bucharest - Sibiu - 275 km.
After breakfast, the car and the travel documents are taken over, departure to Sibiu. On the way the Curtea de Arges Monastery and the Orthodox Cathedral - the place where many Romanian Kings used to be crowned. The highway goes on through the spectacular Olt Valley. At the entrance in the valley there is the Cozia Monastery.
Sibiu, a mediaeval city of the XII century, changed by its Saxon inhabitants in Hermannstadt, is part of the fortified German cities "Siebenburgen". To visit the Evangelic Church (that has a mural fresco dated 1445), as well as the Bruckental Museum dated 1790 that shelters precious art collections.
Marginimea Sibiului, region that includes several villages - Sibiel, Saliste, Rasinari, Cisnadie - is reputed for the beauty of its scenery and its folklore.
Accommodation at Continental Hotel, Sibiu.

- Day 3 Sibiu - Cluj - 180 km.
After breakfast, departure to Cluj through Sebes, Alba Iulia, Turda.
Sebes (Muhlbach), a mediaeval town, fortified by the Germans between the XIV and XVII centuries, preserves in the Evangelic Church (Gothic style - the XIII century) a beautiful Anatolian carpet collection.
Alba Iulia is the symbol of the Romanians' unification (on December 1, 1918, the unification of Transylvania with Greater Romania). In the past, Alba Iulia was a fortress built by the Vauban model to protect itself against the Turks. You will also visit the Roman Catholic Cathedra (the XIII century), the Re-unification Cathedral, the Batthynaeum Library (1719), famous for its valuable manuscripts and incunabula.
Cluj - one of the oldest and the most important cities in Romania, called Kolos-var by the Hungarians, and Kalusen-burg by the Germans, was made a "city" by the Emperor Adrian in 124 AC, becoming the most important city in Transylvania, today known as a university city. To visit also the St. Michael Roman Catholic Cathedral, Transylvania's History Museum, Transylvania's Ethnography Museum, the Art Museum, and the native house of the Hungarian King, Mathias Corvin.
Accommodation at the Continental Hotel, Cluj

- Day 4 Cluj - Satu Mare - 270 km.
This day's route crosses a very beautiful area through the Valley of the Somes river, through Dej, then through typically Maramures villages (Rastoci-Somcuta)
Baia Mare, then Satu Mare - the end of this part of your travel.
Accommodation at Aurora Hotel, Satu Mare

- Day 5 Satu Mare - Bistrita Nasaud - 230 km.
This day you are to visit Maramures, a very picturesque mountain region where old traditions, such as wood sculpture, costumes, habits and dances, have survived. Numerous wooden churches and carved gates are to be seen along the way. 18 km. before reaching Sighetul Marmatiei there is "the Merry Cemetery" of Sapanta, achievement of the popular creator Ioan Stan, who wrote a humorous village chronicle on the gravestones.
The next you are in the beautiful valley of the Iza river where in almost every village there is a wooden church, the oldest coming from the XIV century: Barsana, Rozavlea, Iend, Sacel.
To the end of the day - Bistrita - a commercial town, important in the Middle Ages, founded by the Germans in the XIII century since when the fortress dates, an orthodox church built in the Gothic style, and an evangelic church.
Accommodation in the Coroana de Aur or Codrisor Hotel.

- Day 6 Bistrita Nasaud - Brasov - 270 km.
Departure to Brasov through Targu Mures, an interesting mediaeval complex of the XV - XVII centuries, Sighisoara, a town founded by the Germans in 1146 (Schabburg), which has been admirably preserved. If you take a walk in the old town, you can admire the citadel with its clock and all sorts of craftsmen's workshops.
On the site of Brasov, the archeological sites certify the existence of Neolithic dwellings and much later those of the Dacians and the Romans. At the beginning of the XIII century, the German colonists were brought here to consolidate the eastern border of the Austrian - Hungarian Empire, the city receiving the name of Kronstadt.
You will also visit the reinforced fortress, the Weavers' Bastion, the Black Church (the XIV century - the biggest Gothic building in Romania), the St. Bartholomew Church. 15 km. away from Brasov there is the Bran Castle (also known as Dracula's Castle) that dates from the XIV century. In 1920 it became royal residence.
Accommodation in Brasov at the Aro Hotel.

- Day 7 Brasov - Bucharest - 180 km.
On the way to Bucharest you will go through the Prahova Valley with its natural beauties, historical remnants, museums and spas.
In Sinaia, the so-called "pearl of the Carpathians", you will visit the Sinaia Monastery and the Peles Castle (built by King Charles I in the style of the Hohenzollern Castle near Hechingen - Germany).
Accommodation in Ibis Hotel or a similar one.
The handing over of the car.

- Day 8 Transfer to the Otopeni Airport.

Priser i SKR per person
4500 4750 5000

Included in the price:
- car of the economy A group, Opel Corsa or a similar one, for a six-day period, all included (unlimited number of km., accident and theft insurance, taxes). Fuel is not included, the car is to be taken over with a full tank and is to be returned likewise.
- 24 hour road assistance
- accommodation (bed and breakfast) in medium - category hotels, in a double room with bathroom/shower and water closet
- transfers hotel - airport - hotel

- single room supplement: 1300 SEK
- compact B category Opel Astra or similar supplement - 800 SEK for 6 days
- children 2-12 years old: 30% discount of the package price (1 child sharing one room with 2 adults or 1 adult sharing one room with 2 children).

Same route with groups:

van of minimum 9 persons
4550 4800 5050

coach of minimum 15 persons
6000 4450 4650

- single room supplement: 1200 SEK
- children 2-12 years old: 30% discount of the package price (1 child sharing one room with 2 adults or 1 adult sharing one room with 2 children).

The tariffs for the van or coach routes include:
- accommodation in medium - category hotels, double room with bathroom/shower and water closet
- 7 halfboard
- museum fees included
- guide interpreter
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