Sighișoara Fortress

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Transylvania: Guided Overnight Historical Sightseeing Tour

1. Transylvania: Guided Overnight Historical Sightseeing Tour

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Romania on this overnight sightseeing tour. Visit Mures County, Sibiu, Peles Castle, and Bran Castle among many others, and learn about the city's past and people's way of living. Day 1Start by going to Peles Castle, the royal family's summer residence and one of the most important tourist attractions in Europe. Then, explore history, culture, and nature in the city of Brasov. There, you'll have a short break, perfect for exploring a bit of the old town. End your first day by visiting Dracula's Castle. Learn about why it is the most visited tourist attraction in Romania and how it became a symbol of the country. After a long day of exploration, spend the night at the Sighisoara Citadel. Day 2Continue your sightseeing on the second day with a tour of the Sighisoara Old Town and have the chance to visit the Sighisoara Clock Tower and Weapon Museum. Afterward, wrap up your day by making your way to the Calimanesti natural springs and Cozia Monastery.

Day Trip to Sighisoara Rupea Fortress Viscri from Brasov

2. Day Trip to Sighisoara Rupea Fortress Viscri from Brasov

Discover Sighisoara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its medieval fortress, which is still inhabited to this day. Learn about the fortress’ history, from its construction in 1280 to the history of the site it was built upon. View the former Saxon settlement and its famously well preserved walled Old Town, which earned Sighisoara its distinction as a UNESCO site. Experience the beauty of Rupea Fortress, recently restored in 2014 and originally built by the Saxons and first documented in the 1300s. Learn about the history of the surrounding site, one of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania, where signs of human settlement date back to 5500 BC - 3500 BC. Travel to Viscri (Deustchweisskirch), known throughout Europe because Prince Charles purchased a house in the village in 1996. Visit the village, which attracts 15,000 tourists annually and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in Viscri’s beautiful sights while learning about its history as a former Saxon village. See the famous Viscri fortified church, originally built in 1100.

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