This sweeping two-week tour through Romania and Poland — with a bonus stop in Slovakia! — offers travelers an incredible overview of a corner of the world that's lesser-known to tourists. Start in Bucharest, then move onto the mountains to tour Dracula's Castle and visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Take a break in beautiful Cluj-Napoca, the largest city in Transylvania, before crossing the border to Slovakia, where you'll break your journey in the town of Košice, known for its grand palaces. Continue onward to Poland to tour magical Kracow. Side-trip to Auschwitz and then to the UNESCO-honored Wielicza Salt Mine before the trip comes to an end.
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See the best of Romania on this leisurely 15-day tour around the country's cultural highlights and natural wonders. Starting and ending in Bucharest, the itinerary takes you to a range of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Romanian wineries, fairytale castles, historic citadels, medieval villages and the legendary landscapes of Transylvania. With guided tours and hikes along the way, plus time to explore both urban landscapes and the countryside on your own, this well-balanced adventure is a wonderful introduction to Romania's treasures.
Explore Romania's mountain landscapes and medieval citadels on this active 10-day journey through Transylvania. Beginning and ending in Bucharest, you'll head north into a land rich with forests and folklore, hopping between the towns of Sinaia, Brasov, Viscri, and Bran. Mornings are spent hiking across dramatic valleys and peaks, while afternoons are free to tour cultural landmarks like Rupea Citadel, Viscri Fortified Church, and "Dracula's Castle."
Romania and Bulgaria are home to a range of historic sites that have been honored as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This 15-day itinerary takes you to see many of them, starting in Romania with the uninhabited citadel of Sighisoara and the fortified churches of Transylvania, then moving on to the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina and the diverse wildlife habitats of the Danube Delta. Cross the border to Bulgaria for the last few days of the trip to see Nessebar (“the pearl of the Black Sea"), and various historic churches, a Roman amphitheater, and a clifftop citadel.
Transylvania is most frequently associated with the legend of Dracula. On this 10-day tour around the wooded region, you'll learn plenty about Bram Stoker's masterpiece as you visit Dracula's Castle and other key landmarks. But you'll also see what else Transylvania has to offer, from wineries and medieval cities to hiking trails and some of the most beautiful castles in all of Romania. Delve into the mysteries and charms of this fascinating place on this itinerary that also includes sightseeing in Bucharest at the start and end of the trip.
Discover Eastern Europe's modern and ancient capitals on this whirlwind 9-day journey through three countries. Start in Hungary, where you'll stroll along the Danube in Budapest before hopping over the border to Romania. Here you'll explore the Transylvanian capital of Cluj, fall in love with medieval Sibiu, and tour the many treasures of Bucharest. Continue to Bulgaria to step back in time in the ancient capital of Veliko Tarnovo and end your journey sampling the cultural highlights of Sofia.