Discover a wonderful part of Romania, Transylvania. Drive west towards the spectacular Olt River Valley and visit Cozia Monastery, a 14th century monument. Upon arrival in Sibiu, enjoy a walking tour of this beautifully restored historical centre. Visit one of the city’s symbols, the Evangelical Cathedral with its impressive crypt. With this day trip you also have the chance to get to Sibiel, a protected architecturally interesting village and visit the largest and most impressive icons on glass museum in Transylvania.
- Discover a wonderful part of Romania on this day-trip.
You will start in the morning from your hotel and head north-west toward Pitesti and eventually enter the Olt River Valley.
This is one of the most beautiful river valleys in Romania and has in its beginning at an architectural and historical monument: the Cozia Monastery. This structure was built in 1388 by Mircea the Elder, the Grandfather of Vlad the Impaler.
Your next stop will be Sibiu, which was a European Cultural Capital in 2007 along with the city of Luxembourg, when Romania joined European Union. With its Large Square, Small Square and Huet Square it was the largest fortified city of Transylvania in medieval times.
You will take a walking tour and discover the admire beautiful landmarks like the Brukenthal Palace, Jesuit Church, Old City Hall tower, Evangelical Church and Liars Bridge, the first iron cast bridge in the country.
In order to show you what life is like for locals especially in the countryside, the next stop of the day will be made in the village of Sibiel where the community teamed up and restored most of the houses here. In the same place you can find the largest icons on glass museum in Transylvania which you will have the pleasure to visit and hear more about how this tradition started in the area.
Then you will follow the Olt River Valley peacefully back to Bucharest.
- Licensed Private Guide
- Pick-up and Drop-off at your hotel or at any other location of your choice in the city
- Modern & comfortable A/C car or minivan at your disposal during the tour
- Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
- VIP skip-the-line admission
- Bottled water
- Free Wi-fi in all our vehicles
- Photo fees
Eastern European Experience, the organizing tourism agency will not be held liable if the places visited are closed without prior notice.