One Day in Transylvania

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Tour Number

Activity Level

490513


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Romanian (fluent)

Discover the beauty and the history of south-western part pf Transylvania.


We depart from Timisoara around 8:30 and we head East. We cross the Carpathian Mountains we arrive at Sarmizegetusa, the Roman capital of Dacia province, built here after yea 106. Here we see the ruins of the amphitheater, the ruins of a house and a temple. Inside the small museum we'll see different objects dating 2000 years ago, excavated here.

Next stop is Densus Church. This is one of the oldest churches in Romania and it's believed that originally this was a pre christian pagan temple. If the church is e open, we'll enter and admire the beautiful 15th century fresco paintings.

Nest stop is Hunedoara. Here we'll visit The Corvins' Castel, the biggest Gothic style building in South-Eastern Europe. The visit will take us about 1 hour ans we'll see the different rooms of the castle, from the council hall to the torture chamber.

Time for lunch in a nice local restaurant.

Last stop is in Deva where we'll see the ruins of a middle age fortress set on the top of a hill, offering a nice view.

Itinerary

Pick up at your accommodation in Timisoara and departure at 8:00

~2:30 h Driving to Sarmizegetusa, the first stop in our visit. The visit will take us about 1:30 h.

~0:30 h driving to Densush Church. The visit will last about 30 min.

~1 h driving to Corvin's Castle. We'll visit the castle for ~1:30h.

Time for lunch in a local restaurant.

~0:45 h driving to Deva Fortress. We'll visit the fortress for about 1 h.

~1:45 h driving back to Timisoara

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 12 hours

Depending on the traffic conditions, the tour can be up to 13 hours.

Transportation

- car transportation (Skoda Scala)

What’s Included

Other: - English speaking guide
- car transportation (Skoda Scala)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

120 lei - The amount will cover the entrance fees and the lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: - entrance fees
- lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Enjoyed the day trip. Good overview of the iconic places in Transylvania and the explanation about the historic events of each monuments are appreciated.
Syam Sundar Sampara

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    Tour Price

    323 USD(for up to 3 people) (duration: 12 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    490513


    Categories

    Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 3

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Romanian (fluent)

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