Designed European Capital of Culture in 2007, Sibiu retains the grandeur of its earlier days when rich and powerful guilds dominated the regional trade.
Sibiu was the largest and the wealthiest of the seven walled citadels built in the 12th century by German settlers known as Transylvanian Saxons. Romanians, Hungarians and Saxons lived together for centuries.
Explore the old city center with its upper town, the wealthier part and commercial outlet, home to most of Sibiu´s historic sites, and lower town, that served as the manufacturing area, lined with colorful houses on cobblestone streets and bounded by imposing city walls and defense towers.
The historical center includes the Great Square, Huet Square, the beautiful Passage of Steps connecting the upper town to the lower town, the well- known Bridge of Lies, Goldsmiths´ Square and the Small Square.
You can also give a run to…
Astra Open Air Museum– the second largest open- air museum in the world ( 250 acres), will illustrate you the traditional architectural styles and the technological legacy of the Romanian people.
The Fairy Valley- Clay Castle– Transylvania is home not only to a vampire hotel, but also to the Valley of the Fairies.
A unique Romanian attraction built entirely from natural materials, mostly clay, but also stone and straws, situated in a fair area with raw nature, beautiful mountains and amazing green grass everywhere you look.
Transfagarasan Highway& Balea Lake– this two-lane road with breath-taking views, with many twists and turns, is the highest paved road in the country (2034m ), that connects the two historic regions of Transylvania and Walachia, namely the cities of Sibiu and Pitesti. It will take you to one of Romania´s amazing natural wonders, Balea Lake, a spectacular glacier lake.
Biertan Fortified Church, UNESCO World Heritage Sites- Biertan village is home to one of the largest and most impressive medieval strongholds in Transylvania. The church encircled in the complex with high defensive walls connected by towers and gates, was impossible conquer.
The late-Gothic architecture of the church boasts the largest Transylvanian multi-panels wooden altar and a remarkable wooden door which protected the treasure in the sacristy.
Included in the price:
Transport in minibus
Tourist guide in English, Spanish, Norwegian (under request)
Accommodation in – 4 stars hotel, guest houses in double room
Breakfast and dinner.
Not included in the price:
Entrances and photo taxes
Other services not mentioned.
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