Romania Activity tours

Bicycle Castles tour Romania

Levels

  • Strenuous
  • Difficulty
  • 4 - 6 hours a day
  • Mostly asphalt roads
  • Luggage transfer included

Highlights:

  • Bran Castle
  • Sighisoara
  • Biertan
  • Sibiu
  • Huneoara
  • Alba Iulia

  • Itinerary
  • Tour map
  • Prices and Hotels
  • Tour photos
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Day 1

We will collect you from Bucharest airport or Hotel

Drive North to our starting poin in Transylvania, in the heart of Carpathian Mountains

Spend the night at Moeciu 3*** Lodge

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Day 2

Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress

Descend gradually 14 kilometers to Bran Castle, the famous Dracula's castle.

Next stop is at Rasnov fortress, established by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century

Overnight in Zarnesti 3*** Lodge


Day 3

Between The Transylvanian Alps and Olt river
40 kilometers of tranquility, through peaceful villages at the feet of The Fagaras Mountains Transylvanian Alps) No major uphill today

Visit the Sambata monastery - a marvelous piece of Romanian eclectic architecture
Overnight in Sambata 3*** Hotel


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Day 4

The Transylvanian rolling hills
Today you will cycle deeper into the heart of Transylvania.

This area has the largest density of medieval forts in the whole Europe. Every other town has it's own church - fortresses 600 or 500 years old .

In the evening arrive at Sighisoara - UNESCO World Heritage Site - the medieval town where Prince Vlad Dracula was born in 1431.

Have dinner at Dracula's House, in the very house where he lived.

Overnight in the walled town of Sighisoara, at the medieval 3*** hotel

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Day 5

Biertan to Alba Iulia
After a 10 kilometers ride we stop at Biertan, the masterpiece of the "fortified churches" in Transylvania, the newest (1524) and the most important Reformed church in medieval Transylvania.

Our route continues totally off the beaten track, on tiny roads, through forgotten villages, where time has stood still.

In the evening explore a superb waled city, Alba Iulia. 3 layers of fortifications are visible, the ancient Roman Castrum, a medieval fortification from the 11th century, and a stunning Vauban fortress from the 17th century.
Overnight in Alba Iulia 3*** Hotel

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Day 6

Cycling along Mures River

A 60 kilometers beautiful road to Hunedoara.

In the Afternoon visit the Corvin castle in Hunedoara. Among the most accomplished Gothic castles in Europe. The impressive size and architectural beauty sets it among the most precious monuments of medieval art.

Overnight in Hunedoara


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Day 7

Drive to Calnic fortress UNESCO World Heritage Site - is one of the most imposing defensive structures in Transylvania. First mentioned in a 1269 document, the fortress served as a residence for Saxon nobility until 1430, when it was sold to the peasant community of Calnic.

Onward ride a 60 kilometers through beautiful country side to Sibiu

In the evening we arrive at Sibiu - a vibrant cultural city. Explore the old town of Sibiu in the evening.

Overnight in Sibiu 3*** Hotel

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Day 8

For this day we have two options
1) Visit the best open air museum in Romania - the Astra Village and Traditions Museum in Sibiu. A superb collection of traditional Romanian homes reassembled and conserved in the park.

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2) Cycle down the Transfagarasan mountain road. Definitely the most spectacular road in Romania. A massive 25 kilometers descent through breathtaking scenery.

Overnight in Moeciu 3*** lodge.

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Day 9

Departure
Transfer to Bucharest Airport


Hotel list

Tour price - 990 Euro / person

Private tour price: 1290 Euro / person

Inclusions

  • All accommodation in 3*** hotels and pensions.
  • All meals - 3 meals a day
  • Luggage transfer + support vehicle
  • All transfers and transportation with Mercedes Benz mini bus
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees to castles and museums

Price does not include:

  • alcoholic beverages,
  • airfares,
  • any insurance,
  • visa taxes