Visit Sibiu, one of the seven Fortified cities in Transylvania;
Fortified Cities of Transylvania Tour in Sibiu and Fagaras;
Discover Romanian history and Romanian villages at the Ethnographic Museum;
Professional travel guide and lunch included;
See Sibiu from the Council Tower at 70 m from the ground;
Discover the only fortress built by Romanians from Transylvania in the middle ages;
Meeting at 9AM;
Fagaras Fortress and the Council Tower is closed Monday;
English speaking travel guide;
Transport with private car with WiFi;
Pick-up from any address in Brasov;
Souvenirs and gifts;
This full day tour of the Fortified cities of Romania, Sibiu and Fagaras Fortress from Brasov will let you discover the beauty of Transylvania with its old and full of history buildings and visit Sibiu.
From Brasov we will head west to Fagaras, driving parallel to the Meridional Carpathians. Our first stop will be Fagaras where we will visit the only fortress built by Romanians from Transylvania during the middle Ages. The city was a long time the politico-administrative center of these lands.
The main attraction is the Fagaras Fortress which dominates all the buildings in the city, being situated in the town center. It is surrounded by a lake, the only fortress of its kind in Romania and it’s still retain complete. The fortress was the residence of Michael the Brave, of his wife Mrs. Stanca and after that the residence of Principles Gabriel Bethlen of Transylvania and George Rakoczi. In the middle of 20th century the fortress was used as a jail.
After the visit of the fortress we hit the road to Sibiu where we will visit the medieval part of it. We will visit Sibiu in a walking tour, we’ll discover the facts and the legends behind the fortification of Sibiu, the historical churches or the romantic squares. The tour will be also a good opportunity to find out more about the historical, geographical, economical or cultural aspects of Sibiu, in particular, or Transylvania and Romania, in general. Highlights of the tour will be the Little Square and the Big Square, the Thick Tower, the Harquebuses Tower, the Potters Tower, the Carpenters Tower, the Council Tower, we will visit the Brukenthal Museum. From the Liar’s Bridge you will have awesome pictures for sure. From the Council Tower we will have a magnificent view on Sibiu from 70 meters high.
After the Sibiu visit we will go to the Ethnographic Museum where you’ll discover the Romanian villages. This is an open museum which gathered households from across the country in a relaxing place.
We will return to Brasov and drop-off at you at your location.