Day 1: BUCHAREST
Arrival transfer from airport to hotel. Accommodation. Overnight.
Day 2: BUCHAREST - GAY TOUR
Buffet Breakfast and be ready for an extraordinary LGBT Friendly walking tour of Bucharest. Meeting with your Tour Guide at the Revolution Square and then you will proceed to Cotroceni Quarter for its representative architecture, a guided tour of the Palace of the Parliament and of the main avenues. Lunch on your own. free time in the afternoon for individual visits and shopping. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
Day 3: BUCHAREST - ARGES - COZIA - SIBIU - GAY TOUR
Buffet Breakfast and departure by Car or Minibus to the town of Curtea de Arges, with an ancient history that continues to live thanks to its buildings of the fourteenth century. We continue to discover the Vale of the river Olt (the fourth longest in the country) and the Cozia Monastery where, down the steps you can admire the river, and raising your eyes, you can admire the majesty of the Carpathian mountains. Lunch on your own. Then continue to Sibiu, the chief city of the Transylvanian Germans. Enjoy a LGBT Friendly Walking Tour, admiring the Baroque Brukenthal Palace assembled by Baron Bruckenthal, Governor of Transylvania at the beginning of the 19th century. Next is the Evangelical Cathedral completed in its actual shape in 1520, but inside there is an exquisite fresco of the Crucifixion on the north wall of the choir dating from 1445. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 4: SIBIU - ALBA IULIA - TURDA - CLUJ NAPOCA
Buffet Breakfast and departure by Car or Minibus to the city of Alba Iulia, famous for the extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage that has accompanied it since the domination of Rome through the Middle Ages and until the construction of the eighteenth-century fortress that can still be seen today. free time to explore the city and lunch on your own. Afterwards continue to the impressive salt mine of Turda, one of the most beautiful in Europe. Lunch on your own. Then you get to Cluj Napoca, the former capital of Transylvania and one of the important university centers of the country. Enjoy a special LGBT Friendly guided tour, including St Michael’s Cathedral, the Fellner & Helmer Opera House as well as the City Hall and Old Center. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 5: CLUJ NAPOCA - LAKE COLIBITA - BISTRITA
Buffet Breakfast and departure by Car or Minibus to Lake Colibita. Among the sites that bind to the myth of Dracula can not miss the town of Bistrita, in the northern part of Transylvania, where the writer Bram Stroker spent the night at the protagonist of the novel Jonathan Harker before continuing his journey to the castle of Dracula. Lunch on your own during the itinerary. Arrival in the afternoon at Lake Colibita known for its length and natural beauties, then free time to walk through the city of Bistrita. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 6: BISTRITA - TARGU-MURES - BIERTAN - SIGHISOARA - GAY TOUR
Buffet Breakfast and departure by Car or Minibus to Targu-Mures is a small jewel that shows the traces of a difficult past that has greatly influenced its evolution. Perhaps the most evocative place is the citadel built at the beginning of the seventeenth century with a 900 m long brick wall protected by seven bastions of about 10 m in height bearing the names of the ancient guilds. Lunch on your own. Continue to the Biertan Fortress, included in the Unesco World Heritage, with the fortified church of Biertan which is a true jewel of Saxon architecture. Three city walls surround the Protestant church that stands on top of a hill. Interesting and the marriage prison: here they were locked up in the same cell and kept to the bread and water the spouses who wanted to separate until the reconciliation took place. Afterwards transfer to Sighișoara, known as "The Pearl of Transylvania". Enjoy a walking tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide. The city was developed by the German settlers as of late 12th century. It stands on a network of tunnels and catacombs and, according to one version of the myth; this is where the Pied Piper brought the children of Hamelin after their ungrateful parents refused to pay him his due. Your walking tour includes the two squares of the Citadel (Upper Town), the Scholars' Staircase, the House with Antler, the Tower with Clock (climb up for a great view), the Torture Chamber and the Weapon Museum. Sighișoara is the place where the Vlad the Impaler Dracula was born in 1431. The Birthplace is one of the main tourist attractions. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 7: SIGHISOARA - BRAN CASTLE - BRASOV - GAY TOUR
Buffet Breakfast and departure by Car or Minibus to Bran Castle also known as Dracula Castle. The castle was built in 1377 to safeguard the trading route between Transylvania and Wallachia, enlarged and restored a few times to become a royal residence in the 1920s. Lunch on your own. Then continue to Brașov, one of the most beautiful multicultural cities of our country, located in Transylvania. Start your LGBT Friendly walking tour where you will see the Council Square, the Council Tower, the Black Church, Torre Ecaterina, the Black and White Tower and the ancient area of the city called Schei, where the Romanians lived from long ago. Dinner on your own and accommdation.
Day 8: BRASOV - RASNOV - PELES CASTLE - SINAIA - SNAGOV - BUCHAREST
Buffet Breakfast and departure by Car or Minibus to Rasnov Fortress, the most famous and one of the best preserved Saxon fortresses from Transylvania, built to defend and control the trade route that connected the Transylvanian and Valachian regions. From here you can admire a beautiful panorama with the surroundings of Rasnov and Brasov. The tour continues to Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery and Snagov Monastery. Once you arrived in this area, lunch on your own. In Snagov Monastery it is believed that Vlad the Impaler (the son of Vlad Dracul) was buried. The monastery was built strategically in the middle of Lake Snagov, on the island of the same name. Inside is the largest medieval wall painting in a Romanian church, built in the 16th century. Continue then to Bucharest. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 9: BUCHAREST
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Bucharest airport.
- Accommodation in LGBT selected Hotels
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Bucharest Airport to Hotel
- Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Bucharest (3h)
- Entrance Fee - Palace of Parliament
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Bucharest to Arges - Cozia - Sibiu
- Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Sibiu (3h)
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia - Turda - Cluj Napoca
- Entrance Fee - Salina Turda
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Cluj Napoca to Lake Colibita - Bistrita
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Bistrita to Targu-Mures - Biertan - Sighișoara
- Entrance Fee - Biertan Fortified Church
- Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Sighișoara (3h)
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Sighișoara to Bran - Brașov
- Entrance Fee - Bran Castle
- Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Brașov (3h)
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Brașov to Rasnov - Peles - Sinaia - Snagov - Bucharest
- Entrance Fee - Rasnov Fortress
- Entrance Fee - Peles Castle
- Entrance Fee - Snagov Monastery
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Bucharest Hotel to Bucharest Airport
- Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”
Ignas Tour Hotel CollectionACCOMMODATION:
3 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Bucharest – Trianon Hotel Bucharest (or similar)
1 Night in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Sibiu – Hotel ibis Sibiu Centre (or similar)
1 Night in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Cluj Napoca – Hampton by Hilton Cluj-Napoca (or similar)
1 Night in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Bistrita – Hotel Bistrita (or similar)
1 Night in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Sighișoara – Hotel Sighişoara (or similar)
1 Night in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Brașov – Belfort Hotel Brasov (or similar)
- Trianon Hotel Bucharest 3* or similar
Address: Strada Grigore Cobălcescu 9, București 010191, Romania
Tel. +40 21 311 4927
- Hotel ibis Sibiu Centre 3* or similar
Address: Calea Dumbrăvii 2-4, Sibiu 550324, Romania
Tel. +40 269 218 100
- Hampton by Hilton Cluj-Napoca 3* or similar
Address: Bulevardul 21 Decembrie 1989 67, Cluj-Napoca 400124, Romania
Tel. +40 372 556 600
- Hotel Bistrita 3* or similar
Address: Piața Petru Rareș 2, Bistrița, Romania
Tel. +40 263 231 154
- Hotel Sighişoara 3* or similar
Address: Strada Școlii 4-6, Sighișoara 545400, Romania
Tel. +40 265 771 000
- Belfort Hotel Brasov 3* or similar
Address: Strada Constantin Dobrogeanu-Gherea 4, Brașov 500003, Romania
Tel. +40 368 005 181
* Price per person sharing a double/twin room:
|Dates||12 guests||10 guests||8 guests|
|Low Season||€ 600||€ 700||€ 800|
|Mid Season||€ 700||€ 800||€ 900|
|High Season||€ 800||€ 900||€ 100|
|Single supplement: € 230|
|Dates||6 guests||4 guests||2 guests|
|Low Season||€ 1000||€ 1300||€ 1600|
|Mid Season||€ 1100||€ 1400||€ 1700|
|High Season||€ 1200||€ 1500||€ 1800|
|Single supplement: € 230|
Rates are Commissionable
*The itinerary is on request and rates are subject to the availability of the hotels at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.
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