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Romania: Route of the Monasteries

DAY 1 MADRID – BUCAREST Meet at the agreed upon time to embark on regular flight to Bucarest. Arrival to the airport Otopeni. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 BUCAREST – SIBIU Breakfast. Panoramic tour of the Romanian capital, founded in 1459 by Prince Vlad Dracula; Tour of the Patriarchal Cathedral and of the Museum of the People and Popular Art. Lunch. Afternoon departure for Sibiu, through the valley of the Olt. Arrival in Sibiu. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 3 SIBIU – TARGU MURES Breakfast. Tour of Sibiu, with its Evangelical and Orthodox churches. Lunch. Departure for Targu Mures, via Sighisoara, very well preserved Medieval city and tour of the House of Dracula. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 4 TARGU MURES – BUCOVINA Breakfast. Tour of Targu Mures, with the Culture Palace and the impressive Orthodox Cathedral. Lunch. Departure for Bucovina, land of the famous monasteries of Bistrita and Paso Tihuta painted on the outside. Dinner and lodging in the are of the monasteries.

DAY 5: BUCOVINA – PIATRA NEAMT Breakfast. Entire day dedicated to tour the monasteries of Sucevita, Moldovita, Voronet, Humor, included by UNESCO among the masterpieces of universal art, sacred Orthodox monuments from the 15th-16th centuries. Lunch. Afternoon tour of the monastery Neamt (the oldest in Moldavia, dating from the 14th century). Dinner and lodging.

DAY 6 PIATRA NEAMT – BRASOV Breakfast Departure for Brasov, through the spectacular natural landscapes of the Bicaz Canyon and the Red Lake. Lunch. Tour of Brasov, beautiful city of Transilvana, founded in 1251, with the Black Church, a medieval center and Town Hall. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 7: BRASOV – BUCAREST Breakfast. Morning tour of the Medieval Bran Castle. Continuation to Sinaia, famous mountain station; tour of the Sinaia Monastery and of the Peles Castle, former royal residence. Lunch. Continuation to Bucarest. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 BUCAREST – MADRID Breakfast and Transfer to the airport of Bucarest at the designated time of with destination for Madrid. Arrival and END OF TRIP