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Day 1: Bucharest - Transfagarasan Road - Sibiu (310 km)

Meet the guide at 9.00 a.m.

We will start the tour heading north from Bucharest to Sibiu, passing through the Carpathians Mountains into Transylvania. On our way we visit CURTEA DE ARGES CATHEDRAL, one of the most famous buildings in Romania. Built in the 16th century by Prince Neagoe Basarab of Wallachia, the cathedral is the burial place of many kings, queens and princesses of Romania.  Its legends have inspired many Romanian poets.

After visiting Curtea de Arges, we go to Sibiu/Hermannstadt, European Capital of Culture in 2007.         
Sightseeing tour in Sibiu, visit: Piata Mare (The Big Square), Piata Mica (The Little Square), Piata Huet (Huet Square), Iron Bridge, Biserica Evangelica (The Evangelical Church) and Mitropolia (The Orthodox Church). 
 
The accommodation in Sibiel at a guesthouse and the traditionally dinner with organic, fresh, home made food are included.
 
**Between 1st of July and 15th October, the Transfagarasan Road is usually open and we can visit the Curtea de Arges Monastery; when the weather conditions do not permit it and the road is closed, we will visit the Cozia Monastery, which is located on the beautiful Olt river Valley