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Transylvania Culture & History Day Trip: Viscri, Sighisoara & Rupea

Discover the best of Transylvania and 2 of Romania's most important UNESCO sites on this day trip from Brasov! Sighisoara Citadel is Europe's best preserved medieval settlements dating from the 16th century, with colourful old houses full of history! And Viscri is a traditional, representative and charming Romanian village you will love!

What you need to know about the Viscri tour:

  • A small group trip (max. 6 people) starting from Brasov. Duration: 10 hours
  • Included: transport and guidance. Not included: entrance fees (approx. 10€) and lunch
  • You will discover 2 major UNESCO sites: Sighisoara Citadel and the village of Viscri, learn about their history, Romanian history and Saxon culture
  • We will also visit Rupea Fortress built on a hill with great views of the area and learn about it's role in defending Transylvania
  • IMPORTANT: full payment in advance required. Fully refundable if canceled with 3 full days in advance of tour date

Additional information

Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes according to season.

Moments to expect during the Sighisoara Citadel tour:

Rupea Fortress

We start by visiting the remarkable Rupea Fortress. Built on a strategic hilltop with three fortification rings dating from the 14th century., it played a major role in defending Transylvania against Ottoman invaders and played a major role in Romanian history.

Rupea Fortress

The charming village of Viscri

Viscri is part of the UNESCO group of Saxon villages with fortified churches and is one of the most representative villages for Transylvania local life and culture. Restored village houses are now guesthouses, locals continue their handicraft traditions, food is still plentiful and home made. Life is slow, charming and delightful. This is why Prince Charles bought a house here!

The charming village of Viscri
Attractions included

Sighisoara Citadel

The second UNESCO site on this tour, medieval Sighisoara will impress you. Colourful old houses, cobbled streets, small details and lots of history at every turn. This important attraction in Romania deserves much recognition: it's very well preserved and true to its historic and cultural heritage.

Sighisoara Citadel
Attractions included
2 x 92 Euro
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Sends us or the guide an email 24h before the tour informing us you can't make it and you'll get a full refund of your payment, no questions asked.

Location details

  • Starting point: Brasov
  • Nearest airport: Bucharest or Sibiu
  • Nearest train station: Brasov
  • Landscape: Urban and countryside

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