Private Day Trip to Sighisoara and gipsy community villages

Private Day Trip to Sighisoara and gipsy community villages

For those that seek a fairytale image of Transylvania, this day trip will reveal the story of medieval villages surrounded by thick forests, of majestic fortified churches, and of citadels that are inhabited to this day. A visit to Sighisoara is perhaps the best way to experience time travel. And no holiday can be complete without experiencing a little bit of the local life. A visit in the heart of a gypsy community will teach us about their traditions and about crafts that have been long gone from today’s world.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Medias Synagogue, Strada Kogalniceanu Mihail Nr 43, Medias 551025 Romania

Our tour will starts in the morning when we will pick you up from your hotel and take a two-hour road trip to Medias. We will take a short walking tour of the city and get a glimpse of the Citadel of Light and of the beautiful medieval buildings, most of which were built in the 15th century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania

Our next stop is in Sighisoara. The Sighisoara Medieval Citadel is the only inhabited citadel in Europe, and it is surrounded by 9 towers, with The Clock Tower being the most important of all. The Clock Tower was destroyed by a fire, but it was rebuilt in the 16th century, and it is now home to a history museum that includes a torture chamber.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Biertan Fortified Church, Central Square, Biertan 557045 Romania

If we were to describe Transylvania in one word, we would choose diverse. This historical land was home to numerous isolated villages, and we will find their traces of Romanian, Hungarian, Gypsy, and German communities, all living in harmony for hundreds of years. Gypsies first settled in Romania more than 800 years ago, after being forced away from their lands by the Mongol invasion. Today, we will visit an isolated community of Gypsies who earn their living through various crafts such as coppersmithing.

Because they are a slightly isolated community, the access is permitted only to those accompanied by someone they trust.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cluj-Napoca City Hall, Motilor, Cluj-Napoca 400001 Romania

On our way back to Cluj we will take a different route in order to explore some of the stunning landscape of Transylvania. We will be back in Cluj by night, the duration of the trip being affected by traffic.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"



Horário de Início: 7:30 AM
Duração: 12 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Cluj-Napoca


Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluído

  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Transportation with a modern vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
  • Entry/Admission - Biertan Fortified Church

Não Incluído

  • Lunch (approx. €13/person)
  • Photography fees
  • Tips for the tour guide

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