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Enchanting Romania

Led by Rev Nigel Waugh

Step back in time to a medieval land of painted monasteries & dramatic castles and discover there is more to Romania than the fairy tales. On this 8-day holiday explore a wealth of folkloric heritage, picturesque villages the wonderful scenery of the Carpathian Mountains.

From € 1259 pps


Below you will find a list of available dates for this holiday.  Prices are per person and based on two people sharing.

Available Dates

  • 25 Sep 2019 - 02 Oct 2019
    € 1259
Number of people travelling:   Book Now


Day 1 – Fly to Romania, Bucharest

Depart Dublin for Romania. On arrival in Otopeni you will be transferred to a local hotel for check-in. Cold snack and overnight at your hotel.

Day 2 – Sinaia & Bran Castle

Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. Transfer to Sinaia for visit to Peles Palace & the Royal Summer Residence; Continue to the famous Bran Castle, well known as Dracula’s Castle, where you can find out about the history vs. the legend. Continue to Brasov for check-in & evening meal. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 3 – Brasov

Breakfast at your hotel. In the morning you will have a tour of the medieval town of Brasov. Visit the Black Church and the museum of the first Romanian school. In the afternoon visit the Prejmer Fortified Church a UNESCO world heritage site. Evening meal & overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 – Sighisoara & Viscri

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning transfer to visit the medieval town of Sighisoara where you will explore the clock tower including the sinister Torture Room and the Weapons Room. Continue to the remote village of Viscri, experience the local workshops & enjoy a memorable traditional dinner. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 5 – Curtea de Arges

Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. Depart for beautiful Sibiu, the European Capital of Culture in 2007 and the capital of medieval Transylvania. En route you will visit the striking monastery in Curtea de Arges with its unique twisted towers. The monastery features in Romania’s most famous legend The Legend of Master Manole. It is believed that the Black King stopped here with his soldiers and was enchanted by the surroundings. Here you will also get a chance to see the graves of the kings. Check-in to your hotel for overnight.

Day 6 – Sibiu

After breakfast enjoy a walking tour of the Medieval Capital of Culture – Sibiu. Explore the Large Square, the Small Square, the Liar’s Bridge and much more. Continue to The Largest Open air Astra Village Museum to learn about the old life of the locals. At lunch time enjoy a traditional home cooked meal at one of the local’s houses in a small village on the outskirts of Sibiu. Evening meal & overnight at your hotel.

Day 7 – Hunyadi Castle

After breakfast depart for the Gothic-Renaissance Hunyadi Castle. Perched on rock above the small river Zlaşti in southern Transylvania it is one of Europe’s largest castles. On your return to Alba Iulia, you can stroll along the wide, tree-lined streets of the Habsburg citadel and discover the Roman Catholic Cathedral – the oldest and most valuable monument of architecture in Transylvania. Evening meal & overnight at your hotel.

Day 8 – Return Home

Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. You will be transferred to vibrant Bucharest to enjoy a city tour. You will also time to visit to the Palace of Parliament - the second largest administrative building in the World after the Pentagon. In the late afternoon you will enjoy a short walking tour of the old District of Bucharest, known as Little Paris. Enjoy dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Enchanting Romania

Price Includes

  • Return flights from Dublin to Bucharest including taxes & charges
  • 20 Kg checked-in bag
  • Professional English speaking guide and executive coach transfers
  • 1 night at the 4* Hotel Viena House near Bucharest airport with breakfast
  • 3 nights at the 4* Ambient Hotel in Brasov with breakfast
  • 3 nights at the 4* Hotel Theodora Golf Club in Alba Iulia with breakfast
  • A traditional lunch, 2 traditional dinners & 5 hotel dinners
  • Sightseeing tour of Bucharest
  • Visit to Curtea de Arges monastery
  • Walking tour of Sibiu
  • Visit to the small village of Sibiel
  • Excursion to Hunyady Castle
  • Visit to the medieval town of Sighisoara & the traditional village of Viscri
  • City tour of Brasov
  • Excursion to Sinaia & Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle


Booking Remarks 
  1. Price based on 2 sharing including all airport taxes & charges
  2. Single room supplement from €245pp. If you are travelling alone and are willing to share a twin room with another group member of the same sex, we will do our best to accommodate this request although it cannot be guaranteed
  3. Price includes 1 20kg checked-in luggage. 
  4. Non refundable / non transferable deposit of €250pp required at time of booking
  5. Balance due 10 weeks before departure 
  6. Optional insurance available from €29pp (terms & conditions apply)
  7. City taxes may apply, payable locally at your hotel.
  8. Photo tax at/inside tourist sites may apply, payable locally.
  9. Flights, hotel, taxes, prices & itinerary subject to change
  10. Booking terms & conditions apply

Flight Details

AirlineFrom / ToFlt. No.Depart / LandApprox. Flt. Time
RyanairDublin / BucharestFR 734616:00 / 21:503h 50m
RyanairBucharest / DublinFR 734722:15 / 00:10*3h 50m

All flight times are local and subject to change


Local Time in Bucharest

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Customer Comments

"Daniell was very friendly and helpful at all times, an excellent guide who made my trip special and meaningful. George the driver was friendly & helpful. I would recommend this holiday to family and friends and I would also recommend GTI." William, Kildare