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Daytrip to Fortified Churches of Transilvania

Discover the hidden cultural treasures of Transilvania!

Choose to see some of the most beautiful fortified churches, some of them part of the Unesco World Heritage, in a half day trip or visit them all in one day.

Prejmer Fortified Church : located only a few kilometers from Brasov this UNESCO World Heritage Site, was conquered only once, but went through 50 sieges during its hundreds of years of existence. Founded by the Saxon colonists starting with 12 century had from the beginning a challenging mission. The most eastern Saxon village from Transylvania Prejmer was in the front line of enemy attacks which made it endure more battles than most similar constructions.

■ Harman Built by Teutonic Knights in the early 13th century and also a Unesco Heritage Site this Fortified Church is special in its own charming way and very well preserved. Add it to your itinerary in Romania in a guided half day trip  from Brasov or chose your favourite by taking the complete tour of the churches in Transylvania.

Viscri Fortifed Church is also an UNESCO World Heritage site.Located in the little traditional transylvanian village that bears the same name Viscri is the british Prince Charles's favourite. You will feel the peace, connection to nature and medieval atmophere by walking just a few steps through the village .. and surely you will be charmed meeting the locals. At your request we can schedule a traditional cooked lunch stop at one of the families living there, They are always happy to greet their visitors!

■ Carta Fortified Church Being one of the fewest Cistercian abbey still standing in this part of Europe, it is an important historical place to visit and it really worth a small decoy.Built in shape of a cross this is in top 10 must see fortified churches of Transylvania. Haunted or

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■ Biertan Fortified Church :located 2h 30 min drive from Brasov, this is the bigest of them all. Featuring late-gothic architecture with heavy doors and double exterior walls, has the largest  multi-paneled wooden altar and a remarkable wooden door which is a true marvel of engineering having ingenious locking mechanism with 15 bolts that can be simultaneously activated by a key. The mechanism was rewarded wining a prize at the Paris World Expo in 1900.The prison for couples is also for you to discover in your visit there with us!

 

STARTING TIME: flexible 

MEETING SPOT : pick up from your accomodation is available at request.Please contact us for further details

 

Prejmer Day Trip : duration 2 h 30 min           price  15 eur*pers

Prejmer + Harman : duration 3h 30 min         price 20 eur*pers

Prejmer+ Harman+Viscri :  duration 6 h         price 45 euro*pers

 

Let us know which ones you preffer and contact us for a personalized offer!

 

*leaving time can be subject to change considering your pick up location/ busy times of the year.the exact leaving time will be confirmed by us at the moment of your booking.

Please note that prices do not include any entrance,photo or lunch costs. Prices expressed in euro above are to be paid also at the equivalent in Lei/Ron, our national currency.

Lunch stops are not mandatory and are to be discussed with your tour leader on the day (sandwich stops or traditional restaurants along the way)

 

*These tours can be changed according to your wish. Courtesy Pick up Service - For your convenience we offer a free morning pick up service. If we are unable to collect you from the main entrance to your accommodation we aim to collect you from within walking distance Included: We offer you safe and comfortable transportation and permanent assistance from specialized English tour guide' Not included: Entrance tickets, Photo and video fees; Other services not specified on the itinerary; Lunch will be served at a special, traditional restaurant. Costs are additional and around 10 euro/ person. Please note that the time table is subjected to change due to heavy city traffic and road works. If booking is made in less than 24 hours before travelling, please contact us to check availability. Note: Our carriage has all the things necessary to keep you safe (cloves of garlic, holy water, crosses and crucifixes ...) so there is absolutely no reason to worry.

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