Our master likes travelling. He usually goes to visit his son Prince Mihnea the Evil who was assassinated and buried in Sibiu. We will take advantage and accompany him in this journey.
For hundreds of years, this walled town in the heart of Transylvania was one of the most powerful and prosperous strongholds in Europe and now it is one of the most important cultural centers of Romania. Along with Luxembourg it was designated Europe's Capital of Culture in 2007. Forbes placed this marvelous city as “Europe‘s 8th most idyllic place to live”.
■ Astra Cultural Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization
This open air museum hosts original monuments that are representative for the values of the Romanian village . Domains such as agriculture, rising animals, apiculture, fishing and hunting are illustrated by means of characteristic households such as sheepfolds, wine cellars, small factories, etc.You will be presented with all kind of entertainment options: boat rides, carriage rides and horse-drawn sledge rides, traditional lunch restaurant and especially in the summer the museum is animated by numerous events – almost no week passes by without a cultural event! It is endeed a fascinating museum and must be put on the list of things to see in Sibiu… and we are not the only ones saying that, the Michelin Green Guide gave it 3 stars!
■ Transfagarasan Road
Open yearly after the snow melts, usually from july till october this road is one of the most spectacular and uniques roads in the world. It will make you fly over the peaks of the highest mountains of Romania, immerse yourself into the landscapes, listen to the waterfalls and be part of all the peace and beauty that surrounds you! It was enough for Jeremy Clarkson -Top Gear - to name it "the best road in the world"
■ Balea Ice Hotel and Ice Church (dec.- may)
Come see it! Up in the mountains at 2034m altitude, with frosty furniture and glittering white walls it is all made of ice! Among the few ones in the world this piece of architecture will create you memories of a lifetime. Try the Ice Bar, we challenge you to have a hot drink in a glass made of ice!
■ Sambata Monastery
One of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania, a place of recovery, comfort and spiritual balm
■ Lipizzan Horse Stables
World famous for raising lipizzans from 1874 is highly apreciated for these royal and aristocratic horses.Part of the European Cultural Heritage, the horses seem to be aware of their beauty .Elegant and proud they will charm you right away.Try the horseback ride or have a carriage adventure in the forest. Memories for a lifetime guaranteed!
■ The Fortress of Fagaras, best preserved in Europe!
Over 600 years old, this military defence fortress is surrounded by a lake, guarded by swans and will enchant you with a lot of artifacts, a collection of medieval weapons and traditional folk crafts. No wonder it was placed as Europe's second most beautiful castle in a top made by Huffington Post .
Price: 45 euro/person
Pick up: From accommodation at 09.00 AM