WELCOME TO RUSTIC BOUTIQUES
Ancient Romanian traditions combined with modern technology = wonderful rustic accommodation which is totally worth to be tried and enjoyed. You will discover the true feeling of Romania with splendid landscapes, rustic but luxurious mansions, great fresh food, made with plenty of love and, of course, all the capture the warmth of the locals. We guarantee that this tour will make you feel like you entered into a fairy-tale realm.
Feel like a part of a peaceful story! Enjoy!
THE DAILY SPECIALS
Bucharest – Siriu – Brasov – Viscri – Avrig – Sibiu – Archia – Maldaresti – Bran – Bucharest
- 9 nights accommodation
- Full board
- You travel through scenic landscapes, sleep over in a Nobiliar mansions, enjoy Romanian flavour, discover authentic ancient crafts. You will sense the true feeling of Romania at large!
Day 1: Bucharest
Welcome to Romania! After meeting your guide on the Henri Coanda Bucharest Airport, we invite you to take your seats on the bus that will head towards your hotel in Bucharest. After a short break, we are going to visit The Old Center and other attractions such as: Palace of the Parliament, University of Bucharest, Revolution Square, Victoriei Square, Village Museum, Victoria Palace. You will dine at a restaurant in The Old Center. Sleep well!
Day 2: Bucharest – Siriu
After breakfast, we are going in a breathtaking area – Siriu, Buzau county. Here, you can relax or you can chose to be involved in activities. You are free to choose either horse riding, a picnic at a short walk distance away or mountain biking. Lunch and dinner will be served at a local mansion. In the evening, you can watch a movie or play some board games.
Day 3: Siriu – Brasov – Viscri
Pack your bags because after breakfast we will drive to Viscri, a village loved and frequently visited by Prince Charles. On the road, we will visit the Crown City – Brasov (your guide will tell you why is it called like that). Lunch on the spot. You will be fascinated by the beauty of Viscri village and you’ll understand Prince Charles ☺. Accommodation and dinner in a very special traditional house, decorated with traditional furniture and full of natural materials (handmade carpets, linen woven by the women of the village).
Day 4: Viscri – Avrig
At breakfast we would like to hear what you dreamed about last night. We are certain that the silence of Transylvania helped you to find your inner peace. Another magnificent mansion is waiting for us. Do you know who Samuel von Brukenthal was? We ask you with a purpose: we are going to stay in his former summer residence in Avrig, a baroque building with a charming garden. Lunch on the spot. After a little rest, we are going to discover Sibiu, a beautiful city in the heart of Transylvania. We will dine in Romanian style in a traditional restaurant in Sibiu.
Day 5: Avrig – Deva – Archia
After breakfast, let’s discover another beautiful rural area in Transylvania. Have you captured the true feeling of Romania by now? You haven’t seen all… Archia, here we come! But first, we will meet Orastie, a small town with great history in leather and fur coats manufacturing. Lunch on the spot. Accommodation and dinner in a 5* mansion.
Day 6: Archia – Deva – Archia
Good morning, noblemen and miladies! Slept well? After breakfast, we are going to visit the wonderful citadel in Deva. Amazing, isn’t it? Lunch on the spot. In the afternoon, we propose to spend your spare time at the riding center or by the pool of the mansion.
Day 7: Archia – Hunedoara – Horezu
Eat well in the morning; a long and exciting day is in front of us. This day is dedicated to the landscapes and legends… It’s going to be stunning!!! Your guide will tell you the Corvin Castle Museum story before visiting it. Beautiful mountains, forested hills, golden plains and a very challenging road! Lunch on the spot. Accommodation in a nobleman’s mansion, called cula boiereasca, now 4* accommodation, nearby Horezu. Obviously, noble dinner.
Quiz time: What is the main traditional motive on Horezu ceramics? If you want to find the answer, read through the offer!
Day 8: Horezu – Ramnicu Valcea – Curtea de Arges – Bran
After breakfast, a scenic route is waiting for us! We are to discover other breathtaking landscapes, ancient traditions and crafts well preserved by locals… the true feeling of Romania as a whole. Lunch on the spot. Accommodation and dinner in a splendid mansion in Bran.
Day 9: Bran – Bucharest
In the morning, while taking a short walk in Bran, the thought of your approaching departure will challenge you to outline the Romanian journey. Unmistakably, you will reach the conclusion that Romania is a very special country, from every single point of view. After this walk, a lunch will be more than welcome! Of course, in a traditional sheepfold. After that, we’ll meet again the Capital city – Bucharest. Because it is the last day, we propose an exquisite dinner in the old center. Accommodation in a 4* hotel.
Day 10: Time to go home!
After breakfast, your bus will guide you to the airport.
Hope you have enjoyed this tour and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Accommodations & meals:
- 9 nights accommodation in cozy and special mansions
- Breakfast in every location
- Lunch and dinner everyday in good quality restaurants
- 1 special dinner
- Airport transfers
- Air conditioning bus during the entire tour
- Parking and road taxes
- Entrance fees in all attractions that we stop by
- English speaking tour guide
- English speaking local guide when specified
- Pre-paid tips – 50 euro/person
Tips & Tricks:
- Best seasons for this tour: beautiful in every season, but we recommend it during the summer.
- Health condition: you should be able to walk about 4-5 km/day, carry your own bags from the bus to the hotel (some hotels don’t have a luggage service)
- Age: doesn’t matter as long as you have a young soul
- Clothing & accessories: comfortable clothes, very comfortable shoes – sport shoes, sneakers, a hat should be useful if travelling during summer, sunglasses, a small bag for documents and money
- Others: a big smile on your face and a lot of good mood!
You feel like a noble, eat like Romanians do, meet locals and experience past and present, all these during a single journey! Your sight, smell, touch, taste, knowledge and pride will be delighted during this tour.
Join now and you will have soul therapy included!