Bulgaria and Romania revealed

Take the journey of a lifetime and experience true immersion in the history and splendor of southeastern Europe. Begin your tour in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, and continue to the gorgeous village of Koprivshtitsa. At Starosel, visit the recently-discovered Thracian Royal Mausoleum. Arrive in Plovdiv, a beautiful artistic haven, and Kazanlak, where you’ll tour the celebrated Thracian Tomb.

The beautiful peninsula of Nessebar awaits. You’ll find picturesque cobblestone streets and lovely little restaurants overlooking the sea here. In Varna, explore its collection of ancient gold. Explore Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo, a mecca for traditional Bulgarian crafts.

Drive into the wild Transylvanian landscape to Poienari Fortress for photos of Vlad the Impaler's actual castle. At Sibiu, tour the most fortified of all Saxon cities. Explore the Corvin Castle, Alba Iulia's fortress, and the astounding salt mines at Turda, then cross the Carpathians toward Maramures and its wooden churches; visit a traditional market, and absorb the old-world atmosphere.

In Bucovina, visit the painted monasteries, then learn about the ancient arts of egg-painting and black pottery. Drive through the breathtaking Bicaz Gorges to Sighisoara, the only inhabited citadel in Europe. Visit the home of a family of Gypsies — a rare opportunity. In rural Viscri, meet traditional craftspeople. Finally, tour Bran Castle and the extravagant Peles Castle.

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Tour Length:
17 nights
Places Visited:
Sofia | Rila monastery | Koprivshtitsa | Plovdiv | Kazanlak | Nessebar | Varna | Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanassi | Bucharest | Sibiu | Hunyad, Peles and Bran Castles | Alba Iulia | Maramures (area of the wooden churches) | Bucovina (UNESCO painted monasteries) | Sighisoara | Viscri | Brasov
Total Distance Traveled:
3500 km / 2200 mi
Tour Price:

Single traveler: from 6945 euro pp

2 travelers: from 3770 euro pp

3 travelers: from 2890 euro pp

4 travelers: from 2920 euro pp

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