Day 1: arrival in Bucharest, followed by city tour
Arrive in Bucharest, get acquainted with your guide, and land in the comfort of the Berthelot Hotel, located in the center of town and a fabulous starting place for investigating the depths of history the city has to offer. With a diverse population of over 2 million, Bucharest remains one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities and features an intriguing mixture of architectural styles. Even the Communists couldn’t completely wipe out the picturesque 19th-century French houses, which create a striking contrast with elegant new office buildings and leftover Soviet-style projects.
Enjoy a panoramic city tour that will afford you an inside look into the revitalized character of this exceptional city.
*should you travel to Bucharest on a flight that arrives late in the afternoon or evening, the city tour can also be done the next morning
Overnight in Bucharest, Hotel Capitol**** (5 minutes walk from the Old Town)