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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
The best thing was sharing a meal with local villagers and expressing our gratitude at their hospitality and abilities to be self sustainable in a beautiful part of the world (more)Ariana Sorensen
It was a wonderful holiday leaving behind the stress of our modern day lifestyles. Healthy environment, good food and a chance to enjoy nature at its best. a cultural escape into a beautiful area! (more)Jacqueline denbow
It was a magical holiday. The people we met were so generous and helpful. The Romanian countryside is completely unspoiled and takes you back in time; and the culture in Transylvania is stunning. (more)Calire Taylor
Exploring medieval citadels, tracing the old city walls, and climbing all the watch towers one comes across are some of the most enjoyable moments of this holiday.
Pack light - most of these charming hotels do not have elevators :)
I think the kindness and sincerity of the local people, coupled with Romania's unspoiled natural beauty benefited me!
Thoroughly enjoyable and memorable! (more)Betty Jung
The peaceful ambience was the thing that will stay with me - although there was also so much excitement of course on the tours, new year's eve party etc. For a city dweller it was the perfect way to unwind and 'get away from it all. (more)Tom Cooper-Jones
Excellent...The stay at the guest house- amazing! The staff were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble at all. The tour guides were outstanding.
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The most memorable part was the gorge walk and bat caves, it was magical in the winter with a full snow covering...Excellent a most memorable holiday... (more)Lois Carrington King
Thoroughly enjoyable holiday. My wife was somewhat apprehensive but came back having enjoyed a different (for us) invigorating holiday that was much much better than either of us expected. (more)Stuart White
The most memorable or exciting part of your holiday? Seeing wild bears! (more)Diane Rowe
Absolutely excellent, awesome experience, briliant hospitality from the local agent and excellent guiding. Very good accomodation that exceeded our expectations. Very friendly group of travellers that really gelled through the holiday. Will certainly be considering other holidays from this operator for the future. Our 16 year old daughter had a brilliant time too. (more)Stephen Miller
We felt that the whole Transylvanian experience was memorable, especially seeing the Castles and also the Halloween party was amazing. I have never experienced a Halloween quite like it ever before, just wished more people had dressed up .
Just to go with an opened mind, Expect a lot of travelling and not a lot of free time to yourselves , but experience an amazing country with fantastic scenery, lots of culture and history. Having a very knowledgeable and... (more)gillian simpson
Really enjoyable and the people we met were most welcoming and the company's owner very helpful (more)David Elsey
There were 3 distinct parts to the holiday - first the Saxon Villages & Churches in Transylvania (staying in Viscri was a highlight), then to beautiful Maramures with the wooden Churches (Popica Farm was another memorable place to stay) & finally to Bucovina with its stunning painted monasteries. (more)Caroline Bott
The beautiful countryside.
Bring some fly spray for the horses.
Yes to both.
Excellent - amazing scenery, very good horses, lovely people and very good value for money.
To quote my son, when asked the same question... I liked all of it!!
However, if I have to chose particular moments... Getting a feel for the rhythm of village life on a glorious spring morning in Biertan, taking an evening stroll alongside the locals in Brasov and making it to the top of the 1426 steps (my younger son counted!) to see the view from Poienari Citadel.
We went to Romania in Spring and I would recommend going there at Easter (which is a little... (more)Jo Murray
Absolutely amazing. The company who ran the tour were incredible- friendly, helpful, they bent over backwards to make sure I had everything I needed. My guide had incredible knowledge and was so friendly and helpful... I could not recommend this more highly! (more)Shellie May
I enjoyed all of it, I have to say. In particular, visiting Sighisoara and Sibiu brings back nice memories. Sighisoara for the medieval experience and the luck of arriving there in the middle of a festival. (more)Roxana Radulescu
Discovering the countryside of Romania. We travelled with a very knowledgeable guide who loved his country and had a great wealth of knowledge. As we did mostly homestays we felt we had a real insight into the country. Very memorable was picking enormous mushrooms from the fields and our guide cooking them for us that evening.
There is a lot of travelling but it is worth it. Expect to have great experiences, good food, excellent wine, heaps of history and... (more)Susan Groves
The most knowledgeable guide I have ever had the privilege to meet, the stunning natural beauty, and the complete detachment from my day to day city life. (more)Paul Kearney
It was wonderful. I was able to explore the scenery, the history and even meet some of the local people. The small number of people made the tours feel much more personal and the staff were warm and friendly. (more)Elizabeth Long
There were several very memorable aspects to my holidays. The walks/hikes and scenery in Romania was absolutely fantastic. I have never seen anything like it before.The scenery was stunning and the wild life even more stunning. (more)Sue Jennings
Romania is a very beautiful country and it was exciting to visit it in spring when everything was in bloom and the landscape was turning to green. It was also wonderful to be outside of Bucaresti and we feel that we got a better picture of everything because we were able to see places like Sigisoara and Sibiu.
You must be prepared for both the poverty and the astounding amount of garbage and rubbish that is everywhere. Hotels were generally good although the... (more)Anne Letain
The hike to the ridge to see the shepherds.
Stay for as long as possible at Zalanpatak, which is the most remote location but has the best food and the most helpful staff. Miklosvar is also a good location but one got the feeling that the staff were not really that "interested". Horse riding is only possible for older / experienced riders.
Conversations with our guide certainly improved our awareness of some of the conservation issues.... (more)Nigel Kieser