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Transylvania walking holiday, Romania

Itinerary easily adjusted to suit arrival/departure at Sibiu or Bucharest. On this journey you will discover Saxon Transylvania, one of Europe’s last surviving medieval landscapes. You will travel through timeless villages where traditional farming is still in use, explore their fantastic fortified churches, enjoy the almost unspoiled countryside with its astonishing richness of wild-flower meadows, and forests teeming with wildlife which is extinct in other parts of Western Europe. Here the farmers don’t use artificial fertilisers and there is no intensive land-use. From May to July the wildflowers brighten the meadows untainted by chemicals. Here you will find an intact fragment of an ...Read more >
From £1,480 excluding flights

Romania holiday, Transylvania and its Saxon heritage

Search for Transylvania's medieval and Saxon heritage on this tailor made holiday in Romania and you'll instantly feel like you're stepping back in time amidst a world of untouched rural landscapes, traditional village inns and ancient craft workshops. Visit during the spring and you'll find fruit orchards bedecked in blossom, and wild flowers festooned over hills and dales, with scant use of chemical sprays allowing Nature to do her thing as walkers wander wide eyed in wonder. Saxon heritage in Transylvania forms a fascinating back story to this nine day holiday with traditional villages like Biertan, Malancrav and Copsa Mare offering comfy and clean guesthouses as well as a chance to ...Read more >
From £1,360 excluding flights

Easy walking holiday in Romania

Maramures is a fascinating place, in the north of Romania, surrounded by mountains (except to its northwest) and endowed with picturesque valleys. The region is renowned for its 17th and 18th century spindly wooden churches and the beautiful hand carved wooden gates. Unspoilt nature, fairly-tale hamlets, splendid displays of woodwork and popular costume, country festivals, ancient traditions, hospitable people, hard-working farmers and artisans who still keep the old trades. This makes Maramures so special – it still preserves authentic folk crafts, but also unaltered traditions and genuine skills that are a part of the local people’s everyday life. Here in Maramures you may still encounter ...Read more >
From £1,660 excluding flights

Romania holiday, Discover Romania

On this holiday to Romania, the villages out-shout the cities. A knowledgeable local guide will take you to places like Viscri, which was rescued by the Mihai Eminescu Trust, an NGO busy restoring rare Saxon villages hand-in-hand with the community that lives in them. Your visit will support small-scale farmers, B&B bakeries and house weavers, all while helping to preserve villagers’ medieval houses and fortified-to-the nines churches. You’ll also find painted monasteries in the countryside – known for Byzantine wraparound murals. Brasov and Bucharest offer a different view of Romania. But Sighisoara is the real surprise – it’s one of the best preserved citadels in Europe and a lived-in ...Read more >
From £1,145 excluding flights