Romania vacation, Transylvania and its Saxon heritage

“Tailor a week or more in Transylvania as you search for Saxon villages and make the most of medieval citadels and untouched countryside in the company of an English-speaking guide/driver.”

Highlights

Brasov | Sibiu | Saxon villages such as Biertan, Copsa Mare and Malancrav | Sighisoara | Archita | Crit | Mesendorf | Viscri | Tarnava Mare region | Sinaia | Bucharest |
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This trip can be tailored to individual requirements with flexibility on dates
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Responsible tourism: Romania vacation, Transylvania and its Saxon heritage

We are committed to playing our part through caring for the places and communities that we visit. We will continue to work with our suppliers to deliver a responsible product and quality performance.

We will contribute also 5 per customer to a community project in Romania. Our customers are asked to make suggestions, based on what they see in Romania, about suitable projects to support.

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Every day was a new adventure, with both scheduled and unscheduled visits to beautiful countryside, local arts, crafts and sights and fascinating characters,
all made possible by our amazing guide. There was never a dull moment. For me, speaking in German to Herr Schaas in Richis, and actually meeting
William Blacker (whose book inspired me to visit this beautiful and fascinating country) were the absolute highlights.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Be prepared to go off-piste and have experiences of a lifetime: ask for Ben Mehedin as your guide.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Absolutely; we were lucky to have an 'eco-warrior' as our tour guide who knew his stuff, and what he didn't know, he would always find out by getting in touch with one of his many expert contacts. We saw so much interesting wildlife (red backed shrikes, lesser=spotted eagles, yellow=bellied toads). We stayed with local people, ate more locally bred, produced and prepared food than we would normally have in a year, and visited so many people whose skills are being supported and harnessed by initiatives to encourage local sustainability. We particularly loved our overnight stays in traditional houses furnished with traditional and locally made rugs, hangings and textiles.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


One of the best we have ever had. It has made a very deep impression on both of us for many reasons. We will return!

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