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8-Day Tour –  8 Things about Romania

…. mountains, religion, history, culture, amazing landscapes, beautiful people, food, wine …

Tour Highlights

 

 

Distance: 1400 km
Total riding time: 22h 66min
Tour grading: moderate
Average km per day: 233 km
Nearest airport: Henri Coanda Bucharest
Start/Finish: Bucharest
Rest day: Bucharest
Riding days: 6

Palace of the Parliament
Slanic Salt Mine
Black Church
Old City of Brasov
Bottomless Lake (Eagle Lake)
Mud Volcanoes 
Dacian Citadel
Devil’s Pond
Guilds Museum
Baile Tusnad
Red Lake
Galu’s Church
Bucovina’s Church
Bistrita Citadel
City of Sighisoara
Rasnov Citadel
Peles Castle
Cantacuzino Palace

 

We provide:

» A BMW Motorcycle
» Helmets
» GPS
» Wi-Fi during the entire trip
» Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
» Third-party liability insurance for motorcycles
» We provide maps and a proposed day-by-day ride itinerary as well
» Hotel information
» All accommodations with breakfast (7 nights)
» Unlimited mileage
» Airport transfers
Not included services:
» All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature.
»  Guide (available upon request)

We recommend you have your own travel insurance to protect you in case of injury or illness.

Tour Info

During the six-day tour you will discover the most beautiful places in Romania. You will learn about our culture, you will taste the village life and you will taste the best Romanian food.

Day-by-Day Tour

DAY 1 – Bucharest Arrival

Welcome to the Little Paris!

On the first day, you may choose to visit the Palace of the Parliament – according to the World Records Academy, the Palace of the Parliament is the world’s largest civilian building with an administrative function and the second largest building in the world after The Pentagon in America. Also, it is the most expensive administrative building and the heaviest building in the world.

Or, you may choose to visit the Old Centre of Bucharest – charm, coffee shops, great cuisine, art galleries, lifestyle and beautiful people.

You should also visit the Village Museum – a fascinating outdoor museum, the largest in Europe, surrounded by the largest park in Bucharest – Herastrau.

 

DAY 2 – Bucharest – Ploiesti-Valenii de Munte – Slanic Prahova – Brasov

Welcome to Romania.

Average: 217 km/ 3 h 38 min

Difficulty: moderate

Attractions: 

Museum of Ethnography – situated in Teleajenului Valley, an extremely rich and varied folk place, the museum is a true cultural treasure.

Slanic Prahova Mine Valley – The Salt Mountain, unique in the entire world, and Slanic Prahovathe biggest salt mine in Europe

 

DAY 3 – Brasov – Intorsura Buzaului – Nehoiu- Vulcanii Noroiosi – Intorsura Buzaului

Average: 262 km/ 4 h 42 min

Difficulty: moderate

Attractions: 

Bottomless Lake (Eagle Lake) – two names for the same lake. The legend goes that spring eagles came here to drink water to rejuvenate and it is here that they taught their young how to fly.

Mud Volcanoes – an extremely rare phenomenon, which gives the area a lunar appearance; they form fantastic images in a scenery taken from another world.

 

DAY 4 – Intorsura Buzaului – Zagon – Covasna – Zabala – Targu Secuiesc – Baile Tusnad – Bicaz

Average: 253 km/ 4 h 15 min

Difficulty: moderate

Attractions: 

Dacian Citadel – traces of human activity were unearthed by the numerous archaeological digs which thus established that there is evidence of human activity since the Neolithic Age (5th-4th millennium B.C.)

Devil’s Pod – is actually a mud volcano. This pod is in the middle of the town of Covasna.

Incline – A Romanian ingenuity, implemented at the end of the nineteenth century, it is catalogued as one of the most environmentally friendly means of transport industry in the world.

Baile Tusnad – a spa resort with many mineral springs. A benefit for your health.

Red Lake – is a natural storage dam lake. It is the largest natural mountain lake in Romania, its name coming from the reddish alluvia (iron oxides and iron hydroxides) deposited in the lake by the Red Creek.

 

DAY 5– Bicaz – Poiana Teiului – Vatra Dornei – Bistrita

Average: 216 km/ 3 h 28 min

Difficulty: moderate

Attractions: 

Galu’s Church – This church is exclusively made of wood and wooden joints.

Bucovina’s Church – Bucovina is a pilgrimage place mainly due to its beautiful monasteries. One of the most spectacular monasteries is Voronet, known for the blue color which was used for its exterior painting – a color that is unique in the world and cannot be reproduced.

Bistrita Citadel – the citadel had 18 towers used for defense – only one Tower still stands to tell the story of the citadel.

Sugalete is a 13-building complex with Gothic architecture, being one of the most important examples of urban medieval architecture.

 

DAY 6 – Bistrita – Targu Mures – Sighisoara – Brasov

Average: 263 km/ 3 h 58 min

Difficulty: moderate

Attractions: 

Medieval Citadel – built during 1605-1653, the citadel is one of the most known attractions of the city of Targu Mures

City of Sighisoara – founded by the Transylvanian Saxons in the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Its main attractions are the Clock Tower, dated in 14th Century, the Sighisoara Citadel, the Church on the hill and many more.

Old City of Brasov – Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture are bounded in one of the most visited places in Romania. Don’t miss the oldest Romanian school.

 

DAY 7 – Brașov – Rasnov – Predeal – Sinaia – Ploiesti – Bucharest

Average: 189 km/ 3 h 12 min

Difficulty: moderate

Attractions: 

Rasnov Citadel is one of the best preserved rustic citadels from Transylvania.

Cantacuzino Palace – built in 1977, it has a great architectural, historical, documentary and artistic value. It is surrounded by an amazing park. You can enjoy a coffee and eat a delicious dessert, while you relax and admire the landscape.

Sinaia: Peles Castle – the most beautiful castle in Eastern Europethe Sinaia Church, and a trip to 1,400 m altitude.

Bucharest – if you still have time, visit the Old Town – plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and beautiful people.

 

DAY 8

Bucharest  – Departure

It will be hard to let go!

The busy world we all share doesn’t always allow us the long break we would need.

We are pretty sure that you will come back.

This is not goodbye!

We are pretty sure that this is a “see you soon!”

 

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