Culture and wine in Old Saxon Land

About Tour

Here we’ll enjoy the Saxon culture, cuisine, winemaking and their way of living. We’ll visit cities, villages, vineyards, citadels, different elements that describe as a whole this region of south and central Transylvania.

1st day

Arrival in Sibiu

Included highlights:

  • Meeting with your local guide.
  • Transfer to the hotel. Check-in.
  • Short city walking tour
  • Short presentation of the journey about Transylvania and its things to offer.
  • Dinner and wine tasting.

Included meals:
  • Dinner
2nd day

Castle life

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Included highlights:

  • City tour of Sibiu
  • Depart to Tirnaveni,
  • Stop in Medias,
  • Visit of Blaj.
  • The extraordinary Greek Catholic cathedral.
  • Lunch in an old castle at Jidvei vineyard, and obviously we’ll enjoy a special wine tasting. Jidvei is the most important vineyard for dry white wines, their famous brand being the "Riesling from Jidvei".
  • Return to Sibiu.
  • Dinner.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
3rd day

Full day in the Old Saxon area

Included highlights:

  • Visit Biertan
  • Special Saxon type lunch at Viscri - Weisskirch.
  • Talk to the mayor who is a Saxon lady and her mother.
  • See Prince Charles Foundation charity activity in this region to save this civilization.
  • Tasting an exceptional plum brandy and local wines.
  • Stop and visit Sighisoara, the only inhabited medieval citadel, the Rothenburg of Eastern Europe.
  • Dinner.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
4th day

Saxon villages

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Included highlights:

  • Visit some Saxon villages
  • We’ll stop and perhaps manage to have a chat with a famous Saxon writer in Germany and not only, the Lutheran priest Eginald Schlattner.
  • Lunch in Agnethen, one of the 7 "Sieben Burgen" or in Cincu in the local restaurant.
  • Stop wherever will be possible and try to visit several Saxon fortified churches.
  • Dinner.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
5th day

Sibiu and its Surroundings

Included highlights:

  • See the surroundings of Sibiu - cultural capital of Europe in 2007.
  • The biggest and well preserved village museum just outside from Sibiu;
  • The basilica from Heltau
  • Saxon lunch in the basilica from Heltau
  • Free time for last shopping possibility
  • Farewell dinner outside Sibiu at the Romanian family’s home, and again we’ll enjoy wine.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
6th day

Departure

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Included highlights:

  • Transfer to the airport with your guide.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast

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