Marvel at the treasures to be found in two of the Balkan countries: Romania and Bulgaria. Visit the painted monasteries of Bucovina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. See why Bran Castles was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula and tour Peles Castle, the beautiful summer residence of King Charles of Romania.
WITH SITA WORLD TOURS
92,043 sq mi
No Visa required
This Jewish Heritage Tour of Romania will bring you to the most important Jewish sites in Bucharest and the wider Transylvania and Maramures regions. The presence of Jews in Romania dates from early Roman Empire times but during the centuries their population increased, immigrants gradually fleeing from the restriction and persecution of other countries, settled on these lands hoping to live a peaceful life. We invite you to discover the real face of Jewish heritage in Romania!
In Transylvania and Bucovina are the places where stories and legends turn into reality and dreams come true. Old castles, slumberous forests, endless hills, fair skies, and sun all add to the special charm. Visit Peles Castles and Bran Castle, the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Bucovina is well known for its UNESCO World Heritage painted monasteries. The Republic of Moldova has a diverse landscape and unique geological monuments. The countryside is dotted with vineyards, over 140 wineries throughout Moldova with centuries old traditions of growing grapes and wine production.
Romania has so much to see and explore. Take part in an egg painting demonstration with a local artist. Learn about the tradition and culture with an exclusive visit with a gypsy family. And discover Sighisoara, one of the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe.