Hidden in the world of the Saxons

Hidden in the world of the Saxons


Route: Băile Tușnad/Tusnádfürdő - Historical center of Brasov/Brassó - Poiana Brasov, Postăvaru 1799 m - return home
Program description:
We will have our breakfast and then we will get to know the Saxon world of Transylvania.
The first stop of our day will be the small town of Prejmer, where it is part of the World Heritage, XIII. We look at the Gothic Saxon fortress church built in the 16th century. From here we travel further and spend the afternoon in Brasov, the third largest city in Transylvania, the former great center of the Saxons of Transylvania, where we visit several places during our sightseeing walk. We see the main square of the city, the Council Hall, we see the famous Black Church, the largest gothic church in Transylvania, we walk along the old city wall. During the walk we touch one of the most beautiful surviving buildings in the city, the former gate of the city wall, the Catherine's Gate, and then we reach the third narrowest street in Europe, Strada Sforii, which is barely 1 meter wide. We will then have lunch in the main square of Brasov. After lunch, we drive to the famous alpine settlement, where we climb the cable car to the Christian mountains at 1,799 meters above sea level. Within a short walk we will reach the lookout and marvel not only at the city of Brasov, but also at the entire Țara Bârsei Basin. Homecoming and dinner. 

Program location: Harghita and Brasov counties
Destination: Brasov/Brassó
Region: Țara Bârsei/Barcasági Basin
Program price: 105 RON / person, which includes:
  • visit to the fortress church in Prazmar: 15 RON / person,
  • visit to the Black Church in Brasov: RON 15 per person
  • cable car to the Christian mountains: approx. 70 RON / person
  • full day guide, group escort: 40 RON / person

Program overview

  • Car round trip
  • Walk
  • City tour


  • Hungarian
  • Romanian

Duration of the program

  • 1 day/zi/nap

Tour guide

  • Lukács Attila


  • Miercurea Ciuc and its surroundings

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