Romania is full of ruggedly beautiful stone churches, monasteries and of course the charming Carpathian Mountains. As you roam around Romania on private custom tours, you will no doubt visit the Transylvania area which was famously used in the writings of the Irish author Mr Bram Stoker in his novel "Dracula". The many movies produced in the same vein over the years has made this region an incredible tourist destination.
There are a lot of beautiful villages dotted around Romania's countryside due to the unique landscape and lack of roadways which has given many of the Romanian people the ability to hold onto their lovely culture and traditional ways of life. Bucharest is the capital of Romania and is a vibrant and energetic city full of culture but with many modern twists and a highlight on most Romania private sightseeing tours.
Romania's Carpathian Mountains are located in the centre of the country, and with their rocky peaks, quaint villages and precariously situated castles any private escorted tours in this area are a must-see. Read More...
The Transylvania area has some of the most magnificently ornate Castles situated in the cliffsides which make for picture moments while you are journeying around Romania with your private guided tours. Bran Castle is one of the most famous castles in Transilvania due to its connection with Bram Stokers fictional Count Dracula it was built on top of a hillside and according to tourists, it has a very unusual spooky feel to it. There are also Peles Castle and Corvin Castle that have a gothic feeling to them also there are many Saxon villages, churches and many sightseeing opportunities.
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Bucharest is a very exciting modern city with very diverse architecture, there are many churches, museums and captivating Castles from the 16th 17th and 18th century adoring the city and beautiful countryside. Private Bucharest City sightseeing tours are readily available and are full of culture and charm with fantastic views and of course, the famously enormous Parliament Palace which staggeringly has over 3,000.
The majority of the Danube Delta which is Europe’s second largest river delta lies in lovely Romania. Private sightseeing tours to The Danube Delta are the perfect way to watch nature at it's best. Many different species of animals and plants call The Delta home, and with over 20 ecosystems and wetlands, there is a lot to see and plenty to do on tours.
The Transylvania area has some of the most magnificently ornate Castles situated in the cliffsides which make perfect pictures moments while you are journeying around Romania with your private guided tours. Bran Castle is one of the most famous castles in Transilvania due to its connection with Bram Stokers fictional Count Dracula.
Sibiu City dates back to the early 12th century and is located in the Transylvania area. Private guided sightseeing Sibiu city tours and guides can be seen at the Grand Square which is a popular attraction for tourists. The Brukenthal Palace and Museum is also on every city tour as it is home to one of the oldest museum in the world.
Brasov city has a wonderful mix of traditional culture and modern life with some of the most stunning scenery in all of Romania. Private escorted tours to Brasov are high on many tourists lists as the city is surrounded by magnificent The Carpathian Mountains. This area is famous for skiing holidays and is classed as a mountain resort with lots of winter activities.
The Carpathian Mountains are situated in the centre of Romania and have a lot to offer tourists as many cities and villages are skirting the range. From Brasov for sensational skiing to Sibiu with its fantastic sightseeing private guided tours in The Carpathian Mountains area fill up quickly, so book early to avoid any disappointments.
The City of Bran is most popular for the famous Bran Castle which matches the home described in Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula". Situated on the hillside this epic Castle has to be seen to be believed and the myth and legend surrounding it has many tourists on private guided tours at the edge of their seats.
Sighisoara has stunning scenery and is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe but is most famous as being the birthplace of Vlad The Impaler or Vlad Tepes who was the ruler of the province from 1456 to 1462. It is said that Vlad Tepes was the inspiration for the fictional character Count Dracula as you will find out from your private tour guide on one of the many sightseeing tours in the city.
Maramures is located in northwestern Romania and has many traditional villages and preserved cultural buildings that are perfect for private sightseeing tours. With scores of wooden churches, Maramures tours will take you all around this area to see the amazing hand carved details of the churches. Many of the houses are decorated in the same way, and a lot of locals still dress in traditional clothing living a charmed village life.
Bucovina Romania is famous for their magnificent painted Monasteries, on private guided tours you will be shocked at the elaborate decoration and design. Frescoes, portraits of prophets and saints and scenes from the Bible with angels and demons are just some of the impressions on the buildings. The churches are unique, and a must see when you are touring around Romania.