1. Romania
  2. Mureș County
  3. Sighișoara

Sighisoara: 2-Hour City Tour

Product ID: 135399
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Founded by Transylvanian Saxons during the 12th century, Sighişoara is a fine example of a small, fortified medieval town which played an important strategic and commercial role on the fringes of central Europe for several centuries.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Wander through the beautiful medieval center of Sighisoara
  • Discover the mysterious church on the hill
  • Explore the history of Sighisoara
Full description
Designated as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, this perfectly intact 16th century gem with nine towers, cobbled streets, burgher houses and ornate churches rivals the historic streets of Old Prague or Vienna for atmospheric magic.

It is also the birthplace of Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), ruler of the province of Walachia from 1456 to 1462. It was he who inspired Bram Stoker's fictional creation, Count Dracula.

Stops / Cultural objectives to be visited:
- The House with the Deer Antler
- The Venician House
- The  Church of the Convent
- The Clock Tower 
- The Catholic Church
- The Tailors’ Tower
- The Furriers’ Tower
- The Butchers’ Tower
- The Butchers’ Bastion
- The Covered Staircase
- The School Hill
- The Church on the Hill (inside visit)
- The German Cemetery
- The Tin Moulders’ Tower
- Vlad the Impaler’s birth house
- Citadel’s Market place
- The House with the Deer Antler
Includes
  • English-speaking, specialized guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

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Meeting point

In front of the Monastery Church.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• EUR 10.00/ person = supplement for private tour
• EUR 15.00/ person = supplement for tour in German
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Carpathian Travel

Product ID: 135399