An alternative to Europe's classic city breaks, as well as well complementing our excursions, is, nonetheless, a weekend in Bucharest, Romania's capital city.

Bucharest was mentioned for the first time at the time of the rule of the count Vlad the Impalor, better known as Dracula. Since, Bucharest grew steadily, being now a really cosmopolitan city. Internationally renowned artists like the compositor and interpret George Enescu, and several well-known opera singers have performed in Bucharest. Beside its history and its own charm, Bucharest offers everything what a European capital city can offer - starting with all kind of museums and theaters, where we can arrange tickets (the theaters, the Opera and the Operetta are usually closed from end June to mid-September), to discos and nightclubs. Despite the fact, that under communist rule part of the city has been destroyed, despite the social problems of more recent periods, Bucharest is, as always, the most beautiful and diverse city in the region.

1st Day, Thursday: Late afternoon in Bucharest

Arrival on the Bucharest Airport. Transfer to the hotel through the village Otopeni In the evening, a walk through Bucharest helps us discovering its charm and its comfortable pubs. Musical performance is possible (folk music in the summer). Accommodation in a hotel in Bucharest

2nd Day, Friday: Tour of the city

Tour of the city by car/minibus, including the Village Museum, where houses from all over Romania can be seen. Walk through the old center and free time. Accommodation in a hotel in Bucharest

3rd Day, Saturday: House of the people

Visit to the gigantic "House of the people", today's Palace of the Parliament. In contrast to this, the Pas─ârea Convent, in a splendid position out Bucharest, where we visit a nun. Accommodation in a hotel in Bucharest

4th Day, Sunday: Cotroceni castle

The Cotroceni castle, nowadays museum and official residence of the Romanian Presidents, used to be the residence of the Romanian King. After visiting the castle, transfer to the airport.

Tour will include:
  • all transfers (to/from the airport in Bucharest)
  • all entrances
  • 3 nights B&B in a 4-star-hotel
  • 1 dinner with folklore
  • 1 lunch
  • English speaking guide (4 days)

Tour will NOT include:
  • Flight to/from Bucharest
  • the other meals
  • Personal expenditure and tips
  • any visa costs (where applicable)

Changes of the programme possible.

Number of participants: at least 2

Travel dates: Thursday-Sunday.

Duration: our standard programme is four days long, but other durations are available on request.

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