Transylvanian Fortified Churches with a delicious traditional meal in the Bacon Tower
A dedicated excursion for lovers of history, culture and ancestral lineage. The beautiful journey will captivate our thoughts and steps. The most important fortified churches tell their past via their greatness and splendor in stunning scenery of midlife Saxon villages.
Vine Valley and Biertan fortifications sanctioned as a UNESCO world heritage site will be the highlights.
The beautiful city of Medias will keep alive the famous Dracula fable, while The Bacon Tower from Mosna will host a pretty hearty traditional meal.
Sibiu – Valea Viilor fortress – Medias city – Mosna fortress – Biertan fortress – Copsa Mare village – Sibiu (180 km +)
Fortified Church “Valea Viilor”
It’s in the UNESCO list of protected monuments. A valuable antique fortress is surrounded by lofty towers and defensive walls. While entering into the church you can admire a small museum of Saxon culture.
Medias – St. Margaret Evangelical Church
Medias is the second most important city of Sibiu Region in the center of which we will admire its medieval atmosphere and the tilted tower, a place where Vlad Tepes was caught and imprisoned by the Hungarian royal Matthias.
Fortified church in Mosna
The host of the fortress will receive us to enjoy a wonderful traditional meal in the Bacon Tower.
Fortified Church of Biertan
Having been on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the church is surrounded by three rows of fortified walls with a sacristy door that contains 19 locks in one, which won first prize at the Paris World Expo in 1900. Today in this fortress takes place the Full Moon Festival broadcasts with the most scariest horror movies, an impressive place by its grandeur and beauty.
The largest and the most renowned vineyards of the Transylvanian Wine County belonged to Copsa Mare village. Here, since the third century was a gothic basilica – a blessed place for Saxons.
Optional Fortress of Slimnic
On our way we will stop by the Saxon villages at Slimnic Citadel, a fortress built in the grand hilltop that will charm you from the first moment with its impressive walls.