Trips To Transylvanian Fortified Churches
Transylvanian fortified churches with a delicious traditional meal in the Bacon Tower or in a household. Taste the best wine in Transylvania!
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. We will then travel to a medieval fortress situated in the middle of wild nature with farm animals.
Route : Sibiu – Valea Viilor – Medias – Mosna – Richis – Biertan – Sibiu 160 km +
Optional: Alma Vii 180 km +
Time: 7- 9 hours
Optional: Wine Tasting in Richis! Here is the perfect place for a wine tasting or for having a traditional meal in a household.
Fortified Church „Valea Viilor”
Is in the UNESCO list of protected monuments. A valuable antique fortress which 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 Church
Medias is the second most important city of Sibiu Region in the center of which we will feel its medieval atmosphere and see 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 and to explore the beauty of the fortress, also very apreciated by Prince Charles.
An impressive number of foreigners from all over the world bought houses in this picturesque Saxon village.
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.
Back To Sibiu
It is one of the few charming villages founded by the Saxons many hundreds of years ago and that today has an active population and a well-preserved cultural and natural heritage with one of the most impressive fortresses in the Region.