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There's more to Transylvania than Dracula.
Dracula might be Transylvania's most famous son, but there's a lot more to the region than a fictional vampire. Coming from Bucharest you can reach the region (Latin for "Across the Woods") by a memorable drive, up the astounding Transfagarasan Highway (one of Europe's highest roads), or through the deep Prahova Valley, home to Peles Castle. If you visit just one Romanian castle, make it royal Peles. Once there take your pick of bases for exploration.
The atmospheric citadel town of Sighisoara, birthplace of Vlad the Impaler, is packed with history but you might find bustling Brasov more to your liking. Sibiu's expansive old town is a joy to wander and provides plenty to do. Cluj-Napoca, usually shortened to just Cluj, is Romania's second largest city, but its quirky culture and many students help it avoid the usual big-city feeling. Wherever you go, you'll never be far from Europe's densest system of well-preserved medieval fortifications, from castles and citadels, to fortresses and fortified churches, many of them UNESCO-listed.

Glowing Reviews from Our Guests

  4.9 / 5
Average of our Guest's Ratings of our Romanian vacation packages, based on 26 reviews
Review by Shana & Megan

Shana & Megan

Massachusetts

JayWay Travel is the most easy, knowledgable, and reliable way to plan any travel. I felt very safe and could trust them for my travel plans.

JayWay Travel is the most easy, knowledgable, and reliable way to plan any travel. I felt very safe and could trust them for my travel plans.

Year : 2021
Visited : Romania
Itinerary : Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Bucharest
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2021
Visited : Romania
Itinerary : Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Bucharest
Rating :
5 / 5
Review by Carol, Sarah & Brian

Carol, Sarah & Brian

Florida

JayWay organized a great tour and the guides were excepectional. We learned so much from them about the history and current situation of Romania.

JayWay organized a great tour and the guides were excepectional. We learned so much from them about the history and current situation of Romania.

Year : 2021
Visited : Romania
Itinerary : Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Bucharest
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2021
Visited : Romania
Itinerary : Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Bucharest
Rating :
5 / 5
Review by Jeanne & Michael

Jeanne & Michael

JayWay Travel planned a first class but affordable trip to places we chose to go and worked out all the logistics for us. We felt we were in good hands at all times.

JayWay Travel planned a first class but affordable trip to places we chose to go and worked out all the logistics for us. We felt we were in good hands at all times.

Year : 2021
Visited : Slovenia, Croatia, Romania
Itinerary : Ljubljana, Zagreb, Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Bucharest
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2021
Visited : Slovenia, Croatia, Romania
Itinerary : Ljubljana, Zagreb, Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Bucharest
Rating :
5 / 5
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