Day 9 of Our Retreat
We will be crossing the Carpathian Mountains as we follow the Olt River and will stop at old Cozia Monastery, a byzantine style orthodox church built in 1388, now included in the UNESCO Patrimony. We will have a chance to taste some mineral spring waters, famous for their healing properties on our way back to
Day 8 of Our Retreat
Time to say good bye to Sovata and head to Sibiu (Siebenbürgen), one of the Top 19 destinations selected by National Geographic for this year, included in the 2019 European Region of Gastronomy. We will get to spend the night here, but not before we visit Sighisoara, the “Pearl of Transylvania” where people have been
Day 7 of Our Retreat
We will start our adventure in the Praid Salt Mine where we can sample wine, visit the underground museum, spend some quite moments at the chapel, while our body benefits from the rich, ionized air. Then we will visit Corund, one of the most famous European artisan centers, where we may get a glimpse of
Day 5 of Our Retreat
Take a trip back in time and visit the old city center of Brasov, then get ready to be amazed when stepping inside this 13th century Fortified Church in Prejmer, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will understand how generations survived the foreign invaders by taking shelter inside the thick walls.
Day 4 Continued
We can’t really skip to Day 5 without mentioning the rest of the destinations of Day 4. How about enjoying lunch and champagne at the Royal Winery in Azuga while admiring the majestic Carpathian Mountains vistas? Afterwards we will head to Brasov, or old Kronstadt meaning “Crown City” as it was known in medieval times.
Day 4 of the Retreat
This day is choke full of excitement and discovery as we leave Bucharest and go high in the Carpathian Mountains. First stop is Castle Bran or Count Dracula’s Castle perched high on a cliff at the cross roads of old merchant trails. This 15th century stone castle is famous around the world and made the
Day 3 of Our Retreat
Time to visit a quiet oasis that stretches over 10 hectares and hosts over 371 structures as old as 17th century: The Village Museum. Afterwards we will visit the Nicolae Ceausescu’s Residence. Did you know that this former communist dictator ruled the country for over two decades until his execution in December 1989?
Day 2 of Our Retreat
After a continental breakfast and quick coaching session, it is time to discover the vibrant downtown and the Palace of Parliament. Did you know that this building is considered to be the heaviest in the world, with more than 1 million cubic meters of marble, tons of cement and steel and 3,500 tons of crystal?