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 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 1 of Our Retreat
Day 1 will be our arrival at the Otopeni International Airport in Bucharest. Our main goal is to check into our 4 star hotel Ramada Bucharest Majestic, then rest, relax and explore the downtown if you feel like it. Time to reset your internal clock to GMT+2, or CST+8 hrs. See more here.
You missed the info session, now what?
I know some of you were not able to make it to the informational session about the Discover the Beauty of Romania and you want to learn more about this amazing retreat. So let’s start from the very beginning. What you need first is a passport and a reservation for the trip. To book this
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If you missed my info meeting last week about the Discover the Beauty of Romania – Wellness and History Retreat, no worries, here is a summary of the trip highlights: Royal Peles Castle, the summer residence of the Romanian kings and filming location for “A Christmas Prince” movie Count Dracula’s Castle in Bran 12th Century