Around 300 km by bike in 8 days in Saxon Transylvania. Local culinary experience, crafts, wine and organic cheese tasting experience in 8 days to discover the Saxon legacy, the culture and the traditions of this Medieval Area. Rides across traditional Saxon villages, part of the “Natura 2000” European Union’s protected area. This guided tour takes you along country roads and pastoral landscapes far from the crowded routes, on flat terrain, unpaved country trails, up and downhill trails enjoying the incredible Transylvanian scenery. You will experience seven or eight wonderful cycling days mixed with an extraordinary culinary and cultural experience. You will pass historic architecture, preserved since the Middle Ages. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage fortified churches, castles, remote villages, and even the medieval city of Sibiu, named the Cultural Capital of Europe in 2007. The landscape is a mosaic of oak and beech forests, rich meadows and pastures. The small Transylvanian villages centered on fortified churches are still keeping the same level of civilization.
Day 1: Arrival day: individual arrival in Brașov (170 km from Bucharest capital city)
Day 2: Cycling from Brașov area to Tălișoara
Day 3: Cycling from Tălișoara to Viscri
Day 4: Cycling from Viscri to Criț by bike and from Criț to Sighișoara by car
Day 5: Cycling from Sighișoara to Cund
Day 6: Cycling around Cund
Day 7: Cycling from Biertan to Sibiu via Alțâna, Nochrich, Cornățel
Day 8: Travel by train to Bucharest
Day 9: Optional day in Sibiu surroundings
Tour Provider: CarpatBike
About the tour provider: CarpatBike is offering fully supported cycling holidays in different regions of Romania to discover the magical scenery and off the beaten path villages of Romania. Experienced cycling tour leaders are always close to support you all the time. We can show you the best cycling areas from Maramures, Bucovina, the Danube Delta, Transylvania, Bucovina and Moldova in our standard & custom tours.
Date: 01 May – 31 October