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Oct-2015

Sibiu  – Sighisoara – Viscri – Darjiu

 

Join us in our Sighisoara tour, one of the most beautiful and well kept fortified town in Europe. Sighisoara reveals itself nowadays too like a genuine city museum offering the modern visitor the rare opportunity to do a travel back in time, in the medieval atmosphere of some centuries ago.

This tiny medieval city of winding cobbled alleys, steep stairways and secluded squares will impress you with is coloured old buildings. Sighisoara is one of those places where almost everywhere you look you’ll find beauty.

The main attraction in the citadel it allowing yourself to get lost down tiny alleyways while marvelling at the incredible gorgeous architecture.

From Sighisoara we will visit Viscri . This village made Prince Charles to love Transylvania, and to be the best ambassador for this region.

In this Viscri trip you will discover once again the richness of the Transilvania people heritage. Go back in time and witness  the life and customs of simple but happy people . Admire the vivid pastel colours of each house . Stroll around ,chill .  These kind of places will aloud you to meditate, to discover and rediscover yourself.

From Viscri we will drive to the Fortified church of Darjiu,a historical and architectural monument of XIII-XIV century, one of the six fortified churches included in UNESCO list of world cultural heritage.

Raising the current building began in XIV century and completed in the fifteenth century, the fortifications being lifted in the sixteenth century, comprising five towers, bell towers and defensive walls of stone. During the invasion of the Ottoman, Turks who entered the first gate remained locked inside the fortress, being burned with hot pitch.

 

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