The Prince of Wales purchased his fi rst Transylvanian property in 2006 - an 18th-century Saxon house in the village of Viscri - and again in 2010 in the village of Zalanpatak. The surrounding countryside off ers various activities such as botanical excursions, hiking and horse riding.
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Fly to Bucharest and transfer to the Hotel Athénée Palace Hilton for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Bucharest. View the Old Princely Court, the Royal Palace and visit the Palace of the
Parliament, which is the third largest building in the world. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Morning drive to Transylvania. Afternoon at leisure. Stay 3 nights in Viscri or Zalanpatak village*. (B, D)
Full-day tour to the medieval town of Brasov to view the Piata Sfatului, one of the fi nest baroque squares in the country with a 15th-century town hall. Visit the Black Church, the largest gothic church between Vienna and Istanbul, which has a collection of more than 300 Ottoman rugs. See St Nicholas’ Church and visit Romania’s fi rst school. Continue to Bran castle. (B, D)
Full day at leisure. (B, D)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Bucharest and overnight at the Athénée Palace Hilton (B)
Transfer to the airport and fl y home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Malancrav Manor in Zalanpatak village is the second of the guesthouses that the Prince of Wales has purchased in the region in co-operation with Count Kalnoky. The supplement for staying at this property is £200 per person for 3 nights.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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Built in 1914 the 5 star Athenee Palace Hilton is centrally located in Bucharest, close to the historic Cotroceni Palace. The 272 rooms are comfortably decorated with modern amenities. Facilities include four restaurants, a bar, an indoor swimming pool and health...
Originally built for the former "judge" who oversaw the glass manufacture in the village during the 17th and 18th centuries, this Saxon farmhouse complex was purchased by HRH, The Prince of Wales in conjunction with Count Kálnoky in 2010. It is comprised of several farmhouse buildings and offers five double rooms with en suite bathrooms to its guests. The centre point of Count Kálnoky Manor is the main house, which offers a dining and drawing room, which features a 7-metre-high ceiling and a large fireplace. Due to its location in woodland, the property has a rich biodiversity with mineral springs, small brooks and extensive flower...
Purchased in 2006 by HRH The Prince of Wales to promote eco-tourism in the region, the Viscri Guesthouse is a converted 18th-century Saxon farm house which offers three double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Lunch or dinner can be taken outside at traditional long tables set in the garden or in the main dining room. The house still features original furniture and rugs from the previous centuries and offers an excellent insight into rural Romanian...
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PRIN2018: 6 Nights
Known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and Belle Epoque buildings Bucharest...