Romania’s first tourist train will go on a new journey next year

Transilvania Train, the first tourist train in Romania, will take travelers on a new trip through the famous region of Transylvania in August 2018.

The special train made its first journey in August this year, taking tourists on a special four-day trip on the Brasov-Sighisoara-Medias-Alba Iulia-Sebes-Sibiu-Fagaras route. A total of 100 people joined the ride, all of them Romanians, but the organizers expect the number to double next year. Moreover, they expect 30-35% of participants to be foreigners, reports local Wall-street.ro.

The second edition of Transilvania Train is scheduled for August 22-26, 2018, its program including wine tastings, four medieval cities to visit, concerts, and local culinary experiences. Each day of the trip will have a different theme. Thus, August 22 will be the “meet & greet day”, August 23 will be dedicated to the story of the fortified churches in Transylvania, August 24 will focus on the story of castles and traditional crafts, August 25 – traditional Transylvanian cuisine, and August 26 – cultural events in Sibiu.

The five-day trip through Transylvania costs EUR 900 per person and EUR 1,560 per two people. The package for families with children cost between EUR 1,410 and EUR 1,560 while a group of three adults can enjoy the journey for EUR 2,260.

Find out more about the Transilvania Train here.

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Transilvania Train on Facebook)

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