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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com

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, irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(photo source: Transilvania Train on Facebook)

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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com

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, irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(photo source: Transilvania Train on Facebook)

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