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Transylvania Trips

Immortalised in Western culture as the home of Count Dracula, Transylvania is actually a beautiful pastoral region in central and western Romania – bordered by the Carpathian Mountains – as well as an important historical region. In its early history, the territory of present-day Transylvania belonged to Dacia, the Roman Empire, the Hun Empire, the Gepid Kingdom and the Bulgarian Empire. As a political entity, Transylvania is mentioned from the 11th century as a part of the Kingdom of Hungary. It then successively became a principality under Ottoman suzerainty in 1571, a part of the Habsburg Monarchy in 1711 and a part of the Kingdom of Romania after the First World War. 

Join one of our Transylvania holidays to discover this fascinating region, where myths and beauty abound in a distinctly medieval landscape and its multi-ethnic heritage shines through in its architecture, food, folk costumes and music.

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Our travellers rate our Transylvania holidays as

4.7 / 5 based on 109 reviews

Transylvania Adventure Holidays

Carpathian Walking & Bears

94 reviews

Explore Romania's majestic mountains and rustic villages looking for Brown bears

Activity level:
Leisurely / Moderate
Ages: 16+
8 Days from £1,279
Guided (Excl. Flights)
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Highlights of Romania

1 review

Journey through Romania, starting in the North and heading South.

Activity level:
Ages: 16+
10 Days from £1,599
Guided (Excl. Flights)
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Romania exceeded expectations - what a beautiful and varied country! Cristi was a great guide...

Susan Birtles, 2022 Highlights of Romania

I'm just back from this trip, and had a great time. The trip was full, with 16 people, and...

Maureen Pinder, 2020 Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

... and I've been to Canada, so that says a lot. ...

Murielle Evers, 2020 Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

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