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New tourist train set to travel through Transylvania this summer



If you want to visit Transylvania in a slow pace, a tourist train is set to travel at the end of August through Transylvania.

Visitors will be able to visit Brasov, Sighisoara, Sibiu and Fagaras. The train is called Transylvania train and it is reserved only for tourists. The tour starts in Brasov and stops for a few days in Medias and Sibiu.

The tour is meant to introduce tourists into the atmosphere of Transylvanian traditions and experiences. The tour has a flexible schedule and has plenty of activities, such as wine tasting, workshops, live demonstrations and picnics.

The train has a bar-bistro and the rest of the wagons have chairs and tables. There are 180 places available.

The tour is set as such-

Day 1– Leaving Brasov 9.30 a.m.

10. a.m. Travelling to Archita

12.30 Visiting Cloastef, Meserdorf, Viscri and Crit villages

1.30 Lunch at the Haferland tower

4.30 p.m. Travelling to Sighisoara


Brasov, photo by Constantin Barbu


Day 2

9.30 a.m. Travelling to Medias

10.30 a.m. Workshops in Medias

11.20 Traditional Workshops

2.00. p.m. Traditional lunch

3.00 p.m. Workshops

5.00 p.m travelling to Alba Iulia

6.30 Visiting the Alba Iulia citadel

8.30 Dinner at the medieval restaurant in Alba Iulia


Alba Iulia, photo by Daniel Jurca

Day 3


9.00 a.m. Travelling to Sebes

10.00 a.m. Visitng the Evanghelical church in Sebes

10.30. a.m. Orga concert

11.30 a.m. Traditional cooking workshops and lunch

4.30 a.m. Travelling to Avrig

6.00. p.m. Lunch al fresco

8.30. p.m. Travelling to Sibiu


Sibiu, photo by Amorphisman

Day 4

10.00 a.m. Sibiu Filarmonic concert in the Small Market in Sibiu

12.a.m. Travelling to Fagaras

1.00. p.m. Visiting Fagaras

1.30. Lunch at the Fagaras citadel

3.00. p.m. Travelling to Brasov.

The whole trip costs 650 euro- including travel costs, lunch, dinner, breakfast,  food and drinks on the train, accomodation and workshops.