Bike tour of the fortified churches near Brasov - 2 Days

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Discover the beautiful fortified churches near Brasov in this 2 day bike tour. See the only building in Romania rated with 3 stars in the Michelin Green Guide, discover the secrets behind Mount of Honey and capture beautiful panoramas from one of the many church towers that you will visit. Find out interesting things about the history of Brasov and its surroundings.

Discover the beautiful fortified churches near Brasov in this 2 day bike tour. See the only building in Romania rated with 3 stars in the Michelin Green Guide, discover the secrets behind Mount of Honey and capture beautiful panoramas from one of the many church towers that you will visit. Find out interesting things about the history of Brasov and its surroundings.

Day 1
Brasov, 58 km - 190m elevation

We start the tour in Piata Sfatului square, situated in the middle of the city. We continue our journey to the nearby town of Sacele, then going through Tarlungeni and Carpinis we reach our first objective, in Prejmer.

In Prejmer, we will visit the fortified church, the only building in Romania that was rated with 3 stars in the Michelin Green Guide and one of the most beautiful in Romania.

We will continue to Lunca Calnicului, then across a bridge over the Olt river, through Podu Oltului until we arrive in Harman.

Here, we will see one of the best preserved fortified churches in Romania, dating back to the 13th century.

We continue our journey near the Lempes Hill, a protected natural site, and arrive in Sanpetru to visit its landmark, the 13th century fortified church.

From here, we have only a few kilometers back to Brasov.

Accomodation in Brasov.

Day 2
Brasov, 48 km - 190m elevation

We start the tour in Piata Sfatului and cycle through the city streets until we reach a gravel road that goes to an industrial part near Brasov. We enter the forest for a few hundred meters and reach a plateau from where we can see a beautiful panorama over the village of Cristian and in the back, Piatra Craiului Mountains.

We continue on a scenic road near the forest and if we are lucky, we can encounter herds of sheep or cows. We cross the ruins of an abandoned brick factory and cycle on a beautiful trail right near the forest until we reach Rasnov.

Here, in Rasnov, we can visit the fortified church, the majestic citadel situated on a hill or the Valea Cetatii cave.

We continue on the main road to Cristian and visit the fortified church in this village that is considered to be one of the richest in Romania. Here, we will stop for lunch in a nice restaurant specialized in fried chicken.

Our next stop will be Vulcan and its fortified church. From here, we return to Cristian and then go to Ghimbav to visit another 13th century church. We return to Brasov on a low traffic road.

Prices include

  • - accommodation for 1 night in Brasov in double room
  • -entrance fees for all the fortified churches
  • -lunch in day 2.
  • -guide

Not included

  • - entrance fees for other objectives
  • - personal expenses
  • - lunch in day 1 (there is a restaurant in Harman where you can enjoy a delicious pizza)
  • - bike rental
  • - gratuities
  • - other expenses
  • - other meals
Price From EUR  89/person
89
Total 89 EUR

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