Hiking on the Via Transilvanica in TERRA SAXONUM - 8 DAYS TOUR

from € 590,00 / person

Start and end in Sibiu! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Hiking on the Via Transilvanica in TERRA SAXONUM, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through  Sibiu, Sighisoara, Romania and 4 other destinations in Romania. Hiking on the Via Transilvanica in TERRA SAXONUM includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Via Transilvanica (in English: The Transylvanian Trail) is a hiking trail which crosses the Transylvania, Bukovina and Banat regions of Romania, and is meant to promote their respective cultural, ethnic, historical and natural diversity. It was built between 2018 and 2022, with its design and conception heavily inspired by historical pilgrims' ways and hiking trails, such as The Way of St. James and The Appalachian Trail. Starting at Putna, Suceava County, it stretches over 1,428 kilometres (887 miles), 10 counties of Romania, over 400 communities, and 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites, ending in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinți County. Its motto is "The road that unites".

Day 1 Arrival Sibiu 

Arrival  in Sibiu and meeting with the travel assistant.

Free time in Sibiu. In the late afternoon the transfer to Archita takes place.

Dinner and room check-in for 1 night in Archita.


Day 2 Hike: Archita - Crit (24 km / 8 hours hike / 434 m) 

After breakfast you will visit the fortified church in Archit and then start the easy hike.

Today's route is very well marked and mostly goes through the forest. To be able to go to the beautiful pasture You can also take the Piknik for lunch.

In the afternoon you reach Crit (German Cross) where you visit the interesting fortified church.

Dinner and room check-in for 1 night in Crit.


Day 3 Hike: Crit – Saschiz (14 km / 4.5 hours hike / 330 m) 

After breakfast we pack our daily provisions.

Today you have an easy route through Saxon villages.

There is an opportunity to visit the Protestant fortified churches in Cloasterf.

In the afternoon you arrive in Saschiz, the reborn Saxon village. Visit to the fortified church and free time in Saschiz

Dinner and room check-in for 1 night in Saschiz.


Day 4 Hike: Saschiz – Sapartoc (19 km / 6 hours. Hike / 565 m) 

The hiking trail takes you along roads Saxon villages, hamlets forgotten by the world, of very inhabited by a few people and for centuries, forests.

You also arrive in the spectacular village of Daia, where talk to the villagers about everyday life can and also about the village of Vulcan.

Dinner and room check-in for 1 night in Sapartoc.


Day 5 Hike: Sapartoc – Stejărenii (24 km / 7.5 hours hike / 535 m) 

After breakfast we continue on today's moderately difficult hike.

We will have longer forest paths and in the villages/city of Sighisoara there will also be asphalt.

At lunchtime you will be in Sighisoara where you will have lunch at a local restaurant can refresh.

In the afternoon we go to the Breite Plateau - a hilly area from the bottom of the evergreen, which is covered with hilly pastures and several species of oak trees, including Centuries-old oak trees that are between 400 and 600 years old.

Later in the afternoon to the Saxon village of Stejărenii

Dinner and room check-in for 1 night in Stejărenii.


Day 6 Hike: Stejărenii – Malancrav (16.5 km / 5.5 hours hike / 515 m) 

After breakfast we pack our daily provisions.

Today we have a shorter tour ahead of us with an easy level of difficulty.

The route takes us up the hills, through forests and meadows and over the villages of Cris and Floresti.

In the afternoon you will reach the idyllic village of Malancrav (German: Malmkrog), where you will visit the church with a will visit unique paintings.

Dinner and room check-in for 1 night in Malancrav


Day 7 Hike: Malancrav – Biertan (15.5 km / 5.5 hours hike / 619 m) 

After breakfast we continue via the Transylvanian-Saxon ones hills and deciduous forests from Transylvania. The easy today's hike takes you through the villages of Copsa Mare (German Grosskopisch), where you can also Visit the fortified church.

After 1.5 km of asphalt road we continue over the hills to Biertan with beautiful panoramic viewpoints.

In the afternoon you arrive in Biertan (German: Birthälm), where you will visit the famous fortified church (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Dinner and overnight stay for 1 night in Biertan.


Day 8 Departure 

After breakfast, depending on the time of return, transfer to Sibiu.



• 7 nights in 3* guesthouses/pensions, according to the program (place in double room)

• meet the travel assistance meeting in Sibiu who will explain the daily routes and offer you the hiking materials

• english speaking guide for city tour in Sighisoara

• 7 x breakfast at the accommodation


Additional Services 
• Booklet & certificate for the partial hike on Via Transilvanica

• Transfers from/to  Sibiu airport or train station and return, according to the program

• Baggage transfer between accommodations, according to the program schedule


Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price. You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company.

Transfer from Airport Cluj or Brasov to the starting point and return: 120 euro/person

Other meals.



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