2 day bike tour of the fortified churches near Brasov
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2 day bike tour of the fortified churches near Brasov

2 days
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Stop At: Neotour Brasov, Strada Politehnicii 3, Brașov 500030, Romania

Day 1 - Bike riding 58 km - 190m elevation
• We start the tour in Piata Sfatului square, situated in the middle of Brasov. 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 Câlnicului, 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 towards Lempes Hill, a protected natural site, and arrive in Sânpetru to visit its landmark, the 13th century fortified church.
• From here, we have only a few kilometres back to Brasov.

Accommodation in Brasov.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania

Day 2 - Easy bike riding 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 specialised 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.

Duration: 8 hours

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  • accommodation for 1 night in Brasov in double room
  • lunch in day 2.
  • guide / tour escort / host
  • Lunch
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
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum number of 4 participants. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • All participants must have a good physical condition.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers


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