Autumn in Transylvania - Sovata, Sighisoara and Sibiu
When to visit
This autumn trip is recommended when the leafs of the trees start painting forests in the most amazing colors. Usually this happens in October, but each year the weather conditions should be evaluated and make a decision based on this.
Transylvania is a land of winding roads, slow hills and villages hidden in the valleys. This is an autumn trip as it is design to take you in the middle of the forest to enjoy the colors of the most artistic season. Besides admiring nature in its pure form, the itinerary will take you into some of the most emblematic cities and villages of Transylvania: Sovata, Sighisoara, Biertan and Sibiu. Sovata with its lakes nestled in the forest, Sighisoara with its hill top citadel, Bierdan with the fortress church and Sibiu with the amazing city center and ASTRA Museum. Day 1: the itinerary starts from Bucharest and the destination is Sovata. Day 2: walk in Sovata around Ursu Lake, Salt Mountain in Praid, Snail Hill in Corund and visit the citadel in Sighisoara Day 3: wake up in Biertan and visit the Fortified Church, go to SIbiu for a stroll in the city center and then visit the ASTRA Museum, and return to Bucharest via Olt Canyon.