10 days

From £2,875

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Summary

From the Dacians to Dracula

Romania offers a fascinating and under-explored historical narrative which is uncovered by its photogenic and diverse remains. Colonised in the Greek period and famously conquered in the Roman era under Trajan when it became the province of Dacia, Romania has retained a sense of its Classical identity. However, it is also a land of mysteries and legends played out in a backdrop of amazing Gothic castles and medieval cities. This is a unique programme covering Greek colonies, notably the ancient city of Tomis, on the Black Sea, the Roman ruins – including the victory monument at Adamclisi celebrating the Dacian Wars - as well as the world famous Bran Castle, home of Vlad Dracul. Piecing it all together is one of Andante’s most popular guide lecturers, Doru Bogdan who provides in depth knowledge of his native country.

Tour highlights:

  • Adventure off road into the Transylvanian Mountains to the UNESCO sites of Sarmizegetusa Regia and Costesti
  • Investigate the ruins at Histria, ancient Milesian trading colony on the shores of the Black Sea
  • Discover the 15th century Gothic magnificence of Hunyard Castle at Hunedoara

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Today's Price
£2,875

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £99, was £500.

Single supplement: £310

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Doru Bogdan

Guide Lecturer

A researcher and lecturer at the University of Alba Iulia in Romania, Doru Bogdan is a specialist in Roman archaeology and has also supervised an array of fascinating excavations.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
8 May 2021 ARMN210508 8 May 2021 (Saturday) 17 May 2021 (Monday) Doru Bogdan £2,875
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£310 Book Now
28 August 2021 ARMN210828 28 August 2021 (Saturday) 6 September 2021 (Monday) Doru Bogdan £2,875
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£310 Book Now
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