The steam trains of Romania are possibly some of the last railway adventures to be experienced in Europe. Enjoy railway nostalgia at its best as we pass through beautiful landscapes and wild mountains and experience the hospitality of traditional Romanian life on this fascinating new tour.
HOTEL MINARET, EGER 3* OR SIMILAR www.minarethoteleger.hu
HOTEL GRADINA MORII, SIGHETU MARMATIEI 3* www.hotelgradinamorii.ro/en
HOTEL BEST WESTERN BUCOVINA, GURA HUMORULUI 4* OR SIMILAR www.bestwesternbucovina.ro
CONTINENTAL FORUM TIRGU MURES, TÂRGU MURES 4* www.continental-tirgu-mures.ro
GRAND HOTEL NAPOCA, CLUJ-NAPOCA 4* www.hotelnapoca.ro
VIENNA HOUSE EASY BRATISLAVA, BRATISLAVA 3* www.viennahouse.com
Hotels may charge you a tax during your tour which is beyond the control of Edwards Coaches and is entirely at the discretion of each hotel.
TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Following the Channel crossing to Calais we continue to our overnight accommodation.
FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO PASSAU AREA
We continue our journey through Germany to the Passau area arriving in time for dinner.
PASSAU AREA TO EGER, HUNGARY
We travel from the Passau area crossing into Hungary where we stay overnight.
EGER TO SIGHETU MARMATIEI
We depart Eger and start our Romanian adventure as we first visit the Merry Cemetery in Sapânta, famous for its brightly coloured tombstones before continuing onto Sighetu Marmatiei by late afternoon. We stay here for the next two nights.
MOCANITA STEAM TRAIN RIDE
Enjoy a steam train return journey from Viseu de Sus on the Mocanita Train, a steam powered narrow gauge railway that traverses the beautiful landscape of the Carpathian Mountains.
SIGHETU MARMATIEI TO GURA HUMORULUI
This morning we make our way to Bistrita, the capital city of Bistrita-Nasaud County in northern Transylvania. After free time to explore here we continue to Gura Humorului where we stay for the next two nights.
MOCANITA HUTULCA STEAM TRAIN RIDE
We travel to Moldovita from where we board the Hutulca Steam Train for a return journey along 12 kilometres through the wild Carpathians. Later we visit the Painted Monasteries in Bucovina for a guided tour of the elaborate 15th and 16th century frescoes.
GURA HUMORULUI TO TÂRGU MURES
We depart this morning and travel to Târgu Mures where we enjoy a guided tour through this interesting Transylvanian city. With free time after the tour you can explore at leisure and in the centre you will find Piata Trandafirilor a square lined with cafés and restaurants. We stay here overnight.
TÂRGU MURES TO CLUJ-NAPOCA
We depart Târgu Mures this morning and make our way to Sovata for our final Romanian train adventure, on a two hour journey covering a distance of 14 kilometres between Sovata and Câmpu Cetatii. After some free time in Sovata we continue onto Cluj-Napoca, the second largest city in Romania where we stay overnight.
CLUJ-NAPOCA TO BRATISLAVA
We depart Romania this morning and travel through Hungary and on to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia where we stay overnight.
BRATISLAVA TO AUGSBURG / ULM AREA
We head into Germany and the Augsburg / Ulm area where we stay overnight.
AUGSBURG / ULM AREA TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
We depart our hotel and continue to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation.
FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Continue to Calais and complete the journey home.
Executive coach travel
Door to door pick up
Short sea ferry / shuttle crossings
4 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation
1 night dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Eger (3 course)
Visit to the Merry Cemetery Sapânta
2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Sighetu Marmatiei (3 course with salad buffet)
Return steam train journey on the Mocanita Train
Visit to the city of Bistrita
2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Gura Humorului (buffet meals)
Return journey on the Hutulca Steam Train
Visit the Painted Monasteries in Bucovina
1 night dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Târgu Mures (3 course with salad buffet)
Guided tour of Târgu Mures
1 night dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Cluj-Napoca (3 course with salad buffet)
Return train journey from Sovata to Câmpu Cetatii on board a steam train
1 night dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Bratislava (3 course)
English speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
DEPARTURE DATE AND PRICE
7th June 12 nights £1639 RED DRAGON
Single room supplement £288
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|Bracknell - Bagshot Road|| Opposite Glebewood Bus Stop |
Bagshot Road - Before the Leisure Centre
|Cardiff West Services|| Cardiff West Services Coach Park |
|Chieveley Services|| Chieveley Services (A34/M4) Newbury |
|Clackett Lane Services|| Clackett Lane Services, TN16 2ER (Anticlock) |
|Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet|| Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet |
|Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT|| Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ |
|Extra Services Cobham EB|| Extra Services Cobham Eastbound, M25 Jct 10-9 |
|Leigh Delamare Eastbound|| Leigh Delamare Services Eastbound Before J17 |
|Magor Services|| Magor Service Coach Park |
|Maidstone Services|| Maidstone Services, Junction 8 - M20 |
|Neath - Railway|| Neath - Outside Railway Station |
|Reading Services|| Reading Services, Junction 11-12, RG30 3UQ |
|Sarn SERVICES|| Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park |
|Stop 24 Svcs (M20 J11)|| Stop 24 (Westenhanger) Services (M20 J11) |
|Swindon Hilton|| Swindon Hilton - Outside the hotel, Junction 16 |
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