Take the Transylvania heritage trail by bike with Whereabouts Holidays
Whereabouts Holidays has the perfect self-guided cycling holiday for the blood thirsty traveller! Follow in the footsteps of Bram Stocker’s fictional vampire Count Dracula from his late 19th century Gothic horror novel. See Dracula’s Castle and discover the spectacular land of Romania’s Carpathian Mountains and Transylvania as you cycle on this nine day tour.
Ride through picturesque National Parks and the Fagaras Mountains as well as a trip to the bustling city of Bucharest. The route takes you past ancient villages, churches and castles. There’s also the opportunity to cycle the Transfagarasan route (voted world’s best road by Top Gear), one of the highest mountain passes in Romania.
The tour which includes a private transfer, train travel and bike hire, with most meals included from £669 per person, staying in small hotels and charming guesthouses. Luggage will be transferred from one hotel to the next. Flights to Bucharest are not included. The tour operates from April through to October.
Si Teasdale, product manager for Whereabouts Holidays said: “At Whereabouts Holidays we’ve selected some rather special cycling tours that take you off the usual tourist trail. Romania is a beautiful country and this trip allows you to immerse yourself in its heritage and culture. Over nine days you’ll fall in love with Transylvania and its people. There is no better way to discover this mysterious region of Central Europe than by bike.”