Celebrate Christmas in Transylvania
Discover the Romanian Christmas traditions
If you haven’t decided yet where to spend your Christmas holidays, we heartily recommend you to discover Sibiu. You can feel the medieval atmosphere of the city and enjoy the Christmas market from the historic square. There are day trips organized in the region so you can experience Transylvania better.
After the pleasant walk through Brasov we drive to Bran Castle, which is also known as Dracula Castle. Here you will be surprised and enjoy the mystery of the ancient walls. This castle is a symbol of movies, quotes or descriptions that refer to Dracula.
Then we drive back to Sibiu and enjoy dinner in the old town.
The highlight of the day is the Christmas market, which is organized annually on the historic square. This is surrounded by the Catholic Church with the Southern facade; next to the church is the first town hall of the city. The Brukenthal Museum is on the west side of the square. If you want to enjoy the whole area from above, you can do so from the Council Tower or from the tower of the Lutheran Cathedral, which is easy for the eye to the Huet Square with its imposing size.
In the morning at 7:00 to 8:30 we will go to church in the village
Then we will have breakfast in a farm. There are traditional dishes and delicious, which is produced by the farmers in the region.
At noon, we will enjoy and sing traditional carols.
At noon we will enjoy a traditional Romanian Christmas dinner
Then we will return to Sibiu and end the first day of Christmas in peace.
To experience the uniqueness of the castle, after learning the key points of Romanian History, we will take a carriage ride through the citadel. This immerses us in the medieval world which we enjoy and where we can relax.
We drive back to Sibiu and spend the last night in town.
You can say goodbye to Sibiu with a short walk through the Christmas market.