Explore the 2 most important fortified churches in Transylvania on half-day tour to the surrounding areas of Sighisoara. Visit the village and Biertan Fortified Church, then see Fortified Lutheran Church of Malancrav.
Sighisoara and its UNESCO-protected historic center is a must-see when traveling in Romania. Situated in the heart of Transylvania, this 16th-century city is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe.Commonly remembered as the birthplace of Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad Tepes, his house is just one of the many attractions located here. Stroll through its cobbled stone streets to see the nine towers. Soak in the idyllic atmosphere at the old merchant houses that today hold cafes, hotels and craft shops. Then hike to its hilltop to explore the third-largest church in the region containing 500-year-old frescoes.