The Contry Hotel

Castles & Mountains in Transylvania and Beyond

Day 5

Drive to Curtea de Arges to visit its impressive monastery where the legend said that the wife of the stonemason, Manole, is embedded in the stone walls of the church, in accordance with a local custom which obliged the mason to bury a loved one alive within the church to ensure the success of his work. We will drive then up north to Vlad the Impalerís ruined castle at Poienari. There are 1480 steps, which lead you up to the castle.

 

Return to Harman crossing the impressive Transfagarasan highway with impressive views of the Transylvanian Alps.

 

Return to Harman (Honigberg) for overnight accommodation at The Country Hotel.