Saxon Villages Bike Tour
MountainBike Half-Day Experience

PRICE

245 EUR [minimum 2 persons]

SKILLS

  Beginner & Advanced

DURATION

  2 days

LOCATION

  Saschiz, Cloasterf, Viscri

NO. PEOPLE

  maximum 8 travelers

Local life, slow scenery and good food awaits!

Tour Highlights

// A 2-day private bike trip starting from Brasov exploring Transylvania’s bike trails. Minimum booking required for 2 people

// Delicious meals with regional dishes and homegrown/made products

// Overnight in a traditional village guesthouse in a double room, with en-suite

// Bike trails through villages, forests, plains, meadows and valleys.

// Trail surface: mostly gravel, forest or dirt road. Also suitable for less experienced riders

// We will use modern mountain bikes (MTB) and ride a total of 40-50 km each day at a relaxed pace. We will make comfort stops to admire views and talk about sights

// We will visit 2 famous Saxon villages, learn about local life in the area, explore the countryside scenery and enjoy a good time on our bikes!

What You’ll Get

A Complete Package from Start to finish

Included

  • 1 night accommodation, breakfast & dinner included
  • Bike and helmet rental
  • Guiding and technical assistance
  • Visit of Viscri Fortified Church and Saschiz Saxon Fortress
  • Transfers by car to/from Brasov
  • Vegetarian lunch option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not included

  • Some meals
  • Personal purchases

Price

245 EUR/pers [minimum 2 persons]

Trip Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Food: If you have any food allergies/ intolerances, preferences or restrictions please let us know in advance

Group size: maximum 8 travelers

Trail surface: mostly gravel, forest or dirt road. Also suitable for less experienced riders

Accommodation: 1 night accomodation in Cloasterf Village

Payment: cash or bank transfer

Disclaimer:
We kindly like to point out that rental bikes are not included in the guiding price. All of these are costs that need to be handled separately. Thank you!

Itinerary

Day 1 – Sachiz Village

Saschiz is home to a Fortified Church part of UNESCO Heritage and a Saxon fortress from the 14th century with 9m high defense walls and the Peasants’ Fortress located on a hill overlooking the village. We’ll visit these places and learn about the area while enjoying some very nice bike trails, sun & sweat – a great mix for an adventurous day trip in Transylvania’s countryside!

Overnight in Cloasterf

We then travel to the nearby village of Cloasterf, also part of the Saxon heritage. We say hello to villagers and lovely ladies on our way (cows!) before settling in our overnight accommodation – a village house restored into a charming guesthouse. A delicious dinner awaits, with traditional dishes and products from the area!


Day 2 – Viscri Village   

Viscri is probably the most representative and popular Saxon village in Transylvania. Tourist crowds are discouraged by bad roads leading to it, but bikers won’t have a problem! It’s a place untouched by modern civilization, where life is peaceful and stress-free, food is delicious and the quiet nature is a well-deserved break from busy city life. HRH Prince Charles came here, fell in love with the place and bought 2 village houses – so why shouldn’t you?



Meet your Guide


Marius Stratila

Marius Stratila

Mountain Guide & MIAS Mountain Bike Leader

Enduro biking and splitboarding are part of me, they define who I am. For me, they are more than just a way to escape crowded and overused resorts. They are a way to push limits and get out of the comfort zone, a way to explore and to discover.

That perfect mix of silence and grandeur that only a mountain can offer, the freedom to climb on your own, to define your route and follow it, the power to use your body strength to move forward and to enjoy downhill rides and fresh turns, no matter what season is out there – this is what defines me and what I want to share. The path is the same, only the texture is different.

Testimonials

What our happy adventurers have been saying about our tours

Ben Marciano on google6 months ago

(Translated by Google) A bomb of a place! Highly recommended for people who want to see the scenery and nature through the bike. Fun, professional, reliable and cheap. You can choose easy or complex routes and everything is courtesy and pleasant atmosphere. Thanks to Marius the guide who took care of us riding and was with us throughout!

Aroul Rosario on google8 months ago

Firstly .. I haven’t had any physical exercise in a year and I decided to do this suicidal adventure sport all of a sudden. Initially I felt bad and I thought I made a bad choice, but my guide understood my health and my physical conditions and made sure I was fine every five minutes. Also .. he didn’t give me the easiest route , he made sure it was tough and worthwhile my time.. a big thumbs up !!!!

Manuel Nothacker on google8 months ago

I had a fantastic time riding with Marius, it was exactly the experience i was looking for. We were riding very nice single trails all day in the fantastic environment of Postăvarul massif. Marius was a great, helpful guide, not only on the ride but he helped me with a ton of other information for my travels in Romania and Bulgaria. Also the bikes are high-end, much better than I expected. Highly recommended!

Shay Gur on google2 years ago

Marius is excellant rider and guide. He took us to beautiful trails and found great restaurants and services for us

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Please choose your skill level
You own a mountain bike and use it at least once a month. You like getting lots of kms under your belt off-road and want to ride more singletrack to broaden your mountain biking skills.

You’ve been a regular mountain biker for over 2 years. On average you mountain bike once a week through the season and you’re used to riding a variety of singletrack and double track trails

You’re an experienced mountain biker, comfortable on most types of terrain. You ride at least twice a week through the season and will have a go at moderate technical features, such as rock gardens, small drops, roots and steep singletrack

You are confident handling most types of trails and obstacles, including drops, logs, switchbacks, larger rock gardens and sustained technical singletrack. You ride at least 3 times a week and rarely get off and walk sections

You can tackle anything the trail throws at you and have experience of riding all types of trail and obstacles (large, loose rocks, roots, drop-offs, logs, north shore, steep chutes…). You ride 4+ times per week, in all weathers, and you’re happy to ride all day long, for several consecutive days




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