Lowest prices on Sighișoara hotels booking, Romania

One of the latest offers is an unique opportunity to instantly find the lowest prices on Sighișoara hotels and book a best hotel in Sighișoara saving up to 80%! You can do it quickly and easily with HotelsCombined, a world's leading free hotel metasearch engine that allows to search and compare the rates of all major hotel chains, top travel sites, and leading hotel booking websites, including Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda.com, etc., etc. The hotel price comparison service HotelsCombined means cheap Sighișoara hotels booking, lowest prices on hotel reservation in Sighișoara and airline tickets to Sighișoara, Romania!

Sighișoara Hotels Comparison & Online Booking

▪ Lowest prices on Sighișoara hotels booking
▪ The discounts on Sighișoara hotels up to 80%
▪ No booking fees on Sighișoara hotels
▪ Detailed description & photos of Sighișoara hotels
▪ Trusted ratings and reviews of Sighișoara hotels
▪ Advanced Sighișoara hotel search & comparison
▪ All Sighișoara hotels on the map
▪ Interesting sights of Sighișoara

What's important: you can compare and book not only Sighișoara hotels and resorts, but also villas and holiday cottages, inns and B&Bs (bed and breakfast), condo hotels and apartments, timeshare properties, guest houses and pensions, campsites (campgrounds), motels and hostels in Sighișoara. If you're going to Sighișoara save your money and time, don't pay for the services of the greedy travel agencies. Instead, book the best hotel in Sighișoara online, buy the cheapest airline tickets to Sighișoara, and rent a car in Sighișoara right now, paying the lowest price! Besides, here you can buy the Sighișoara related books, guidebooks, souvenirs and other goods.

By the way, we would recommend you to combine your visit to Sighișoara with other popular and interesting places of Romania, for example: Sibiu, Sighișoara, Bucharest, Bran, Transylvania, Brașov, Cluj-Napoca, Constanța, Poiana Brașov, etc.

How to Book a Hotel in Sighișoara

In order to book an accommodation in Sighișoara enter the proper dates and do the hotel search. If needed, sort the found Sighișoara hotels by price, star rating, property type, guest rating, hotel features, hotel theme or hotel chain. Then take a look at the found hotels on Sighișoara map to estimate the distance from the main Sighișoara attractions and sights. You can also read the guest reviews of Sighișoara hotels and see their ratings.

When a hotel search in Sighișoara is done, please select the room type, the included meals and the suitable booking conditions (for example, "Deluxe double room, Breakfast included, Non-Refundable"). Press the "View Deal" ("Book Now") button. Make your booking on a hotel booking website and get the hotel reservation voucher by email. That's it, a perfect hotel in Sighișoara is waiting for you!

Hotels of Sighișoara

A hotel in Sighișoara is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Sighișoara hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Sighișoara are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Sighișoara hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Sighișoara hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Sighișoara have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Sighișoara
An upscale full service hotel facility in Sighișoara that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Sighișoara hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in Sighișoara
Full service Sighișoara hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in Sighișoara
Boutique hotels of Sighișoara are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Sighișoara boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Sighișoara may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in Sighișoara
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Sighișoara travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Sighișoara focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

Economy and limited service hotels in Sighișoara
Small to medium-sized Sighișoara hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Sighișoara traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Sighișoara hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Sighișoara
A bed and breakfast in Sighișoara is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Sighișoara bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Sighișoara B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Sighișoara
Sighișoara hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Sighișoara hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Sighișoara
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Sighișoara hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Sighișoara lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Sighișoara
Sighișoara timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Sighișoara often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Sighișoara on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Sighișoara
A Sighișoara motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Sighișoara for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Sighișoara motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

Why HotelsCombined

HotelsCombined is the leading hotel metasearch engine founded in 2005, with headquarters in Sydney, Australia. It is widely recognized as the world's best hotel price comparison site and has won many of the most prestigious tourism industry awards. The site operates in over 40 languages, handles 120 different currencies and aggregates more than 2 million deals from hundreds of travel sites and hotel chains. The number of users counts more than 300,000 people a year with over $1,000,000,000 in estimated total cost of hotel reservations.

The main purpose of HotelsCombined hotel price comparison service is to help the travelers in finding a perfect accommodation option in Sighișoara at the best price, eliminating the need to manually analyze hundreds of hotel booking sites and thousands of price offers. Through the partnership with the most popular hotel booking websites, online travel agencies and hotel chains, HotelsCombined allows its users to search for and compare the current rates on Sighișoara hotels in a single search. It also provides an aggregated summary of hotel reviews and ratings from external sites.

The HotelsCombined's advanced technology allows to instantly find the available Sighișoara hotels and process the offers of all leading travel websites, including Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda.com, etc. and many others (AccorHotels.com, AirAsiaGo.com, Amoma.com, AsiaTravel.com, BestWestern.com, Budgetplaces.com, EasyToBook.com, Elvoline.com, Expedia.com, Getaroom.com, Hilton.com, Homestay.com, Hotel.de, HotelClub.com, HotelsClick.com, HotelTravel.com, Housetrip.com, ihg.com, Interhome.com, Jovago.com, LateRooms.com, NH-Hotels.com, OnHotels.com, Otel.com, Prestigia.com, Skoosh.com, Splendia.com, Superbreak.com, Tiket.com, etc.). Due to the fast and easy-to-use search system you get the rates on available Sighișoara hotels and book a preferable hotel on a website providing the lowest price.

All Sighișoara Hotels & Hostels Online

HotelsCombined is ideal for those interested in Sighișoara, Romania, HotelsCombined, Trivago, sale on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, discount coupons on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, best rates on Sighișoara hotels, low prices on Sighișoara hotels, best hotel in Sighișoara, best Sighișoara hotel, discounted Sighișoara hotel booking, online Sighișoara hotel reservation, Sighișoara hotels comparison, hotel booking in Sighișoara, luxury and cheap accomodation in Sighișoara, Sighișoara inns, Sighișoara B&Bs, bed and breakfast in Sighișoara, condo hotels and apartments in Sighișoara, bargain Sighișoara rentals, cheap Sighișoara vacation rentals,Sighișoara pensions and guest houses, cheap hotels and hostels of Sighișoara, Sighișoara motels, dormitories of Sighișoara, dorms in Sighișoara, Sighișoara dormitory rooms, lowest rates on hotels in Sighișoara, hotel prices comparison in Sighișoara, travel to Sighișoara, vacation in Sighișoara, trip to Sighișoara, trusted hotel reviews of Sighișoara, etc.

Many people are also interested in the sights and attractions of Sighișoara, Sighișoara guidebook, Sighișoara guide, hotel booking in Sighișoara, Romania, tours to Sighișoara, travel company in Sighișoara, travel agency in Sighișoara, excursions in Sighișoara, tickets to Sighișoara, airline tickets to Sighișoara, Sighișoara hotel booking, Sighișoara hostels, dormitory of Sighișoara, dorm in Sighișoara, Sighișoara dormitory, Sighișoara airfares, Sighișoara airline tickets, Sighișoara tours, Sighișoara travel, must-see places in Sighișoara, Sighișoara Booking.com, Sighișoara hotels Trivago, Sighișoara Expedia, Sighișoara Airbnb, Sighișoara TripAdvisor, Hotels Combined Sighișoara, HotelsCombined Sighișoara, and so on.

While others are looking for the Sighișoara hotels and hostels, RO hotels and hostels, Black Friday on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, Cyber Monday on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, New Year's and Christmas sale HotelsCombined, hotelscombined.en, HotelsCombined.en, HotelsCombined.en, hotelscombined.com, סיגישוארה, 시기쇼아라, Сегешвар, シギショアラ, Sighișoara, Segesvár, Сігішоара, Сигишоара, Municipiul Sighișoara, سیگیشوآرا, שעסבורג, Горад Сігішаара, Sigišoara, 锡吉什瓦拉, სიგიშოარა, Schaesburgum, Sighisoara, سيغيشوارا, Sighişoara. Thousands of people have already booked the hotels in Sighișoara on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined. Don't wait, act now!

Travelling and vacation in Sighișoara

Skyline of Sighișoara
Coat of arms of Sighișoara
Coat of arms
Location of Sighișoara
Location of Sighișoara
Coordinates:  / 46.21694; 24.79111  / 46.21694; 24.79111
Country Romania
County Mureș County
Status Municipality
• Mayor Ovidiu Mălăncrăvean (Social Democratic Party)
Population (2011)
• Total 28,102
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
• Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.sighisoara.org.ro/

Sighișoara (Romanian pronunciation: [siɡiˈʃo̯ara]; German: Schäßburg, pronounced [ˈʃɛsbʊɐ̯k]; Hungarian: Segesvár, pronounced [ˈʃɛɡɛʃvaːr]; Latin: Castrum Sex) is a city on the Târnava Mare River in Mureș County, Romania. Located in the historic region of Transylvania, Sighișoara has a population of 28,102 according to the 2011 census.

The city administers seven villages: Angofa, Aurel Vlaicu, Hetiur, Rora, Șoromiclea, Venchi and Viilor.

Sighișoara: History

A street in Sighișoara

During the 12th century, German craftsmen and merchants known as the Transylvanian Saxons were invited to Transylvania by the King of Hungary to settle and defend the frontier of his realm. The chronicler Krauss lists a Saxon settlement in present-day Sighișoara by 1191. A document of 1280 records a town built on the site of a Roman fort as Castrum Sex or "six-sided camp", referring to the fort's shape of an irregular hexagon. Other names recorded include Schaäsburg (1282), Schespurg (1298) and Segusvar (1300). By 1337 Sighișoara had become a royal center for the kings, who awarded the settlement urban status in 1367 as the Civitas de Segusvar.

The city played an important strategic and commercial role at the edges of Central Europe for several centuries. Sighișoara became one of the most important cities of Transylvania, with artisans from throughout the Holy Roman Empire visiting the settlement. The German artisans and craftsmen dominated the urban economy, as well as building the fortifications protecting it. It is estimated that during the 16th and 17th centuries Sighișoara had as many as 15 guilds and 20 handicraft branches. The Baroque sculptor Elias Nicolai lived in the city. The Wallachian voivode Vlad Dracul (father of Vlad the Impaler (Dracula), who lived in exile in the town, had coins minted in the city (otherwise coinage was the monopoly of the Hungarian kings in the Kingdom of Hungary) and issued the first document listing the city's Romanian name, Sighișoara. The Romanian name is first attested in 1435, and derives from the Hungarian Segesvár, where vár is "fort".

Piața Hermann Oberth during the 20th century

The city was the setting for George I Rákóczi's election as Prince of Transylvania and King of Hungary in 1631. Sighișoara suffered military occupation, fires, and plagues during the 17th and 18th centuries. An important source for the history of 17th-century Transylvania, for the period of 1606-1666, are the records of Georg Kraus, the town's notary.

The nearby plain of Albești was the site of the Battle of Segesvár, where the revolutionary Hungarian army led by Józef Bem was defeated by the Russian army led by Luders on 31 July 1849. A monument was constructed in 1852 to the Russian general Skariatin, who died in the battle. The Hungarian poet Sándor Petőfi is generally believed to have been killed in the battle, and a monument was constructed in his honor at Albești in 1897. After World War I Sighișoara passed with Transylvania from Austria-Hungary to the Kingdom of Romania.

Central Sighișoara has preserved in an exemplary way the features of a small medieval fortified city. It has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Each year, a Medieval Festival takes place in the old citadel in July.

View from Villa Franka

Sighișoara is considered to be the most beautiful and well-preserved inhabited citadel in Europe, with authentic medieval architecture. In Eastern Europe, Sighișoara is one of the few fortified towns that are still inhabited. The town is made up of two parts. The medieval stronghold was built on top of a hill and is known as the "Citadel" (Cetate). The lower town lies in the valley of Târnava Mare river.

The houses inside Sighișoara Citadel show the main features of a craftsmen's town. However, there are some houses that belonged to the former patriciate, like the Venetian House and the House with Antlers.

In 2001-2003 the construction of a Dracula theme park in the 'Breite' nature preserve near Sighișoara was considered but ultimately rejected, owing to the strong opposition of local civil society groups and national and international media as well as politically influential persons, as the theme park would have detracted from the medieval style of the city and would have destroyed the nature preserve.

Sighișoara: Demographics and name

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1910 10,913 -
1930 13,033 +19.4%
1948 18,284 +40.3%
1956 20,363 +11.4%
1966 25,109 +23.3%
1977 33,208 +32.3%
1992 36,170 +8.9%
2002 32,287 −10.7%
2011 28,102 −13.0%
Source: Census data

Ethnic groups:

  • Romanians (75%)
  • Hungarians (17.6%)
  • Roma (5.3%)
  • Germans (1.5%)
In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Sighișoara Schäßburg Segesvár
Angofa Ungefug Angofa
Aurel Vlaicu Haufan
Hetiur Marienburg bei
Rora Rohrau Róra
Venchi Wench Venk
Viilor Kulturberg Szőlőskert

Sighișoara: Sights

View from Lunca Poștii

Sighișoara is a popular tourist destination for its well-preserved walled old town, which is also listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The main Citadel's attractions are certainly the towers.

Sighișoara: Towers

According to ancient military architectures writings, the defence towers had to be a fortification system for the mutual defense, and, at the same time, each tower was supposed to be an independent fortress: a break at the base of a tower does not mean entering into the city, capturing the tower has not had to go to the conquest of the city. Most of this towers were hollow and equipped with elevators and underground galleries.

  • Sighișoara Clock Tower (Turnul cu Ceas) - the landmark of the city is a 64 m-high tower built in the 13th century.[5] Today it is a museum of history.
  • The Tinsmiths' Tower (Turnul Cositorarilor)
  • The Butchers' Tower (Turnul Măcelarilor)
  • The Bootmakers' Tower
  • The Tailors' Tower (Turnul Croitorilor)
  • The Furriers' Tower (Turnul Cojocarilor)
  • The Ironsmiths' Tower (Turnul Fierarilor)
  • The Ropemakers' Tower (Turnul Frânghierilor)
  • The Tanners' Tower (Turnul Tăbăcarilor)
  • The Face Tower - tower on the route to Târgu Mureș, out of the citadel, but still worth visiting thanks to its story.

Sighișoara: Churches

  • The church on the hill (Biserica din Deal) - is undoubtedly one of the most valuable architectural monuments of the city and has been one of the most representative buildings of the gothic site of Romania.
  • The Monastery Church (Biserica Mânăstirii Dominicane) - is a gothic style architectural monument which is placed in the neighbourhood of the Clock tower and it was built at the beginning of the 13th century. It is the only church without a bell: the reason is basically that tha Saxons weren't great spenders and thought that one bell, the one of the Church on the hill, was enough for the whole city.
  • The Saint Joseph Roman Catholic church
  • Leprosy Church (Biserica Leproșilor)
  • The Orthodox Cathedral of Sighişoara (Catedrala Ortodoxă)

Sighișoara: Civil architecture

Most of the 164 houses in the city having at least 300 years old, are considered historical monuments : the City Square, with its rectangular plan, was once inhabited by noble families of the city, though it has undergone to many transformations over time. The best houses are the ones that have kept their original shape.

Strada 1 Decembrie 1918 during the 20th century
  • House on the Rock (Casa de pe stâncă)
  • House with shingles (Evert) - is dedicated to craftsmen for Educational Interethnic Centre for Youth.
  • Venetian House or Green House (Casa Venețiană)
  • Vlad Dracul's House
  • City Hall of Sighişoara
  • Sighișoara hotel complex - built between 1886-1889 was the seat of city hall.
  • Indoor wooden staircase or the Scholar's Stairs
  • Hill School of Sighişoara
  • The Stag House (Casa cu Cerb)
  • The Citadel Square (Piața Cetăți)
  • Casa Asociatiei Mestesugaresti (La Perla)
  • Joseph B. Teusch Building (Hotel Central Park)

Sighișoara: Natives

Sighișoara in the Grand Duchy of Transylvania maps, 1769-1773. Josephinische Landesaufnahme
Josephinische Landaufnahme pg191.jpg
  • Johann Michael Ackner, Saxon archaeologist
  • Doina Cojocaru, handball player
  • Friedrich Grünanger, architect
  • Ralph Gunesch, German football player as of 2006
  • Adrian Ivanițchi, folk guitarist
  • Johannes Kelpius, a German intellectual, musician, and mystic who founded a religious community when he immigrated to the American colony of Pennsylvania in the late seventeenth century
  • Gabriel Mureșan, footballer
  • Georg Daniel Teutsch, Lutheran bishop
  • Vlad III the Impaler, prince of Wallachia, inspiration for fictional vampire Count Dracula
  • Radu Voina, former handball player, currently coach

Sighișoara: International relations

Sighișoara: Twin towns - sister cities

Sighișoara is twinned with:

  • Germany Dinkelsbühl, Germany
  • Hungary Kiskunfélegyháza, Hungary
  • Switzerland Baden, Switzerland
  • France Blois, France
  • Italy Città di Castello, Italy
  • Poland Zamość, Poland
  • Poland Lublin, Poland

Sighișoara: See also

  • List of Hungarian exonyms (Mureș County)

Sighișoara: Notes

  1. Adrian Room, Placenames of the World, p.347. McFarland, 2006, ISBN 0-7864-2248-3.
  2. Cristian Tălângă (ed.), Transilvania, Maramureṣ, Bucovina, p.27. Editura Semne, Bucharest, 2007.
  3. Erdélyi krónika 1608-1666 (in Hungarian)
  4. 2011 census data
  5. "Miasta partnerskie - Zamość". Urząd Miasta Zamość (in Polish). Retrieved 2013-07-26.
  • 360° Panoramic Images of Sighișoara - Part 1 and Part 2
  • The City of Sighișoara - official website
  • TOP 10 Guides: Best of Sighișoara
  • Lets Go To Romania
  • Sighișoara 360 Virtual Tour & Medieval Festival photo gallery
  • Sighișoara Pictures
  • Sighișoara, Romania: The Purported Home Of Dracula - slideshow by The Huffington Post
  • Images from Sighișoara by Canadian Photographer Carey Nash
  • (2012) HDR Photos of Sighișoara by Moldavian Photographer Dumitru Brinzan
  • Tourist informations, photo gallery and webcam from Sighisoara
Source of information: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We're not responsible for the content of this article and your use of this information. Disclaimer
Romania: Hotels Booking & Tickets Sale
Hotels Booking & Tickets Sale
American Virgin Islands
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
Caribbean Netherlands
Cayman Islands
Costa Rica
Czech Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dominican Republic
East Timor
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Hong Kong
Isle of Man
Ivory Coast
New Zealand
North Korea
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Martin
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
Sint Maarten
Solomon Islands
South Africa
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Vacation: Complete information and online sale
Sighișoara: Today's Super Sale
Vacation: Website Templates & Graphics

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, product names, and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners.
© 2011-2017 Maria-Online.com ▪ DesignHosting