1/GET THERE Wizz Airways flies daily from London Luton to Cluj-napoca, from £160 return (wizzair.com).
2/STAY Race entry includes two nights’ accommodation, meals and airport transfers (bring a sleeping bag for the first night). After the race try the Valea Verde retreat in nearby Cund (discovertransilvania.com). From £40 per night for two.
3/SIGHTSEE Most of Sighisoara's sights are in the old town.
4/EAT Enjoy a meal in the building where Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Dracula) was born (casavlad dracul.ro).