Benefits

Discover the cultural capital of Romania, Iasi on a three days tour. 

 

By booking the tour, you will contribute to our goal to support the local communities. Buying handcrafted souvenirs, trying home-made food, and sleeping in the most eco-friendly places in Romania, will encourage the locals to preserve their traditions, keeping Romania a sustainable travel destination.

 

Three days Tour of Iasi, Bucovina and Neamt

Come and discover one of the most beautiful regions in Romania. You are going to explore the picturesque Bucovina and Neamt areas including the famous painted monasteries, part of the UNESCO World Heritage and discover the rural way of living in the villages where traditions are still passed on from generation to generation.

Trip Activities

history

Learn about Iasi's history, the former capital of the country and the nowadays cultural capital of Romania

museums

Visit the Palace of Culture, the biggest museum complex in Iasi

photography

Take the best landscape photos in Bucovina and photograph the UNESCO Painted Monasteries

Itinerary

Arrival in Iasi - Iasi City tour

In Iasi, you will take a stroll through the Stephan the Great Boulevard, and discover the bohemian atmosphere of the city. You will admire the Rozoveanu Palace and the oldest national theatre in Romania, the „Vasile Alecsandri” National Theatre, as well as two of Iasi’s most important religious sites: the Three Hierarchs Church and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Next up we will visit the most important landmark of Iasi, the Palace of Culture, and its beautiful Clock Tower. We will also visit the Golia Monastery, and our city tour will end at the Library of the „Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University.

 

Overnight in Iasi

Iasi - Voronet Monastery - Moldovita Monastery - Sucevita Monastery - Marginea Pottery

Your first stop will be at the crown jewel of the Painted Monasteries, Voronet. Voronet Monastery is famous due to its frescoes painted in a shade of blue whose composition remains a mystery to the modern world.

 

After Voronet, you will visit Moldovita Monastery. Here, you will be witness to the art of egg dyeing, a craft that is specific to this region of the country.

 

Sucevita is the only Painted Monastery surrounded by fortified walls. The religious edifice is part of the UNESCO heritage and was built in a Moldavian style, with Gothic and Byzantine influences. Its murals are dominated by the color green, obtained through an ancient technique from natural pigments.

 

At Marginea, you will discover the famous art of black pottery in one of the last black pottery workshops in the country.

 

Overnight in Gura Humorului

Gura Humorului - Neamt Fortress - Popa Museum - Agapia Monastery - Iasi

You will visit the Neamt Fortress, an important military and historical landmark that survived the siege of Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople.

 

Before heading back to Iasi, we will step inside a private peasant museum. The museum has the name of Nicolae Popa, a local sculptor and a true creator of folklore. Here, you can witness his creation and try on the ritual masks and traditional costumes.

 

You will be transferred to Iasi to your centrally located hotel.

Accommodation and breakfast included.

 

 

 

What's included

  •   Accommodation for 3 nights in centrally located 4* hotels
  •   Professional-English speaking guide
  •   Entrance fees for the sights included in the itinerary
  •   Breakfasts
  •   Transportation with a modern vehicle

What's not included

  •   Airline tickets
  •   Travel insurance
  •   Meals, other than mentioned in the itinerary and alcoholic beverages
  •   Entrance fees to monuments/sights other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  •   Photography Fees
  •   Various expenses such as room service, beverages, personal calls, souvenirs, etc.

Good to know

Find out the details about your future trip in Romania
  • Flights

    The flights are not included in the price

    The closest airport to the starting point of the tour is Iasi Airport (OTP)

  • Accomodation

    Even that the tour ends after the third day, the accommodation is included

We recommend

Although Romania has a unique beauty in each season, for this tour we recommend:

Three days Tour of Iasi and UNESCO Painted Monasteries in Bucovina

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