Visit Romania | Bukovina and Maramures northern regions
6-day tour with departure from Cluj-Napoca
Reviews 1 Review5/5
Vacation Style Holiday Type
Cultural Multi-Day Tours
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Visit two well-preserved historical regions from the north of Romania, Maramures and Bucovina, in 6 days.
- Transfer airport-hotel-airport;
- Accommodation for 5 nights;
- Private English-speaking guide;
- Entrance fees for the sights included in the itinerary.
- Airline tickets;
- Travel insurance;
- Meals and beverages, other than those mentioned in the itinerary;
- Entrance fees to monuments/sights, other than those mentioned in the itinerary;
- Various expenses such as room service, personal calls, souvenirs, etc.
Arrival in Cluj
Upon arrival, we will pick you up from the airport and welcome you to Cluj-Napoca, a lively city with medieval features.
Overnight in Cluj-Napoca.
Cluj-Napoca - Breb - Sapanta - Sighetu Marmatiei
Today you are going to discover the beautiful region of Maramureş, rich in terms of both traditions and cultural life.
A narrow road leads us to Breb, a village hidden between the hills, with traditional wooden houses lined up along the riverbank. Next, we will head to the Memorial of the Victims of Communism, where we will get acquainted with the dark side of the Romanian communist regime.
Our next stop is at one of the most famous cemeteries in the world, the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta. Craftsman and artist Dumitru Pop, internationally renowned for his work, will introduce us to the Romanian art of wood carving.
Overnight in Sighetu Marmatiei.
Sighetu Marmatiei - Viseu de Sus - Ieud - Sighetu Marmatiei
How about a chance to discover the scenic landscape of northern Romania on a delightful ride with a small steam train called Mocanita? Believe us, you won’t be disappointed.
We will have lunch in the middle of nature, and after that, we will visit Romania’s most well-known churches in Maramures, under UNESCO protection: the Small Church from Ieud and the church from Poienile Izei.
The day ends with a party where local musicians will present the Romanian customs.
Overnight in Sighetu Marmatiei.
Sighetu Marmatiei - Moldovita - Sucevita
Our journey around northern Romania continues with the neighboring region, Bukovina. Here you’ll find out more about Romanian local traditions and you’ll admire Bukovina’s heritage, the painted monasteries, combining Romanian art with the Byzantine architecture.
The monasteries included in today’s itinerary are Moldovita and Sucevita.
Overnight in Sucevita.
Sucevita - Marginea - Voronet - Gura Humorului
Not far from Sucevita is the only place in Europe where black pottery is crafted. At Marginea, we will discover a few of the secrets used by the craftsmen and admire their work.
The day continues with a visit to Romania’s most renowned painted monastery: Voronet, a jewel of the UNESCO program, whose frescoes, featuring an intense shade of blue, have become famous throughout the world.
Overnight in Gura Humorului.
Gura Humorului - Cluj Napoca - Departure
In your last day in Romania, we will leave the spectacular landscapes of Bukovina behind, cross the mountains and head for the airport.
The tour can only be organized in English.
We will pick you up from the airport, or from your location.
The tour starts at 09:00.