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History and Tradition of Maramures Tour

Tour ID: 1015
Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
Regions: Maramures, Budapest
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
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Introduction:


Maramures Wooden Churches TourThis is a great introductory tour into the traditional life of the villages of Europe's last frontier; Maramures. The way of life here will bring you back 100's of years, as you explore the wooden churches and small village life in an area basically untouched by modern civilization.

Your tour starts in Cluj-Napoca, as your English speaking guide will pick you up from the arrivals level of the airport. After 1 night in Cluj we depart the city, and head straight to the northern Province of Maramures. The next 4 days will be spent in and around the Village of Viseu and Sighet, visiting the famed wooden churches of the area, and experiencing the small town life that is so appealing to many travelers wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

If desired, this trip can be combined with any of our other tours, or customized for a longer duration. Ask your Go Romania Tour specialist today!

See the famed Wooden Churches of Maramures!!!!


 

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1:
ROUTING: CLUJ-NAPOCA
- CAVNIC
- Your English-Speaking driver/guide will pick you up from the Airport in Cluj
- Depending of your arrival time we can make a city tour of Cluj. Main attractions: Unirii Square, St. Michaels Cathedral, Opera and National Theater, Matei Corvin birthplace, "Cetatuia" neighborhood
- Overnight at Cavnic
ACCOMMODATION: Secret Garden Hotel***


Day 2:
ROUTING:
CLUJ-NAPOCA - DESESTI - BARSANA - BOTIZA
- Breakfast
- Today we begin our journey to Maramures
- Stop at Sapanta and visit the famous Merry Cemetery, truly one of the most unique sites in Europe. It is famous for its colorful tombstones with native paintings describing, in an original and poetic manner, the persons that are buried there as well as scenes from their lives. The Merry Cemetery became an open-air museum and a national tourist attraction.
- Next stop at Birsana church , built in 1720 , listed on UNESCO Heritage List , with the florid paintings , the best in Maramures and the Barsana Monastery (UNESCO ) a large monastic complex comprising of several wooden buildings, all constructed in the local style , including the wooden church . The Gate Tower is the higher wooden building from Europe.
- Overnight in Botiza
ACCOMMODATION: 3 stars rural guesthouse. Experience the live in a traditional village from Maramures. Dinner included.
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Day 3:
ROUTING:
BOTIZA - IEUD - DRAGOMIRESTI - CAVNIC
- Breakfast
- We continue to explore maybe the most beautiful region of Romania Maramures the land of traditions and wooden churches.
- First stop is at the The Maramures Woman Museum from Dragomiresti, where you can learn about maramuresean traditions and way of life.
- At Ieud we can visit the oldest wodden church made in to the 14th century (UNESCO).
- Overnight at Cavnic
ACCOMMODATION: Secret Garden Hotel***
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Day 4:
ROUTING:
CAVNIC - BAIA MARE - CLUJ
- Breakfast.
- Transfer to Cluj and the final good-bye
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Prices, Dates & What's Included:

Prices available upon request...
 

The Tour Includes:
- 3 nights accommodation in as described on the itinerary (or similar)
- Breakfast daily, except on the day of arrival
- English-Speaking driver/guide for the duration of the tour
- Transportation by private car or minivan
- Credit Card Transaction Fee**
- All local taxes


Not Included:
- Airfare
- Alcoholic drinks
- Gratuities
- Entrance fees
- Extra charges of hotel, eg. Laundry, telephone or fax charges, room service, etc..
- Insurance


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