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The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina- 3 days/ 2 nights

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Day 1. Breakfast. Start driving north through Urziceni, Buzau, Focsani, Bacau, Suceava, Gura Humorului. (6-7 hrs) Lunch on the way. Stay at Hotel Bucovina Best Western (****).

Day 2. Breakfast. Today we visit a unique corner of Romania,  the famous painted Monasteries (UNESCO World Heritage sites). We will see them in the chronological order of their construction and painting beginning with Humor, and continuing with Voronet,  and Moldovita. Lunch at the Bucovina Restaurant. Continue with Sucevita and visit the Black Pottery workshops at Marginea. Drive to Gura Humorului. Accommodation in Best Western Hotel. Dinner on your own.

Day 3. Breakfast. Start driving back to Bucharest. We go south through Falticeni and Targu Neamt, where we visit the Neamt Monastery (15th century). We continue south and visit the 2 lovely nunneries in central Moldova, Agapia & Varatec. Continue to Bucharest and arrive around 7 PM. Lunch on the way.

Price & Information

Price: 335EURO/person

Minimum group: 4 persons


  • 2 nights accommodation in double room with breakfast included in a **** hotel.
  • Transport with 7 seat air condition minivan, with driver & fuel included.
  • Guide/Driver accommodation and meals.
  • Guiding and interpreting services.
  • All entrances fees to the sites where visitation is taxed (museums, monasteries, churches, etc).

Not Included :

  • Your meals. Usually I recommend the best places to eat in each location, but I do not like to include meals or to set menus and tell my customers how much or what to eat. So the meals are yours.
  • Picture taking taxes or video camera fees in certain locations like monasteries or museums. It is your choice to take pictures or not.
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