AND ARTISANS ITINERARY:
and their heirs you shall visit
departure any day of the week
arrival Tuesday August 3 - departure Friday 13
MAXIMUM 21 persons ...... 1895 USD/pers.
DAY: Arrival Bucharest. Hotel Majestic Hotel, 11 Academiei str.
WELCOME dinner at Casa Doina Restaurant.SECOND DAY:
Bucharest Visit the 'Romanian Peasant Museum', the Parliament's House - the third building in the world in the morningTHIRD DAY:
The Greatest Point of the total solar eclipse. We leave Bucharest for Ocnele Mari - the Greatest Point of the last total solar eclipse of the Millennium. Only few meters from the greatest point is the old citadel of Buridava of the Daces, the ancestors of Romanians. You can taste the water of the Daces well and admire the Cosota - a Daces cemetery, whose name means 'the place for final rest' We will stop at Horezu to admire the work of the Ceramics artisans (Vicsoreanu, Biscu, Iorga etc) working in their homesFORTH DAY:
Sibiu. Morning walking city tour: we will visit the medieval area including Brukenthal Museum - art gallery. We will drive to ASTRA - open air museum of folk technology, one of the best in the worldFIFTH DAY:
Sighet. Leave Sibiu in the morning for Cluj the former Hungarian Capital of TransylvaniaSIXTH DAY:
Maramures county. This morning we sightseeing the Maramures county: This part of the country is spectacular even for Romanians. Tradition is preserved to a very high degree in costumes and customs, architecture and the way of life. The high, gothic - looking, entirely wooden churches with wonderful delicate details put their imprint on Maramures's personality : Sapanta.SEVENTH DAYS :
The North of Moldavia. You'll visit Bucovina's painted monasteries, dating from 15 th and 16 th centuries.: Sucevita Monastery , Moldovita Monastery where Sister Tatiana will give the background of the painted monasteriesEIGHTH DAY:
Targu Mures. Leave Tihuta for Targu Mures: on the way stops will be made in Tureac : visit Bacea family - fine embroidery on sheepskin and at:
Sighisoara. Targu Mures : visit the Museum and old town
Brasov. Morning city Sightseeing: Visit Piata Sfatului, the famous Black Church, Margareta Mina's workshop - paints wooden furniture
Bucharest. After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airportIndividual min 2 persons 2895 USD/pers
single supl.277 USD/pers.
ALL INCLUDED (s.below)
Special prices can be requested for groups of more of 4 or more persons traveling together booked through us or a travel agent in advance.
Depending on your departure date and if you like to travel with other you might be able to join an already established group.
Our guides speak several languages: English, French, German, Spanish... but there will be no more than 2 languages spoken on the bus. Please let us know which languages you would prefer.
We will be happy to try to accommodate your requests when ever possible and depending on availability. Please let us know at the time of booking.
A deposit of 250 USD/persons is required at the time of reservation.
FOR SPECIAL ECLIPSE TOURS:
The balance is due June 1. Air fare are available upon request.CANCELLATION: