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Cornelia Lupsa - Private Guide in Maramures

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Maramures - Art, tradition, history

Culture and History tour in Maramures

Tour Price : €225-369 Duration : 4 days Languages: Romanian, English

Day 1

Arrival in Baia Mare

Accomodation in Baia Mare 3*** or 4**** hotel

Day 2

Departure from Baia Mare

First stop will be at Desesti, for visiting the wooden church built in XVIII century – UNESCO monument.

Next point of interest is Merry Cemetery from Sapanta.

Each cross is painted in a naive style and very colorfull. Excursion in Bucharest. The deceased’s life or moment of death is painted in a scene toghether with an epitaph about him or her, a poetry written in the first person. Most of the time this text is ironic and describes the traits and habits that he/she had in his/her life, or about how he/she died.

Being in the area, we will not miss  Sapanta – Peri Monastery – the highest wooden building from Europe (75 m high)

Lunch in Sighetu Marmatiei.

The visit at the Memorial Museum of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance (a former political prison which is now a museum) is  a very important one for a better understanding of the communist era.

A short walk in the village of Breb

Accomodation and dinner  in Breb at a rural pension

Day 3

Today will start with the visit of Budesti Josani wooden church (XVII century) – UNESCO monument

Next stop allows you to observe  the traditional instalations powered by water (watermill, whirlpool, etc)

Next,  a woodcarver workshop will be interesting to visit.

Barsana Monastery is the place where you can admire the wonderful traditional architecture on new buildings.

Poienile Izei wooden church (XVII century) is another  UNESCO monument worth to visit


Ieud wooden church (XVII century) – UNESCO monument

Visit Ples Museum in Ieud – peasent’s museum where you can experience the spinning and weaving techniques. This is a private museum founded by a local family who love theirs traditions.

Accomodation and dinner in Viseu de Sus at a rural pension

Day 4

Steam train ride – Mocanita  - Last of the Carpathian Forestry Railways.

Tour with private guide in Bucharest.

The Mocanita is the only European railway that is still in use for timber production, a steam train since the beginning of 20th century. Now, some of this trains are also for tourists, letting them have an unique experince in the middle of nature, a very pleasant stroll during the course of the Vaser river , in the heart of the forest.

Back to Viseu around 15,30 .

Arrival  in Baia Mare

Accomodation in Baia Mare 3*** or 4**** hotel.


Group offer (from 2 people up to 6 people):

For a group of 2 people369 Euro/person – accomodation in a double room (single room supliment - 25 Euro)

For a group of 6 people225 Euro/person - accomodation in a double room (single room supliment - 25 Euro)

The prices will be recalculated in case of a group between 2 and 6 people.


transportation, guiding services in English language, 4 nights accommodations, 3 lunches (for day 2, day 3 and day 4), 2 dinners (for day 2 and day 3), entrance fees, train ticket.

NOT inlcuded:

dinners for day 1 and day 4 (people will have the freedom to have dinner in the restaurant of the hotel or in other place, like the old center of Baia Mare), photo/video fees, other costs not speciffied at “included”.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: €225-369
Duration: 4 days
Group Size: 2-6 tourists
Languages: Romanian, English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES