Day trip from Iasi to Bucovina and the Painted Monasteries - Private

from 66decimal_point00€

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Marginea Ceramic, the blue of Voronet, Stephen the Great’s grave from Putna, the treasure of the Petru Rares’s lady hidden beneath the Lady Stones, the tipical rooftops of the houses, the buns and the strips from Straja, create a part of the story of Bucovina.
Bucovina means more than a border. He is a spirit who lives for centuries and is not about to stop. When you get here, stop, close your eyes and feel, for the Phagai Country will offer you more than you can see.

66 euro/person
Price is per person and is expressed in euro (EUR).

You will meet with your guide and enjoy a one day tour in Bucovina, home to one of the world’s greatest art treasures: the Painted Monasteries, known in the UNESCO patrimony as the Churches of Moldavia, included since 1993.

We will start our tour with a visit to Romania’s most renowned monastery: Voronet, a jewel of the UNESCO northern heritage, also named the "Sistine Chapel of the East" for the fresco of "The Last Judgment" which was painted with the famous "Blue”’ pigment.

Our next stop will be at Moldovita monastery, an architectural masterpiece in the Byzantine style. Surrounded by the Ciumarne Mountains and the Obcina Hill, Moldovita is one of the oldest monastic settlements with a valuable history, one of the old Moldovian art jewels, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The last visit for the day will be at Marginea, a famous folk art center, best known for the black ceramics that are made here. You will witness the craft of molding clay, according to a technique unique in the world.

The pottery in Marginea appeared around 1500 (although archaeologists have discovered pieces of pottery - scraps - dating from the Neolithic) as a necessity for people to store food in pots.

Afterward, you will be transferred back to Iasi.

What we will see: UNESCO Painted Monasteries of Moldavia, Marginea black pottery, Bucovina villages.

Meeting time is 08:00 AM

The price includes:

  • Transport with a modern, well-equipped car;
  • English speaking guide;
  • entrance fees for: (Voronet Monastery, Moldovita Monastery, Sucevita Monastery, Marginea Black Pottery);
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Not inluded in the price:

  • Entrance fees to monuments/sights other than those mentioned in itinerary;
  • Lunch;
  • Tips for tour guide;
  • Photo fee.

The trip lasts around 12 hours.
Period: All year (except 24th and 25th December, 31st December, 1st January, 1st December)

Contact:

email  Email: office@alternativetravel.ro

telefon whats up sms Tel: +40 757 894 456  |  +40 740 357 073

Bookings:

Bookings are done based on a deposit of 20% of the total price of the program you choose.

Payments:

You can pay the deposit by:

  • BANK TRANSFER;
  • ONLINE, by card, using EuPlatesc (iPay) system
  • PayPal

The price difference will be paid to arrival, in cash (RON or EUR) or by card (any currency) or any of the payment systems from above.

Before booking please read the terms and conditions, request a booking implies acceptance of terms and conditions.

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