Best of Maramures
€ 90per person
Set off for the land of wooden architecture: visit two UNESCO churches, enjoy the scenic countryside routes, admire the Merry Cemetery, enjoy a local meal, admire a traditional dowry-room, discover the village life, meet the joyful local people.
Start / End
March - November
Estimated return time
Car transfer duration
Estimated tour lenght
12-14 h (depending on your interests)
Surdesti and Desesti wooden churches (UNESCO); Merry Cemetery in Sapanta; traditional dowry room; craftsmen
order of visits may suffer changes
Positioned in the north-western part of Romania, in a mountainous area, Maramures is a very special region, renowned for its living traditions, rural life, amazing haystack-spotted landscape, colorful clothing, party music and wooden architecture.
Beside visits and the ancestral landscape display, getting to meet the warmhearted locals of Maramures – this is the major pledge of this guided one day tour from Cluj to Maramures.
Cluj - Maramures - Cluj
Your guide will pick you up in Cluj at 8 a.m. and drive you to Maramures.
Your first visit will be that of the 18th century wooden church of Surdesti, the tallest of all eight wooden churches of Maramures included in the UNESCO world heritage list. Later on, take a walk in the best preserved traditional village in Maramures and have lunch with the locals.
Continue with the visit of another UNESCO wooden church (Desesti or Budesti). The unavoidable attraction in Maramures is the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta, an unusually colorful place, unexpectedly reflecting the love of life of the locals – that’s what you’ll discover in the late afternoon. You cannot leave the region before entering the house of a villager eager to show you their traditional dowry room.
Get back to Cluj in the evening.
from 90 EUR
discount code: DS201PT