€ 178per person
Arouse your spirituality with a countryside immersion. Enchant your eyes with scenic roads. Listen to the rural sounds and partake the local life rhythm. Taste the garden products. Visit the most beautiful wooden churches.
Start / End
2 days / 1 night
March - November
discover; village break
3 wooden churches (UNESCO); Merry Cemetery in Sapanta; craftsmen; Barsana monastery
about 500 km / 310 mi
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accommodation locations, visited sites & order of visits may suffer changes
Cluj – Maramures
Meet your guide at 8:30 am and leave Cluj, heading from Maramures. First stop of the day will be in Surdesti village, for the visit of Surdesti wooden church, the first UNESCO heritage site you will visit. Continue with the visit of Desesti wooden church, a second heritage site. Here you will discover the best preserved interior painting of all the wooden churches of Maramures. In the afternoon, visit the colorful Merry Cemetery from Sapanta. Transfer to Breb for a walk in the village, to discover the daily life.
Dinner and accommodation in a rural guesthouse.
Car transfers: approx. 5h; ~260 km / 160 mi
(dinner included, breakfast & lunch not included)
Maramures – Cluj
After breakfast, pay a visit to some local craftsmen, that continue working in the old way. Stop to see the new monastery in Barsana, a mix of modern and traditional architecture. Have lunch in a restaurant.
Take a panoramic road that will lead you to a third UNESCO heritage site, Poienile Izei or Ieud wooden church. This will be the last visit before heading back to the big city. Get back to Cluj in late afternoon. End of the tour.
Car transfers: approx. 4h30min-5h; ~230 km / 140 mi
(breakfast included, lunch & dinner not included)