Bucolic Maramures

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Bucolic Maramures

€ 178

per 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.

Travel Details

Start / End
2 days / 1 night
March - November
Tour type
discover; village break
Departure time
8:30 am
3 wooden churches (UNESCO); Merry Cemetery in Sapanta; craftsmen; Barsana monastery
about 500 km / 310 mi
see daily details in Tour Plan
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)


services of an English speaking guide / driver

pick up & drop off

transportation by private vehicle or minibus

gas, road tax and parking fees

entry tickets for three wooden churches and Merry Cemetery

craftsmen visit

meals as mentioned in the tour description (1 breakfast, 1 dinner)

1 overnight in a rural guesthouse (double room based)

Not included:

flight tickets

travel insurance

your meals and drinks (others than mentioned)

photo / video fees (where required)

personal expenses


from 178 EUR

you can choose departure date & time

price varies according to number of participants

you can choose guiding language (subject to availability)


278 EUR

departure every Saturday (April to October)

fix pricing regardless the number of participants (min. 2 - max. 8 participants)

guiding available in English

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All prices are listed per person and calculated on an 8 participants basis.
For tours for more than 8 participants, please request a quote.