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OUR TOURS IN ROMANIA

... Tours in Romania. Why not?
Changing your day-to-day life, leaving credit cards and the metropolitan's timetable, as well as the traffic jams on the highways, the hamburgers and the Coke - this is the option we offer you for active tours in Romania.
Off the beaten tracks, you will discover the hidden image of a mostly unknown European country. A country blessed by its nature and hospitable people desiring and waiting for human contacts. A millenary culture, born between the sea and the forests along its often troubled history.
You will discover best of Transylvania, Wallachia, Bucovina, Maramures, Danube Delta and many other attractions of Romania.
Our programmes represent a synthesis of all these elements. Any of our tours in Romania can be adapted according to your preferences.

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VOYAGE ROUMANIE

HIDDEN TREASURES OF ROMANIA
This tour in Romania will present you the diversity of our country. You will admire the architecture of the wooden churches in Maramures, painted monasteries in Bucovina and mediaeval Saxon towns in Transylvania. Discovering day by day life of the locals is a great experience too. Authentic crafters will show you traditional wool dying and weaving techniques, potter skills, Easter eggs decoration. At any step nature will impress you, Bicaz Gorges being one of the most spectacular spotlights..

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CIRCUITS EN ROUMANIE

ZOOM ON ROMANIA
This is one of the most spectacular tours in Romania, giving you an approach to the Romanian diversity of culture and landscapes. The true art of wooden churches in the Maramures and the potters in Corund, making since generations traditional Transylvanian pottery are as many highlights of this tour. Romania's unique Danube Delta, local life in villages spread along the river is a great experience. Local traditional cuisine is delightful. In contrast, the Peles castle in Sinaia is an explosion of luxury life…

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CIRCUITS EN ROUMANIE

FLAVOURS OF ROMANIA
Take your time to discover the wild beauty of the Danube Delta; local fishermen are still living in the same way like their ancestors. On your way to Northern Romania you will cross vineyard region of Odobesti and Panciu. Unique Bucovina will seduce you with her outwall frescoes in the monasteries, but also by the rich organic food. Touring Saxon mediaeval towns in Transylvania is another great experience of this Romania tour. Last but not the least Peles castle in Sinaia and Bucharest ”the little Paris” will charm you.

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VOYAGE ROUMANIE

HIKING IN TRANSYLVANIA
A few days of hiking in the Carpathians will take you deep in rural Romania. You will discover magnificent landscapes and a life style completely different to the nowadays. In the Maramures painted carved crosses in Sapanta Merry Cemetery will uncover a very special universe of faith and traditions. You will be seduced too by the painted monasteries in Bucovina, where the entire Bible is presented on frescoes realized over 400 years ago. The gold plated iconostases (walls of icons) are real pieces of art.

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VOYAGE ROUMANIE

ESCAPE TO MARAMURES
The Maramures is a region where isolation became a great advantage: it remained one of the few “islands” of unspoiled Romanian traditions. Local welcoming spirit has not been distortioned by modern life. During this short tour in this Romania's North region you will admire not only wooden churches, but also the real art of working the wood, inherited from generation to generation. When touring in the steam engine train you will see gorgeous landscapes all around.Local women are weaving traditional rugs with ancestral symbols.

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GLIMPSE ON ROMANIA
Your tour starts with the Danube Delta, wild life paradise in Romania. Narrow channels, endless lakes and the variety of bird species amaze all visitors. Saxon fortified towns in Transylvania will seduce you too: 800 years of Saxon history are met in most of places in Southern and central Transylvania. The luxurious Peles castle in Sinaia, former royal family summer residence. Curtea de Arges, former Valachia capital is proud to show you its unique monastery. At the end of the tour in Romania you will be delighted by the architecture diversity of Bucharest.

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CIRCUIT ROUMANIE

HIDE AND SEEK WITH DRACULA
Even if the bloody prince Vlad the Impaler, surnamed Dracula, was real, his celebrity raised after the irish weiter Bram Stoker wrote his novel. During this tour you will follow Dracula's pathes, visiting Curtea de Arges and Poienari, the real fortress of Vlad. Transylvanian fortresses visits will take you to Sighisoara too, the birth place of Dracula. You won't miss Bran castle, wrongly attributed to Vlad the Impaler. And the Borgo Pass, connected to the novel too, will be another great spotlight.

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VOYAGE ROUMANIE

SAXON HERITAGE OF TRANSYLVANIA
During this Romania tour you will be close to the mediaeval civilisation of the Saxon colonists who settled in transylvania starting with the XIIIth century. Most of towns names are still bilingual - Romanian and German, sometimes also Hungarian. Visiting Brason (Kronstadt) and Sibiu (Hermanstadt)- former European Cultural Capital in 2007 - will be a true travel in the back times. The village of Viscri, with its proud local Saxon church, attracted the attention of Prince Charles, who bought some old houses.

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BECOME A HOREZU POTTER
We propose you a practical workshop to learn in place traditional potter techniques in Horezu. Local potters, working with them through all phases, will assist you daily for clay mixing, making pottery with potter's wheel, decorating and firing. During the days when the technology imposes, you will tour around Horezu to visit some interesting places in Romania: the Brancusi sculpture collection in Targu Jiu, Sibiu European Culture Capital in 2007 and the Curtea de Arges Monastery.

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SWEET ROMANIA IN A MOTORHOME
This guided motorhome tour in Romania allows you discovering in about 3 weeks the main tourist spots in Romania. From Bucovina to Danube Delta, from Northern Carpathians to the Saxon Transylvania, from Maramures to Bucharest the capital… The list is quite long and time for seeing everythind everywhere is limited. Everywhere you will be received as guests of honour, being impressed by the human atitude of local people. At the end of your motorhome tour in Romania you will leave thinking to a quick return, to see other fascinating places.

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4 WHEELS, 1 CARAVAN: ENTIRE ROMANIA
This self-drive tour in a caravan in Romania is designed for individuals who prefer certain flexibility without neglecting quality staying locations. We have not only fixed overnight places, but also included some boarding in guesthouses, a perfect occasion to appreciate local cuisine, full of flavors and based mostly on organic food. All traditional recipes inherited from generation to generation will be presented with a great smile. And local welcoming, present in every village, will get directly into your heart!...

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Each tour has been classified on a scale of * to ***** according to five criteria: culture, nature, comfort, human contacts & fitness for walking and climbing.

Culture: The cultural patrimony is present everywhere in Romania, but some of our tours are especially focused on culture: urban and rural architecture, museums, churches and monasteries, the traditional way of life, folklore.

Nature: We always try to keep close to nature. That's why some of our tours in Romania are particularly oriented to the richness of the natural patrimony: landscapes and original natural phenomena, nature reserves etc. For the most sporting of you, hiking will be the occasion for more spectacular discoveries; for the less sporting, a half a day walking and / or climbing will offer a good occasion to discover this land.

Comfort: In most of cases, the accommodation will be comfortable, but not luxurious. Lodging is in rural guesthouses labelled by the Romanian Tourist Authority or hotels, in single, double or triple rooms.

Human contacts: During the tour, we are trying to encourage you for human contacts, by taking part in local traditional festivities. The longer your journey will be, the more occasions you will have to meet local culture. Welcoming spirit and gastronomy are unforgettable, and staying in a village is your best experience and way to discover local people and their day to day life.

Climbing and walking skills: Our tours are fit for an average public. Programs include besides local visits, activities in the nature: rides in a boat, rides in a horse-drawn cart, easy hiking of 3 - 4 hours duration etc.. These activities do not require special skills.

Our tours request sometimes good adaptation to the climate conditions in Romania or to the changing of the time zone.