Self Driving Tours: Maramures Wooden Churches

The wooden churches in Maramures are remarkable examples of orthodox architecture with Gothic influences, very well conserved, considered to be on the main list with major touristic objectives in Romania. Built around the 19th century they combine elements from different periods and areas therefor being representative for the cultural landscape of Maramures. Travel to Romania and take a visit to these churches and you will find yourselves spiritually amazed.

Package includes:

car rental
accommodation in a double room + breakfast
round trip flight to and from Cluj Napoca

Day 1

arrival in Bucharest
flight Bucharest – Cluj-Napoca
city tour of Cluj-Napoca, visiting the Botanical Garden, the Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania, the National Art Museum, the Franciscans’ Church, The National Art Museum (Banffy Palace), The Catholic Cathedral Saint Michael and The Orthodox Cathedral
optional lunch
accommodation in Victoria Hotel *** in Cluj Napoca or similar

Day 2

breakfast at the hotel
transfer to Baia Mare and visit The Museum of Mineralogy, The Museum of Popular Art and Folklore, Stefan the Great Tower, Butchers’ Tower in Baia Mare
optional lunch
drive to Vama village and visit Pottery Museum and the Orthodox Church
departure to Sapanta and visit The Merry Cemetery
transfer to Sighetul Marmatiei
accommodation in Perla Sigheteana *** or similar

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel
Visit The Ethnographic Museum and The Memorial of Communism Victims
leave to Barsana village and visit the wooden church from Barsana
transfer to Rozavlea village and visit the wooden church from Rozavlea
departure to Ieud village and visit the wooden church from Ieud
drive to Botiza village and visit the wooden church from Botiza
Accommodation in Berbecaru Rural Guest House *** in Botiza village or similar

Day 4

breakfast at Rural Guest House
transfer to Bogdan Voda village and visit the wooden church from Bogdan Voda
leave for Moisei and visit Memorial House from Moisei dedicated to the people who where killed by Hungarian army and Moisei Monument made by Vida Geza
drive to Bistrita, optional lunch
visit the old town center of Bistrita and The Evanghelical Church
acommodation in Coroana de Aur Hotel*** or similar

Day 5

breakfast at the hotel
transfer to Herina and visit Herina Evangelical Church is the oldest church (built from stone) in Transilvania
drive to Cluj, optional lunch
flight Cluj – Bucharest
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Being a valuable customer to us, we will provide you with a free GPS tablet during the entire tour.