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UNESCO Wooden Churches of Maramures

 

Maramures, a mythical county, with traditions and culture well kept. We'll see some of the eight wooden churches from UNESCO List of World Heritage and we'll be in touch with the locals and their traditions habits. We'll see the black humor from Merry Cemetery and the Prison-Museum from Sighet. 

Objectives

 - Wooden Churches from Maramures, 8 of them listed on the UNESCO List of Word Heritage

-Prison-Museum from Sighet - The Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the resistance, one of the most repressive prisons in the communist period
-The Merry Cemetery from Sapanta , is famous for its colourful tombstones with native paintings describing, in an original and poetic manner, the persons that are buried there as well as scenes from their lives.
- Traditional villages from Iza and Mara Valleys, distinguished for the keeping of rural traditions
- Untouched natural lanscape with pastures, traditional mowing, sheepfold sheeps and animal tracted wagons on the road, water mills and whirlpools.

We'll spend the night in a remote village, at a local guesthouse. Here we should see a traditional household, with pets. You should milk the cow, feed the animals or simple admire the  vegetable garden. You shoud taste the milk, the vegetables, the cheese or traditional drinks, all home made. The traditional food will surprise you: soups, steaks, cakes.

You should also see the traditional clothing and listen the traditional music. 

 

Prices

Please note that the price includes one night accomodation in local guest house with full board (dinner, breakfast and lunch).  The accomodation will be in rooms with two beds and shared toilet.

 1 person- 288 euro

2 persons- 156 euro/ person
3 persons- 115 euro/person
4 persons- 92 euro/person
Depending on your demand, the routes and the prices are subject of discution.
For groups over 30 persons the fares are negotiable.

 Reservation terms

Please reserve the tour to minimum three days in advance.
For groups over 4 persons please request the tour one week before.
The tour starts at 8 am and finish second day at 7 pm.
The transport is in private rental car.
Route lenght- 600 km
English guide.
Validity-all periods of the year.
The offer does not include other meals than those specified, drinks, entrance fees and tips. Please note that the total entry fees is around 10 euro/person.

 Optional services

Transfer from the airport to the hotel
Hotel booking

Contact

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Phone: 0040 744 776393

 Specification

Clubul Montan Apuseni (Apuseni Mountain Club) is an association created under the Romanian Law (Law 26/2000) whose purpose is to protect the endangered species and to promote responsible tourism. Based on our member's qualification as travel guide we are legally offering assistance and guidance for the tourists. The gains will be used for achieving organization’s goal.

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