History and culture at the edge of the Carpathians

This tour is a good choice for the tourists with limited time, in just half day taking a short ride to the most important landmarks of the area.

per adult from

$294

NZD

Duration

6 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Private tour
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • The tour starts in Iasi, Moldavia’s largest town, the main educational center, known as the city of the great

    ideas or the city of the seven hills like Rome or Lisbon. Capital of Romanian United Principalities two times

    between 1859-1862 and 1916-1918, at this moment Iasi is considered Romania’s Cultural Capital.

    First stop will take us to Agapia Monastery, a famous nouns monastery, dated 17th century painted by one of

    the best known Romanian painters, Nicolae Grigorescu. It is not just an ordinary monastery since this place

    will show You a part from the nouns village this way travelling back time to see how the people where living

    almost one hundred years ago to the countryside. Also, the tour will be completed only after You will visit the

    carpet workshop which is still a major activity of the complex in order to sustain themselves.

    The last stop will be at Neamt Fortress, dated late 14th century, part of the former Moldavian defense system

    once. Along the time, the citadel was the major guardian on Moldova and Siret valleys but also on the gateway

    to Transylvania, becoming one of the major Fortress of Moldova, because of the many works of strengthening

    during the time of Stephen the Great. The building was declared a historical monument in 1866 and is major

    landmark for a visit in the North East Romania.
  • Departure Point :
    Iasi
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Travis Tourism

Activity ID: V-26020P3

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