3 days / 2 nights

Western Romania's Secession architecture

Tour ID: P1027

Day 1:
Timisoara

Start your walking tour of Western Romania's largest city in Union Square (Piata Unirii),
a grand square built in Viennese style flanked by colorful 18th and 19th century buildings.
Other highlights of this tour include:
The Freedom Square (Piata Libertatii) offers a great display of Secession architecture.
The town's main gathering place is Victory Square (Piata Victoriei), lined with cafes, bookstores and shops.
Did you know?
Timisoara was the first European city to introduce horsedrawn trams (in 1869) and electrical street lighting (in 1889). The Metropolitan Cathedral was built on a swamp and it has 5000 oak supports underneath it.
Dinner and overnight in Timisoara
Day 1 in brief:
Sights/ Activities: 
Timisoara historical buildings/ landmarks and energetic night-life. 

Day 2:
Timisoara
-- Arad -- Oradea 
After breakfast,
travel to centuries-old Arad to see some impressive turn-of-thecentury buildings,
such as the neoclassical City Hall (1876), the Palace of Culture (1913) and the Red Church.
Do not miss the Roman Catholic Church, with its Baroque interior; and the imposing Orthodox Cathedral.
On Revolutiei Boulevard there is an Art Gallery exhibiting furniture from the 17th century on.
Continue your journey to Oradea.
Dinner and overnight in Oradea.
Day 2 in brief:
Distance traveled:  165 km (102 miles)
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 35 minutes (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: Secession architecture, Arad and Oradea landmarks

Day 3:
Oradea -- Timisoara

Spend the day in Oradea, one of the most picturesque towns in western Romania.
Discover the city's "Sezzession" architecture.
Return to Timisoara or continue northeast to Maramures,
one of Romania's most unique, traditional, rural areas.
Day 3 in brief:
Distance traveled:  165 km (102 miles)
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 35 minutes (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: Oradea historical buildings/ landmarks,  rural Romania.



This tour includes accommodations in 
Timisoara (one night)
and
Oradea (one night)

Availability: year-round

Price: from 134 Euros / visitor

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