4 days / 4 nights
Iasi and the Painted Monasteries,
a four-day trip to eastern Romania
Tour ID: P1033
Iasi & Bucovina’s Painted Monasteries
Day 1: Bucharest to Bucovina (northeastern Romania)
Travel from Bucharest to Suceava (train, car or plane)
Transfer from Suceava airport/ train station
to the hotel of your choice in Suceava or Gura Humorului.
Overnight in Suceava or Gura Humorului
Day 2: Discover Bucovina
Guided - or independent - tour of the Painted Monasteries, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
After breakfast, start your day-tour of the Painted Monasteries.
Visit Voronet, Moldovita and Sucevita monasteries.
Optional: on the way back from Sucevita to your hotel
stop in village Marginea and visit the local pottery workshop/ see potters making clay objects.
Overnight: Suceava or Gura Humorului
Day 2 in brief:
180 km (115 miles) if starting in Suceava
145 km (90 miles) if starting in Gura Humorului]
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 55 minutes (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: Byzantine architecture / World Heritage Sites, rural Romania, Visits to local artisans
Day 3: travel from Bucovina to Iasi to explore eastern Romania's largest city
or return to Bucharest
Travel back to Bucharest (train, car or plane)
or travel from Suceava/ Gura Humorului to Iasi
Sightseeing in Iasi
Iasi is one of Romania's leading cultural / academic centers
Overnight in Iasi
Day 3 in brief:
Distance traveled: 174 km (108 miles) Gura Humorului to Iasi
Approx. travel time: 2 hours and 15 minutes (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: Rural Romania, Iasi landmarks/ architecture.
if time allows more sightseeing in Iasi,
travel from Iasi to Bucharest (train, car or plane)
Transfer from Bucharest airport/ train terminal to your hotel.
Overnight in Bucharest
Day 4 in brief:
Distance traveled: 385 km (240 miles)
Approx. travel time: 5 hours and 30 minutes (normal traffic, without stops)
Sights/ Activities: Bucharest landmarks/ architecture.
Paralela 45 Hotel Collection - eastern Romania :
Villa Alice (four-star)
Bucovina - Best Western
Ramada City Centre (three-star)
from 000 Euros/ person sharing a double room
Single room supplement: 000 Euros.
(your choice of train, private car, bus or plane),
guided day-tour of the Painted Monasteries,
4-night accommodations in the hotel of your choice,