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:
Distance traveled: 
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.

Day 4
After breakfast,
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 :

Suceava:
Villa Alice (four-star)
Balada (four-star)
Continental (three-star)

Gura Humorului:
Bucovina - Best Western

Iasi:
Bellaria (boutique)
Traian (four-star)
Astoria (three-star)
Ramada City Centre (three-star)

 

Availability
year-round

Price:
from 000 Euros/ person sharing a double room
Single room supplement: 000 Euros.

Inclusions: 
transfers,
domestic transportation
(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,
breakfast daily.