around 4 hours

Bucharest half-day (shared) tour

Tour ID: P1075

The City Tour of Bucharest will make you fall in love within only a few hours!

Being over 550 years old, Bucharest went through a series of continuous changes, representing the central scene of Romania’s political, artistic, educational, financial, and cultural life. Between the two world wars, thanks to the elegant architecture and the elite living here, the city’s nickname was “The Little Paris”.

Itinerary of the City Tour of Bucharest

The Half-Day Tour of Bucharest will start in the morning at your hotel.
Following a four-hour sightseeing itinerary, we will show you the most interesting attractions of Bucharest with an inside, guided visit to the Parliament Palace – the world’s second-largest administrative building after The Pentagon and The Village Museum – the charming open-air museum which reunites original houses that belonged to the Romanian peasants, being brought here from all the regions of the country: Transylvania, Valachia, Dobrogea, and Moldavia.

The village museum hosts many traditional fairs, where you can find traditional food and crafts. And for souvenirs, here is definitely the most inspiring place from where you can buy authentic and handmade gifts for you and your beloved ones.
Learn the secrets of the city, on a rounded panoramic tour with breathtaking views of the most interesting monuments and iconic buildings in Bucharest, be ready to take pictures.
During this tour, apart from the visits to the Parliament Palace and the Village Museum, there are two major stops, one in the Revolution Square, the place where the Romanians fought against the communist regime, and one in the Constitution Square, where you will hear the story of the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.

The itinerary of the Half-Day Tour of Bucharest depends on your hotel’s location and it will include:

Free Press Square (Piata Presei Libere) – The Arch of Triumph (Arcul de Triumf) – Victoriei Square (Piata Victoriei) – Calea Victoriei – Revolution Square (Romanian Atheneum, Revolution’s Memorial) – The Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) – Union Square (Piata Unirii) – University Square (Piata Universitatii) – Romana Square (Piata Romana) – Victoriei Square (Piata Victoriei) – Charles de Gaulle Square (Piata Charles de Gaulle) – The Village Museum (Muzeul Satului).


Tour type: Small group (no more than 16 people) shared tour by car/minibus

Departure & Return Location : Pick-up & drop-off at your hotel (or any address in the city)
Departure Time : 09:00 am
Language : English (other languages available on request for an additional fee)

Tour Highlights
~ Small Group Tour: No more than 16 people for a more personal and intimate experience. A chance to discover Bucharest while making new friends.
~ Friendly, Experienced Guide: Feel welcome, relaxed, and able to enjoy the tour to its fullest. Ask your burning questions and learn from your knowledgeable guide.
~ Visit the Palace of Parliament, the second largest administrative building in the world after Pentagon
~ Discover Village Museum, learn about the Romanian countryside in the open air museum
~ Explore the Revolution Square on foot and hear the story of the Romanian Anticommunist Revolution of 1989
~ Get a comprehensive introduction to the city of Bucharest from a historical, architectural and social perspective.
~ Take breaktaking photos in front of the most interesting monuments of the city

Know before you book
~ From March to October as well as December 16 to January 6, at least 4 people are required for this activity to take place
~ January 7 to February 29 and November 1 to December 15, at least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
~ If the minimum number of people is not reached, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
~ The Village Museum is closed on Mondays and it will be replaced by a short walking tour in the old town.
~ An original ID is mandatory to visit the Palace of Parliament. However, the visit is not guaranteed as the institution is sometimes closed for meetings and conferences.

This tour is available, every day, year-round.
To check available dates and make a reservation on-line:
~ select “Book this Tour” (right column)
~ select your month/date of travel (using the arrow below the navy band - top)
~ on the bottom of the pop-up calendar click on Departure Time ‘case’
(it becomes navy when you point the mouse on it)
~ instructions for payment will follow

Trip duration:  about 4 hours (normal traffic conditions). 

The price: €39/adult, €29/child 7-11
Groups discounts : 5% for 3 people, 8% for 4 or more people traveling together (call us for a discount code)
Price Includes :
~ Transportation by A/C van/minibus
~ Certified English speaking tour guide
~ Hotel pick-up & drop-off
Price does not include :
~ Entrance fees at the Palace of Parliament and the Village Museum


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