Rural Experience from Iasi

Tours & Sightseeing in Iaşi

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5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

One day trip for a rural experience to visit an authentic rural experience in the company of friendly locals from Iasi.
You will meet with your guide and enjoy a day trip to one of the most beautiful regions in the country. Discover the wilderness of the Carpathians, the fresh air, the wonderful mountain landscapes and the serenity of this area.We will start with a visit to Neamţ monastery, the oldest monastic establishment for monks which shelters an impressive, well-preserved library. Nor far is the Neamt fortress – an important military and historical objective that survived the siege of Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will take a stroll up the hill and enjoy the beautiful view offered from this impressive fort. We will continue with a one of a kind experience: you will visit a bison reservations and have the opportunity to observe the wilderness. Our journey continues with a visit to Agapia, not only a charming church and a great tourist attraction but also an important center of promoting the traditional crafts. Be amazed by the picturesque traditional villages where time seems to be standing still. The locals still use horse-drawn carts and prepare food above an open fire with ingredients from their back yard. Witness their vivid tapestry of old customs, handicrafts and folklore by visiting the Nicolae Popa Museum. You will have the opportunity to study the symbols of the national costumes. Try on the traditional costumes and take pictures so you will have some one of a kind souvenirs!Afterwards, you will be transferred back to Iasi.

What’s included

  • Transport in a modern, well-equipped car, minibus or coach
  • Travel guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottle of water
  • Entry/Admission - Agapia Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Neamt Monastery

What’s not included

  • Lunch (approx. 12 € / person)
  • Personal expenses


  • Excellent value for money
  • Exclusive to Viator
  • Family friendly
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide