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$69.65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bucovina Painted Monasteries tour from Iasi

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Manastirea Voronet, Voronet, Suceava County, Northeast RomaniaVoronet Monastery was built in 1488 in record time: three months, three weeks and three days, today being part of the UNESCO heritage. The exterior murals have preserved their hues despite centuries of inclement weather, but the ingredients used in preparing the paints are still a mystery. The scenes in the murals depict, like a movie, the history of Christianity, presented in an original manner, very much influenced by folk beliefs, by the Eastern culture, but also by the Orthodox thought.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Moldovita Monastery, Vatra Moldovitei, Suceava County, Northeast RomaniaMoldovita Monastery, included in the UNESCO heritage in 1993, was built between 1532 and 1537. For hundreds of years, the murals were the only way uneducated country dwellers could learn about the teachings of the Bible. The frescoes are an immense color illustration of Biblical scenes, adapted to the history of the place and to the important moments in the life of the community.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sucevita Monastery, Sucevita, Suceava County, Northeast RomaniaSucevita Monastery is the newest of the Painted Monasteries of Bukovina, and it was included in the UNESCO Heritage in 1993. It was built in a Moldavian style, with Gothic and Byzantine influences. The murals are dominated by a shade of green, obtained through an ancient technique from natural pigments. Duration: 1 hour

$41.10 Private & Custom Tours

Iasi City Private Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Palace of Culture, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaPalace of CultureDuration: 1 hourStop At: Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaThree Holy HierarchsDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Metropolitan Cathedral, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaMetropolitan CathedralDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Roznovanu Palas / Iasi City Hall, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaRoznovanu PalaceDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Teatrul National Vasile Alecsandri, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaIasi National TheatreDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Union Square, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaUnion SquareDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Sinagoga Mare din Iasi, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaThe Grand SynagogueDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Copou Parc, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaCopou ParkDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Cetatuia Monastery, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaCetatuia Monastery Duration: 10 minutes

$17.13 Private & Custom Tours

Daily Iasi City Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Union Square, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaUnion SquareDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Teatrul National Vasile Alecsandri, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaNational TeatreDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Roznovanu Palas / Iasi City Hall, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaIasi City HallDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaThree Holy HierarchsDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Metropolitan Cathedral, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaMetropolitan CathedralDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Palace of Culture, Iasi, Iasi County, Northeast RomaniaPalace of CultureDuration: 10 minutes

$118.74 Day Trips & Excursions

Republic of Moldova | Day trip from Iasi

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Capriana Monastery, Capriana, Straseni District Capriana Monastery. For a long time, the monastery was the residence of the Metropolitan of Moldova and it was patronized by many Rulers of Moldova including Stefan the Great. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Triumphal Arch, Chisinau, Chisinau DistrictChisinau was documented for the first time in 1420, but most of it was leveled in WWII and by a tragic earthquake that struck in 1940. They started rebuilding the city in 1950 in a Soviet-style, and both the center and the outskirts are dominated by utilitarian high-rise buildings. On our tour, we will discover Chisinau’s main attractions: their own Arc de Triomphe, the 1841 Holy Gates at the center of the city and we will stroll through one of the city’s parks and learn about Prince Stefan, the noble symbol of Moldova's medieval past.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Cricova Winery, Cricova, Chisinau DistrictCricova Winery, situated at a depth of 50-80 meters, representing a real underground city. The Moldavian cellars where Vladimir Putin keeps his wine are so big you need to drive through them. You will also find Herman Goering's private collection, taken by the Red Army from Berlin in 1945. Considered to be the pearl of Moldovan winemaking, Cricova is the founder of production of high-quality elite wines. The influence of Ancient Greece and the Roman period is reflected in the reliefs you will discover inside the winery. In this unique place, you will have to opportunity to discover the steps to wine tasting and try a selection of the great range of wines. Optionally, you may choose to have an unforgettable lunch in this fantastic place.Duration: 1 hour

$67.36 Tours & Sightseeing

Rural Experience 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.

$68.50 Outdoor Activities

Hiking Tour in the Bicaz Gorges from Iasi

On our biking tour we will head to the Bicaz Gorges, where the region offers an amazing scenery. Lakes, rapid springs, waterfalls, rocky peaks and exciting landscapes are just waiting to be discovered. In this area we can explore hidden caves, we can spot the famous rupicapra (chamois) in its natural habitat or we can hike on wild tracks.A wide range of activities can be done during this trip and you can choose from the following: • Hiking in the Sugau Gorges and the nearby routes (2-3 hours of moderate effort). We will climb and cross the mountain through the Tunnel Cave in order to reach a bellevue point from where you can have a beautiful view over the Bicaz Gorges. On the way you will witness the beauties of the calcareous cliffs and the relict pine forests. • Hiking around the Red Lake, the largest alpine lake in Romania (1-2 hours with little effort). Here you can admire the natural barrage lake and you can take a short ride on a boat. • Hiking in Bicajel gorges (2-3 hours of moderate effort). The small Bicajel River forms a spectacular landscape and a path takes us above the cliffs of Bicaz Gorges, right in the den of the chamois. • Hiking in the Garden of fairies and Suhardul mic (2-3 hours of moderate effort). The spectacular aerial view given over the Bicaz Gorges and the Red lake is one of a kind. We will reach the Suhardul Mic Peak at 1345 m.Starting point: Hotel or any other pick-up point at 08:00 amDifficulty: Low - High – depending on the client’s desires and choicesDuration: 4 up to 6 hours of hiking and enjoying mountain outdoor experience