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BUCOVINA PAINTED MONASTERIES TOUR
Discover the beauty and history of Christians in frescoes
  • Humor Monastery - UNESCO
  • Voronet Monastery - UNESCO
  • Moldovita Monastery - UNESCO
  • Palma pass 1100m - Carpathian mountains panoramic view
  • Sucevita Monastery - UNESCO
  • Marginea village - black pottery work shop
 

PRICE: 35 Euro / person, minimum 3 persons / tour.
*** For less than 3 persons and customised trip, please to contact us!
*** Included services: Licenced tour guide, transport by car, minibus or limo!
*** Price does not include: entrance fees, foto and video taxes, meal.
*** Meeting point - your hotel pick-up!
*** Tour duration /distance: aprox 8 hours / 200km round-trip.
*** Payment cash or card at the end of tour.
Optional stop for light traditional lunch (soup, dessert and homemade blueberry liqueur)

 
Upon request ! we can customise the tour and we can add other spots like: Vama - painting eggs museum, Arbore church, Dragomirna monastery or Putna monastery.
 
!!! Where to stay in Suceava? We offer our rental Union apartment located in central square, coffee and tea free see more details.
 
TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Humor Monastery
Start from SUCEAVA or GURA HUMORULUI at 09.00am, this tour covering 200km scenic trip where will discover the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina - UNESCO heritage and gets back 05.00pm.

We’ll start with Humor Monastery (1530) surrounded by beautiful hills covered by forests. It is smaller, than the other complexes, with prevailing hues of red-brown and a depiction of the Devil as the 'Scarlet Woman'!.
 
After that we’ll drive to the nearby Voronet Monastery (1488) amazes with its unique blue color, obtained from lapis lazuli, known as Voronet blue. Voronet has been called the Sistine Chapel of the East, and once you see these magnificent "Last Judgment" Frescos, you will fully understand why.
Voronet Monastery
 
Moldovita Monastery
Then passing through Vama village, we'll reach the Moldovita Monastery (1532) of particular interest is a depiction of the Siege of Constantinople with the Christians winning!
 
Sucevita Monastery
Driving on one of the most beautiful roads in the country, crossing the gentle slopes of
Bucovina Mountains, admiring the amazing panoramas from the Ciumarna (Palma) Pass, we'll reach the Sucevita Monastery (1586). Sucevita Monastery is the largest of all, looking more like a mighty fortress than a monastery. Particular in painting iconography is“Moses’ Life” of the burial chamber,but "The ladder of John Climax" fresco is considered one of the best of Sucevita.
 
Marginea pottery
The next stop we’ll be at the Marginea village one of 3 important pottery centers of Romania. We’ll see the workshops where the talented craftsmen make the renowned black pottery. After enjoying a beautiful day you’ll back to Suceava, maybe little tired but better soulfully.

Do you want to spend more days to discovery Bucovina and its surroundings? We offer following daily tours:

 
 
Bucovina Extra Day Tour   |   Bucovina Active Travel  
 
 
BUCOVINA PAINTED
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On this tour you will discover the best painted monasteries of Bucovina, history of this land, traditions.
see tour details
 
 
 
MARAMURES TRIP
 
Maramures Tour Maramures Tour
This is a great introductory tour into the traditional life of the villages of Europe's last frontier: Maramures.
see tour details
 
 
 
ROMANIA TOUR
 
The Dracula and Transylvania Tour The Dracula and Transylvania Tour
God created the world in 6 days.
We'll help you to discover
a part of His garden in 6 days!!!
 
   
     
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