Suceava - Brasov Trip

Every moment matters

  • Suceava - start trip / or other point upon request
  • Agapia Monastery (1643) - oil painting by Nicolae Grigorescu
  • The Nun's village of Varatec Monastery - the largest convent in Europe 450 nuns
  • Bicaz Gorge
  • Red Lake
  • Prejmer Saxon fortifed church (1240) - UNESCO or Rasca monastery 1542
  • Brasov - end trip

PRICE: 80 Euro / person, minimum 3 persons / tour.
*** For less or more than 3 persons and customized trip, please to contact us!
*** Included services: Licence tour guide, transport by car, minibus or limo!
*** Price does not include: entrance fees, photo and video taxes, meal.
*** Meeting point - your hotel pick-up!
*** Tour duration / distance: approx 10 hours / 370km.

Optional We can organize a reverse trip and to customize this tour. Also you can choose for one of this touristy sights to add in our route like: Prejmer Saxon fortified church or Rasca monastery

TOUR DESCRIPTION:

Because the trip by train or bus between Bucovina region and Brasov take many hours, we propose a nice daily trip for tourists who desire to visit Transylvania after Bucovina region or vice versa. In this trip you'll enjoy to visit few beautiful touristy sites in Moldavia region and one Saxon church -UNESCO heritage in Transylvania.

Start from SUCEAVA about 07:30am, this tour is covering 370 km scenic trip toward Transilvania.

We'll be driving to the South of Bucovina in Moldavia region where will have first stop at Rasca monastery is a monk monastery built in the 16th century by the Moldavian ruler Petru Rares. It painted in Byzantine style, Greek Painting by Stavropoleos Kotronas, the monastery is dedicated to “Saint Nicholas” and is a historic monument.

Then we'll visit Agapia Monastery, one of Romania's largest convent with 350 nuns. The walls and gate tower aim to conceal rather than to protect: inside is a whitewashed enclosure around a cheerful garden. The interior of church was repainted in 1858 by Nicolae Grigorescu, the country's foremost painter.Also here we'll visit the work atelier of nuns for embroidery, carpets, knitwear and painting Icons

Next stop to the nearby Varatec Monastery (18th century), is the largest convent in Europe, a special village with 450 nuns. Here is a nice museum of icons and embroideries and a bakery shop where you can enjoy with Moldavian traditional pies made by nuns and the syrup from spruce tree!

Then passing through Piatra Neamt town we'll reach at the deepest from Carpathian gorges - Bicaz gorges. About 7km long with walls 300m high, Bicaz Gorges are not just a splendid occasion to admire the beauty of nature but also a place for buying souvenirs from the local merchants.

Not far from the gorges, Red Lake presents an interesting picturesque area, with its empty trunks of old fir trees which just out of the water. Bring your camera.

Driving on one of the most beautiful roads, crossing and admiring the amazing panoramas of Carpathians Mountains, passing Gheorghieni town we'll reach the Prejmer - Saxon fortified church - UNESCO heritage.

Then we’ll drive to our final point Brasov