Suceava - Brasov Trip

Every moment matters

  • Suceava - start trip / or other point upon request
  • Neamt Fortress or Prejmer Saxon fortifed church (1240) - UNESCO
  • 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
  • Brasov - end trip

PRICE: 80 Euro / person, minimum 3 persons / tour.
*** For less or more 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 10 hours / 370km.
*** Payment cash or card at the end of tour.

Upon request! we can organize a reverse trip and to customize tour.

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 enjoye to visit few beautiful touristy sites in Moldavia region and one Saxon church -UNESCO heritage in Transylvania.

Start from SUCEAVA about 07.00am, this tour is covering 350 km scenic trip toward Transilvania.

We'll be driving to the South of Bucovina at the Targu Neamt town where we'll visit Neamt Fortress, which has never been conquered by enemy and wrote in 1476 one of the most heroic pages from the history of Moldavia, when the fortress resisted to the siege of the Turkish army lead by Mohamed II – the conqueror of Constantinople.

After that we’ll drive to the nearby Agapia Monastery, one of Romania's largest convent with 350 nuns. The wals and gatetower 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.

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 sirop 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. Here we can arrange accommodation for all budgets at hotels or pension in middle of historical center of Brasov.

Optional! because the time not permitting to visit all sightseeings, you can choose to visit Neamt fortress or Prejmer fortified Saxon church.