Maramures is the northern region of Romania. It is very rural and friendly, with genuine villages, local distilleries, stunning wooden churches (part of the UNESCO heritage). The local people are curious and food is delicious. In other words, Maramures is the place where the time stands still. More than that, it is one of the few places in Romania and Europe where the old customs are still kept alive. Certainly, Maramures is a vivid museum in open space and it offers a real journey back in time. Discover the northern side of Romania: Guided tour in Romania – Maramures and Bucovina
Guided tour in Romania – Maramures: The people
The locals in Maramures are very friendly and curious. For example, during a Guided tour in Romania – Maramures, if you stop to say hello, they will have plenty of questions for you:
- where do you come from?
- why are you here?
- who do you want to visit?
- where is your accommodation and how much do you pay/night?
- how much is a liter of milk in your country?
- and many other random questions
Guided tour in Romania: Maramures and Bucovina
Get ready to discover ancient crafts, warmhearted people, splendid monasteries and churches during a guided tour in Romania – Maramures. More than that, roam on the hills and enjoy the mountains!
Highlights on this guided tour in Romania – Maramures:
- the famous landmarks: The merry cemetery from Sapanta (it is in the top 10 of the most interesting, unique graveyards in the world); Barsana Monastery, wooden churches that are part of the UNESCO heritage; a ride with the narrow gauge steam train (Mocanita) on Vasser Valley
- the visits in the authentic villages deep in the heart of Maramures. These visits will show us the daily life of the locals and the famous craftsmen
- the traditional lively nights spiced with dancing, singing and all sorts of religious celebrations. The locals are very fond and proud of their old traditions. They will all gather around, dressed in their costumes and take part in the most importants events in their community; a celebration, festival, or a Sunday service at the church, all these are not to be missed
- do not forget about the traditional romanian food and the kind and warm smile of the locals
- the painted monasteries in Bucovina
- the pottery workshop in Marginea
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