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Iasi Unesco Heritage Tour in Bucovina

Iasi, Romania

From $250.86 per group (up to 3)

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Visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in a single day on this private, full-day tour of Bucovina’s monasteries and other cultural treasures from Iasi. Learn the history and legends behind the Voronet, Moldovita, and Sucevita painted monasteries, and explore Marginea’s unique black pottery workshop with a private guide.
  • Easy and comfortable way to explore one of Romania's most historic regions
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private, 12-hour tour of Bucovina's highlights from Iasi
  • Tour a traditional black pottery workshop in Marginea
  • Travel through the mountain villages of the Eastern Carpathians
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed painted monasteries of Voronet, Moldovita, and Sucevita
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Private tour
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Alexandru Ioan Cuza Statue in the front of Grand Hotel Traian,Piața Unirii, Iași 700056, Romania

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Alexandru Ioan Cuza Statue in the front of Grand Hotel Traian,Piața Unirii, Iași 700056, Romania
Meet your guide in central Iasi in the morning, and climb into a private vehicle for the drive from Moldavia to Bucovina, a historic region on the slopes of the Eastern Carpathians. Once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire for more than 130 years until 1918, today Bucovina crosses the border between Romania and Ukraine.

Begin with a visit to the Voronet Monastery, often referred to as the ‘Sistine Chapel of Eastern Europe’ thanks to its distinctive blue frescoes depicting the Last Judgment. Learn about the monastery’s ties to Moldavian ruler Stephan the Great, who dedicated much of his life to defending his kingdom against Ottoman Turks during the Dark Ages.

After a 30-minute drive through beautiful mountain scenery, reach the Monastery of Moldovita, which dates back to 1532 and was among the first of Bucovina’s unique painted monasteries. Then, cross the Obcina Mare Mountain to visit the 16th-century Byzantine and Gothic Sucevita Monastery, one of the region’s last churches to feature ornate interior and exterior paintings.

Finally, cap off the full-day cultural tour with stop at a traditional black pottery workshop in Marginea before returning to Iasi in the evening.
Stop At:  
The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Travis Tourism
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • OPERATED BY Travis Tourism

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What is the maximum group size during Iasi Unesco Heritage Tour in Bucovina?
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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This tour to Bucovina was just an...
David T
, Nov 2016
This tour to Bucovina was just an amazing time. My guide Radu was awesome. The ability to just sit back and enjoy the drive and scenery was a great way to go. The painted monasteries were just fantastic, so much history and the stories they tell....just incredible. The amazing views from up in the mountains always makes me come back to Romania. Watching the potters at Marginea was fascinating, how quickly they can turn out some of the products. The black pottery was so different to what we can be used to seeing. All in all, a great day.

Product code: 26020P2

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