Jewish Heritage in Romania

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Itinerary - Jewish Heritage in Romania Tour

Day 1: Arrival 
Arrival at the Bucharest Airport. Meet and greet by our guide. Private transfer to the hotel, accommodation and overnight.
Day 2: Bucharest  
After breakfast, city tour of Romanian capital, which is rich in Jewish art and literature. We will visit  the Athenaeum, Revolution Square, Opera House and Triumphal Arch, the Choral Temple and afterwards visit the Jewish Museum which gives broad coverage of the history of the Jews in Romania. Next is the Holocaust Museum at the Great Synagogue, the Yeshua Tova Synagogue and the few remaining parts of the old Jewish Quarter as well as the Jewish Cemetery. Later in the afternoon visit of the Parliament Palace. Overnigh in Bucharest. 
Day 3: Bucharest – Piatra Neamt
Breakfast. Today we will head to Piatra Neamt, where we will visit the only Wooden half underground synagogue of the country. After that, continue to Iasi, one of the great Eastern European centers of Jewish learning. We will visit the world’s first professional Yiddish-language theater, opened in 1876 by Avram Goldfaden. Later we will visit the Great Synagogue. Overnight in Iasi.

Day 4: Suceava - Gura Humorului
After breakfast, depart towards Suceava, which is one of the earliest sites of Jewish settlement in the region, Here was situated 18 synagogues and small Hasidic prayer rooms. City tour and visit to the last remaining synagogue today. Later arrival in Gura Humorului and overnight.

Day 5: Gura Humorului - Painted Monasteries of Bucovina
After breakfast we will visit the Voronet and Humor Monasteries, famous with its paintings. Both monasteries are UNESCO Heritage treasures. Departure towards Maramures, a rich place in Jewish Culture. Later we will make a stop at the Barsana Monastery, where you will get the chance to learn about the local wooden architecture.Overnight in Vadu Izei.

Day 6: Maramures
Breakfast. Today we will visit the Synagogue from Sighet and the Elie Wiesel Memorial House. Later continue with the Merry Cemetery, each wooden cross carries an epitaph about the person’s life. Free time. Overnight in Maramures.

Day 7: Cluj Napoca – Alba Iulia – Sibiu
After breakfast we will continue to Cluj Napoca for a visit to the New Synagogue. Next stop will be at Alba Iulia, the ancient capital of Transylvania, where we will visit the largest medieval fortress in Romania. Later we will head to Sibiu for a city tour including the Great Synagogue, the Tower of the Clock or Council Tower, Brukenthal museum, The big square, the small square and Huet Square, with the Evangelical Cathedral. Overnight in Sibiu.

Day 8: Sibiu – Brasov – Sinaia – Bucharest
Breakfast. Today we will continue to Brasov, where we will have visit 1901 Synagogue built in Moorish style. Walking tour in the pedestrian area and after that continue to the Peles Castle, the former Royal residence. Late afternoon arrival at Bucharest. 

Day 9: Bucharest
Departure after breakfast. Free time. Transfer to the airport. End of our services.

Rates for Jewish Heritage in Romania Tour 2020

  2 pax 4 pax  6 pax
3* Hotels 1 060 euro  710 euro  580 euro
4* Hotels 1 090 euro 740 euro 610 euro
5* Hotels 1 250 euro 900 euro 760 euro


What is included in the tour?

Price is per person
8 nights accommodation
8 x breakfast
Private transfers in air-conditioned car with private, English-speaking driver
Airport transfer on first and last days
English-speaking guide on excursions

What is excluded from the tour?

Entrance fees
Meals and drinks.

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