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Bucharest: City of Contrasts

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 40 people
Destination(s): Romania  
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1051 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1365 Euro (EUR)

An alternative to Europe's classic city breaks, is, nonetheless, a week-end in Bucharest, Romania's capital city. Bucharest was mentioned for the first time during the reign of prince Vlad the Impeller, better known as Dracula. Since then, Bucharest grew steadily, being now a really cosmopolitan city. Internationally renowned artists, like the composer and interpret George Enescu, and several well-known opera singers have performed in Bucharest.

Besides, its history and its own charm, Bucharest offers everything what a European capital city can offer - starting with all kind of museums and theatres, where we can arrange tickets (the theatres, the Opera and the Operetta are usually closed from end June to mid-September), to discos and night-clubs. Despite the fact that under communist rule part of the city has been destroyed, despite social problems of more recent periods, Bucharest is, as always, the most beautiful and diverse city in the region. A simple tour of Bucharest is not enough to know a city. A lifetime would rather be the period one should dedicate to Bucharest.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1, Thursday: Evening walk. Individual arrival on Bucharest's International Airport. Transfer to the hotel through the village of Otopeni. During an evening walk the charm of Bucharest, its tales and legends, the charm of its comfortable pubs shall be unfolded. Accommodation for 3 overnights in a top 3-star or 4-star hotel in Bucharest (Hotel Opera, Hotel Central, Hotel Venezia, or Hotel Capitol, or a hotel of a similar quality) or a 5 star hotel (Hotel Continental or equivalent).

Day 2, Friday: Tour of the city by car and foot. Sightseeing tour of Bucharest, with a visit of the Museum of the Village, which brings together original houses from the villages of Romania. A walking tour of the old centre, will close our day. In the evening, drive to Urlati, which is laid in one of the best wine regions in Romania, for a wine tasting and dinner. Exception will make the tours organised in September, when we shall attend a second concerto whithin the George Enescu International Festival.

Day 3, Saturday: House of the People. Visit of the „House of the People“, today's Palace of the Parliament. In contrast with it is the Monastery Pasarea, laid in a wonderful place, just outside of Bucharest, where we shall visit a nice nun.

Day 4, Sunday: Cotroceni Palace. The Cotroceni Palace, today a museum and the official office of the Romanian Presidents, was earlier the residence of the Romanian Kings of the Hohenzollern-Siegmaringen Dynasty. Transfer to the airport.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transfer from/to the airport in Bucharest
- Accommodation with full board
- Entrance fees for performances
- Wine tasting at Valea Calugareasca or Urlati (for a group of minimum 5 participants), or a second musical performance
- Guiding services (4 days)
- All entrance fees.

Price Excludes:
- Cost of international flight tickets to/from Bucharest
- Personal expenses and tips
- Medical insurance and insurance of the luggage
- Costs of filming and taking pictures in museums (where this is possible).

Supplier Information
Location: Romania
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006
Client Request Served: 46

A family-owned company, we specialize in incoming tours to Romania, we do organize cultural tours for the English-, German- or French-speaking markets to Romania and the neighbouring countries. We do offer a high atention to every detail in planning every tour - customiyed or standard - and offer a highly personaliyed...

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