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Bucovina

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A hidden gem of Romania. Come to Bucovina for the painted monasteries, stay for the arts, crafts and gorgeous scenery.
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Bucovina Sights

Bucovina, with its beautiful painted monasteries, is the most popular tourist destination in Romania. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll see why immediately. A visit and tour here are well worth while. There are 12 wooden monasteries in Bucovina painted with colorful religious images. They are unlike anything else in Romania. This is a quaint and quiet place. There's plenty of green space and easy access to the surrounding hills. Bucovina is a perfect destination for those who like to hike and bike.

Bucovina Tourism

Bucovina can definitely feel off-the-beaten-path, but in a good way. It stands out among the villages and smaller cities of Maramures and Transylvania. The whole place is like a museum. You'll love exploring the unique houses and ancient streets. And you can't miss the gorgeous natural scenery. There are also numerous local artisans in Bucovina. These include pottery workshops where you can get hands-on with this traditional craft. You can take several interesting day trips from Bucovina too. You'll have no shortage of activities. This is a wonderful place to escape from the bustle of Romania's larger cities. Visiting Bucovina lets you get back to nature and the true culture of Romania.

Where to stay in Bucovina

When researching the region we found that the best accommodations were in the town of Gura Humorului so this is where you would be staying, a small picturesque town close to Sucuvea. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to select from.

Things to do in Bucovina

The painted monasteries of Bucovina are the obvious draw but there's much more to see in the area and Bucovina's a great base for a day trip to Chernivtsi over the border in Ukraine, but still in the historic region of Bucovina and compared to both Vienna and Jerusalem. There's significant Jewish heritage to be explored in the area too. You can also use Bucovina as a starting point for a two or three day trip to Romania's ultra-traditional Maramures region, finishing up in Transylvania. When we send you your customized itinerary you will be able to choose additional excursions to included in your vacation package or consider for adding later.

Popular Tour Itineraries Featuring Bucovina

Spend some time in Bucovina on a tour that takes in other cities in Romania and neighboring countries. Our vacation packages including Bucovina and other destinations make traveling in Central & Eastern Europe hassle-free. We take care of getting you from place to place, accommodation, excursions and activities.

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Romania Two Week Tour

Two weeks exploring all that Romania has to offer, from the vibrant capital Bucharest, Black Sea port city Constanta, the tranquil Danube Delta, bucolic Bucovina and legendary Transylvania. Travel partly by train then with a private driver for maximum convenience. read full itinerary

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