Vineyards And Danube Delta

Day 1: Bucharest

Transfer from the airport and check-in at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel 4*, Bucharest. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2: Bucharest / Constanta

After breakfast we will have a Panoramic sightseeing tour of Bucharest, with visit to the open air Village Museum, a true-to-life Romanian village, with genuine dwellings from all regions of the country. Its exibits - genuine monuments including houses, pens, churches, water and wind mills, cloth mills, of great historic and artistic value - acquaint the visitors in two hours with the specific of the Romanian village. The objects inside the households - carpets, pottery, rugs, icons, furniture - point to the originality of the folk creation, the sensibility and care for the beauty of the rural people. We will continue our tour in the region of Dobrogea, known for its vineyards since ancient times. Wine tasting at Murfatlar - famous for its sweet, aromatic wines. Murfatlar won over 140 medals since 2001 and is known worldwide. Dinner and vernight at Cherica Hotel 4*, Constanta.

Day 3: Constanta / Tulcea

Breakfast. In the morning, city tour of Constanta, the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea, attested since 6th century BC; here we will visit the Archaeological Museum. An impressive collection of artifacts from Greek, Roman, and Daco-Roman civilizations is on display illustrating the history of Dobrogea from the Stone Age to modern days. En route we will visit the ruins of ancient Greek colony Histria. A rich city, compared to Pompeii, which was wiped of the map in the 7th century AD by invading forces. Dinner and overnight at Esplanada Hotel 4*, Tulcea.

Day 4: Tulcea - The Gate To Danube Delta

Breakfast. Half day cruise in the Danube Delta including specific fish lunch. This amazing wetland shelters over 300 species of birds, count more than 90 species of fish from royal sturgeon to carp and perch, while its 1,150 kinds of plants range from sinuous lianas in oak forests to water lilies. It isn't small wonder that UNESCO has designated the Delta a "Reservation of the Biosphere". Dinner and overnight at Esplanada Hotel 4*, Tulcea.

Day 5: Tulcea / Iasi

Breakfast. We will visit Cocos monastery, kwon for its impressive collection of old coins and decorative art but also because it shelters the bones of the oldest Christian martyrs discovered in Europe. Wine tasting at Niculitel renowned for its red wines and white dry Aligote, perfect to accompany local fish dishes. Dinner and overnight at Bellaria Hotel 4*, Iasi.

Day 6: Iasi / Piatra Neamt

After breakfast we will take a sightseeing tour of the capital of Moldavia region, with stops at the beautiful Tree Hierarchs Church and the Palace of Culture. Wine tasting in Cotnari, a renowned Romanian vineyard first mentioned in 1448; "Grasa de Cotnari" is the most famous wine produced here and it has been awarded for the first time with gold medal in 1900 at the International Exhibition in Paris. Dinner and overnight at Central Plaza Hotel 4*, Piatra Neamt.

Day 7: Piatra Neamt / Bucharest

Breakfast. Today we will visit Neamt monastery, a Romanian Orthodox religious settlement, one of the oldest and most important of its kind in Romania. It was built in 14th century, and it is an example of medieval Moldavian architecture.
Departure to Bucharest, en route we will stop for another wine tasting in Panciu or Odobesti, both vineyards dating from medieval times. Dinner and overnight at Doubletree by Hilton 4*, Bucurest.

Day 8: Bucharest

Breakfast and transfer to the airport. End of our services.