Vrancea wineries – Bacau – Husi vineyard – Piatra Neamt – Iasi – Suceava
* Take in the amazing views from TransRarau Highway.
* Admire the exhibits of the Monachal Living Museum.
* Visit the Byzantine painted monasteries (UNESCO heritage) – including the famous Sucevita monastery.
* Go shopping at a black pottery workshop.
* Touch the an 800 years old oak.
* Step inside a manually dug salt mine.
* Bicaz Dam & Canyon and the Red Lake also look forward to astonish you !
DAY 1 – VRANCEA WINERIES
Welcome and greetings at Bucharest or Bacau Airport.
Private car transfer to Vrancea wineries.
Placed at Carpathian Mountains’ curvature, Panciu Vineyard is one of the largest lands under grapevine crop in Romania.
It stretches over about 10,000 hectares and both quantity and quality of grapes and wines produced here is famous.
Local wine cellars’ history began in the 15th century, during the reign of Prince Stephen the Great of Moldavia.
With 24 m depth and 2000 m long galleries their royal cellar is really impressive.
No less than 36 galleries cross the longest one of 560 m.
Their present capacity reaches 3 million bottles.
Wine making takes place in a modern manufacture founded in 1949 in the vineyard core.
This company keeps on the same quality level since almost 50 years.
Visit the Royal Vineyard and cellar with their guide before tasting the wines.
Three wines, two classic sparkling wines and one sweet sparkling wine await you.
Plus a complimentary gift box with two of their great wines.
And if you wish more you’ll get them with discount !
DAY 2 – BACAU COUNTY
And the lake and waterfall within Targu Ocna Salt Mine.
This is one of the most famous deposits where they exploited and still exploit the salt. The administrator is Salrom (the Salt National Company of Romania).
Visit the country mansion of the greatest Romanian composer
In 1880 the great boyar family Rosetti Tescanu built a mansion in Bacau County.
At the beginning of the 20th century this became residence of George Enescu’s family. In its park, you can still find Enescu’s elm tree, now over 250 years old. For a totally shocking experience you should attend a concert in the garden. All birds in the surrounding trees will sing along with musicians after George Enescu scores.
Where to stay overnight
DAY 3 – HUSI VINEYARD
About Husi wines excellent quality there are old records belonging to foreign travelers who have crossed through medieval Moldavia.
“Husi, ancient settlement of Moldavia’s vineyards, produces a tasty, aromatic and very much sought after wine.”
This is what Marco Bandinus was writing around 1646.
Between 1600-1662, locals planted extensive vines on these lands, setting up the princely vineyards at Husi.
Including about 3,000 ha vine, nowadays Husi's vineyard has an average production of 10,000 kg/ha.
With 3 wine factories and 200 specialists, this company produces 20 wine sorts, of which 8 red and 12 white.
Products quality has been steadily increasing as well as their competitiveness regarding the superiority, originality and price.
No wonder their wines have won numerous medals and awards at specialized competitions in the country and abroad.
Husi great brand wine derives from the glorious Busuioaca de Bohotin – Husi.
In metaphorical expression, this has gained the blazon of muscat-nectarious wine, rosy colored and organoleptically fully optimized.
But enough with the stories, it’s time to see with your own eyes the wine cellar and collection winery.
Then you will taste 4 wines Husi Zghihara, Royal & Black Feteasca and Bohotin Busuioaca.
An assorted plate with Romanian traditional products will accompany them.
And in the end you will receive a gift box with a bottle of “Husi Zghihara 2005” wine. Tempting, isn’t it ?!
DAY 4 – NEAMT COUNTY
Private tours of 2-3 sightseeing of your choice arranged upon request: Slatioara Monastery, Bicaz Canyon & Dam, Piatra Neamt city tour, Mirrors Resort or Wisents Reservation.
DAY 5 – BUCOVINA
Probably the most beautiful and impressive Byzantine painted monastery in Bucovina is Sucevita Monastery ensemble.
The harmonious combination of defensive, civil and religious architecture, stone and wood sculptures, paintings and religious decorative art is jaw-dropping.
Its Resurrection Church – built at the end of 16th century by Movila brothers – is on the UNESCO Patrimony List.
The brother artists Sofronie and Ion decorated both the inside and outside of the elegant church.
The richness of paintings makes it stand out.
Private car transfer to Bacau or Bucharest Airport.
Family, Wine tasting, Culture, Monasteries, Nature, Wildlife, Photography, Relaxing
Starting / Ending airports
All year round. Some activities are subject to weather conditions.
EUR 1,800 per guest (based on 2 guests)
What to expect
* Highly customized itinerary planning & Travel arrangements
* Luxury / upscale hotel rooms and suites
* Top restaurants (traditional / fine dining)
* All in country private transfers
* Entrance fees
* VAT 19% excepting accommodation services – 9%
* Special experiences
* Personal tour manager
We prefer to give you the freedom of choice while protecting your budget.
This is why Azzurytt tariffs do not cover any accommodation services, meals or entry fees.
All these are commission free and have to be paid directly to respective suppliers.
* This itinerary proposal shall be tailor made in order to best fit your own preferences. Even after customization it remains subject of road and weather conditions as well as of optimizing changes.
* It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes, have sun glasses and waterproof coat just in case you will need them.
* Recommended all inclusive budget varies depending on season, tour length, number of guests, accommodation and car availability at time of booking, final mileage, special experiences, discounts and other custom preferences.