BUZAU ~ VALCEA ~ MEHEDINTI
* Admire the world’s most valuable amber
* Reach the Red Tower Pass on Olt Valley
* Celebrate all Oltenian traditions at Maldaresti Boyars’ Fortified Mansion
* See the traditional blue printed pottery center & UNESCO Orthodox monastery from Horezu
* See the second landscape in Romania unique in the world
DAY 1 ~ BUZAU COUNTY:
A DESTINATION THAT WILL SOOTH YOUR SOUL AND HEART
Are you seeking more secluded locations where you can really enjoy the surroundings without constant interruptions of phone calls and emails ?
We propose you destinations so remote that some don’t even have GSM covering !
Instead you will have the great opportunity to do some soul searching.
It’s totally up to you.
Welcome and greeting at Bucharest or Sibiu airport.
See the world’s most valuable amber
One of the only few amber museums in the world is located in the only place on Earth where amber was industrially extracted from underground mines.
This village provided the raw material for Stalin’s pipe, necklaces of the Queen of England and Elena Ceausescu and the Amber Room.
You can not dig yourself for the most valuable amber like the locals but you are welcome to find out all the stories at Fangs Amber Museum !
The only NO you ever wanted to hear
NO traffic, NO neighbors, NO GPS coverage. Ask for details !
DAY 2 ~ VALCEA COUNTY
Welcome and greetings on Bucharest or Sibiu airport.
Car transfer to Olt Valley.
Watch for the storks nests on the beautiful Olt Valley while riding on E81 (European Road 81).
Crossing the Pasul Turnu Rosu (Red Tower Pass – 352 m), this is one of the most beautiful roads in Romania.
It is also one of the most important communication ways between Bucharest and the cities from North and West of Romania.
While in Cozia National Park spare some time to enjoy the highlights tour of North Oltenia’s prestigious old monasteries: Cornetu, Turnu and Cozia.
Celebrate all Oltenian traditions at Maldaresti Boyars’ Fortified Mansion
Starting with the 16th century, the boyars from Western Wallachia and Oltenia built tall fortified mansions to defend themselves against the Turks attacks.
Their names – culas – come from the word kula which means tower in Turkish. Made of solid stone and painted in dazzling white, these have veranda and doors with huge wooden pillars. In the walls, there are holes for rifles to banished uninvited visitors if needed. Inside they features solid cellar, interior stairs and simple rooms with clean floors and wooden beams.
Dinner & Overnight
Maldar Lordly Mansion
This old Oltenian cula intactly preserves all architectural details of these.
It has lordly white thick walls, tall tower, vaulted veranda along the entire facade of the superior floor, interior stairs and secret exits. Starched lingerie, dowry chests, traditional covers and carpets as well as authentic historical furniture decorate the mansion’s rooms. Its name reminds of the legend of Captain Tudor Maldar from Michael the Brave’s army. Come celebrate here all Oltenian traditions, from food served within their restaurant to events !
“La Conac is a quiet little house away from the town area. Here, we were treated to lovely sunsets and sunrises. There’s no restaurant here, or nearby. We drove back to town to pick up some pizza takeaways and cold beer, to be enjoyed from the verandah.”
DAY 3 ~ MEHEDINTI COUNTY
You really don't know what to admire first when you visit this cave.
Not for nothing it occupies the second place on the list of landscapes from Romania unique in the world !
In 1956 it was considered the most important cave discovery of the time, being declared a nature monument ever since.
As Romanian geo-speleologists demonstrated along time, this cave hides concretionary forms unique even for world speleology.
Car transfer to Bucharest or Sibiu airport.
* What to expect: highly customized itinerary planning & travel arrangements, upscale / luxury rooms and suites recommendations, traditional / fine dining top restaurants recommendations, all in city private transfers by chauffeured car, entrance fees.
* Base price (itinerary planning & all inclusive car rental services): from 669 Euro for up to 6 guests.
* Departures: all year round.
* Interests: family, culture / art / museums, history, nature, relaxing.
* Personal tour manager available on request.
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