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Bukovina Painted Monastery

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Bucharest, Romania

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $410 USD per trip
  • Duration

    3 days

  • Avg Distance

    1070 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Any day, around 8:00 am

  • Starting Location

    Bucharest

  • Price Includes

    Car, fuel for 1070 km, driving, guiding

  • Notes

    Not included: entrance fees, parking fees, accommodation and meals; kms over 1070 will be charged at 0.20 USD/km (for the extra fuel); normally we should do no more than 1070 km round trip.

Highlights

  • The Humor Monastery - this monastery has the oldest outer paintings in Romania. Red is the most important colour of the paintings.
  • The Voronet Monastery - The "Sixtine Chapel Of The East" - part of UNESCO World Heritage. Blue "Of Voronet" is the most important colour ...
  • The Moldovita Monastery - also, an important cultural centre during the XVth century
  • The Sucevita Monastery - built like a fortress, with outer walls and defense towers
  • The Putna Monastery - the first monastery built under the rule of Stephen the Great

Guide

Trip Info

During this three day tour we visit five of the many painted monasteries from Bukovina: Humor, Voronet, Moldovita, Sucevita, and Putna. Discover masterpieces of Byzantine art. These churches are one-of-a-kind architectural sites in Europe! Day one: Bucharest – Suceava by car, with a stop on the way for lunch. Overnight in Suceava at a hotel of your choice. Day two: visiting the monasteries. Return to Suceava in the evening. Overnight at a hotel of your choice. Day three: Suceava – Bucharest by car, with a stop on the way for lunch.

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