The schedule of this trip is very busy but it will give you a unique and complete insight into the region of Maramures, Romanian culture and our old way of life.
An all-inclusive all-round immersive experience!
These wooden churches are unique in Romania and in the Christian religion. We will learn about the history, traditions, architecture and superstitions surrounding these churches. and, most important, why wood has been used to build them and as a way of artistic expression.
We will visit a local brandy distillery where we will learn how it's made and taste different flavours of 'palinca' or 'tuica', as it is called in other parts of the country. Beware - strong spirit, only for the brave! :)
On our first day, a young local family invites us to taste products from their own farm and the delicious dishes of Maramures region. But even with our other meals - expect lots of tasty and healthy food from one of the most rich culinary regions of Romania!
You will stay in a local guesthouse with clean and comfortable rooms, en suite bathroom and all other essentials needed for your trip. And you'll experience firsthand how welcoming the locals from Maramures region are!
The trip in Maramures was highly enjoyable and Florin was a great guide! He was very helpful and always went a step further for us, which we are grateful of. He was also very knowledgeable, not just about Romania but also the region and other worldly affairs. We loved conversing with him. I also appreciate the quick responses from Romanian Friend and help with linking us up. Thanks for everything!
My recent 2-day tour visiting Maramures region with Florin was spectacular. Florin's knowledge is boundless, his enthusiasm contagious and his well-planned itinerary excellent. The Maramures region is packed with wonderful scenery, wondrous wooden churches and a center for maintaining century's old traditional lifestyles. The staff at Romanian Friend couldn't have been more helpful or courteous. The entire experience was A+ and I can highly recommend joining Florin for a trip through Maramures.
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