Bucharest Getaways: Mogosoaia Palace & Snagov Lake

If you've got limited time in Bucharest, this is the perfect way to discover the city's essentials: see the main landmarks and boulevards, explore main neighbourhoods and understand history. After that, we take you to see the two main attractions outside of the city, also the locals' favourite getaway spots for a picnic or some nature time: Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Lake & Monastery.

What you need to know

  • This is a private half-day tour of Bucharest and its surroundings
  • Included: transport by car, guidance and entrance fees
  • Get a panoramic driving tour of Bucharest to see its main sights, landmarks and boulevards.
  • Visit Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Lake & Monastery, two of the most popular and beautiful sights on the outskirts of Bucharest (read more in 'About Romania')

Additional information

Wear comfortable clothing.

Pick up from your hotel at agreed time.

Moments to expect

Drive through the best of Bucharest!

We start our drive from the Arch of Triumph and drive on Kiseleff Blvd. admiring beautiful old-style aristocracy buildings to Victory Square to see the Government HQ. We continue on the coquette Victory Blvd. to see main sights such as the Atheneum, former Royal Palace, etc. and stop in Revolution Square to learn how the 1989 Revolution overthrew the communist regime. We continue our drive to the massive Parliament Building.

Drive through the best of Bucharest!

Mogosoaia Palace

We leave the city to head towards the former residence of an old Romanian aristocratic family, built around 1700. While learning about the impressive and dramatic history of the palace, you can admire the unique Romanian architectural style of the building and enjoy a walk in its beautiful garden and domain. Or just rest and admire splendid views of the nearby lake!

Mogosoaia Palace

Snagov Lake and Monastery

We continue our drive through the outskirts of Bucharest to the village of Snagov, where the high class from Bucharest own summer villas around the beautiful lake which is hidden deep in a dense forrest. We enjoy a short walk in the area and go on a small island to visit Snagov Monastery . Dating from the 15th century it will impress you with its simplicity, legends and it is also the burial place of Vlad the Impaler - a famous Romanian medieval ruler.

Snagov Lake and Monastery
2 x 145 Euro
How to book this tour?
  1. Choose how many people and when
  2. Request a booking and fill in your details
  3. Flexible payment and cancelation
  4. Guide answers in 24h
  5. Children prices

Cancelation & refund policy


Sends us or the guide an email 24h before the tour informing us you can't make it and you'll get a full refund of your payment, no questions asked.

Location details

  • Starting point: Bucharest
  • Nearest airport: Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
  • Nearest train station: Bucharest North Railway Station
  • Landscape: Urban, countryside

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