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  2. Iasi
  3. Day Trips

From Iasi: Rural Experience Fortress & Bison Reservation

Product ID: 104870
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Meet with your guide and enjoy a day trip to one of the most beautiful regions in the country. Discover the wilderness of the Carpathians, the fresh air, the wonderful mountain landscapes and the serenity of this area.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German

Pick-up included

Hotel pick-up.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the beautiful view offered from the impressive Neamt Fortress
  • Be amazed by the picturesque traditional villages where time stands still
  • Witness their vivid tapestry of old customs, handicrafts and folklore by visiting the Nicolae Popa Museum
Full description
Start with a visit to Neamţ Monastery, the oldest monastic establishment for monks which shelters an impressive, well-preserved library. Nor far is the Neamt Fortress – an important military and historical objective that survived the siege of Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. Take a stroll up the hill and enjoy the beautiful view offered from this impressive fort.

Continue with a one of a kind experience with a visit to a bison reservation and have the opportunity to observe the wilderness. Your journey will then continue with a visit to Agapia, not only a charming church and a great tourist attraction but also an important center of promoting the traditional crafts. Be amazed by the picturesque traditional villages where time stands still.

The locals still use horse-drawn carts and prepare food above an open fire with ingredients from their backyard. Witness their vivid tapestry of old customs, handicrafts and folklore by visiting the Nicolae Popa Museum. You will also have the opportunity to study the symbols of the national costumes. Try on the traditional costumes and take pictures so you will have some one of a kind souvenirs. Afterwards, be transferred back to Iasi.
Includes
  • Full time service of a professional English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by private car/ coach with air-conditioning
  • Information materials
What’s Not Included
  • Airline tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals, other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments/ sights other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Departure at 08:00 and return in Iasi at 20:00