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Maramures

Romania

Visit Maramures – the land of wooden chuches, wooden gates and well preserved traditions and crafts. Have a tour in Maramures to understand the local rural life, way of living, to visit the cultural heritages, to taste home made food and drinks and to relax in a splendid countryside area. Maramures is a great choice as part of a longer tour in Romania or you can just choose for a rural vacation in Maramures.

Highlights

Wooden churches, wooden gates, Sapanta Merry Cemetery, well preserved traditions, old crafts, home made food

Tourist attractions

Wooden churches from Desesti, Rozavlea, Surdesti, Bogdan Voda, Ieud, Budesti, Sisesti, Barsana, which are UNESCO monuments; Wooden gates; Sapanta Merry Cemetery; Mocanita Steam Train

Travel tips

You can have a tour in Maramures all year round. Special moments are during the religious holidays when you can see better and learn about local traditions, beliefs and customs. Most people include Maramures in a longer tour of Romania together with other proplar regions as Transylvania and Bucovina. If you are looking for a relaxing and comfortable rural vacation , then Maramures is one of the best regions in Europe to do that. During your trip to Maramures the best way is to stay overnight in local rural guesthouses. In this way you can really feel the region, interact with people, enjoy the rural life and home made food. Don’t miss when you are here to taste lunches and dinners cooked by your host and to try the „horinca” which is a strong plum brandy.  Our reccomendation is to choose a private guided tour in Maramures, because your guide will be able to show you, explain to you the history of the places, people’s customs, crafts and everything which is behind the attractions and these amazing people.

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Tours in Maramures