1. Romania
  2. Cluj County
  3. Cluj-Napoca
  4. Merry Cemetery, Sapanta

From Cluj-Napoca: Maramures Day Tour

Product ID: 297585
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Explore the region of Maramures renowned for its traditions, rural life, amazing haystack-spotted landscape, colorful clothing, party music, and wooden architecture on a day tour from Cluj-Napoca.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Pickup from your hotel/accommodation. Please provide the name and address of your hotel while booking, so that transportation can be arranged.

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  • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Learn about the local way of life and enjoy scenic countryside landscapes
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch with local people
  • Explore the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel in Cluj at 8:00 AM. Make your way to the Maramures region with your experienced guide. 

First stop is a visit to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the wooden church of Surdesti. This is the tallest of all eight wooden churches of Maramures. Take a walk in the best-preserved traditional village in Maramures, and enjoy a traditional lunch in a local restaurant. 

Continue with the visit of another UNESCO wooden church of Desesti or Budesti. Next, see one of the most famous features of the region, the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta. Discover this unusually colorful burial grounds, said to reflect the local ethos of enjoying life to the fullest.

Visit a local home to discover local traditions such as a traditional dowry room. Return to your hotel in Cluj in the late afternoon.
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle or minibus
  • All gas, road tax, and parking fees
  • All admission fees
  • Local lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks other than those mentioned
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems

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Important information
Know before you go
• The visit of the two churches involves climbing stairs
• Please advise of any dietary restrictions

From US$ 219.31 per person

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