Tours

Discover Maramures is dedicated to offering all tourist types the oportunity to visit Maramures region so we strived to create circuits that will suit even the most diverse demands and travel budgets.

DISCOVER THE UNESCO WOODEN CHURCHES - 1 DAY

This one day tour allows tourists to visit the eight wooden churches that are part of the UNESCO patrimony: Surdesti, Plopis, Rogoz, Budesti, Barsana, Ieud, Poienile Izei and Desesti. They will discover the beauty and the uniqueness of these architectural masterpieces and also many legends, traditions and customs related to the wooden churches.

In the same time, the tour will include other types of attraction: traditional villages, the famous Maramures wooden gates, the complex of water-powered machines in Sarbi, Barsana Monastery and Ples Museum in Ieud. From € 85pp - includes transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.  

DISCOVER THE UNESCO WOODEN CHURCHES - 2 DAYS

The two day tour will mix visits to the eight wooden churches that are part of the UNESCO patrimony: SurdestiPlopis, RogozBudestiBarsanaIeudPoienile Izei and Desesti with the discovery of the authentic Maramures ruralness. While admiring the harmony of the wooden churches and their building techniques the tourists will immerse themselves into the maramures village universe with its specific customs and traditions.

During the two days, visitos will cover a large part of Maramures region seeing many other attractions: The Merry Cemetery, the workshop of Serban 'the carpenter', Florean Museum, the Old center of Baia Mare and Sighetu Marmatiei, etc. From € 85pp - includes transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.  From € 195pp - includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner, transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.  

DISCOVER MARAMURES - 3 DAYS

The tour will allow tourists to visit most of Maramures region and to discover the attractions that made this destination world famous: UNESCO wooden churches, the Merry Cemetery, traditional villages, folk costumes, museums, monasteries, ancestral food and customs, breathtaking sceneries, etc. From € 285pp - includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner, transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.

DISCOVER COUNTRY LIFESTYLE - 3 DAYS

This is an ecological circuit (the largest part is done by hiking) designed especially for tourists that want to escape from everyday modern life and wish to discover the rural charm of Maramures. The tour offers visitors the chance to explore traditional homesteads, artisans (wood carvers, weavers, blacksmiths, hat makers), ancestral tools and machines, wooden churches and museums. From € 285pp - includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner, transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.

DISCOVER COUNTRY LIFESTYLE - 6 DAYS

The purpose of this circuit is to combine visits to the main attractions in Maramures (UNESCO wooden churchesthe Merry Cemetery, The Memorial of the Victims of Communism, Mocanita - the steam train) with the discovery of the rural lifestyle, of the customs and traditions, of the people and their daily activities. The tour has an ecological component comprising of short hiking trips, no longer than 4-5 km (2.5-3 miles), allowing tourists to interact with peasants and local artisans, to visit a sheepfold and to have a hands-on experience in a homestead. This way tourists will be right at the center of the village life, understanding its beauty but also the hardship of rural lifestyle. From € 565pp - includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner, transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.

PICK-YOUR-OWN

This circuit offers tourists the oportunity to pick themselves berries, mushrooms, herbs for tea, grapes from wiveyards, fruits from orchards, all this with the help and the counselling of specialised guides. Depending on the season when you visit Maramures, one or more of this activities will be mixed with visits to the main attractions: (UNESCO wooden churchesthe Merry CemeteryThe Memorial of the Victims of CommunismMocanita - the steam train). At the end of the harvest tourists will keep a part of the crop thus having a supply of organic products. From € 85pp - includes transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.

SHADES OF COMMUNISM

Designed mainly for tourists wishing to discover and understand the communist era in Maramures but mixed with visits to the main nowadays attractions, the most important being The Memorial of the Victims of Communism in Sighetu Marmatiei. The tour will present the remains of the communist factories, mines, and will explain the daily lifestyle with its restrictions, repressions and political parades. More than that, by covering a large part of Maramures, this circuit lets tourists interact with locals and discuss about the past times, all this while admiring the natural beauty of this amazing destination. From € 85pp for one day including transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions or from € 195pp for two days tour including accommodation, breakfast and dinner, transport, guiding and entrance fee for the visited attractions.