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Brancusi Homeland Highlights-Private tour from Bucharest

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What to Expect
During a two day trip through Wallachia,we invite you to discover Horezu Monastery,a UNESCO World Heritage Site,two magnificient natural wonders in the area-Oltet Gorges and Woman's Cave,and some insights into the life of one of Europe's great sculptors,Constantin Brancusi,whose masterpieces can be admired in Tragu Jiu.

1st Day:Highway I Bucharest-Pitesti,Ramnicu Valcea,Horezu Monastery,Polovragi Monastery,Oltet Gorges,Woman's Cave,Targu Jiu.Built in 17th century by Prince Constantin Brancoveanu,Horezu Monastery is a masterpiece of the Romanian architectural style known as "Brancovenesc",characterized by rich sculptural details,religious compositions,painted decorative works and a rich collection of frescoes and icons dating back to the end of the 17th century and the beginning of 18th century.Therefore,the monastery is one of the 25 Romanian sites included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.The nearby Horezu Village is one of the biggest and famous potterycentres in the country.Its fame crossed the borders of the country and people from all over Europe come here to buy the beautiful Horezu ceramic.Woman's Cave,the first electrified cave in Romania.

2nd Day:Brancusi Memorial House in Hobita,Brancusi sculptures in Targu Jiu(the Endless Column,the Kiss Gate,the Table of Silence)Ecaterina Teodoroiu HOUSE(WORLD WAR I HEROIN)Scornicesti(Nicolae Ceausescu's birth village)Pitesti,Bucharest.

Constantin Brancusi was a Romanaian-born sculptor who started his career in Paris.Formal studies took him first to Bucharest,then to Munich and finally to Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bucharest city hotels
Departure Time
8:00 AM
2 days
Return Details
Bucharest city hotels
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • One night accommodation in Tragu Jiu,certified national guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Melas are not included.Optional,lunch/dinner reservations in Ramnicu Valcea and Targu Jiu
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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