14 Days from $225o
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Dinner at Caru' cu Bere
Day Hike in the Hoia-Baciu Forest
Day Trip to the Salina Turda Sci-Fi Theme Park
Trip Type: Peoples & Cultures of Europe
Activity Level: Moderate
Days 1-5: Bucharest
After arriving in Romania, we'll spend our first full day in Bucharest visiting the National Museum of Art Romania before getting dinner from the incredible Caru' cu Bere.
We'll then spend our second full day on a day trip to nearby Sibiu to see the old Saxon architecture of this once capital of European culture.
On our third full day in Romania, we'll spend the day learning about the relgious architecture of Bucharest with visits to the Stavropoleos Monastery and Catedrala Patriarhală.
We'll then spend our last day in Bucharest learning about Romania's storytelling traditions with a visit to the famous Cărturești Carusel Bookstore and catching a performance from the Opera Națională București.
Days 6-9: Brasov
After taking the bus to Brasov, we'll spend the afternoon exploring the beautiful black church of Biserica Neagră filled with relics from Medieval Romania.
Participants will then get a free day to explore the culture and history of Brasov and the surrounding area on their own.
For our final day in Brasov, we'll learn about Romania's spookier side with a day trip to the nearby haunted Hoia-Baciu Forest- sometimes referred to as Romania's Bermuda Triangle.
Days 10-14: Cluj-Napoca
After taking a train to Cluj-Napoca, we'll spend the afternoon exploring the city's Muzeul Etnografic al Transilvaniei to learn about Romania's folk history.
For our first full day in Cluj-Napoca, we'll head to nearby Turda for a day trip to the underground sci-fi theme park Salina Turda to explore Romania's unique approach to science fiction.
We'll then spend our second full day in Cluj-Napoca on a morning hike in the Turda Gorge before catching drinks later that night at the famous Flying Circus Pub.
For our third full day in Cluj-Napoca, we'll learn about the city's Jewish history with a visit to the Jewish History Museum before getting dinner with Chabad Cluj-Napoca.
We'll then spend our final day in Romania on a day trip to nearby Lacul Știucilor to explore the incredible nature surrounding Romania's deepest lake.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.