Day excursion to Bucharest (lunch included)
We'll leave on our full day excursion in the company of our guides to discover the Romanian capital of Bucharest. According to legend, the city was founded by a shepherd called Bucur, which means ‘joy' in Romanian. Bucharest has suffered greatly from its communist past but after the year 2000, due to the advent of significant economic growth, the city has modernized.
We'll start off our visit with a panoramic tour of the city giving you an overview of the various monuments of the capital. We'll head to the restaurant for a typical Romanian lunch with traditional music and folklore dancing to entertain us. After lunch, we'll head again by coach to Bucharest's Eco-museum*, a genuine village in the city where we'll learn about the habitats of the different regions of Romania and their handcrafts. We'll conclude our visit with a photo stop at the Palace of Parliament, a gigantic neo-classical style marble construction designed by Ceausescu before visiting the Orthodox Church.
We'll leave Bucharest by coach and head back to the ship.
- The ship continues cruising during this on-shore excursion.
- Lunch is included.
- The visit lasts all day - comfortable shoes are recommended.
- The order of the visits can change.
- Times are approximate.
- *The Eco-museum is closed on Mondays and replaced by a visit to the Cernica Monastery.
Trip code : EXC_BUCARE