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Maramures

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Things to do and see in Maramures

Authentic Experiences: For a one-of-a-kind experience, take the narrow-gauge steam train. Starting from the small logging town of Viseu de Sus, the steam railway runs along a scenic road for about 30 miles, chugging behind an old steam engine. The train provides the only access - other than walking - to settlements higher up in the ...
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Maramures- Accomodation Info

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Maramures-Transportation Info

» By air Major airports located in: Baia Mare (BAY) - 29 miles away from Sighetu Marmatiei www.baiamareairport.ro/index.php?lang=en&titlu=presentation Satu Mare (SUJ) - 58 miles away from Sighetu Marmatiei www.aeroportulsm.ro Airlines with service to the region: Tarom - www.tarom.ro Other airports located in: Cluj Napoca (CLJ) - 117 miles away from Sighetu Marmatiei - www.airportcluj.ro Oradea (OMR) - 140 miles away from Sighetu Marmatiei - ...
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Accomodation in Bucovina- Painted Monasteries

Gura Humorului – located just 25 miles west of Suceava – provides a good base for exploring both the monasteries and the nearby villages. Guesthouses are available in Vama and Sucevita. For a list of available hotels and B&Bs around the Painted Monasteries area, please check our Accommodations Guide (Note: enter Bucovina under location).
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Transportation Info -Bucovina’s Monasteries

Easily accessible from both Suceava - with its direct airline and rail links with Bucharest, and Iasi - offering daily flight connections from Vienna and Bucharest , the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina can be viewed in one frustratingly rushed day, but are better savored in two or three. The town of Suceava may be the best ...
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Voronet Monastery

Location: Bucovina – Northeastern Romania Nearby large town: Suceava (20 miles east) Access: car, bus (from Gura Humorului), 3 ½-mile walk from Gura Humorului Nearest train stations: Gura Humorului Perhaps the most famous and stunning of the painted monasteries is Voronet (Vo ro nets), founded in 1487 by Stephen the Great to celebrate a victory over the Turks. Widely ...
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Sucevita Monastery

Sucevita MonasteryLocation: Bucovina – Northeastern Romania Nearby large town: Suceava (31 miles southeast) Access: car, bus (from Radauti) Nearest train stations: Radauti, Vatra Moldovitei hc High walls and heavily buttressed defensive towers surround the great monastic complex of Sucevita, giving it the appearance of a fortress. Founded in 1581 by Gheorghe Movila, Bishop of Radauti, it was later expanded ...
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