‘Maramures’ Archive

Special Christmas traditions in Romania

Christmas is the most important religious celebration and many centuries-old Christmas traditions in Romania are still alive, especially in the northern region of Maramures. Attending the Christmas mass in traditional clothes in a wooden church On Christmas day, villagers put on their colorful, hand-made traditional clothes and attend the Christmas mass. Maramures is famous for […]

Top things to do in Romania, by region

We’ve created a list of the most interesting and authentic things to do in Romania based on our previous experience with foreign travelers. Here are our top things to do in Romania – Special interest activities available in many regions of the country: Hike in the mountains up to 2500 meters (Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Făgăraș, […]

Family holidays in Romania, tailor-made

Example of a family trip to Maramures, Bucovina and Transylvania. This is the brief version of a tailor-made holiday plan we have recently crafted for a family of 6 (grandparents, parents and children) coming to Romania in August for 17 days. Days 1 to 7, discovering Maramures: collecting hay and piling a haystack, milking sheep at […]