Trip around Romania

This section is dedicated to our travel in Romania

Day 11, Sat 1.9.

190km/5h5 & visits

From Pensiunea Marioara, very nice, to Mineralogy museum, Sfintii Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril (archange Michel et Gavril ( ?), Plopis (wooden church), Desesti (another wooden church), Budesti, Barsana, Oncesti, Merry Cemetery, Sapanta (modern monastery), Calinesti, Pensiunes Doli & Casa Veche.

Montage of two timeline maps.

With an example of a road that was not passable (we asked local people, luckily as there was no one insight for km), despite that the navigator said the opposite.

Satu Mare

Baia Mare

The half moon was stolen and only a 3D representation is on display. It was their most valuable piece.

Day 12, Sun 2.9


Sighetu, Memorial, Poienile Izei, Church on the Hill (chicken on tomb), Chinteni (c/o Daniel&Stefania), dinner in Cluj

Cluj were we stayed at T's niece (in Chinteni)

Day 13, Mon 3.9

137km/5h30. 2km/26mn (walked downtown), Visit Cluj-Napoca, and then drive to Zalau.

Day 15, Wed 5.9

436 km. Zalau to Suceava (9:15 until 9 pm with dinner). Google did not get it right.

Vatra Dornei, Suceava is a busy city, hotel next to a small Football field and a transport company

Day 16, Thu 6.9

158km/3h20. Taxi: 7km/30mn. Walk 1.5km/25mn. 

Suceava, Muzeul Bucovinei, Fortress of Suceava, Iasi: visit center (rallye), taxi tour, eat at Oscar, Pensiunea Tatarasi, not so confortable.

Church in Suceava, built by Stefan the Great

Top row, precucuteni III, statuettes: Cucuteni A-B. Pot = Cucuteni B

Citadelle of Suceava. Partially renovated, not always evident what is old.