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Monastery Day Tours

by voxz Online Now Mar 20, 2013 at 6:26 PM

HI there,
Can someone advice any tour guides for a day tour to the Suceava monasteries in 05-May 2013? As I am travelling solo, I was quoted 500RON which is quite steep. I tried emailing to a few travel agencies but got no response from them. Does anyone know any good individual travel guide with a car that provide a monastery day tour at a more affordable rate?

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    Re: Monastery Day Tours

    by Traveling_Duck Online Now Mar 20, 2013 at 11:51 PM

    Hi Voxz,
    If the 500 Lei includes transportation and a tour guide, it might seem steep but it is about right. After all, the distances between monasteries are big, and the guide will spend a lot of time and gas - for 1 passenger or for 3. You never said how many monasteries are included in this tour - anything over 4 is worth the money.
    To answer the second part of your question, unfortunately I do not know individual tour guides. Good luck and enjoy the trip!

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    Re: Monastery Day Tours

    by potempkin Online Now Mar 24, 2013 at 10:43 AM

    Theres monastery tours run by Cipri which are well recommended but probably not that cheap. Four monasteries may be one to many depending on your need to see a lot of religious icons. If you stay in Hura you can visit two monasteries quite easily from the town.
    Rob

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    Re: Monastery Day Tours

    by Traveling_Duck Online Now Mar 24, 2013 at 12:26 PM

    potempkin wrote:
    Theres monastery tours run by Cipri which are well recommended but probably not that cheap. Four monasteries may be one to many depending on your need to see a lot of religious icons. If you stay in Hura you can visit two monasteries quite easily from the town. Rob

     I suppose you mean Gura Humorului - there's no place called "Hura" in Bucovina.  Can you offer a contact for this Cipri person? 

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    Re: Monastery Day Tours

    by potempkin Online Now Apr 3, 2013 at 9:24 AM

    If you google monastery tours Buchovina you will find Cipri.

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    Re: Monastery Day Tours

    by LunaB12 Online Now Apr 27, 2013 at 3:14 PM

    Hi,
    I am sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with the travel agencies. Just send me an e-mail as soon as possible and I will help you. goedereis@yahoo.com

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