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Whether you’re short on time in Bucharest or simply want to get your bearings in the capital city, a private 4- to 5-hour tour is sure to satisfy your travel needs. After convenient pickup from your hotel, join your guide for a tour of the grandiose Palace of Parliament. Later, see the highlights of the city center, including the Royal Palace, Revolution Square, and Calea Victoriei.
Taste your way through Bucharest’s most charming and unusual ‘mahallas,’ or neighborhoods, on a small-group food tour. Venture beyond crowded squares and Communist architecture to discover the Romanian capital’s quieter, Belle Époque quarters, where Old World elegance meets bohemian flair. Along the way, pop in to lively markets, specialty shops, and cafes to sample the best of artisan Romanian cuisine like goats-milk cheese, cured meat, homemade bread, craft beer, and Wallachian doughnuts.
Trace the rise and fall of Communism in Romania on this walking tour of Bucharest. Learn how the Communist Party and the dictator Ceausescu seized power, controlled dissent and demolished huge swaths of the city to create distinctive architectural monuments. Visit political memorials and Communist-era landmarks to see how the regime and subsequent 1989 revolution have left a permanent mark on the city.
If you’re short on time but want to experience all the Bucharest has to offer, take a three-hour private sightseeing tour. Forget inflexible group tours. You set the pace and can customize the itinerary to spend more time at the places that interest you and skip the ones that don’t.
Experience both the highlights and best kept secrets of Bucharest on a four-hour bike tour. A bike and helmet are conveniently included, as is a your guide. Explore the city by bike and expand your discovery radius without getting worn out or feeling rushed. See the city’s top attractions, including the Parliament Palace, and lesser known points of interest, such as the Gypsy neighborhood.
Discover the diverse and layered history of Bucharest on a 3-hour walking tour. Stroll with a knowledgeable guide through the capital’s most interesting neighborhoods, stopping along the way to hear local legends and historical anecdotes. See landmarks like the stunning Palace of Parliament, University Square and the Kretzulescu Church, and learn how the Cold War shaped the city’s landscape.
Benefit from the personalized attention of your photographer guide and the ability to travel at your own pace on this photo-focused tour of Bucharest. Travel in a private car or minibus (depending on group size) and stop by the Romanian landmarks that interest you; this tour is completely customizable. As you snap photos, listen to guided commentary on Romanian culture, history, and modern life.
Visit two of Romania’s most captivating cultural treasures on this half-day tour from Bucharest. Admire the ornate compound of Mogosoaia Palace, which was completed near the turn of the 18th century and features impressive Venetian and Ottoman design elements. Later, delve into the legend of Dracula at mysterious island monastery on Lake Snagov, reported to be the final resting place of the bloodthirsty prince Vlad Tepes.
Follow the legacy of Jewish life in Bucharest on this insightful walking heritage tour. See the city’s former Jewish neighborhoods and most important spiritual landmarks while learning about the history of Romanian Jews, from medieval times through World War II and the Communist era. See synagogues both forgotten and restored to splendor, including the beautiful Choral Temple.
Bucharest, Romania - often marketed as the "Little Paris", "the Berlin of the Orient" would do it more justice. It is an intriguing blend of oriental medieval architecture, French-style Belle Époque buildings, Soviet-style utilitarian and monumental buildings, as well as American-flavored glass&steel sky-scrappers.We will make sense of the city together by exploring it from different perspectives. This is not your typical checklist tour: you'll often hear real-life stories, and learn about real characters that shaped the city, and which are often omitted from the official guidebooks. You will also understand why locals sometimes love to hate their city. We will explore both mainstream sites, as well as hidden gems.
Once the sun goes down and the tourist crowds have thinned, it’s the perfect time to discover the Romanian capital. See iconic landmarks, including the Arch of Triumph, Victory Square, and Palace of the Parliament, illuminated in all of their splendor on a private 1.5-hour driving tour of Bucharest. Afterwards, enjoy a 3-course dinner at a traditional Romanian restaurant. Once you’ve eaten your fill, unwind during return transfer to your hotel.
Enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of the relics of Bucharest's communism past. Learn how Communism shaped Romanian society and visit some of the most striking architectural examples of "Socialist realism," ending the tour where Ceausescu held his last speech.Small groups (maximum 10 participants).
Get a comprehensive tour of Bucharest in a flexible hop-on hop-off format. This tour provides all transportation, which makes it easy to get around the city and hit all the must-see locations. Listen to guided commentary as you travel, stopping at highlights such as the National Military Circle, Revolution Square, the Royal Palace, the Village Museum, and Calea Victoriei.
This private combo tour in Bucharest pairs traditional Romanian culture and architecture with wine. Get a sense of country life right in the city at the open-air Village Museum, featuring faithful replicas of peasant houses, cabins, watermills, and more from all across the country. Then, get cozy at a historic manor and Bucharest’s oldest wine bar for a guided tasting of four Romanian wines served with local sausages and cheese.
Experience the best of Budapest and its environs in just six hours on a private tour. Give your feet a break and enjoy private transportation from beginning to end. Stop occasionally for immersive walking tours in the most important areas. Save time and skip the lines at the Village Museum and Mogosoaia Palace. In both locations, you set the pace while your private guide narrates.
Explore the buildings and avenues that earned Bucharest the nickname ‘Paris of the East’ on a walking tour of Old Town. In this most charming section of the Romanian capital, uncover centuries of history through monuments like Stavropoleos Church, Victory Avenue, and the Old Princely Court, former home of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler. You’ll also stop in at historic Manuc’s Inn and sip a refreshing lemonade at one of Old Town’s lovely terraces near Lipscani Street.
Chew and sip your way through the historical center of Bucharest on a 3-hour gastronomy walking tour. The tasty tour is perfect for travelers who want a comprehensive overview of Romanian cuisine. Begin at a popular food shop to taste Romanian sausage, bacon, cheese, jam, and more. Afterwards, stop at the Romana Market to sample bread, goat cheese, and other traditional dishes. Leave both locations with culinary gifts to take home.
Understand Romania's long and eventful history on a comprehensive sightseeing tour. All entry fees are conveniently included, as is hotel pickup and drop-off. Follow your private guide to Bucharest’s main attractions, including a stop at the Parliament Palace. You’ll also enjoy a visit to the open-air ethnographic Village Museum, which gives you an immersive look at what Romanian life was like during the 17th-20th centuries.
Begin your time in Bucharest with this insightful, 3-hour tour exploring the city’s legacy of conquests and contrasts. Hear the history behind iconic landmarks, from the royal Ottoman influence of the Old World city center to the political uprisings of Revolution Square. See the lasting signatures and scars of Communism, and get a local’s perspective into the modern energy of this quickly evolving European capital.
Discover how 40 years of Communist rule rocked Romania on this half-day political heritage tour of Bucharest. Learn about the lofty ambitions and violent 1989 downfall of the country’s Communist government while visiting its most important remnants, like Revolution Square, the House of the Free Press and the burial place of former dictator Ceausescu. For the ultimate glimpse into the excesses of the regime, take a guided tour of the astounding Parliament Palace.
On this half-day private tour, you’ll learn about Bucharest’s rich Jewish history. Learn about the city’s flourishing Jewish community prior to World War II, and see where its first members settled in the 16th century. Tours include stops at the oldest Jewish cemetery in Bucharest and a stroll past off-the-beaten-track architectural landmarks in the Jewish quarter.
See more of Bucharest, in less time, with this attraction-packed half-day Bucharest city tour. In just a few hours, explore the top sights in the Romanian capital. See Revolution Square, the Patriarchal Cathedral, and Palace of Parliament. Along the way, learn about traditional Romanian life and folklore at the Village Museum, and walk around the historic city center.
Famous for its scenic landscape and Balkan culture, Romania’s often-overlooked communist history also served to shape the country as it is today. Learn about the fall of the communism on a half-day tour of Bucharest and visit significant landmarks including the Palace of the Parliament, Primăverii Palace, and Revolution Square. Travel between sites with ease via private vehicle, and save time with pickup and drop-off from selected central hotels.