Why should you visit BucoviNa?
- The painted monasteries are a must while travelling here.
- Visit the village-museum Ciocanesti, to see the beautifully painted houses.
- Painting eggs for Easter is taken very seriously in Bucovina. Every year Easter eggs are turned into works of art by the skilled craftspeople from this area.
- Taste the local cuisine, complemented with homemade schnapps.
Our specialists ‘must do’
If you are a nature lover, you definitely have to take a walk in Calimani National Park, which contains the biggest volcanic crater in the country. For more adventure, you can try hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding.
A little more about BucoviNa
Located in the north-eastern part of Romania, Bucovina is one of the smallest regions of the country, yet, one of the most beautiful. The region is full of beautiful villages, lovely groves of beech trees and, of course, its uniquely painted monasteries. These masterpieces are inspired by Byzantine art, they tell visual stories about the past, often showing important moments from the history of Christianity, or tales from the Bible. Eight of them are under UNESCO protection.
If you are looking for some peaceful days filled with hospitable locals, good food and time to chill out and reflect, Bucovina is the place to be.
When to go
The best times to visit Bucovina, are the early Spring from March to June and then late Summer, September and October.