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From Bucharest: Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip

1. From Bucharest: Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip

Depart Bucharest and travel 230 kilometers to Constanta in the company of a private driver and guide. Stroll through the old part of the city on arrival to get amazing views of the Black Sea coast. Then, visit the Museum of Archaeology and History to look at a large collection of vases, statuary and jewelry from Romania's Greek-Roman period. Go inside the largest mosque in Romania, built in 1910 by King Carol I, and climb the 140 steps of the minaret for a breathtaking view of the city and sea. Continue to the Byzantine St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral near the ruins of the ancient city. Discover the symbol of the city at the spectacular Art Nouveau casino between the commercial and tourist ports. Enjoy lunch in one of the best fish restaurants on the coast, before going to the Folk Art Museum to learn more about traditional life in Romania. Complete your day trip with a visit to the seaside resort of Mamaia and top up your tan on the beach before the drive back to Bucharest.

Constanta: Full Day Tour from Bucharest to the Black Sea

2. Constanta: Full Day Tour from Bucharest to the Black Sea

In the first part of this tour you will be driving on the highway to Constanta and crossing the bridge over the Danube (the first bridge was built in 1895 by the Romanian engineer Anghel Saligny during the King Carol I). You will also pass the Nuclear Power Plant built by a Canadian Company at the beginning of 1978. After 3 hours of driving, you will then reach Constanta before heading to the historical center. Constanta is the oldest town attested on the Romanian territory.  There, you will visit the Museum of Archeology and History Constanta. Founded in 1878, the museum contains relics and pieces of architecture from the Greek and Roman period. This includes the Roman Edifice with mosaic (temporarily closed for renovation), discovered in 1959 by archaeological excavations. The edifice reveals an original Roman Mosaic, which was part of the commercial harbor dating back to the 4th Century. You will also see the statue of Ovidius, representing Publius Ovidius Naso (43BC-17AC), who was buried under the gates of the Roman Citadel in the present location of the statue. The statue is located in Ovidiu Square and was built in 1887 by the Italian sculptor Ettore Ferrari. Then you will visit the Muslim Mosque, built between 1910-1912, as a homage to the local Muslim community. The inauguration was made in the presence of Carol I (the first king of Romania). It was first named Carol I and later was renamed Mahmud the Second. Going up in the Minaret Tower you can have a splendid panoramic view of the whole city of Constanta. Afterward, you will visit the Orthodox Cathedral, built between 1883-1895 by the famous Romanian architect Ion Mincu. It is a monument of Byzantine architectural style. The Aquarium Constanta, inaugurated in 1958 was the first public aquarium in Romania, and you can see here a variety of fish species including a large collection of sturgeon (temporarily closed for renovation). After lunch, the day ends with the drive back to Bucharest. Optionally, if the weather permits and if you bring your swimming suit, you can take a refreshing bath in the Black Sea.

Danube Delta - 2-Day Tour from Bucharest

3. Danube Delta - 2-Day Tour from Bucharest

This 2-day tour provides you with the opportunity to discover the natural wonders of the Danube Delta. This is the 2nd-largest river delta in Europe and is comprised largely of wetlands and water, and intricate patterns of channels, marshes, small streams, and lakes. The Danube Delta is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It is home to more than 300 species of birds and 45 species of fresh-water fish that inhabit its numerous lakes and marshes. You’ll have the chance to visit Tulcea, the ancient port city located on the Danube Delta, and enjoy a boating trip for bird watching or fishing. The city of Tulcea spreads over 7 hills and has been an important harbor since its founding in the 7th century B.C. It was later conquered by the Romans and rebuilt in their style. You’ll spend 1 night at a Danube Delta hotel or guest house. Itinerary Day 1: Bucharest – Constanta – Tulcea – Danube Delta Day 2: Danube Delta – Tulcea – Bucharest

From Bucharest: Constanta- Black Sea Private Tour

4. From Bucharest: Constanta- Black Sea Private Tour

This tour will bring you to discover more about the city of Constanta, which was once considered Romania's Monte Carlo, with its spectacular Art Nouveau casino standing between the commercial port and the touristic one. You will visit the Museum of Archaeology and History to discover its large collection of vases, statues, artifacts, and jewelry from the Greek-Roman period in Romania. Last but not least, this tour will also bring you to the biggest mosque in Constanta: climb the 140 steps of the minaret for a breathtaking view over the city and sea. However, no trip to Constanta would be complete without a stop at the seaside resort of Mamaia, also known as the Pearl of the Black Sea. Take a walk on the beach, dip your toes in the Black Sea, listen to the sounds of waves, and enjoy the afternoon sun at the beach before heading back to Bucharest.

Private Transfer Bucharest to Constanta/Mamaia or Back

5. Private Transfer Bucharest to Constanta/Mamaia or Back

This private Bucharest to Constanta or Mamaia transfer is designed for people that are used to great quality and impeccable service. The ride last approximately 3 hours depending on traffic conditions. The ride will be on the highway so it will be fast and enjoyable and you can be dropped off at any location of your choice. Drivers can also wait for you to bring you back at an extra charge. All cars are equipped with free Wi-fi so you are always connected with your business or with your loved ones at home. The professional drivers are constantly checked for quality and they will always wait for you 15 minutes before the agreed time with a signboard at the airport or in front of your hotel making sure that you will reach your final destination safe and on time. 

Constanta: Roman History Sightseeing Tour with Wine Tasting

6. Constanta: Roman History Sightseeing Tour with Wine Tasting

Sightseeing of the port surroundings including the Port Museum, Ex-Casino (under reconstruction), the Genovese Lighthouse and on the way to Adamclisi village where the great monument built at the order of Trajanus Emperor was erected in 109 AD. First, you will visit the renovated monument which shows scenes from the clashes between the Roman Legions and the native Dacians. A ten-minute drive and you will visit the Museum of the monument, where actual artefacts of the monuments are exhibited and a panoramic view of the fortress will round up the image of the Roman Conquest. Bacchus was the God of grapes and wine will be met at “Patrician” organic wine factory to accompany you in tasting eight kinds of wine together with some snacks. If you like wine you can purchase on the spot. On the way back to the ship.

From Bucharest: 3-Day Danube Delta Birdwatching Private Tour

7. From Bucharest: 3-Day Danube Delta Birdwatching Private Tour

Discover the natural wonder of the UNESCO Danube Delta, the second-largest wildlife biosphere in Europe. This pristine garden is home to over 320 bird species, an array of fish and plants, and unique local culture. Our trip offers a 3-hour bird-watching boat trip, where you can leisurely observe the rich wildlife in its natural habitat. The boats are designed for comfort, allowing you to relax and fully enjoy the stunning surroundings. You'll stay for 2 nights in comfortable accommodations, where you can taste the best fish-based cuisine that the region has to offer. We'll take you on a journey to Constanta's old town, where you can explore the historic Grand Mosque, Archaeological Museum, and the iconic Casino. You'll also visit Halmyris Fortress, a remarkable ancient structure. Halmyris Fortress is an ancient Roman fortress located near the village of Murighiol in the Danube Delta region of Romania. The fortress was built in the 4th century AD as a part of the Limes Scythicus, a defensive system of fortifications along the Danube river, meant to protect the Roman Empire from barbarian invasions from the north. The fortress was strategically located on a hill overlooking the nearby lakes and marshes, giving the Roman soldiers a clear view of the surrounding area. It was a typical Roman fortress, with a rectangular shape, four towers at each corner, and a gate in the middle of each wall. Today, visitors can explore the ruins of the fortress, including the walls, towers, and the remains of the barracks, the granaries, and the command center. The site also has a small museum that showcases artifacts found during the archaeological excavations, including pottery, coins, and weapons. Halmyris Fortress is a fascinating destination for history buffs and anyone interested in the ancient world. It provides a glimpse into the military and cultural heritage of the Danube Delta region and is a great way to experience the rich history of the area. To immerse yourself in the local culture, we offer an overnight stay in a traditional guesthouse located in the charming village of Mahmudia. Here, you can witness the daily life of the locals and savor regional fish-based specialties unique to Romania. Visit The Aquarium from Tulcea, also known as the Danube Delta Museum, showcases a variety of freshwater and saltwater species, as well as exhibits on the Danube Delta's history, ecology, and local culture. It's a must-visit destination for nature lovers and those interested in the region's unique aquatic life. This trip offers a unique opportunity to witness the exceptional natural beauty and rich culture of the Danube Delta. Get ready for an unforgettable experience that will stay with you for a lifetime! Day 1 Bucharest - Constanta - Danube Delta - Mahmudia. Day 2 Mahmudia - Danube Delta Safari Experience wild life and birdwaching boat trip - Halmyris Fortress - Mahmudia. Day 3 Mahmudia - Malcoci village - Tulcea Danube Delta Aquarium - Bucharest.

Constanta: Private Coastal Tour with Transfer and Museums

8. Constanta: Private Coastal Tour with Transfer and Museums

Sightseeing of the port surroundings including the Port Museum, Ex-Casino (under reconstruction), the Genovese Lighthouse, The Archaeology and History Museum, Ovid Square (stop in Tomis port and walk into Ovid Square), Mamaia resort, where you will have a walking session in the centre of the resort. On the way to Techirghiol resort, a place bordered by a salt-lake with a beach used for the sapropelic mud-bath (a remedy for rheumatism and not only). In Techirghiol you will visit the Wooden Church of Holly Mary, brought there in the 1930s from the northern part of Romania. Returning to the ship you will pass through the resort of Eforie North.

From Bucharest: Private Day Trip to Constanta and Black Sea

9. From Bucharest: Private Day Trip to Constanta and Black Sea

This Bucharest to Constanta and Mamaia day trip is one of the most popular during the summer. From Bucharest to Constanta we have around 220 km. Constanta is the 5th largest city in Romania, a harbor and touristic city that lies on the western coast of the Black Sea. A cosmopolitan place where East meets West in a perfect harmony. The oldest city in Romania was founded by the Greek colonists from Miletus, in the 7th century b.c., under the name of Tomis. If you choose this Black Sea tour, in a single day you could have a sunbath and feel the Greek and Roman vibes of Constanta. Don't forget your beachwear and let's hit the Sun Motorway!

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based on 30 reviews

It was an amazing experience and quite relaxing. Marius, our guide, was excellent, very friendly and informative. Constanta was rather beautiful, Mamaia beach is lovely.

Very little time in Mamaia. It does not allow to be on the beach for more than a few minutes