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From Bucharest: Small-Group Day Tour to the Black Sea

1. From Bucharest: Small-Group Day Tour to the Black Sea

The tour starts at 08:00 with a private pick-up from your hotel. You will then head towards the Black Sea in the Dobrogea region. Once you arrive here, stop in Constanta city, a former Greek settlement and one of the oldest and most important harbors by the Black Sea. Here, you will enjoy a guided walking tour in the city center where you will see the Constanța Casino, Petru and Pavel Church, Romania’s biggest mosque and Ovidiu Market with the most important museum in the city. Here, you will see Roman mosaics, the ruins of the ancient city of Tomis and the Archaeology Museum holding the treasure of this city. After having learned so much, you will now head to Mamaia Beach Resort, Romania’s most famous and beloved location by the Black Sea. The resort was founded during the royal times, and remained ever since a favorite place for elite holidays. You will also have time to enjoy the golden soft sand and the refreshing sparkling water of the beautiful sea. Now it is time to head back to the capital city. End the day in Bucharest with private drop-off at your hotel.

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From Bucharest: Private Day Trip to Constanta and Mamaia

2. From Bucharest: Private Day Trip to Constanta and Mamaia

Visit the ancient port town of Constanta, and the bustling Mamaia resort, for a refreshing break from the big city. Choose your pickup location in Bucharest, and enjoy the ride as your guide brings you to the best coastal spots. Soak up the sun and sites at the liveliest beach along the Black Sea. You'll spend the bulk of your day having fun in the sun on the 8km stretch of Mamaia's beach. Enjoy the warm waves, lounge around and work on your tan, or go for a stroll on the sandy shores. Don’t worry about getting lost, your guide is there to help. For history buffs, turn back time at the abandoned Constanta Casino, an homage to the era of Art Deco. Stop at the awe-inspiring Carol I Mosque, a monument to Turkish roots in the region. Learn about the area's diverse past from your expert guide. There's never a dull moment at Romania's hottest resort. This flexible tour let's you see it all.

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Constanta: Full Day Tour from Bucharest

3. Constanta: Full Day Tour from Bucharest

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 in 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, 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 the 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. Afterwards, 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. After lunch, the day ends with the drive back to Bucharest.

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What people are saying about Mamaia

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Very good tour with an excellent guide

We really enjoyed this tour and was so pleased to see Constanta which which exceeded expectations. The guide was very knowledgable and was happy to answer all our questions.