From Bucharest: Small-Group Wine Tour in Urlati
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy an epic day-trip from Bucharest, following the ancient wine road built by the Romans 2,000 years ago. Re-opened to the public after almost a century of “hibernation”, the road displays beautifully restored manors, cellars and old monasteries. Along the way, you’ll visit two wine museums, stop for lunch in a traditional manor and enjoy wine tasting sessions at two prestigious wineries, surrounded by the endless vineyards of Dealu Mare – Romania’s most famous wine region. Short history: Romania is a country with a long standing tradition in winemaking, and the world’s 13th wine producer, despite losing half of its arable lands and suffering a loss of prestige several decades ago, when communists favored mass production over quality. Nowadays, the country has gone through a process of mass restoration, aiming to re-claim its rightful place among the ...
Your tour starts at 8:00 AM with a private pickup from your hotel. From here you will head towards Ploiesti, 82 km north from the capital, where the wine route actually begins. After only 8 km, you reach the top destination, Urlati town, where you find a remarkable old manor, built at the half of the XIX century in a typical Romanian architectural style: Bellu Manor. Then you continue the route and make a new stop in Ființești Village for a guided tour through the Lacerta Winery. Visit the cellar and taste some of the best wines made here. After this beautiful wine tasting we will head towards Vinalia Manor where you will enjoy a delicious lunch with local traditional food. You will continue your wine tasting with some of the best local wines during your meal. On your way back home, take the time to discuss your experience.
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