Private tours in Transylvania, Romania. Experienced tour guide. Family company.
    E-MAIL us: gelutrandafir [at] yahoo.com, CALL us +40-723.303.310
    Private tours in Transylvania, Romania. Experienced tour guide. Family company.
      E-MAIL us: gelutrandafir [at] yahoo.com, CALL us +40-723.303.310
      October 26, 2018
      Carta Abbey

      Carta Abbey – Cistercians’ easternmost outpost in Europe

      An Evangelical parish nowadays, the Carta Abbey was built around 1200 by Burgundian Cistercian monks.
      October 28, 2018
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      Wooden Churches of Maramures

      The wooden cathedrals of the Romanian peasants’ faith.
      October 28, 2018
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      The Sighet Memorial

      Sighet Memorial. The dreaded Communist prison has been converted in a Memorial to the victims and the resistance against dictatorship.  

      Castles

      Citadels

      Fortified Churches

      December 5, 2019
      Ilie Lazar Funeral
      Ilie Lazar, the Romanian legendary hero of Maramures
      Ilie Lazar, a proeminent interwar pro-Western politician from Maramures, Transylvania, was reburied as a hero during a military funeral service held in Bucharest, December 4, 2019.
      November 4, 2019
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      Ieud – the Wooden Cathedral of Maramures
      October 7, 2019
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      The beautiful faces of Maramures
      If hard working is a common feature in Maramures, for Ileana and her family is almost a like a religion.
      September 28, 2019
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      Merry Cemetery – the funniest epitaph
      “My poor mother-in-lawUnder this heavy cross you lie,And yet, if you had three days more,You’d be here too see me die.So, passer-by, do not disturb her,For […]
      July 18, 2019
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      Peasant Life in Maramures
      Isolated by the mountains, Maramures region was less affected by the Communist aggression and the madness of the forced collectivization, therefore it has better preserved old crafts, customs and traditions, and a strong religious devotion.
      January 4, 2019
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      Merry Cemetery
      The Merry Cemetery – Being cool about death.