What To Expect
French elegance, classic architecture, communism influence - you will discover each element during this private tour that starts from Parliament Palace. From communist excess to Belle Epoque beauty, Bucharest bares its uneven past on every corner. Neo-classical palaces sidle next to crumbling tower blocks in this rich, and unashamedly raw, mix of a capital. Surrounded by wide avenues, Ceausescu's megalomaniacal Palace of Parliament sprawls in the south. The majestic Romanian Athenaeum music hall and the world-class National Art Museum cluster just north of the old quarter.
Parliament Palace - Built by Communist Party leader, Nicolae Ceausescu, the colossal Parliament Palace is the second largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon. The interior is a luxurious display of crystal chandeliers, mosaics, oak paneling, marble, gold leaf, stained-glass windows and floors covered in rich carpets.
Cotroceni Palace - Between 1679 and 1681 the ruler Serban Cantacuzino built, in the West of Bucharest, the Cotroceni ensemble which represents his most important architectural endevour.
Lunch break at Hanul lui Manuc (Manuc's Inn) - located in the Historical Center of Bucharest, it is the oldest operating hotel building and it also houses a very popular restaurant.
Palace of the Romanian Athenaeum the music hall home to George Enescu Philharmonic.
Royal Palace - National Museum of Art.
Special dinner at the famous restaurant Caru cu Bere - where you will taste traditional delicacies, Romanian wines and last but not least an amazing desert.
Minivan with professional driver (A/C)
Assistance during the entire tour
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
This tour is a guaranteed small group with a maximum of 5 participants. For bigger groups, please inquire.
Tour operates from Wednesday to Sunday as most of the Palaces are closed in the beginning of the week.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
3 - 4 hours
3 - 4 hours