Black sea coast: trip to Constanta and Mamaia

Starting from 100€ per person

Highlights

  • Full-day tour to the Black Sea coast form Bucharest
  • Explore Constanta’s ancient Greek and Roman roots at an archaeology museum
  • See traditional Romanian costumes, art, and household items at the Folk Art Museum

Itinerary
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Pass By: Triumph Arch, Bucharest

Our tour to Constanta starts early in the morning and takes us east for 230 km on the A2 highway all the way to the majestic Black Sea.

Stop At: Saints Paul and Peter Cathedral, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

We then walk towards St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, an outstanding monument built at the beginning of the 19th century in byzantine architecture, nowadays it stands as proof of how far Christianity has spread. The cathedral also lies next to ruins of the ancient city of Tomis, former name of Constanta, that offer on insight on how the city used to be organized during Roman times.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Constanta Casino, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

Our first stop will be at Black Sea Coast, where we will find the symbol of Constanta- the spectacular Art Nouveau Casino standing between the commercial port and tourist one. Built in 1910 by the first King of Romania, the casino nowadays stands with a great view towards the sea as one of the main landmarks of Constanta.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Museum of National History and Archeology, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

We then reach Ovid Square where we will be going inside the Museum of Archaeology and History that exhibits the largest collection of vases, statuary, artifacts and jewellery from the Greek-Roman period in Romania. Join our guide inside to hear ancient history between Romans and former Dacians.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Roman Edifice with Mosaic, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

After the Museum of Archaeology and History we will head for the Roman Mosaic museum where we will be seeing how a former market, placed next to the Black Sea, used to be. The Roman Mosaic section of the museum was formed in 1966 to protect ancient history that lay within the floor and artifacts that inhabit the Roman Mosaic.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Folk Art Museum (Muzeul de Arta Populara), Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

Continue your tour of the city with the Folk Art Museum, where you will be better acquainted to traditional life in Romania through its impressive collection of costumes, household items and religious icons.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mamaia Beach, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

No trip to Constanta is complete without a stop in the seaside resort of Mamaia, known as the Pearl of the Black Sea. With its fine sand and line up of restaurants, cafés and clubs, Mamaia is the most popular destination on the Black Sea, offering both relaxation, as well as entertainment. You can sit back, listen to the sounds of waves and enjoy the afternoon sun at the beach before heading back to Bucharest.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Mosque of Constanta – Minaret, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast Romania

After the cathedral we head towards the largest mosque in Romania, built in 1910 by our King Carol ! for the local Muslim community, nowadays this mosque stands as testimony to the ethnic diversity and confessional tolerance. Climb the 140 steps of the minaret for a breathtaking view over the city and sea.

Duration: 20 minutes

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Duration

9h

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Inclusions
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small-group tour (maximum 6 people per group)
  • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees (5 euros per person)
  • Entry/Admission – Museum of National History and Archeology
  • Entry/Admission – The Roman Edifice with Mosaic
  • Entry/Admission – Folk Art Museum (Muzeul de Arta Populara)
  • Entry/Admission – Mamaia Beach
  • Entry/Admission – The Mosque of Constanta – Minaret
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Maximum is 6 people
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

800PeterL800
Nicosia, Cyprus

Very interesting and enjoyable

A very long day, but our guide/driver Andrei made it a real pleasure. He was extremely knowledgeable and keen to ensure that we made the most of the day – nothing was too difficult for him. An excellent tour in all respects

Date of experience: December 2018

Adult (18-90 years) / person:

2 – 3 – 100 Euro

4 – 8 – 90 Euro

Youth (13-17 years) / person:

1 – 4 – 40 Euro

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance

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Leave the bustle of Bucharest behind and head for Romania’s favorite holiday destination on a private tour to the beautiful Black Sea coast. In Constanta, dig into the area’s ancient history at an archaeology museum, learn about Romanian folk art traditions, and step inside the country’s largest mosque. Then, soak up some sun and relaxed local culture on the sandy beaches of Mamaia, a popular seaside resort known as the ‘Pearl of the Black Sea.’