Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip from Bucharest

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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".
  • 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 9 hours

This is a typical itinerary for this product.

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    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.

  • 4

    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.

  • 5

    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.

  • 6

    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.

  • 7

    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.

  • 8

    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.


  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small-group tour (maximum 6 people per group)
  • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off


  • 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

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Departure time
08:00 AM


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A. Sears (United States) – April, 2024

Bogdan was very nice and helpful and energetic. He was good at explaining the history and we enjoyed the trip. It’s a long trip and he was able to give us some breaks. We talked about a lot of other things about Romania and he was very knowledgeable for a young person. Thank you.

J. Romo (United States) – August, 2023

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