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Tour highlights include:

*discovering the wild flower meadows of Bosanci and Frumoasa – two nature reserves with rare species of plants like Serratula wolffii, Iris sibirica and Centaurea marschalliana;

*visiting the Painted Monastery of Voronet – “the Sistine Chapel of the East”-famous for its paintings on a base of azurite blue, which is as distinctive as the red used by Titian or the green of Veronesse. The simplest and most dramatic composition is “The Last Judgement”, which stunningly decorates the whole western façade of the church;

*exploring the Slatioara Forest Reservation – a nature reserve with over 320 vascular plant species. This is one of the first nature reserves founded in Romania, with an excellent record of conservation. Here you can find endemic species of Romanian flora as: Aconitum moldavicum, Hepatica transsilvanica, Campanula carpatica, Larix deciduas ssp. Carpatica, Symphytum cordatum;

*visiting the Painted Monastery of Moldovita, an excellent example of a strongly fortified monastery compound;

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