Day excursion to Constanta
Enjoy a full day tour to the Romanian Black Sea Coast. Drove to Constanta, one of the oldest towns of Eastern Europe. The town has been settled by the Greeks in the 7th century BC. Visit the Old Town and the Ovid Square. At the Ovid Square you will admire the statue of the well-known Roman poet Ovid, who spent a good part of his life in the ancient Tomis, today the city of Constanta. Visit first the History Museum with its impressive collections of ancient artifacts. The statues of Glykon and of Aphrodite are just some of the valuable exhibits of the museum. Right next to the History Museum, you will find the Roman Mosaic, the largest mosaic in Eastern Europe. The colorful pavement served as pedestrian area during the Roman period of the city. Across the street you will discover the Turkish Mosque. Walk shortly to the Orthodox Cathedral St. Peter and Paul. The cathedral is the largest of its kind in the southern Romania and was built in the 19th century. Walk on the beautiful promenade and admire the Casino and the Genoese Lighthouse built in the 14th century. Spend the whole afternoon at leisure at the sea side in Mamaia, the most famous Romanian resort. In the evening drive back to Bucharest.