Bucharest to Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip
A mixture of culture, history, yummy cuisine, sun and fun - A great summery day tour by Eddie
This Bucharest to Constanta and Mamaia day trip is one of the most popular during the summer. From Bucharest to Constanta we have around 220 km. Constanta is the 5th largest city in Romania, a harbor and touristic city that lies on the western coast of the Black Sea. A cosmopolitan place where East meets West in a perfect harmony. The oldest city in Romania was founded by the Greek colonists from Miletus, in the 7th century b.c., under the name of Tomis.
Mamaia is the Romanian Ibiza, the most exclusive summer resort in Romania.
If you choose this Black Sea tour, in a single day you could have a sunbath in Mamaia and feel the Greek and Roman vibes of Constanta.
Don't forget your beachwear and let's hit the Sun Motorway!
Why with us
- More time for you - my tours are designed to give the traveler a fair amount of time to really enjoy the attractions included
- Personal experience - this tour is designed and performed by Eddie, your professional local tour guide
- Flexibility is the key word - in case of a private tour, one could spend more time on what interests you most and less for the rest
- Unicity - we could (if possible and desired) add one tour component and remove the other - even ongoing - for a full customized experience
- Small Group Tour - usually my groups are up to 7 people but if your group is larger we'll still have fun
"A great tour to Constanta and a great tour guide" ★★★★★ on TripAdvisor
I visited Constanta and Mamaia beach with Eddie. It was a perfect day at sea, in churches and at the Museum of National History and Archeology. I absolutely recommend this very friendly guide, who will be your best travel partner
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Pricing for Bucharest to Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip
Private groups of 1-2 people (price per group)
80 euro/person + 80 euro/person = 160 euro (for a group of 2 persons) ; 160 euro for a group of 1 person
Private groups of 3 people (price per person)
80 euro per person
Private groups of 4-7 people (price per person)
75 euro per person
Private groups of 8 or more people (price per person)
70 euro per person
Highlights - Bucharest to Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip
- Ovidius Square - everything is here, pedestrian streets, coffee shops, restaurants, museums, historical monuments, cathedrals. And the Black Sea is very close.
- The Roman Edifice with Mosaic - one of the largest mosaics discovered on the former territory of the Roman Empire. Built between the 3th and the 4th century a.d., over a surface of 2000 square meters, this is the living proof of how important the city of Tomis was, especially for trade.
- Saints Paul and Peter Cathedral - the largest Orthodox church in Dobrogea region - Southeast Romania.
- The Grand Mosque - is the most important Muslim cult building in Romania
- The Cliff of Constanta and the Casino - although under restoration work, Constanta Casino is an iconic and romantic monument, placed by the sea.
- Mamaia Summer Resort -we could have a sunbath on the beach and/or have a nice summer cocktail.
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Full Day Private Tour
All year round. The best part of the year for this tour is from May to September. Please check for availability via email or WhatsApp/Mobile phone
This tour is held in English. However, I can help a bit the Italian tourists with my basic level of Italian language (parlo un po' di italiano)
10 hours. This may vary depending on road and traffic conditions, queues at the visited sites or any unexpected reason
Approx. 450 km round trip. Almost all on mororway
Pick-up and Drop-off
At you hotel or place in Bucharest
At the moment we accept cash payment only. You are going to pay the tour price listed on this page (we do not apply any other additional charges) in the day of your tour, before the end of the tour
Pick-up and drop-off (at your hotel or place in Bucharest) | Tour guidance - by Eddie, certified national tour guide | Transportation by AC car - for 1-3 persons (my 2021 Dacia Logan or similar - in the case of groups of 3 people, in order to have maximum comfort, one person could sit in front and the other two in the back seats)/ 8-seater van for 4-7 persons/ bus for more than 7 persons (including driver, fuel, road tax, parking fees, etc.) - is offered as a FREE of charge service | Stops to our tour attractions: Ovidius Square, The Grand Mosque, The Roman Edifice with Mosaic, Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, Free time for lunch, Sunbath session in Mamaia, if the weather is proper for this. (all entrance fees are not included)
Any entrance fees: The Grand Mosque – 10 lei/2 euro/adult | The Roman Edifice with Mosaic – 10 lei/2 euro/adult; Food and drinks; Souvenirs; Personal expenses
Transportation - 1 to 3 persons using my 2021 Dacia Logan Comfort; for more than 3 persons we use minibus / bus
Itinerary - Bucharest to Constanta and Mamaia Day Trip
We leave Bucharest in the morning and head east to Constanta, driving on the Sun Motorway.
Once arrived to Constanta we start a nice walking tour around Ovidius Square and toward the Black Sea shore.
First stop is the Ovidiu Square - where we are close to some impressively beautiful buildings and the first one will be the Museum of National History and Archeology Constanta.
Next stop is the Roman Edifice with Mosaic where you could admire the ruins of an impressive ancient commercial center and warehouse, where the floor is covered in 1700 years old Roman mosaic.
Then we are going to stop and visit the Grand Mosque. The first building in Romania to use the reinforced concrete.
Because Romania and Dobrogea region are known as very tolerant lands after visiting a mosque we will see one of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in Romania, Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral.
Our walking tour will continue with the promenade alleys by the sea, including Constanta Casino and Tomis Harbor.
You will have free time for lunch and/or shopping and then back in the car.
While we are at the Black Sea shore, the best thing to do here is to feel the sand under your feet. Thus, after a 15 minutes car ride we are going to experience this in Mamaia, our last stop before Bucharest.
Our Black Sea tour ends in Bucharest after this charming day.
For private tours - by request - we could skip (ongoing) some of the tour components in order to have more time for others. Also, based on a prior request, we could have a different tour configuration, if possible.
Good things to know before you book
- This tour includes components that are not suitable for persons having walking disabilities (especially the Grand Mosque tower involves climbing stairs). Please contact us and we will try to offer the best option to you.
- Due to the traffic conditions or other reasons we cannot guarantee the return hour or the total number of hours agreed for this tour.
- During weekend time, peak season and official holidays, usually the traffic level is higher and our tour could last more hours than specified
- The Roman Edifice with Mosaic is closed on every Monday and Tuesday. In this case we are going to visit Constanta Museum of Folk Art - if desired.
- We reserve the right to refuse or unilaterally cancel any tour/service/product you want to book or you booked with us, for any reason. You will be notified via your email address/phone number regarding this issue at least 24 hours before your tour date or as soon as possible. In this case you may ask us to try to change the desired tour date or to change the tour, if possible. If you did pay any amount of money for the refused/cancelled service, and you are not interested in changing your tour date or your tour, you will be refunded. We are not liable for any losses or expenses caused by the issues above.
- Eddex Travel cannot be held responsible/liable if during our tour we find any site closed without a prior notice or we can't arrive in time to visit the attractions of the tour and also we cannot be made responsible/liable for any reason from the moment you arrive
- Transportation – is FREE of charge, you are going to pay for the tour guidance only.
- Please Note: Eddex Travel Company or the individuals involved in this tour can not cover any travel risks by a travel insurance or in any other way. Given the fact that travelling involves always some risks, we strongly recommend you to have a valid travel insurance to cover any potential risks, such as and not limited to: any unpleasant event, accident or even death, taking place during this tour. Eddex Travel Company or the individuals involved in this tour can not be held responsible/liable for any consequences, regardless of whose fault generated the consequences
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