This 1-day  tour will take you to the future GEOPARK Buzau & the Dealu Mare wine region in Buzau county. The Muddy Volcanoes at Berca are natural phenomena. Gas from 3,000 meters underground pushes water and clay to the surface and creates an area full of small cones of mud which look like small volcanoes: a spectacular moon landscape—unique in Europe. The Muddy Volcanoes are the main attraction of the future UNESCO GEOPARK Buzau which covers an area of 100.000 ha and compra large diversity of geological treasures like amber, the living fires or the salt mountains. The second part of the trip will lead you to Dealu Mare, the most famous wine-growing district in Romania. It is said to be the “Tuscany” of Romania. Discover Romanian wine culture with more than 2.000 years of history. Sights on the tour: Muddy Volcanoes & future UNESCO Geopark Buzau, Dealu Mare wine area, Lacerta Winery TOUR INFORMATION: Muddy Volcanoes & Dealu Mare Wine tasting tour Tour type: Cultural & Culinary tour (1 day) Date: March to November , upon individual request Duration: ca. 8-10 h Starting point: Hotel of your choice in Bucharest Available languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese Group size: minimum 4 persons Price: Upon request (depending on the group size) Programme: 08.00 h: Transfer from Bucharest to Buzau county Visit to the Muddy Volcanoes — unique natural phenomena in Europe 13.00: Traditional lunch 15:00 Visit to a Dealu Mare premium winery on the top of the hills: wine production, tour through the vineyards, wine tasting 17:00 Transfer back to Bucharest [vfb id=’2′]

Learn all about Romanian wine and discover one of Romania´s most beautiful wine regions. Dealu Mare (“The Big Hill”)  is on the same latitude as Bordeaux and Northern Italy and said to be the “Tuscany” of Romania.  Since several years already, Dealu Mare wines have been awarded prizes at international wine competitions. Discover Romanian wine culture with more than 2.000 years of history and excellent wines from sunny southward hills. On your trip you will visit Romania´s best wineries and beautiful historical and cultural places in the Dealu Mare region.

TOUR INFORMATION: Dealu Mare Wine Tour Tour/Event type: 1-Day Tour from Bucharest, Weekend Tour (2 days) or combined culinary tour (5-7 days in Romania) Date: March to November, upon individual request Duration: 1 day (combination with other teambuilding modules possible) Locations: Dealu Mare wineries, several cultural and historical places Group size: minimum 4 persons [vfb id=’2′] traseu_cicloturistic_Dealu;a

Cooking classes in the vineyards is a unique offer in Romania, provided by Mobile Cooking Romania – an innovative tourism product that combines sightseeing of spectacular places with tasting of culinary treasures of the Carpathian garden. Mobile Cooking has been developed in cooperation with TravelBuzau and local tour operators and offers thematic gourmet cooking classes and “haute cuisine” events with international experienced chefs and sommeliers at spectacular places in Romania. A special mobile kitchen device and transport system allow to offer these events at extraordinary places in castles, in the Carpathian mountains, in the vineyards or somewhere in the wild forests. In Buzau county, we offer cooking classes in the Dealu Mare vineyards and in the forests. TOUR INFORMATION: Mobile Cooking Romania Tour/Event type: Cooking classes for tourist groups or culinary teambuildings for corporates Date: Outdoor Mai to October, indoor all year round, upon individual request Duration: 1 day (combination with other teambuilding modules possible) Locations: Dealu Mare Wineries, i.e. LacertA winery Group size: minimum 10 persons Price: based on selected location/chef/cooking theme [vfb id=’2′]

Buzau county offers several interesting locations for corporate events in Romania. The Dealu Mare wine area with its premium wineries i.e. is just 1 h driving time from Bucharest. Events can take place in the middle of the vineyards or in the courtyards of a winery. For events off the beaten track Buzau offers wood cabins and luxury lodges in the forests and mountains. Choose Buzau county for your corporate event:

  • Sales events
  • Corporate Meetings
  • Company anniverary
  • etc.

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Teambuilding in the vineyards – Discover this new amazing offer in Buzau and stay with your team at one of the premium wineries where plenty of activities are waiting for you:  Wine tasting, Blind wine tasting, wine seminars, cooking classes, cooking shows, grape harvest participation and a party evening for your team with premium wine, local food, music and much more. CORPORATE TRAVEL – INFORMATION: Teambuilding in the vineyard Date: March to November, upon individual request Duration: 1-3 days Starting point: Bucharest Group size: minimum 8 persons Services included: Transport, guide, wine tasting, lunch/dinner, accommodation (3-4 star guest-houses), teambuilding activities (upon request), team party/evening [vfb id=’2′]

The exclusive culinary get-together… with fresh seasonal products from local producers & tasting of premium wines. Discover Romania´s most famous wine-growing district, Dealu Mare (the “Big Hill”).  It is said to be the “Tuscany” of Romania and offers more than 2.000 years of history and excellent wines from sunny southward hills. We will visit one of Romania´s best wineries, learn about wine production and taste internationally awarded Romanian premium wine. A premium brunch with fresh, regional and high-quality products according to the slow food concept is provided by Terra Carpatica. Enjoy this unique combination of old forgotten Romanian food traditions and modern fusion cuisine. Location:  LacertA Winery – Fintesti/ Buzau (95 km from Bucharest) Date: March to November, upon request Price: from 175 Lei pp. (children up to 6 for free, 85 Lei for children > 6) Services included: Premium brunch, wine tasting, winery visit, tour through the vineyards, get-together at the panorama terrace. Optional children programme: horse carriage rides through the vineyards/ creative workshops Optional:  Bus transfer from Bucharest [vfb id=’2′]

The Carpathian Mountains are one of Europe´s last remaining ecosystems. The Carpathian Garden offers a great natural variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs or mushrooms. For generation the Romanians have experience in preserving fruits, vegetables and meat for winter time. Discover the art of preserving and making artisanal food in the sunny regions of Buzau Valley and Dealu Mare.

The following culinary workshops are offered:

  • Jams
  • Pickles
  • Zacusca and vegetable preserves
  • Liquors and brandy
  • Bread
  • Cheese
  • Traditional Romanian sausages

Available for groups > 10 persons

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Grigorescu Mansion, architectural monument of the commune of Berca, becomes the new headquarter of the tourism development association TravelBuzau.