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In this charming Romanian region time seems to have stood still. Maramureș is an area where you get the impression of being in an infinite open-air museum. The crafts, the people, their places and their spirit are alive and create a magical attraction for the traveller.
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Attractions in Maramureș


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Maps and trails

The open air Museum welcomes its guests with traditional architecture representing the four ...

Mountain pass · Maramureș
Pasul Șetref

Straßenpass zwischen Romuli und Săcel, 800m

from Gerd Simon,
Church · Maramureș
Biserica de lemn din Bârsana

Aflată în satul Bârsana din județul Maramureș, biserica din lemn datează din anul 1720, fiind ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Cemetery · Maramureș
Merry Cemetery

The Merry Cemetery is a cemetery in the village of Săpânța and became an open-air museum and a ...

from Paul Wasicsek,   Outdooractive Editors
Leisure Park · Maramureș
Jungle Park
Map / Jungle Park

Jungle Park is a safe recreation area, offering its visitors various games and for those who do not ...

from Adela Bodin,   RomaniaTravel.Guide

Aflată în satul Budești Josani din județul Maramureș, biserica de lemn datează din anul 1643, fiind ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Railway · Maramureș
Steam Train The Vaser Valley

Calea Ferată Forestieră din Vişeu de Sus numită „Mocăniţa de pe Valea Vaserului“, se află în nordul ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
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Maramureș is located in the northwest of Romania on the border with Ukraine and is surrounded by mountains higher than 2,000 meters. This region is rich in wild animals like bears, black goats or lynxes and many other natural treasures.

To protect the diversity of the region, two national parks have been established: the Rodnei Mountain National Park and the Maramureș Mountain National Park, which is also the largest nature park in the country.

As nature perfectly blends in with the traditions and craftsmanship of the place, you will discover the art of woodworking, which the locals have been practicing for centuries and which is also reflected in the many wooden churches that have made Maramureș so famous. Eight of them have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Both the picturesque landscapes and the villages, as well as the unique traditions and popular costumes make Maramureș the perfect choice for a traditional holiday in this dreamland.

Casă tradițională maramureșeană Photo: Robert Aniței, Unsplash

Peisaj rural din Maramureș
Photo: Baciu Cristian Mihai, CC0, Unsplash

Cărare izolată într-un sat din Maramureș
Cărare izolată într-un sat din Maramureș
Photo: Theodor Vasile, CC0, Unsplash

Photo: Theodor Vasilve, CC0, Unsplash

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Getting there

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The nearest airport is Cluj (about 140km)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Destinations in Maramureș


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