Blog Casa Elvira

22 Sep

Kitchen and traditions

Special On request, the guests of Casa Elvira can participate to workshops of local craftsmen: egg decoration, adornment of local costumes, cooking of Romanian food, the traditional Christmas meat preparation etc. On Easter, we organize special programs, including the participation to the traditional Easter night cermony at monastery Vatra Moldoviţei and including the blessing of traditional Easter food.. During the winter holidays, we offer the opportunity to witness all the Christmas customs that have been preserved for centuries in this region. From June to September, on request we can organize visits to one of the local sheepfolds to witness traditional...
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15 Aug

Attractions near Casa Elvira

Note: The touristic circuits described below are one-day journeys, with the start and end at Casa Elvira, in Vama, Suceava. For more information about the circuites and about the weather and state of the tracks, please ask the pension’s personnel. Suceava Fortress Historical Locations in Bucovina UNESCO: Churches of Moldavia Dragomirna Monastery Humor Monastery Moldoviţa Monastery Probota Monastery Putna Monastery Râșca Monastery Suceviţa Monastery Voroneţ Monastery The secular forest from Slatioara “The Lady’s Stones” at the top of Rarău Mountain The Salt Mine from Cacica Lucina – Horses and natural rezervation Learn about the traditions and customs in Bucovina, România...
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5 Jun

Hiking tracks

NOTE: – The tracks below are generic suggestions of mountain circuits. The departure and arrival are close to Casa Elvira. For details and information about the current state of the tracks, please contact the pension’s personnel or Salvamont Suceava. – The tracks are accessible in the cold season too, but only to experienced hikers with winter equipment: skis, snow walkers etc. see map with details Hiking track 1 Câmpulung Moldovenesc (620 m) – Motel “Alpin” Rarău Marking: red dot Duration: 4 – 5 hours Altitude difference: 900 m Info: this track is accessible all year; road about to be renovated...
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5 Jun

Touristic tracks

Note: The touristic circuits described below are one-day journeys, with the start and end at Casa Elvira, in Vama, Suceava. For more information about the circuites and about the weather and state of the tracks, please ask the pension’s personnel.