Shore Excursions

COSTANTA SHORE EXCURSIONS

Costanta Shore Excursion: Constanta, is the third largest city in Romaniaand holds a long history, as it was founded by the Greeks in the sixth century BC as a port of the Black Sea coast to trade with the peoples of the Interior and was called Tomis. The city was renamed by the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great (274-337) and followed the fate of the Roman empire in decline until the tenth and eleventh centuries, when resources with trade with the Byzantine Empire and the city of Genoa. Discover this magic coty with our shore excursion in Costanta

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COSTANTA SHORE EXCURSIONS
Shore Excursion in Costanta, Romania Price: 25 EUR
Duration: 3 hours
Level Activity: Medium

Extra Fees: 5 € Entrance in the museum






What's eating: Ciorbas: different kinds of soups Mititei and Sarmale: grilled minced-meat rolls and stuffed cabbage rolls, also made with grape, dock leaves or other leaves
Souvenir: Traditional clothing with embroidery. Look out too for the long, thin classic apron, called a catrinta, and the wrap-around skirts known as fota. For the gentlemen hats make great souvenirs, usually decorated with ribbon or fabric.

Code Dress: Please note the Dress Code recommended to enter any church. No shorts, bare shoulders or miniskirts. This applies to both men and women. Comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended

SHORE EXCURSION IN COSTANTA

From the port by bus we will reach in about 20 minutes the city of Constanta, the largest port city in the Black Sea. Here we will leave our bus and we'll begin a walking tour through the historic center, starting from Piata Ovidiu, Ovid's Square, the heart of the city, where there are wonderful buildings with Roman mosaic, the Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Archaeology (external visits) and the statue of the Roman poet Ovid. Then we will admire the Orthodox Cathedral of Constance (external visit), symbol of the coexistence of various religions and ethnicities in this Romanian city. It was dedicated to the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul and it was built between the late 800 and early 900 on the ruins of the ancient city "Tomis".
We will continue our shore excursion visiting the Museum of the Romanian Navy, the Dolphinarium and the Casino, one of the symbols of the city (external visits). After the tour, we will return by bus to the port for boarding.

 

*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations