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Calvinist Easter in Kalotaszeg

31 March – 3  April 2018

31 March  2018 - Saturday

- arrival in the afternoon

- accommodation the guests, getting acquainted with the hosts and the village

- dinner, learning the painting of  traditional Easter eggs

1 April  2018 – Sunday

- meeting in the front of the Calvinist church:  assisting the proceeding of the locals dressed in folk costumes

- Religious service or free program

- Festive lunch

-excursion with horse-drawn carriages to Văleni (fortified Calvinist church from the 13th century, with painted wooden ceiling)

-dinner at the hosts, followed by a cultural program in the Püspök Guesthouse, with live music, presentation of folk costumes and a folk dance show

 2 April  2018 - Monday

- breakfast, traditional "watering”

- trip to the picturesque valley of the Stanciu stream and to the Vălul Miresei (Bridal Veil) waterfall

- picnic in the garden of the Püspök Pension: grilled steak, bacon and lamb, cheese

- afternoon at leisure

- dinner, then ball or disco in the Community Centre, organized by the local youth

3 April  2018 - Tuesday

- breakfast

- excursion to the Someş valley, and the lake and dam from Beliş, the battle scene from the 1849 Hungarian revolution, and to Mărişel, to the cross of Avram Iancu

- Departure


Price: 155 EUR/pers


- Single room + 17 EUR/ person, children’s price (up to 10 years): EUR 125 / person

- the accommodation and meals are provided by Hungarian families in Sâncraiu. There is usually one bathroom belonging to two rooms.

-during their trips the tourists travel by their own vehicles. On request you can rent a minibus or a jeep.

- Price includes accommodation, meals, wagon rides, guide services, cultural program

-the 6 km distance between Răchiţele village and  Vălul Miresei waterfall can be covered on foot or by car, on the forest road. Please, bring proper clothing and footware.