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Spring Antiques Fair – Negreni

8 – 11 June 2017

The fair with a tradition of several centuries is held each spring on the second weekend of June, on the banks of the Crişul Repede river, in Negreni. The village lies on E60 road, almost halfway between Oradea and Cluj, 30 km from Sâncraiu. The date marks the beginning of mowing the hay, hence the name Mowers Fair. The fair consists of two parts: one resembles the general market, as known in Romania, they sell clothes, shoes, and other new items. The other part is antique lovers’ heaven, anyone can find a treasure in the wide variety of folk costumes, books, furniture, tools, painting, items designed from home weaved fabric, old tiles, etc. One could spend days wandering around this part of the market. The fair enjoys a large popularity with visitors from Hungary and all over Europe. 

 

 8 June 2017 – Thursday:

- arrival in the afternoon

- accommodation, dinner at the hosts

9 June  2017- Friday:
- Breakfast at the hosts
- Trip to Cluj through the valley of the Some
ş river:

 - Beliş - dam and reservoir from

 - Mărişel - cross of Avram Iancu

 -Tarniţa - dam and reservoir
-
Gilău – lunch: (optional ~ 8 EUR) - fried trout
- Cluj: sightseeing, shopping
- Dinner at the hosts

10 June  2017 - Saturday:

- Breakfast at the hosts, heading to the Fair

-on the way back: visiting the Octavian Goga Museum in Ciucea

- Dinner at the hosts

11 June  2017 - Sunday:

- Breakfast at the hosts

- Trip to the the picturesque valley of the Stanciu stream and the Vălul Miresei waterfall

-  Departure

 

Price:

- Accommodation, half board: 60 EUR / person

- Single room: + 12 EUR / person

- Guide services: 55 EUR / day

 

Note:

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

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

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

-Program may change depending on weather conditions or on request