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To ensure the safety of our guests and guide, we can only operate this tour as a private one

Bohemian Bucharest: Markets & Mahallas

Historical, Architectural, and Culinary Adventure!

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From the heart of the city to the tastes of the country, this tour takes you on a historical, architectural, and culinary adventure through the many faces (and tastes) of Bucharest! Journey deep into the neighbourhoods of La Belle Époque Bucharest, while sampling the traditional peasant foods that define Romanian cuisine.

Info: In order to ensure the safety of our guests and guide, we can only operate this tour as a private one, and decide on a case by case basis how to best organize the inclusions. Please contact us in order to find the best solution for you.

Bucharest Food Tour Highlights

  • Explore the neighbourhoods and flavours of Bucharest, from the grand old centre to the cultural mahallas
  • Taste traditional Romanian food, including the best local cheeses, the beloved mici street snack, and a doughnut only found in this part of the country
  • Browse through the biggest and liveliest peasant market in Bucharest
  • Sample local beers, from craft/microbrews to everyday big-name beers, and brave a shot of homemade Romanian brandy
  • Hop aboard a tram and ride through the city alongside locals

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, food and drink samples, including a ‘peasant platter’ (local cheese and meats, plus seasonal vegetables, and homemade bread), street snack, two mici (includes bread and mustard), a platter of local cheeses, one Wallachian doughnut, three beers, and a shot of palinca.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping from the market, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 5.5 hours
  • Meeting point: On the stairs of the National Theatre in front of the main entrance. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 10 AM
  • Ending point: Saint George Square/ Unirea Square