Do you like adventure and wine tasting? Then go to Romania for a weekend! There are daily flights from Eindhoven and Amsterdam to the capital Bucharest and from there you can be in the beautiful Dealu Mare wine region in an hour.
Dealu Mare in Romania is known for its red wines. In the summer it can get wonderfully warm. And many wines are made with Romania’s own red grape, Fetească Neagră. The white grape Fetească albă also occurs in many vineyards, just like the Tămâioasă românească.
Do you like convenience? Below is a weekend that you can easily book.
Fly on Friday morning from Eindhoven or Amsterdam. 3 hours later you are at Henri Coanda airport where you drive to Urlați in an hour by car. The beginning of the Dealu Mare. In Romania you are not allowed to drive after drinking alcohol. So we will first make a nice cultural trip and visit your Bellu Mansion (https://goo.gl/maps/QgEJUjDznWSBEu6L9) Then you will drive to Ceptura, where a great opportunity (https://vinaliaceptura.ro) to spend the night and a few vineyards that can be visited. In Romania it is very common to call, emails are not always answered. So if you want to do a tasting at one of the wineries in Ceptura, call them in advance.
Nice wineries to visit in Ceptura are:
After a wonderful night’s sleep among the vineyards, it’s time for a more active day. From Ceptura it is less than half an hour to Camping Orange Valley www.campingorangevalley.nl, which is located between the vineyards of Tohani and Vadu Sapat, in the small town of Valea Scheilor. On this Glamping you can sleep wonderfully in the open air in tents with queen-size beds and bicycles can be rented here. From the campsite you can drive a nice round between 3 vineyards. Licorna Winehouse, Mierla Alba and Velvet. Velvet is ideal for a picnic among the vineyards and then it’s mainly a descent back to the campsite. Where you can enjoy BBQ.
Wineries in the cycle route:
Other wineries around Glamping Orange Valley:
After a delicious breakfast in the open air you can take a nice walk before the return journey starts again. A walk of an hour has been set out around the campsite, where you can immerse yourself in the local environment.