"The Little Paris" - Two hours by foot discovering the pearls of the capital's city center

Price: From 15 EUR/person

Duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Why choose this: One that would like to spend some hours in Bucharest, guided by a local inhabitant, will find in this half day tour a perfect way to gain basic knowledge about the capital of Romania.

The offer includes: English Speaking Guide

"The tour that we took in Bucharest was very reasonably priced. I was surprised that it was just for the two of us: my husband and myself. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We exchanged contact details at the end of the tour, as I intend to be in touch with him for the next time I visit..." - see more recensions on TripAdvisor


The experience includes:

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off, if requested (only if it's centrally located);
  • English Speaking Guide;
  • Visit of Romanian Atheneum (if open);
  • Tips regarding the local food + restaurants and other touristic spots;
  • Entrances in the churches / monasteries: St. Anton, Stravropoleos Monastery, St. Demeter Church.

What is not included:

  • Other expenses, lunch.

Itinerary and attractions: 

Meeting point: In front of Romanian Atheneum, outside the garden or in front of Hanul lui Manuc Restaurant / in front of your hotel if it's a private tour. Check this with the guide or the tour agent.

After the meeting with the guide, walking on Calea Victoriei Street, one of the most interesting areas in the capital. You will observe a mix of architectural elements, new stores and hotels for tourists. First of all, The Romanian Athaeneum, the symbol of modern Romania is a cultural center of Bucharest. Here, in the Revolution Square, you will see the Royal Palace, erected by first romanian King Carol I, Central Universitary Library, the Central Commitee, the headquarter of the ex-communist party and the Monument of Rebirth.

The tour continues on Calea Victoriei  with the view of the Military Circle building, Capitol and Capsa Hotels, Odeon Theatre, CEC Bank, Romanian History Museum and the statue of the roman emperor Trajan with "Lupa Capitolina", symbol of Romanian origins. 

The guide will guide you through the Old City Center, visiting the Stavropoleos Monastery, characterized by its unique style of architecture specific to 17th-18th century. You will hear the story of the settlement and will be able to discover some testimonies of the comunist destructions, watching a lapidarium and of course, accompanied by the beautiful voice of the nuns who are living in the middle of the city center in this monastery. Then the tour continues with the visit of the Royal Court of Vlad the Impaler (Draculea)  which hospites the ruins of Wallachia’s old Royal Palace, constructed and enlarged by Vlad the Impaler.

The tour finishes at  Hanul lui Manuc (Manuc’s Inn), the oldest inn from Bucharest that belonged to a rich armenian prince, considered a spy during the Russian and Turkish occupation from 1812. The hotel-restaurant building is the last one having the architecture of caravanserai style in Europe.

At the end of the tour, one can choose what to discover next: a lunch or dinner (or just a drink) in a local restaurant, buying some traditional stuff or souvenirs from a shop or just a stroll in the city.

We are waiting you for a city tour by foot in Bucharest! 



20 EUR/person, minimum 4 persons. (groups can be combined, adjoined)
25 EUR/person, for 2 persons (private tour)
For more than 10 persons, special prices!  

For personalized offer , send us an email at contact[at]socatour[.]ro and we will give you a special offer and price within 12-24 hours. 

For a car circuit of Bucharest, click here. 

Nota Bene:

For small private groups, to reduce costs, choose overnight stays in houses or apartments, without mealst: consider reduction 15 EUR / night / person. 

For groups via Travel Agencies, send us an e-mail for a correct quote or check the catalog by clicking here.

Ask us for the number of people registered for the desired period, to offer you the correct price, based on the number of participants. 

To add services or change the itinerary by changing some tourist objectives located on the route, contact us by e-mail or by phone. 

For extra night pre / post tour with half board, we charge a supplement of 50 EUR / person in a double room. 

At the time of booking, you pay a deposit of at least 25%; the balance is paid cash (USD, EUR or LEI) on arrival or by bank transfer before arrival. 

Check the accommodations we work with on the Internet / Google. We only work with good-quality, centrally listed accommodations on Google. 

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Click here to view the periods with guaranteed departures that have at least 2/4 people in the group. Ask us about the departure situation, maybe it is not updated. 

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The order of visits can be changed according to the choice of the guide or tourists, based on opening or closing times, weather conditions, etc. 

If you want to travel in total autonomy, we send you a quote, including a rented car, a catalog with the objectives to visit and their history, the circuit map, accommodations, non-stop assistance.


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