13. March 2014
Alburnus Maior together with Bucharest Association are pleased to lauched today, March, 13th, the touristic offer „Visit Roșia Montană!”, the spring session, inviting all Roșia Montană lovers to spend the Easter and 1st of May celebrations at Roșia Montană.
Under the slogan „Come to see Roșia Montană as it is!”, the locals of the village will be opening their houses for all those who want to spend a delightful holiday, generous in touristic tours that will take the tourists through millenary vestiges towards natural monuments, on the highest hills of the mountains to the undergrounds represented by the well known Roman galleries. During the four days, the tourists will enjoy pitoresque landscapes and cultural objectives and they will discover the traditions and legends of the place among the locals from Roșia Montană, who for more than 14 years struggle to protect the area from cyanide based mining exploitation.
Alburnus Maior and Bucharest Association propose to the public two touristic offers, during Easter holidays, between 18th - 21st of April, and with the occassion of 1st of May, between 1st – 4th of May.
Each offer consists in daily organized guided tours, that go to the most important and representative natural and cultural objectives from Roșia Montană: the Tour of the Village, the Historical Tour, the Tour of the Churches, the Tour of the Natural Monuments, the Panoramic Tour, Țarina Tour and the Restauration of the patrimony in Roșia Montană. Among the attractions offered by the tours, we may name unique pre-Roman and Roman mining works, the natural monuments Piatra Corbului and Piatra Despicată, the Sphynx from Roșia Montană, the centennial churches, as well as local customs.
The program will consist also in recreational activities together with the locals from Roșia Montană.
Visit Roșia Montană! is one of Alburnus Maior and Bucharest Association’s initiative that aims at promoting the tourism in Roșia Montană as a development sustainable alternative to the cyanide based gold mining project proposed by Gabriel Resources.
The touristic offer Visit Roșia Montană! is available for the periods 18th – 21st of April 2014 and 1st – 4th of May 2014. The offer consists in accommodation and meals at locals, daily guided tours and recreational activities and costs 250 Romanian lei. Registrations can be done until the 10th of April 2014 at the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org More information are also available on the website: www.vizitatirosiamontana.ro
Contact person: Andrei Mihail, tel. 0040 0725 743 424