Tymes Tours, tour operator in Timisoara, Romania

tymes tours

travel agent & tour operator in Timişoara, Romania

sightseeing tours, cultural trips, nature tours and active travel

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Sightseeing tours in Romania

round trips, group travel with focus on
culture, land and people

Romania: history, monuments, but also a sort of genuine naturalness. The dramatic past, as well as the traces of different people and cultures ensure a rich basket of captivating places. After 2005 we have noticed a growth of the sightseeing travel of all sorts in Romania – and hence the significant improvements of the infrastructure. The other side of the coin: an increase of mass tourism "industry". We consciously avoid this, so our guests can sample first-hand experiences about Romania and its people.

Our sightseeing tours are almost exclusively customized tours. Past experiences with round trips and cultural tours help already with the planning and preparation stage. We recommend: small groups (up to 20 guests), with focus on smaller areas (instead of the whole country) and not visiting xx must-see sites per day; it is advisable to include time for exploring and meeting local people, such minor things will eventually become lasting memories.

The customers of our sightseeing tours are tour operators, travel agents but also (directly) private groups of guests (associations etc.). Starting from a direct request we can arrange together the matching tour package for you or your customers.

You can understand more about the substance of our sightseeing tours and round trips by watching the album on the right side of the page.

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Lunch meal at an ignored minority

The village Viscri (former Deutschweisskirch, in German) in Transylvania is famous as a favourite holiday destination of the British Prince Charles. There is, consequently, a pretty vivid tourism development here. But there are less than 20 Germans (Transylvanian Saxons) left, and also not many Romanians – it's the Gypsies who make out the majority in Viscri. The Gypsy (Roma) families are poor, and they are not involved in tourism – so, they stay poor. But they can cook quite well, as this group of tourists from Germany is just about to find out. The whole bus group fitted well in the courtyard, for a tasty warm meal.

guests from China relax after city tour of Sibiu the "People's House" sightseeing in Bucharest Brancoveanu-style, post-Byzantine carving in Wallachia Iron Gates of the Danube, cruise through Danube's Gorge, the Banat traffic and street conditions, important for bus trips
xxx painted eggs, art and tradition in the Bucovina Jewish cemetery, history in our round trips pleasure from music, peasant singing in the Maramures fortress church Kleinschelken, talking with Saxons from Transylvania bacon in the "bacon tower", Transylvania xxx

tymes tours is owned by SC Tymes Globetrotter SRL
Str. Lisabona nr. 7/1A, Timisoara, RO 300603, info@tymestours.ro
Tourism licence no. 3196/2004