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1-Day Constanta & the Black Sea Coast Private Tour

Constanta seen from the Great MosqueSpend a relaxing day visiting the port city of Constanta and the Black Sea Coast, enjoying the salty Black Sea breeze. Private day tour to Constanta, Romania’s largest port at the Black Sea and one of the most important cities. Modern day Constanta is the ancient city of Tomis, with a history going back to 600 BC when it was founded by the Greek colonists. The Old Town of Constanta has been undergoing rehabilitation works, but many historical buildings are still derelict. It is worth visiting Constanta for the seafront promenade, the quaint Old Town and the unique atmosphere of this wind-swept city. 


Tour Information

Duration 1 day (11-12 hours; consider around 5-6 hours drive for the round trip)

Price 230 EUR/ tour/1-2 persons, 250 EUR/tour/3 persons

Activity level medium physical demands

What is included
– guide & driver fee

– transportation by private car, a new 2017 Volkswagen Golf, air-conditioned
– parking fees, road toll fees, fuel

Not included
– the food and drink of your choice

– admission fees, where apply (around 15 Lei/person, equivalent of 4 EUR/person)

Pick-up, Drop-off at your hotel or location IN BUCHAREST OR CONSTANTA


  • Ovidiu Square, the heart of the Old Town of Constanta, with the statue of Ovid, the poet ‘who sung of tender love’
  • The Roman Edifice with Mosaic
  • • The promenade along the seafront and the Casino, iconic landmark of the city
  • • Enjoy lunch to one of the restaurants or cafes in the Old Marina, while watching the boats anchored in the bay
  • • The Great Mosque – Romania’s main mosque, the seat of the Mufti, the spiritual leader of the Muslims in Romania; the 140-step minaret offers great views over the city and the sea
  • • Walk on the beach and stick your feet in the Black Sea in Mamaia, the most popular beach resort in Romania, located on the northern outskirts of Constanta

See down the page the detailed description of 1-Day Private Constanta City Tour & Black Sea Coast

Ovid Statue in front of the Archaeology Museum, ConstantaProgram

Early set off for Constanta, passing the stretches of Baragan plain, then crossing the Danube at Cernavoda and the rolling hills of Dobrogea, the ancient territory between Danube and the Black Sea.

Arrival in Constanta around 11:00 am, and before starting the tour we will have a refreshment drink to one of the open-air terrace cafes in Ovidiu Square, the main square of the historical center of Constanta. Ovidiu Square bears the name of the Latin poet Ovid, who lived and died in exile in Tomis, some 2000 years ago. A lingering melancholy hovers around the Ovid’s statue, on which you can read the epitaph the unhappy poet composed for himself. 

You will be given a general introduction into the history of Dobrogea region and of the city of Constanta. Visit the Roman Edifice with Mosaic. Only partially preserved, the outstanding mosaic pavement is a beautiful testimony of the flourishing ancient Roman city of Constanta.

Then, visit of the Great Mosque, one of the city’s defining landmarks. The 140-step minaret provides wonderful views over the sea and the city.

We continue with a stroll on the promenade running along the coastline, from the port all the way to the Romanian Fleet Command and the Old Marina, passing the magnificent Casino located on the seafront, ‘the most famous abandoned building’ in Romania. 

We will stop for lunch and relaxation to one of the restaurants or cafes lying around the Old Marina. There are some fine seafood restaurants offering fresh fish caught by local fishermen.

Then we will walk a little more around the quaint streets with dilapidated gems of the Old Town. You will see some more landmarks (Hunchiar Mosque, the Orthodox Cathedral, the Greek Church), and the local beach crowded with local people on summer days.

At the end of the day, visit the popular beach of Mamaia and have a glimpse of the Romanian Coast’s flagship resort. Have a little stroll on the beach and maybe a cocktail with great view at a sky bar. Late afternoon return to Bucharest.
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Fact: Constanta is the fourth largest port in Europe, ranked after Rotterdam, Antwerp and Marseille

To request a guided tour or get more information, please use the form below. I will answer every message personally within the next 24 hours, providing details of availability, booking and payment. 

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