Programme for a three-day travel package with a group tourist route near Tutrakan - Oltenita

The travel package with a route „Old Fishermen“ is oriented towards adult organized tourists with an emphasis on historical places, museums, monasteries, wineries, fish markets, places to walk and local cultural heritage.

Three days of activities, two overnight stays

The package can be used during the period May - October

Geography, municipalities, region
Tutrakan – Oltenita

Target group
The package is aimed at Bulgarian, Romanian and foreign guests - adult organized tourists with an interest in cultural heritage

Terms of conduction
The travel package with a route „Old Fishermen“ is oriented towards adult organized tourists with an emphasis on historical places, museums, fish markets, places to walk and local cultural heritage – material and non-material. No special equipment or skills are required of the participants. Attractions along the Danube River, visits to museums and discussions on historical topics are subject to prior arrangement. Given the seasonal nature of the events from the cultural calendar, the package is limited to May - October.


Hotel „Dunav“, Tutrakan, 63 „ Transmariska“ str., tel. 00359 089 914 4425, www.hoteldunav.bg
Hotel „Palermo“, Tutrakan, 3 „S. Papazov“ str., tel. 00359 896 838 228
Oltenita, Romania, „Pension Azaro“, 10 „Tineretului“ blvd., tel. 0040 721 231 844


Restaurant „Priateli“, Tutrakan, terrace, tel. 00359 879 091 144
Restaurant „Fisher“, Tutrakan, terrace, aquarium with fresh Danube fish, 8 „Ribarska“ str., tel. 00359 89 592 2583
Restaurant „Dunav“, Tutrakan, 63 „Transmariska“ str., tel. 00359 089 914 4425, with 100 seats.
Restaurant „Palermo“, Tutrakan, with 100 seats, tel. 00359 889 303 000
Oltenita, Romania, Pizzeria „Faraon“, 23 „Argesului“ str., tel. 0040 731 113 377

Services - Routes for a motor boat, bicycles, kayaks -

Wine degustation
„Mladenova Izba“, Tutrakan, 1 „Osogovo“ str.
www.mladenovaizba.com, tel. 00359 888 655 665

Places to visit

With payment

Archaeological Museum of Civilization „Gumelnita“,
working hours 09.00 AM – 05.00 PM, tel. 0040 242 511 174 Oltenita, Romania, 101 Argeşului str. Visiting time – 60 min. The civilization „Gumelnita“ is a culture of the New Stone Age, known in southern Romania and northern Bulgaria. It shows the oldest tools and fishing gear known to people in the region.

Historical museum – Tutrakan, working hours 09.00 AM – 17.00 PM, tel. 00359 86 661 235, 4 „Transmariska“ str. The museum presents the development of the region from prehistory to 1940, when South Dobrudzha was returned to Bulgaria. There is a collection of icons and an ethnographic collection, an exposition “Tutrakan Epic 1916”, temporary exhibitions. Visiting time – 1 hour.
Ethnographic Museum „ Danube fishing and boatbuilding “, working hours 09.00 AM – 05.00 PM, tel. 00359 86 660 352, 5 „Transmariska“ str. The museum shows original fishing devices from the past and from today, there are interactive displays, videos of the way different types of nets are used, links between Man and Nature are presented, fisheries associations. Visiting time – 1 hour.

Without payment

Water tower,
from the beginning of ХХ century, today is an art gallery.
Wooden church „St. George“ is a mixture of the styles of church building in Wallachia and Moldova. The building is in the shape of a cross, built of wooden elements without the use of nails. The bell tower dominates the rest of the lower levels of the building.

Danube park.
The park has many attractions - ruins of the ancient Roman fortress Trimamium, sculpture of a giant pike, monuments, torpedo pinnace, amphitheater.
Antimov tavern – tavern „Dalboka“, park, lake, fountain, leisure zone, place of remembrance – the squads of Filip Totyu, with Vasil Levski as his flag-bearer, and Tanyo voivoda have passed through here, 7 km to the east of Tutrakan.
Memorial complex „Military cemetery 1916“, 8 km south of Tutrakan, monument of national importance. Military cemetery, park, chapel „St. George“, monument-obelisk.


Expedition „Following the steps of Tanyo voivoda’s squad“, beginning – the boat stand at the village of Pozharevo, May 30th
River holiday, competition for Danube fishing and fish soup, „Miss Tutrakan“, photo competition, at the end of June
July morning“, rock festival, at the night of July 1st, Danube park
Apricot’s festival, culinary exhibition, degustation of local rakias, at the beginning of July
The Fiery Danube“, music festival, rock, classic, estrade in different days, at the end of July
Commemoration at Memorial Complex „Military Cemetery 1916“, first Sunday of September
Oltenita, Romania, Festival „Harvest Day“, autumn fair, vegetable, fruit and pastry stands, folk music scenes, beginning of October


Tutrakan – tourist information center


Fish market
Tutrakan, 66 „Kraybrezhna“ str.
Tutrakan, „Ribarska“ str., near the boat stand

Bus station Tutrakan, 54 „Silistra“ str, tel. 00359 87 955 8533
Oltenita, Romania, railway station, 54 „Republicii“ blvd.

Project “MEMOFISH - memory and future. Stories about the Danube Civilization” is cofinanced by the European Union through European Regional Development Fund under the Interreg V-A Romania-BulgariaProgramme.
Amount of EU contribution:  423 921, 71 Euro





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