OLD FISHERMEN

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

Topic
The tourist package with a route „OLD FISHERMEN“ is oriented towards youth tourism with an emphasis on local landmarks, historical places, outside activities and forms of cultural heritage.

Duration
Three days of activities, two overnight stays

Seasonality
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 – youths, in group or individually, with an interest towards cultural heritage.

Terms of conduction
Suitable for a group of youths, as well as for individual tourists. No special equipment or skills are required of the participants. It would be nice to have comfortable shoes. 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.

Accommodations

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, www.hotelpalermo-bg.com
Oltenita, Romania, „Pension Azaro“, 10 „Tineretului“ blvd., tel. 0040 721 231 844, www.pensiuneaazaro.com

Eating

Restaurant „Priateli“, Tutrakan, terrace, tel. 00359 879 091 144
Restaurant „Fisher“, Tutrakan, terrace, aquarium with fresh Danube fish, 8 „Ribarska“ str., tel. 00359 895 922 583
Restaurant „Dunav“, Tutrakan, 63 „Transmariska“ str., tel. 00359 899 144 425, with 100 seats.
Restaurant „Palermo“, Tutrakan, with 100 seats, tel. 00359 889 303 000,
www.hotelpalermo-bg.com/home.php?lang=bg Oltenita, Romania, Pizzeria „Faraon“, 23 „Argesului“ str., tel. 0040 731 113 377

Services - Routes for a motor boat, bicycles, kayaks - www.tutrakan-tourism.eu/bg/marshruti.html

 
Places to visit

With payment

Oltenita
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.
www.muzeulgumelnita.ro

Tutrakan
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

Oltenita
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.

Tutrakan
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.
Protected area „Kalimok-Brashlen“, with 400 types of plants, 60 types of fish, 240 types of birds.

Festivals:

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
Holidays of Oltenita - April 11-14th, musical scenes
Oltenita, Romania, Festival „Harvest Day“, autumn fair, vegetable, fruit and pastry stands, folk music scenes, beginning of October

 

Tutrakan - tourist information center

http://tic.tutrakanobs.net/

Bus station Tutrakan, 54 „Silistra“ str, tel. 00359 879 558 533
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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