Calata city is rich in traditions, but it also has some surprising sides.It is known as an area populated by Hungarian - speakers and it is famed for its extraordinarily colorful and richly decorated folk costumes. With this tour, we will let you enjoy cycling in Calata region. You will see medieval churches and explore the traditional life through farmer handicrafts like richly decorated costumes and furniture. Have this guided cycling tour you can see the daily life of Calata residents.
Lunch at local family
Merida Matts 10 - V 2014
USD 75 for
We will start our day with a half an hour transfer to the starting point which is situated 40km to Cluj.
Just a short warm up ride, and we get to the first church which will be visited in Manastireni. This is the oldest church in Cluj County dated from XIIIth century. It follows a 5 km ride to get to probably the most beautiful church in Calata region, in Valeni.
We are going to have our lunch in one of the following villages. It might be a picnic lunch or traditional meal with locals.
The next highlight of our trip will be a decorated room with painted furniture, which is an impressive tradition in this area.
Leaving Jebucu and crossing a very picturesque field. We arrive at Stana, an isolated village. From Stana, a little uphill on a track road and we get to the crow castle. This building was the summer house and a favorite place of the famous Transylvanian architect KÃ³s KÃ¡roly.
After Nadasu, a beautiful valley leads to the main road and our starting point. At this section, we might see some gypsy charcoal burners.