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Silvana R.

Bucharest, Romania

Hello! I am Silvana, a passionate tour guide at your service.

Welcome to Romania!

Let my still young age not full you - I am a BA of Art History with a master's degree in Museum Studies and keen interest in social history, responsible tourism and life-long learning (among many other things).
I see myself really privileged to have such a wonderful profession: everyday I get to meet people from all around the world, share quality time & conversations with them, do exciting new things and see the most beautiful places.
It's not a job, I tell you, it's a dream come true!

Why book a tour with me?

*Born and raised in Bucharest, I know the city's most surprising details which I am eager to share with you on fun walking or sightseeing tours.
*On my private half-day, full-day and multi-day trips I do my best to provide more than so called "facts". Instead I try to offer a fresh and nuanced insight of past and present Romania.
*I am always up-to-date with all the interesting things going on around town - on my tours you will get lots of tips about what to see and do while in Bucharest.
*Last but not least - all my tours are thoroughly prepared in advance and will be carefully adapted to your specific needs and interests.

Got any questions or suggestions? Or want to book a tour?
Drop me a line and I will get back to you in no time!

A Recent Review of this guide

Silvana was a very knowledgeable guide with a vast amount of information to share. She was very friendly and approachable and gave us a great insight into the history of Bucharest and Romania. Highly recommend.
Tamara Newing

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National Tourism Guide certified by the Romanian Ministry of Tourism

BA in Art History and Theory (University of Bucharest)

MA in Museum Studies and Critical Theory (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)


I do not drive but I collaborate with a professional driver.

The Palace of Parliament & the Ceausescu Mansion have their own guides for the interior visits.

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Private tour guide Silvana

Landmarks of Bucharest | Full Day Private,...

A comprehensive guided tour of Bucharest's must-see places

211 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

7 hours

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Food by Locals | Private Food & Culture,...

A Tour of Nowadays Bucharest Through Its Delicious Cuisine

222 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Jewish Bucharest Then and Now | Private,...

A slow-paced stroll through Bucharest's impressive Jewish legacy

152 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

4 hours

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Who's Afraid of Communism? | Bucharest,...


Take a comprehensive trip through Romania's recent past and its legacy

246 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

6 hours

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Downtown Bucharest | Private Walking,...

Stroll through Bucharest's oldest and most important sights

117 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

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