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Otilia Elena V.

Iasi, Romania

Hello, everyone! My name is Otilia and I'm a National Licensed Tour Guide since 2009.

Born and raised in the city of Iași, I grew up to be very fond of the uniqueness and charm of my hometown and I would be more than honored to be your companion in discovering this incredible place and not only.
Truly passionate about tourism, I love sharing stories about my entire country which I know most of it by heart. I can be really enthusiastic when speaking about history and architecture but I also find great pleasure when talking about our ancient traditions and legends, our amazing food and wines or about our rich culture and crafts. Expect from me to be quite talkative (there is so much to show and tell!) so, don't hesitate to ask me questions (anytime!) or changing (whenever possible) the itinerary according to your preferences and interests.
From classical walking tours to local wine or beer tastings, it's all about experiencing together the true spirit of places. I will therefore show you Iași and Romania from a complex point of view, making the best of our time together. Romania is still one of Europe's best kept secrets and I am sure it will exceed your expectations!

So, let's have some fun together soon!

Credentials

- Tour Leader and Tour Guide for private and group tours from different tour operators since May 2014.
- PhD degree in Tourism Geography, 2010-2013, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, The Faculty of Geography and Geology, Iași, Romania.
- National Tour Guide Certification (no. 3695), 2009, issued by the Romanian Ministry of Tourism.

Restrictions

There might be guiding limitations inside some private museums or inside churches and monasteries during religious ceremonies.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

Guide Requirements for Romania

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Tours by Otilia Elena V.

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Private tour guide Otilia Elena

Iași City Tour - Full Day

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A day to remember in the Royal Capital of Moldavia

115 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina Tour

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Discover the Secrets of Bucovina Exterior Frescoes

250 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

13 hours 30 min.

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A Day of Food & Wine & Countryside in,...

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The best you can get in one day trip to Republic of Moldova: Cricova,...

265 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

15 hours

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