Travelling to Romania is as rewarding as it is challenging.
The country's fantastic mountain scenery and great diversity
of wild life, its cultures and people, the traditional country
live together with the western style live in the cities, leave
few visitours unaffected. Romania's greatest asset is its
diversity. Therefore, wheather you're interested into the
cultural tours, exploring excursions, out door or wild nature
itineraries, the country it self has plenty of destinatons.
Explore the country life of Maramures region. Visit the lively
cities of Transylvania. Go hiking into the Carpathians and
see wild animals in their own habitat. Climb 1480 steps to
Dracula's original castle at Poienari. Visit the amazing painted
monasteries of Bucovina. Go into an ice cave or explore the
longest cave in the South Eastern Europe. See the Saxon fortified
churches of Transylvania or explore the Danube Delta's wild
Wheather you have a few days or a month, the loffowing itineraries
may halp you plan your trip.
- visit the medieval city of Brasov and the royal castle of
- see the European Capital of Europe in 2007 - the city of
- go for a quick visit to the Danube Delta;
- visit the cities of Sighisoara, Brasov, the royal castle
of Sinaia, the castle of Bran and Rasnov. Go to the modern
cities of Cluj-Napoca and Sibiu, see the Ice Cave deep inside
Apuseni Mountains, go for the thermal baths in Felix. Chose
to go in the country side of Maramures region and see some
of the old wooden churches.
- another alternative is visiting both Maramures and Bucovina
region - worldwide famous for its preserved traditions, wooden
churches and painted monasteries.
- combine your visit to the medieval cities of Transilvania
with a visit to the original castle of Dracula, at Poienari
or go to the highest mountains in Romania - take the cable
car to Balea Lake and anjoy an amazing panorama view.
- to the above options, add at least one hike in the Carpathian
- explore some of the fortified churches in Transylvania;
- follow the Dracula's foot steps through Transylvania!
- head north and enjoy for few days the contryside life of
- as alternative, visit the fathastic Danube Delta!
- you will have time enough to explore Bucharest, Transylvania
- cities and coutryside, Maramures and Bucovina refgions as
well as the Danube Delta and the Black Sea coast.
When to go?
The months of summer are by far the best months to visit,
followed by the late May and September. The summer season
can be very hot in the south part of the country; the resorts
along the Black Sea coast start filling up in the late Juneand
stay packed until late August. Although by far the hottest
time of the year, summer and early autumn is the right time
to see Transylvania's festivals and hiking trails, to see
the painted monasteries of Bucovina or anjoy a working day
on the high hills of Maramures.
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