Often subject to many prejudices, Romania is in reality a destination little known to the general public, so when we talk about it, the images that come to mind are very limited. Between Ukraine and Bulgaria, with Hungary to the west and the Black Sea to the east, its vast territory is nevertheless made up of a mosaic of landscapes steeped in myths and traditions as old as unsuspected... The Romanian tourist guide aims to restore some of this unique charm by taking you on a journey of discovery through the four corners of the country, starting with Bucharest, a frenetic and lively capital, at the crossroads of the old and the new. Here, trendy addresses are flourishing at high speed and there are countless opportunities for entertainment. Nevertheless, Bucharest remains, like the country, proud of its strong cultural roots, something that can be measured by visiting the medieval and romantic cities of Sighişoara, Braşov or Sibiu in Transylvania, or the painted monasteries of the regions of Maramureş and Bukovina. Nature is powerful in Romania, from the steep and magical Carpathian mountain range to the beaches of the Black Sea. And why not take a cruise on the Danube? Between gleaming sedans and horse-drawn carts, at the crossroads of Western, Byzantine, Slavic and Eastern influences, far from mass tourism, Romania, its cities, its countryside and legends is the promise of a total change of scenery, where all your memories remain to be created!

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When to go to Romania?

When to go to Romania? In principle, the best time to visit Romania is from May to the end of October. Summer remains the main tourist season for Romanian and foreign visitors. The coastal beaches are very busy, but swimming conditions are good. In the interior of the country, in Maramureş, in Transylvania and Moldova, the countryside is really beautiful and the weather very pleasant. In Romania, the mid-season remains mild and nature colourful. The conditions are then optimal for hiking and cultural visits. In winter, despite the harsh climate, the snow reveals enchanting landscapes and a very exotic traditional character, especially during the Christmas and New Year holidays. It is also the time to hurtle down the cheapest ski slopes in Europe, to contemplate superb mountain landscapes and snow-covered villages. When to go to Romania? All year round in short!

How to go to Romania? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Certainly, Romania is not a very tourist destination. However, there are specialists offering organized trips to discover its hidden treasures. It will be possible to opt for various itineraries centred on a particular Romanian region: Bucovina and Transylvania, the Danube Delta, the Carpathians....

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To reach Bucharest from Western Europe, a round trip air ticket will cost you between 80 and 300 €. It should be noted that the price variation depends on the company borrowed but, above all, on the time required to book. To obtain attractive rates, it is essential to do so well in advance. Remember to buy your tickets six months before departure! You should also know that for low-cost flights, you often have to add many additional costs

There is no shortage of opportunities to travel within Romania. If you have little time, a little budget and want to visit the whole country, you can opt for a few domestic flights. Otherwise, the bus network works well and is inexpensive, as are rail services. For more autonomy, you can also choose to rent a vehicle on site. Finally, you will have to use river transport to travel the three arms of the Danube Delta

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    When to travel?

    When to go to Romania? In principle, the best time to visit Romania is from May to the end of October. Summer remain...
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    Weather forecast

    Romania's weather depends on a continental climate inland, with a fairly large temperature range between...
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    Budget

    The Romanian currency is the leu (lei in the plural), which means "lion". Romania is a destination that...
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    Formalities

    Romania is a member of the European Union, but not of the Schengen area. To travel there for less than 9...
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    Health

    Upon entry into Romania, no vaccination is required. Health conditions are not perfect, but there is no reason for a...
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    How to travel by yourself?

    To reach Bucharest from Western Europe, a round trip air ticket will cost you between 80 and 300 €. It...
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    How to get organized?

    Certainly, Romania is not a very tourist destination. However, there are specialists offering organized trips to disc...
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    Getting around

    There is no shortage of opportunities to travel within Romania. If you have little time, a little budget and want to...
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