Travel RomaniaTips, Trips, and Stories from Travels around Romania
A good day out is a trip to Castle Corvin. Easily accessed in the middle of the town of Hunedoara this is Transylvanian fortresses at their best.
Hărman is one of the Transylvanian Fortified Churches and is an easy trip out if based in Brasov. The church is beautifully kept and provides a fascinating insight into the history of the region.
The Ibis Styles Hotel in Arad is the perfect place for a stopover. Close to the Hungarian border, the hotel is new, good value and has a relaxing design and good sized rooms.
Sarmizegetusa Regia is the ancient capital of the Dacians, situated in the heart of the Grădiştea Muncelului – Cioclovina Natural Park. Take a trip up to see a stunningly beautiful place.
The Botanical Gardens in Galați is a great place to get away from the chaos of the city. The gardens are very well kept, are extensive and include some interesting exhibitions in the main building.
Learn about how to identify which region of Romania a car is from by looking at the beginning of the number plate.
Geocaching is a great way to explore new places. If you’ve not tried it before, read on to find out how you can visit unseen parts of Romania with this unique style of treasure hunt.
Take a cable-car trip up to Mount Tampa to visit the Brasov sign and stop to admire the wonderful views of the city.
If you are even remotely interested in ancient history (Greek or Roman) then Histria is for you. Originally a Milesian settlement (founded in the 7th century BC), it traded with Athens and other ports around the Black Sea. Histria is therefore the first city in Romania.