Come and explore
Romania is estimated
to have the fourth fastest
growing travel and tourism total
demand in the world!
Don’t miss the opportunity to
discover spectacular locations in
a superb country!
BRAŞOV – one of Romania’s most beautiful cities:
ideally located in the centre of the country;
within easy reach of several tourist destinations (the seaside resorts,
the monasteries in Moldavia, the wooden churches of Maramureş)
the old city is extremely well preserved and can be admired from above
(take the cable car to the top of Tâmpa Mountain);
They have really good icecream. We strongly recommend it!
Sunset in Braşov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra%C8%99ov#/media/File:Brasov_Sunset.JPG
The City Centre(Piaţa Sfatului):
Poiana Brașov, a possible venue for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games:
Don’t look down if you are afraid of heights!!!
It is a very dangerous road for drivers, but the view is amazing.
If you look carefully, it resembles a very big snake.
A section from what Top Gear called the greatest road in the world.
Bâlea Lake – a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș
Mountains, in central Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A2lea_Lake)
accessible by car on the Transfăgărășan road;
during the summer, and the rest of the year acessible by a cable
car from the "Bâlea Cascadă" chalet;
the first ice hotel in Eastern Europe was built in the vicinity of
the lake in 2006; (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A2lea_Lake)
Bâlea Chalet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A2lea_Lake#/media/File:Balea_chalet.JPG
BRAN CASTLE Watch out for vampires!
Situated in the vicinity of Brașov and widely known as "Dracula's
castle", it is a popular attraction for tourists all over the world and
definitely one of the most important landmarks in Romania.
The complex is northwest of the town of Sinaia, which is 60
kilometres from Braşov. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C8%99_Castle)
The complex is composed of three monuments: Peleş Castle, Pelişor
Chateau, and Foişor Huntin. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C8%99_Castle)
SIBIU - designated the European Capital of Culture for the year 2007
Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by
Grand Square http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu#/media/File:Piata_Mare.JPG
Brukenthal National Museum.
Bicycle riders in Sub Arini Park.
The city also administers the Păltiniș ski resort. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu)
Corvin Castle, also known as Hunyadi Castle or Hunedoara Castle, is
a Gothic-Renaissance castle in Hunedoara. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvin_Castle)
It is one of the largest castles in Europe and figures in a top of seven
wonders of Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvin_Castle)
Close to the Danube - Black Sea channel, the Murfatlar vineyard is
one of the best known in the country and representative for the
There, one can visit the winery and the vineyards, the wine
museum and the wine cellar.
Professional wine tastings can be organized, with explanations in
Romanian or English.
A tasting would include 5 to 8 wine samples from different years.
Rudolf hall http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:Salina_Turda_045.jpg
Salina Turda is a salt mine located in Durgău-Valea Sărată area
of Turda, the second largest city in Cluj County, Romania.
The main hall with salt stalactites on the left side:
Salina Turda was ranked by Business Insider as the most beautiful
underground place in the world. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda)
The tunnel of access http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:Salina_Turda_tunel_de_acces_4.jpg
Likewise, Salina Turda is ranked 22 among the most spectacular
tourist destinations in the world. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda)
The New Entrance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:2010-IMG_8032.jpg
The main attractions are: Iosif mine, Crivac room, Terezia mine,
Rudolf mine, and Gizela mine. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda)
Salina Turda - view of the underground lake and UFO-shaped
- one of the main points of
interest in the salt mine.
Bigăr Spring, but more commonly known as Bigăr Waterfall, is a protected
area in southwestern Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izvorul_Big%C4%83r)
Bigar Waterfall (Izvorul Bigăr) situated in Bozovici, in southwestern Romania:
The Bigăr waterfall in the Nera–Beușnița National Park in Caraș-Severin County:
Table of Silence, the Gate of the Kiss and the Column of the Infinite
The Sculptural Ensemble of Constantin Brâncuși at Târgu Jiu is an
homage to the Romanian heroes of the First World War. The Ensemble is
considered to be one of the great works of 20th century outdoor sculpture.
The Table of Silence is a circular stone table surrounded by twelve
hourglass-seats, which symbolize time.
The Gate of the Kiss, of Banpotoc travertine (marble), features a kiss
motif on the gate pillars.
The Endless Column
The Endless Column (often called the Column of Infinite)
symbolizes the "Infinite Sacrifice" of the Romanian soldiers.
The Endless Column is considered by Sydnei Geist the top
point of the modern Art.
The Endless Column stacks 17 rhomboidal modules, with a
half-unit at the top.
The incomplete top unit is thought to be the element that
expresses the concept of the infinite.
Brâncuși had experimented with this form as early as 1918,
with an oak version now found in the collection of the Museum
of Modern Art in New York.
Bucharest is the capital of Romania and the most important
commercial and industrial centre of the country.
The Antipa museum is the biggest museum in Bucharest and the
most interesting at the same time.
The Romanian Athenaeum (Romanian: Ateneul Român) is a concert hall in the
center of Bucharest, Romania and a landmark of the Romanian capital city.
Opened in 1888, the ornate, domed, circular building is the city's main concert
hall and home of the "George Enescu" Philharmonic and of the George Enescu
annual international music festival. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_Athenaeum)
Ateneul Român Facade, night view
Covaci Street, Bucharest http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucharest#/media/File:Strada_Covaci.jpg
Lake Herastrau, one of the cultural locations in Bucharest, where
people can also sail boats and have a good time together.
The Herăstrău Park is the best place to go when you want to relax.
The Sphinx is a natural rock formation
in the Bucegi Natural Park which is in
the Bucegi Mountains. It is located at
an altitude of 2,216 metres, a 10-
minute walk from the Babele.
Babele (meaning The old women) -
The name comes from some
mushroom shaped rock formations,
the result of erosion and varying
hardness of the rock layers.
THE CARAIMAN PEAK
The Caraiman Peak is a mountain peak located in Romania, in the Bucegi
Mountains of the Southern Carpathians. It has a height of 2,384 m. The nearest
town is Buşteni. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caraiman_Peak)
Heroes' Cross and Bușteni
The heroes' monument on the Caraiman peak, in the Bucegi Mountains, Romania
THE DANUBE DELTA
The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe,
after Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent.
Dalmatian Pelican and Great Cormorant:
Black-crowned night heron:
Pelicans in Danube Delta:
Considered to be Romania's most popular resort, Mamaia is situated
immediately north-east of Constanţa's city centre. It has almost no full-time
residents, being populated mostly during the summer. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamaia)
Costineşti is mostly frequented by youngsters, so the atmosphere tends to be
livelier than in the other Black Sea resorts. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti)
Nightlife is centered mainly around the two discos (Ring and Tineretului), in
which, during the summer months, concerts are held nightly by the most
popular bands from across Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti)
Voltaj concert at Disco Ring http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti#/media/File:Disco_ring.JPG
The lake in Costineşti at night:
HERE IS WHERE YOU WILL BE ACCOMMODATED!
Caracal is a city in Olt county, Romania, situated in the historic region of
Oltenia, on the plains between the lower reaches of the Jiu and Olt rivers.
The region's plains are well known for their agricultural specialty in cultivating
grains and over the centuries, Caracal has been the trading centre for the
region's agricultural output. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracal,_Romania
Cultural events are also attended on a regular basis and the theatre is usually fully booked.
Caracal has a population of approximately 34,000 and is the second
largest city in the region. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracal,_Romania
The locals attach great importance to religion and traditions.
“Adormirea Maicii Domnului” Orthodox Church (historical monument):
Constantin Poroineanu Park
CRAIOVA – THE NEAREST BIG CITY
Craiova, Romania's 6th largest city and capital of Dolj County, is situated near
the east bank of the river Jiu in central Oltenia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova)
Constantin Mihail Palace,
now Art Museum
It is a longstanding political center, and is located at approximately equal
distances from the Southern Carpathians (north) and the River Danube
(south). Craiova is the chief commercial city west of Bucharest and the
most important city of Oltenia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova
Craiova is the chief commercial city west of Bucharest and the most
important city of Oltenia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova)
Downtown / The centre:
University of Craiova:
The first Ford Transit Connect built in Craiova (the presentation event on September 8th
Ion Oblemenco Stadium was a multi-purpose stadium in Craiova, Romania. It was
used mostly for football matches and was the home ground of Universitatea Craiova.
The stadium used to hold up to 25,252 people before it was demolished. The stadium
was entirely demolished and will be replaced with an all-seater expected to open in the
summer of 2016. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stadionul_Ion_Oblemenco)
Football fans on Ion Oblemenco Stadium:
Nicolae Romanescu Park
We’re looking forward
to showing you some
of the most beautiful
places in Romania!
See you in May 2016!