Romania’s climate is temperate continental, specific to Central Europe. It is characterized by four distinct seasons, spring, summer, autumn and winter. The average temperature in summer is 22 – 24 degrees Celsius, but maximum temperatures can reach 38°C. In the winter, the average temperature is below minus 3°C. Continue reading
Bogdan Petriceicu Haşdeu, Castles and Monasteries Count Dracula to Poenari Castle, Cozia, Craiova, Curtea de Argeş Monastery, Haşdeu Castle, historical UNESCO World Heritage Site, Horezu Monastery, Julia Haşdeu, Romanian Mountains, the Southern Carpathians (Carpaţii Meridionali), the whirling Danube Cauldrons (Cazanele Dunării), Tismana Monasteries, Wallachia
Bordered in the north by the highest Romanian mountains, the Southern Carpathians (Carpaţii Meridionali), Wallachia runs south down to the Danube Meadow. To the east, the Danube separates the province from Dobrogea, and to the west, the whirling Danube Cauldrons (Cazanele Dunării) of the same river marks, through unique landscapes, the border with Serbia. Continue reading
Called the “City of Lights”, Timişoara is one of the largest urban centres in western Romania. Filled with history and more open to the western civilization, the city was the starting point of the anti-communist revolution in Romania.
Discover the Habsburg-influenced architecture, take a romantic walk on the bridges over the river Bega and taste the Serbian – flavoured cuisine. Use all your senses to get to know Timişoara with its opulent palaces and discreet neighbourhoods. Continue reading
Sighişoara is a medieval town located inside the Carpathian arch, in the historical region Transylvania. Sighişoara’s charm is given by its narrow cobblestone streets, the historic buildings, the defence walls and towers of the old citadel and the medieval festivals. Discover Sighişoara, one of the most beautiful fortified towns, included on the UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Continue reading
Located in the heart of the country, Sibiu (Hermannstadt in German) is Transylvania’s cultural centre. In Sibiu you will discover one of the best museums in Romania, beautiful churches, the ruins of Saxon bastions and the old centre painted in pastel colours, where every third building is a historical monument. Visit the city declared European Capital of Culture in 2007 and discover the intriguing mixture of German, Austrian, Hungarian and Romanian influences. Continue reading
Brasov, Cavnic, Eastern (Orientali), Șuior, Izvoare and Mogoșa, Prahova Valley, residence of Vlad the Impaler (also known as Count Dracula), Rodnei Mountains, Sinaia or Predeal is the Bran Castle, Southern (Meridionali), The Carpathian Mountains (Munții Carpați), The Făgăraș, The Rucăr – Bran, Transfăgărășan Road, Western (Occidentali)
The Carpathian Mountains (Munții Carpați) are a continuation of the Alps on the territory of Romania. They are comprised of 3 large ranges – Southern (Meridionali), Eastern (Orientali) and Western (Occidentali) and occupy around a third of the country’s surface area. The Carpathians offer views that are as varied as they are seductive and they are the ideal place for alpine sports and hiking. Continue reading
Count Dracula invites you to visit the medieval castles, to taste the greatest food, to enjoy the wild landscapes of the Carpathians, to relax on the wide beaches of the Black Sea and to see most of Europe’s aquatic fauna gathered in the Danube Delta. Dracula himself tells you: Welcome to Romania!
Prince Charles found his second home in Romania. What enchanted the heir to the throne of Great Britain? Nothing easier to answer: A country which welcomes its visitors with a natural unaltered charm, with traditions and legends and a rich cultural and historical heritage. Continue reading
Beautiful landscapes, many welcoming pensions, delicious dishes, monasteries and medieval castles, as well as meaningful customs and traditions: this is Moldavia! Moldavia lies in the North-East of Romania, surrounded by the Eastern Carpathians, the Danube and Prut River. Continue reading
"Maramureș gates", Baia Mare, Bârsana, Breb, Cosău, ethno-folkloric region, Glod, hospitable people and charming sights, Ieud, Iza rivers, Mara, Maramures, Mocănița, Rodnei Mountains, Stephen the Great (Ştefan cel Mare), Stephen’s Tower (Turnul lui Ştefan), Săpânța, the Butchers’ Bastion (Bastionul Măcelarilor), the Carpathian-Danubian-Pontic space, the Maramureș Mountains, The Merry Cemetery of Săpânța, the steam train, time traveler, to the caves, Vadu Izei, well-preserved customs and traditions, Wooden churches
An ethno-folkloric region with well-preserved customs and traditions, hospitable people and charming sights. This is Maramureș, a region located on the north-western side of Romania. Continue reading
A. I. Cuza University (Universitatea A. I. Cuza), Church of the Three Hierarchs (Biserica Sfinţii Trei Ierarhi, Grasă or Tămâioasă de Cotnari., historical centre Moldavia, Iasi, Mihai Eminescu, Moldavia’s cultural, Pogor House, religious, Romania, social, The Art Museum, the centre of the cultural and intellectual life in Iași nowadays, the Ethnographic Museum, the Iaşi National Romanian Opera, the literary circle Junimea, The Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedrala Mitropolitană, the Moldavian History Museum, the Museum of Romanian Literature, The Palace of Culture (Palatul Culturii), the Science and Technology Museum, the university district, Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre (Teatru Naţional Vasile Alecsandri, Visit Copou
Iași is the second largest city in Romania, and Moldavia’s cultural, religious, social and historical centre. The city’s past as capital of Moldavia and even Romania has resulted in an impressive number of monasteries, churches, museums, memorial houses, palaces, historic buildings and parks. Visiting Iași, the country’s biggest university centre, you will feel the students’ energy and the nightlife’s vividness. Continue reading