The south-eastern European country of Romania has lots to offer for a dream escape, from impressive castles and medieval towns to its buzzing capital city. Rich in history and arts, this is truly an explorer’s paradise; boasting a plethora of stunning UNESCO declared World Heritage Sites, from impressive monasteries to historic villages…
Bordering the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia and Moldova, this beautiful country has a temperate-continental climate, with hot summers and long, cold winters. July is generally the hottest month here with an average temperature of 22*C, with the most daily sunshine hours as 10 in August.
With a terrain mostly made up of mountains, rolling hills and vast plains, Romania is a territory of breathtaking natural beauty and an explorer’s paradise for sure, also boasting a rich, cultural history!
The Danube Delta, the second largest river delta in Europe, hosts its greater part in Romania’s Tulcea historical region. The river delta occupies around a third of the entire surface of this region; a natural beauties popular amongst tourists.
Romania is home to a great variety of National Parks, including Retezat National Park in Hunedoara County and Cozia National Park, in the north-east part of Vâlcea County.
Head to the capital of Romania, Bucharest; a buzzing metropolis located in the south of the country. The city, which is one of the largest in south-eastern Europe, is notably home to the second largest administrative building in the world; the People’s Palace. Admire the landmark Memorial of Rebirth, picnic at Herăstrău Park on the northern side of the city, with gorgeous views over Lake Herăstrău, and spot the city’s old windmills… If you’re dreaming of a city break to beautiful Bucharest, make sure to browse the Travelopo portfolio of holiday homes and apartments!
Transylvania is another captivating destination on your Romania holiday, as the most famous (and largest) region across the country, bordered by the impressive Carpathian Mountains. Renowned for its medieval towns, castles and of course, association with vampires, Transylvania attracts tourists all-year round, especially avid hikers looking to trek through the Carpathians!
You’ll quickly fall in love with Transylvania’s breathtaking landscapes, picturesque churches (with over 150 of them!), spectacular castles and delicious cuisine. Check out the Travelopo catalogue of holiday rentals in and around Transylvania.
The medieval Bran Castle, located near the commune of Bran, is a national monument and must-see on your Romania holiday! Widely known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ the attraction is one of many castles having been linked to the Dracula vampire legend. If you dream of experiencing the magic and myth on your holiday – view our plethora of Romania holiday rentals!
Cluj-Napoca, the unofficial capital of the Transylvania region, is a brilliant area to explore. Make sure to visit the National Museum of Transylvanian History here and enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife offerings! Or discover beautiful Brașov, also in the region, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains. There’s plenty to do here, from visiting Bran Castle to reaching the summit of Tâmpa Mountain and enjoying the epic, panoramic views across the city…
Or why not admire Peleș Castle on your Romania holiday? Located in the Carpathian Mountains in the south, this spectacular 19th century castle is an excellent attraction in the town of Sinaia. Head to Hunedoara for another beautiful castle on your break too; home to Corvin Castle (also known as Hunedoara Castle), one of the largest in Europe!
Add another Romanian castle to your checklist and visit Cantacuzino Castle in Bușteni; a beautiful building inside and out.
Or for a quirkier attraction, check out Romania’s Merry Cemetery in the village of Săpânța, Maramureş county. The colourful cemetery is famed for its decorated tombstones and funny poems dedicated to those who have passed away. Now a popular tourist attraction and open-air museum, the cemetery is definitely one of the travel bucket list!
Timișoara, the capital of Timiș County, is another fantastic destination here, as the third largest city in the country. In western Romania, this charming city is filled with incredible architecture, a vibrant main square, striking street art and glorious parks and gardens.
Or explore magnificent Sibiu city, straddling the Cibin River in the south, with its fantastic museums, including Brukenthal National Museum, bustling, medieval squares and Bridge of Lies; a bridge, which according to legend, once could have been used to tell if a person was lying!
The Transalpina, also known as ‘The King’s Road’, is the highest road in the country, located in the Parang Mountains. This beautiful mountain road reaches an altitude of 2,145 metres and is 150 kilometres in length, connecting Oltenia to Transylvania. A drive down this mountain road on your Romania holiday boasts spectacular view of stunning glacial lakes and imposing mountains…
So if you’re dreaming of a cultured holiday or jam-packed city break in beautiful Romania, make sure to browse the holiday homes and apartments across the Travelopo portfolio. Become immersed in the country’s traditions and cultures with its abundance of world-class museums, welcoming cafes and historic sites… and let loose after sunset across its bustling cities!
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