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Easy travel guide
Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Romania

Romania isn’t always up near the top of tourism spots, but that’s something that provides you with a distinct advantage if you plan a visit to this beautiful nation. There are castles almost everywhere to explore, some perfectly preserved and others in ruins. There are amazing natural sites, such as the Bigar Waterfall. Your time here might be more rustic than a visit to other European cities, but that also means there is the potential of something life changing happening.

Romania offers something in every season that makes a visit truly special. In summer, endless fields of sunflowers can take one’s breath away. The mists of Autumn give a chill to the air that is perfect for a stroll along the streets of a small Romanian village. Winter at the summit of one of the many mountain resorts is perfect for skiing. Spring in Romania means wildflowers blooming everywhere you look.

There’s something special about finding a city in Romania with cobblestone side streets and a small cafe with just a handful of tables. A warm day begs for some gelato had a quaint mom and pop shop or a drive up onto the mountain road switchbacks that can sometimes clutch at your soul. The Black Sea offers a number of breathtaking vistas and there are 7 historical monuments that are always a treat to explore.

From Dracula’s Castle to the beach resorts and everything in-between, Romania is the perfect place for a holiday if you love an adventure. Pick your city today and bring some comfortable shoes because you won’t want to rest until you’ve explored every square inch of what this nation has to offer.

City Guides

Click on a city for more information about the city, maps, tourist information, tours and what to see an do in the city.

Arad

Arad Travel Wiki Travel to Arad Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Arad Arad shares a name with other communities around the world, but this Romanian town has a character all its own. First mentioned in the 11th century, it is one of the industrial hubs of the country and sits just off of the Hungarian border. It isn't the most popular tourist destination, but that's your gain and...

Brasov

Brasov Travel Wiki Travel to Brasov Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Brasov When people think of Brasov, many people think of the Golden Stag International Music Festival. Brasov, however, has much more to offer than one simple music festival each year. Founded in the 13th century, the city was called “Stalin City” in the decade of Communist rule that dominated Romania. It is centrally located so that many of...
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Bucharest, capital of Romania

Bucharest Travel Wiki Travel to Bucharest Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Bucharest Bucharest is the capital city of Romania and is also considered the most economically prosperous city as well. Initially settled in the mid-15th century, it has earned the nickname “Little Paris.” Though a large portion of the city has been destroyed in the past by war, natural disasters, or Communist systemization, there are still large portions...

Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca Travel Wiki Travel to Cluj-Napoca Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Cluj-Napoca Cluj-Napoca, though it is commonly just known as Cluj, is one of the important educational and industrial centers in all of Romania. After suffering a decade of decline in the 1990's, the city has rebounded to become the second most populous city in the country thanks to its new focus on innovative technological developments. There have been...

Constanta

Constanta Travel Wiki Travel to Constanta Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Constanta Located on the Black Sea, Constanta is actually Romania's oldest city that is still in existence. Founded around the year 600 BC, it was initially a Greek colony that was created in order to trade with the local Getic populations. Legend has it that Jason landed in Constanta with the Argonauts after he had successfully found...

Craiova

Craiova Travel Wiki Travel to Craiova Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Craiova Found on the banks of the Jiu River, the magic of Romania becomes alive with a visit to Craiova. It is a city that invites you to get outside and explore. Make your first stop be the Nicolae Romanescu Park. It’s the largest park in the city and features a stunning suspended bridge. The plans for the...

Iasi

Iasi Travel Wiki Travel to Iasi Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Iasi Iasi was first documented as being a city in the early 15th century. The Armenian Church was constructed in 1395, however, so the city could be much older than has been documented. What you will find in this Eastern Romanian masterpiece is a community that offers numerous opportunities for visitors to explore the local culture. The First...

Oradea

Oradea Travel Wiki Travel to Oradea Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Oradea Oradea is a border city with hungary on the Eastern plains of Romania. Nestled in perfectly with its natural surroundings, Oradea is one of the few cities that looks like it belongs with the countryside as it grows instead of attempting to destroy it. The modern city can trace its roots all the way back to the...

Ploiesti

Ploiesti Travel Wiki Travel to Ploiesti Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Ploiesti Ploiesti is a city that provides delight to those who love to wander. Located just a little north of Bucharest, one of the best experiences that you’ll find here is a performance by the local Philharmonic Orchestra, rated as one of the best the nation offers. Ploiesti offers numerous monuments to explore, from the cultural to the...

Sibiu

Sibiu Travel Wiki Travel to Sibiu Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Sibiu Sibiu, which sits on the banks of the Cibin River, used to be the center for the Transylvanian Saxons.  It's also been ranked as one of the 10 best places to live in Europe by Forbes Magazine, and in winter, there's an award winning ski resort that will let you affordably hit the slopes. Though those are...

Targu Mures

Targu Mures Travel Wiki Travel to Targu Mures Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Targu Mures Located in Romania, Targu Mures is the epitome of what a central European city is expected to be when there are some eastern influences included. The first mention of the city comes in the 14th century and there have been German, Hungarian, and Romanian influences throughout its history. Many of these influences are...

Timisoara

Timisoara Travel Wiki Travel to Timisoara Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Timisoara Timisoara is the cultural center of Western Romania. Having been founded in the middle 13th century, Timisoara grew in influence after the Hapsburgs were installed in Austria. Much of the city center today still reflects the Austrian influence that was on this city for many years. Timisoara was the first city on mainland Europe to be fully illuminated...

Travel resources

Below you can find usefull travel resources for your visit to the country

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Biggest City Romania

Facts about Romania, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city Romania, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017
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Bucharest. Eclectic and Rejuvenated

Top class Travel TV. Interesting history and good travel ideas delivered to you in professional short travel tv clips presented and narrated by Rick Steves.

Money Romania, Local Currency, Leu

Money in Romania (notes and coins) Romania legal tender is called Leu (RON). 1 Leu = 100 bani. Coins in circulation: 1 ban, 5, 10 and 50 bani coins Notes in circulation: 1 leu, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200 and 500 lei notes. National Bank of Romania

Romania Holidays

Romania Holidays See the calendars for national Romania holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Romania holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Romania, Maramures

About Maramures In the far North of Romania, in the heart of Transylvania, lies the region of Maramures. Unscathed by the industrialisation of Romania’s communist period the Maramures region showcases a spectacular landscape married with centuries old agricultural and pastoral traditions. Snow capped mountain peaks, ancient forests and an amazing diversity of fauna and flora - some of which are long lost and forgotten in other parts of Europe - all combine with an ancient way of life. Ringed in by...

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

DateEnglish
January 1New Year
January 2New Year
January 24Union Day/Small Union
VariableEaster
May 1Labour Day
June 1Children's Day
VariablePentecost, Whit Monday
.August 15Dormition of the Theotokos
November 30St. Andrew's Day
December 1National Day/Great Union
December 8Referendum on the Romanian Constitution
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Boxing Day
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Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country

RankNamePop.State
1Bucharest1.883.425Bucharest
2Cluj-Napoca324.576Cluj
3Timișoara319.279Timiș
4Iași290.422Iași
5Constanța283.872Constanța
6Craiova269.506Dolj
7Brașov253.200Brașov
8Galați249.342Galați
9Ploiești209.945Prahova
10Oradea196.367Bihor
11Brăila180.302Brăila
12Arad159.704Arad
13Pitești155.383Argeș
14Sibiu147.245Sibiu
15Bacău144.307Bacău
16Târgu Mureș134.290Mureș
17Baia Mare123.738Maramureș
18Buzău115.494Buzău
19Botoșani106.847Botoșani
20Satu Mare102.441Satu Mare