According to the European Travel Commission, Romania was among the top adventure travel destinations for 2018. Normally known by Count Dracula, this Eastern European country has much more to offer.
In today’s article, we will present you ten reasons why you need to go and explore many hidden corners of this gem of a country.
1. Some of the Best and Cheapest Nightlife Options in Europe
You may also hear stories about amazing some Bucharest night parties from numerous of satisfied tourists who returned from Romanian capital recently.
Party options here are many and one of the greatest additions to this experience is the fact that Bucharest is one of the most affordable capitals of EU.
That being said the average alcohol price is 30% lower than in western counterparts. Nightlife representation is colorful and diverse and its nearly impossible not to find just the thing to your taste.
Thousands of youngsters flock into party circles every weekend and the locals are always filled with that famous Balkan party joy that they are ready to spread to all at any moment.
2. Intact Nature
Mountains of the Carpathians with their steep rocky peaks that tend to reach the sky. There are thousands of incredible trekking routes. One of the best options is to stay in Brasov and start a trekking route from there in the Bucegi Mountains.
Romania has the largest population of bears, wolves and lynxes in Europe thanks to healthy forests, so bears tracking is definitely a mandatory activity in Romania, especially if you travel there in spring when the bears go out in search of food after of the long hibernation in winter. You can do this activity in Zarnesti, where is the Zarnesti Bear Reserve.
3. Traditional Rural Life
It may give you the feeling that you are going back in time. Once you arrive in a Romanian village you realize that the villagers still live a simple life and doing agriculture in the traditional way, in some villages you can still see the cows returning to their homes in the late evening, the shepherds with his sheep in the hills and the chickens running quietly in the gardens.
4. The Well-preserved Medieval Cities of Sibiu, Sighisoara, and Brasov
Sibiu has been European cultural capital in 2007 and since then it has developed significantly, so much so that in summer it is quite difficult to find rooms in hotels unless you make your reservation…