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Traveling to Romania, Europe and feeling a bit overwhelmed about your upcoming trip? You'll no doubt want to make sure you know every little detail about the place you're visiting and that's where we come in. Actually, not us directly, but the helpful users of our community who have posted various informative destination reviews about Romania, reviews that you can check out below. They're written by real people with hands-on experience in traveling, so you're getting the real deal, not some biased view coming from a travel agency trying to make a sale. Feel free to read up on any of them and don't hesitate to contact the authors if you have questions about the destinations they wrote about, or any other location they've visited in Romania.

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Recent reviews from Romania

What to visit in Alba Iulia - Alba Iulia reviews
Alba Iulia is a nice city in Transilvania. It's very important regarding the historical sights. What I've visited and I was impresed about, when I was in Alba Iulia was the cathedral located in the center of the city. You should also the... Read more »

The Arieseni ski experience, gallery by angelThe Arieseni ski experience - Arieseni reviews
On Saturday morning we arrived to Arieseni with some friends. We had a reservation for a night in the 'Cabana Art' pension. It was a really nice place opened in December the previous year, so it was very new :) Our room was on the third... Read more » 

Winter sports in Azuga, Romania - Azuga reviews
The Azuga resort is located on the Prahova Valley at the foot of the Bucegi Montains, at 4 km distance from Busteni, at 6 km distance from Predeal and 12 km from Sinaia. The settlement is located in Prahova County at an altitude of... Read more »

Excursion at the Bicaz Canyon (Cheile Bicazului), gallery by szbogiExcursion at the Bicaz Canyon (Cheile Bicazului) - Bicaz reviews
We arrived quite soon to the Bicaz Canyon (in Hungarian is Bekas szoros). I think this place is unique in Romania. The road cuts through the mountains and it's just wide enough for two lanes. Near the road there was a stream, where you... Read more » 

At the Bran Castle, Dracula's legendary home, gallery by szbogiAt the Bran Castle, Dracula's legendary home - Bran reviews
The plan for that day was: Bran Castle, Peles Castle and Brasov. So our first stop at about 11 o'clock was at Bran village. After entering the village we were very happy because we glimpsed the castle from far so we drove that way. But to... Read more » 

Brasov, one of Romania's greatest cities, gallery by szbogiBrasov, one of Romania's greatest cities - Brasov reviews
After seeing the castles we went back to visit Brasov one of the biggest cities in Romania. After finding a place to park our car (without paying a fee:)) we went to see the city center and the famous Black Church. I've already been there... Read more » 

A trip to Lake Dragan - Bucea reviews
Hi friends, this article is about the Lake Dragan just about 120 km from Oradea. My colleges from the company and me decided to visit this lake just for a little recreation in the weekend. We traveled almost 2 hours to it. It is a barrage... Read more »

Visiting the Mihai Voda Monastery in Bucharest - Bucharest reviews
Mihai Voda Monastery is part of the oldest buildings in Bucharest, preserved until today. It was built on the ruins of an old church, in 1594, founded by Michael the Brave. Originally it was surrounded by a high wall, with a fortress, but... Read more »

Amazing drip stone cave in Chiscau, Romania - Chiscau reviews
In Chiscau is one of the greatest drip stone caves in Romania, called Bear's Cave. It's is about 500 m long, an it is full with really great drip stones in different shapes. It got its name from one particular that shapes a bear. There is... Read more »

Visiting Cluj for a couple of days, gallery by MadSuhVisiting Cluj for a couple of days - Cluj-napoca reviews
Cluj Turned out to be quite different from what I had remembered. The city is much larger than Oradea and there is much more going on. You can go out every night of the week and you'll see lots of students. During the day while visiting the... Read more » 

Mangalia, the best place at the Black Sea - Constanta reviews
As extent, the city of Mangalia is the second black Sea's spa, having an ancient age. It was set up by the Greek people and its initial name was know as „Callatis”. It is situated at a 0-(to)10 m altitude in the county of... Read more »

Return to Covasna - Covasna reviews
As I pictured in the previous journal, “Story of a summer fun”, the camp in Covasna, in the summer of 2008 was indeed something special: places that make you speechless, new friends that know how to have fun, and above all a... Read more »

Short trip to the Vidraru Lake, Romania, gallery by szbogiShort trip to the Vidraru Lake, Romania - Curtea de Arges reviews
We had chosen a longer way to get home (back to the motel) but I'm glad we did so. We had the opportunity to visit the Vidraru Lake, one of the biggest artificial lakes in Romania. The lake and the barrage also were huge. At first we saw a... Read more » 

The legend of the castle of Deva, gallery by szbogiThe legend of the castle of Deva - Deva reviews
The first place we stopped at was Deva. In Romania everyone knows the story of Deva's castle. The legend says that a woman was walled up into the walls of the building to make it remain standing because before that every night the part of... Read more » 

In the Fagaras Mountains, Romania, gallery by szbogiIn the Fagaras Mountains, Romania - Fagaras reviews
The day before we had driven to Fagaras city and there we found a pretty fine motel at last... There are many motels and hotels in the area but they are expensive or cheap but with bad equipment. We tried to find a cheap but nice motel... Read more » 

Best experience in Gilau, gallery by asterixBest experience in Gilau - Gilau reviews
Hi, friends. I just want to share with you one of my great experience with some extraordinary people in Gilau, Romania. Me and my buddy Dan, decide to meet our friends from Covasna in Gilau a small but beautiful city near Cluj Napoca. To... Read more » 

The Medieval Castle of Hunedoara, gallery by szbogiThe Medieval Castle of Hunedoara - Hunedoara reviews
In our way to Sibiu we remembered that Hunedoara is well-known because it has a castle built in the 13th century so we decided to stop in this city and search for the castle. You have to know that in Romania to find anything famous is a... Read more » 

At the Red Lake of Romania, gallery by szbogiAt the Red Lake of Romania - Lacu Rosu reviews
It was about 1 or 2 o'clock in the afternoon when we arrived to the Red Lake (this translation comes from the Romanian Lacul Rosu, but in Hungarian it is called Gyilkos to which means Killer Lake). It's a very interesting lake because it is... Read more » 

My visits to Oradea, gallery by MadSuhMy visits to Oradea - Oradea reviews
There is not too much I can say about Romania. Lots of fun at night and lots of work during the day. I usually get to the office at around 11-12 and I stay until about midnight. I had my new iPod with me, so I can listen to some music when... Read more » 

Family trip to Padis, gallery by stefFamily trip to Padis - Pietroasa reviews
Padis is the region located 20 km east wards from the former miner city of Pietroasa. It is a great spot for all kinds of visitors. There are nice places for a barbeque in the nature or walkrtips and hiking. We visited in the Padis region... Read more » 

At the Salt Mine in Praid, gallery by szbogiAt the Salt Mine in Praid - Praid reviews
At about 4:30 PM we arrived to Praid, a village (or little city, I'm not sure) which is very famous because of its Salt Mine which is a touristic attraction but it's used for medical purposes too. It's not new that we didn't find any signs... Read more » 

Short visit to Predeal - Predeal reviews
Predeal resort is situated in the center of Romania between the Bucegi montains, Postavaru, Piatra Mare and Clabucet and between the spring sources of the rivers Timis and Prahova It is situated at the height of 1030 m, being the highest... Read more »

Back to the nature in Rucatau, Romania - Racatau reviews
If you wanna have a little rest in the wildness of the nature, Racatau is for you. Great forester place, with many weekend houses for rent. It is really amazing, fresh air, no pollution no noise. You shoould turn off your cell phone and... Read more »

Small town next to the border, gallery by eratoSmall town next to the border - Sacuieni reviews
Overview of Sacueni (Szekelyhid in Hungarian and Zickelhid in German) Sacueni is a small village in Bihor near the capital of the County, Oradea (42 km). Eldest archaeological findings of the city date back to 1700 BC and it wears the name... Read more » 

All about Satu Mare, gallery by cipristbAll about Satu Mare - Satu Mare reviews
Satu Mare is a small town in Romania, having almost 100.000 inhabitants. It is located in the north-western part of Romania, in Satu Mare County, at 13 km from the border with Hungary and at 24 km from the border with Ukraine. The principal... Read more » 

Visiting Sibiu in the summer, gallery by szbogiVisiting Sibiu in the summer - Sibiu reviews
We arrived to Sibiu (in german it's Hermannstadt) in the afternoon. Sibiu has been chosen to be the European Capital of Culture in the year of 2007 together with Luxembourg. The city is beautiful and amazingly clean compared to other... Read more » 

Visiting the Peles Castle near Sinaia, gallery by szbogiVisiting the Peles Castle near Sinaia - Sinaia reviews
This castle was very different from the previous ones mainly because it was built between 1873 and 1883, so it's "new" compared to the others visited before:) The castle was the summer residence of king Carol I so inside is very... Read more » 

Last station: Sovata and the Bear Lake, gallery by szbogiLast station: Sovata and the Bear Lake - Sovata reviews
The previous day we arrived to Sovata. This little city is famous because it has some very salted lakes. Two of them are opened for the people who want to swim in it, but of course you have to pay for it. When we arrived the first thing was... Read more » 

Camping at Suncuius, Romania - Suncuius reviews
Sonkolyos is a recreation area on the banks of the river Crisul Repede. Offering rocks for climbing, a large place for tents, bathing possibilitiy in the river; the place is very popular among the people in the region. There are some caves... Read more »

Visiting the Torda-Gorge, gallery by eratoVisiting the Torda-Gorge - Turda reviews
Torda-Gorge is a fissure in the limestone-Torockói Mountains, not far from the town of Turda, beeing a protected area since 1938. The Hesdat stream flows through the cleft edged by two 250-300 m high cliffs. There are 32 excavated... Read more » 

Visit Saint Anna lake near Tusnad - Tusnad reviews
I was at the Saint Ana Lake just near Tusnad, it is a volcanic lake, it is just amazing. A lot of vegetation around, trees, and rocks, it is superb. You should enter really free in the lake, it is not so deep, the deepest point in the... Read more »

Walk trip and hiking at Vadu Crisului, Romania, gallery by angelWalk trip and hiking at Vadu Crisului, Romania - Vadu Crisului reviews
After coming out of the cave we took to the left and walked about 3 minutes to the waterfall. If you choose to come here you have to be a bit 'blind' - the way to the waterfall is full of garbage and broken glass. But if you don't look at... Read more » 

 
 

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