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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 »

Arieseni, the best place for winter sports, gallery by angelArieseni, the best place for winter sports - Arieseni reviews
At the time we were there a festivity was taking place. This was the Celebration of the Snow, or in romanian 'Sarbatorile Zapezii'. This is a two day festival which is organized in every year. People from the surrounding area come here to... 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 »

Amazing canyon in Romania, gallery by szbogiAmazing canyon in Romania - Bicaz reviews
After leaving the St. Anna lake we continued our journey. Our plan was to find a place to sleep in the village where the Red Lake (Killer Lake) is but we weren't lucky and by the time we arrived almost all the hotels and motels were full.... 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 » 

Admire the architecture of Brasov - Brasov reviews
Brasov is a really beautiful city, with a lot of ancient buildings including the famous Black Church and the city's castle. The inner city is also beautiful wearing the signs of Transilvanian Saxon architecture. There are a lot of old... 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 »

All about Cluj Napoca - Cluj-napoca reviews
Location and Climate The city of Cluj Napoca is placed in the center of Transilvania at the intersection of the Apuseni Mointains, the Somesan plateau and Transilvania's plain.There are many small rivers that traverse the city situated in... Read more »

The beaches and spa of Venus, Romania - Constanta reviews
Venus is one of the most importants resorts from tha romanian costline being visited by local and foreign tourists. It has a beach that measures 1.2 km in length and 200 meters in width. Here is the source of sulfurous mineral hypothermal... Read more »

Covasna, a Little Wonder in Romania, gallery by danpopCovasna, a Little Wonder in Romania - Covasna reviews
11,369. This is the number of inhabitants of this city, in 2002. That doesn’t stop this city situated at an altitude of 550-600 meters to be the biggest center in Romania for treatment of heart diseases. Filled with hotels and health... 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 » 

Nice fishing lake in Gilau, Romania - Gilau reviews
Gilau is a tiny but really beautiful city, near Cluj Napoca. Don't miss out to visit the lake Gilau, it is amazing. If you happen to have a fishing kit with you, use it, you can spend some great time here fishing and admiring the landscape.... 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 » 

Initial experiences in Oradea - Oradea reviews
Some pictures about me made by Zoli, just for fun. :) We are waiting to start our journey... We are really excited, this is a very big thing for us. I can't wait to see all those wonderful things I just read about before. We also decided to... 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 » 

The attractions of Satu Mare - Satu Mare reviews
One of the points of atraction in Satu Mare can be the Fireman's Tower from where you can see the whole city. It was build in 1904, and it measures 45 m in hight. It was restaurated a few years ago and now it's one of the points of... 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 » 

Hiking and caving in Suncuius, Romania, gallery by asterixHiking and caving in Suncuius, Romania - Suncuius reviews
Hi there We had a great teambuilding with the company at Suncuius situated near Vadu Crisului, Romania. This a great place with a lot of rocks and grass and the rive Crisul Repde. Our teambuilding coordinator is one of my company co-workers... 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 »

Caving at Vadu Crisului, gallery by angelCaving at Vadu Crisului - Vadu Crisului reviews
After ending our hiking trip we walked a bit to a bridge. We went to the other side because we knew that a waterfall can be seen there. We were here some years ago in winter when everything was covered with snow... it was wonderful :) But... Read more » 


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