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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 »

Having great time in Arieseni, gallery by angelHaving great time in Arieseni - Arieseni reviews
On Sunday we woke up in the morning, ate something, and then we went to ski a bit. But after a couple of hours we felt that we are too tired, my feet ached because I wasn't used with my new ski boots, so we returned to the pension. After... 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 » 

Wandering in Brasov, gallery by danpopWandering in Brasov - Brasov reviews
First of all I think it’s worth mentioning that in 2008 Brasov helped me to honor one third of one of my promises. I said to myself that in 2008 I will visit Brasov, Sibiu and Budapest. Unfortunately only Brasov objective was achieved... 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 »

What to see in the Parliament Palace of Bucharest - Bucharest reviews
The Parliament Palace is also know as Casa Poporului (House of the People). It is a colossal edifice with a length of 270 m, width of 240 m, height of 86 m and 92 m below ground. In total there are 20 levels of which 8 are below ground.... Read more »

Bear Cave adventures, gallery by angelBear Cave adventures - Chiscau reviews
The Cave of the Bear is a dripstone cave located at about 70 kilometers from Oradea in the Chiscau village. It was found in 1975. It got it's name because there were found traces of the Ursus spelaeus - the cave bear - which disappeared 15... Read more » 

About the Botanical Garden of Cluj Napoca, gallery by cipristbAbout the Botanical Garden of Cluj Napoca - Cluj-napoca reviews
The Botanical Garden “Alexandru Borza” aparteining at Babes-Balyai University from Cluj Napoca was founded in 1920 by the teacher Alexandru Borza. Having a surface of 14 hectares it host 10 000 species of plants from all over... 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 camp adventures - Covasna reviews
I want to write a bit about the “adventure” happened on the way to the camp that became the coolest camp I have ever been to. It was in June, 2008 when, being at Masters at the University of Oradea I filled out a demand to 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 » 

More on Oradea, gallery by MadSuhMore on Oradea - Oradea reviews
I guess I have a bit more of my impressions to share. Last week me and my partner went to see some land, quite interesting. I am sharing this because it reflects the economic situation of this country very well. There is no road yet and no... 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 » 

The Attractions of Sibiu - Sibiu reviews
The city of Sibiu is the capital of Sibiu County in Romania and in 2007 it won the title of the Cultural Capital of Europe. The city used to be the center of the Saxons in the heart of the Carpathians.Sibiu, Romania - Architecture The old... 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 » 

The baths of Tusnad and the St. Anna Lake, gallery by szbogiThe baths of Tusnad and the St. Anna Lake - Tusnad reviews
The previous day when we departed from Brasov, we wanted to find a motel somewhere not so far, but there were no motels in the villages near the city. Finally we decided to drive to Tusnad (the city near the lake) and sleep there. Tusnad is... Read more » 

Vadu Crisului adventures, gallery by angelVadu Crisului adventures - Vadu Crisului reviews
At about 60 kilometers from Oradea are Suncuius and Vadu Crisului, two towns very close to each other. We went by car until we reached the sign indicating that we are in Suncuius, and immediately after that we stopped at the margin of the... Read more » 

 
 

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