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Suceava Travel Guide, Romania

Suceava, Travel guide- Location

Suceava is one of the most visited cities of Romania. The city is located on the North-Western side of the country, in Moldova region, near Iasi and Baia Mare It is also the capital of Suceava County. Suceava travel guide presents Suceava as the oldest locations of the country, where one can always find a genuine Romanian life, a lifestyle that you can only wish for.

Suceava, Travel guide-Geography

Suceava is situated on a hilly area near the Eastern Carpathians, with an elevation between 270-435 meters. The city is situated over two types of geographical areas: in the West on the Zamca Hill, and on the East over the meadows of the Suceava River.

The city has a temperate-continental climate, with four seasons. The medium values of the temperature are situated between 6-8 degrees Celsius. The Baltic influences generate rich precipitations in autumn, and winter lasts longer than in the rest of the country with almost a month. The climate can be accounted continental-excessive because in summer one can observe aridity in some places.

The main stream that supplies the city with water is the Suceava River through the local purge stations.

Suceava, Travel guide- Accommodation

A very important feature of this town is that on a relative small surface, one can find lots of touristic attractions. Hotels, motels and pensions are placed in such a way that you can find two, three or more touristic attractions around. When it comes to accommodation, you can choose to stay either in a big, outstanding four stars hotel or in a small, fancy, beautiful pension. In both cases, the qualified personnel will assure you a pleasant sojourn in a relaxed, peaceful or even romantic atmosphere.

Among the hotels we can mention the Imperium Hotel, a result of a perfect combination between the classic style and modern facilities. The hotel disposes of a restaurant, where you can eat traditional or international meals, a day bar, a terrace, air conditioning, TV and cable and also its own parking area.

On the other hand a sojourn at a pension could be as pleasant as a sojourn at a hotel. A four daisies pension from Suceava, which will greet you with a contemporary design, simple but in the same time charming, is Pension Santa Fe Suceava. The services and facilities of this pension are: restaurant with traditional and international tuck-ins, internet access, sauna, steam bath, fitness room, air conditioning and transport from and to the airport, train station or bus station. In both types of sojourns, one can book online on the internet with at least 48 hours before arriving. The prices are more than acceptable in all seasons, between 30-70 Euros/day all inclusive.

Suceava, Travel guide – Transport

The citizens of Suceava enjoy a system of advanced local public transport to the European standards. It belongs to the city hall and it connects the main locations of the city and the points of touristic interest. The transport system is a complex one adjusted so that it covers all the important areas of Suceava, composed of 47 buses, 10 trolleybuses, 10 maxi-taxis. The town has its own airport opened to the national and the international traffic. The cabs aren’t expensive at all and it is a much faster way to get from a point to another. The fares are between 0,2-0,3 Euros/Km. Suceava is also a beautiful railway center. The city has three train stations and each and every one of them has national and international routes.

Suceava, Travel guide – Population and Economy

Along the years, the population grew significantly, but there were also significant changes in the age groups due to the economic, social, politic and historic factor.

At present, Suceava has over 120.000 residents. The main work fields are in logging, banking, telecommunication and radio services. The economy of the city is flourishing due to the recorded progresses in all domains. A very important part of the economy is tourism. We can easily distinguish three types of tourism that are practiced in this area: the cultural and ecumenical tourism, leisure tourism and relaxation tourism. In all three cases, this city is ready to offer tourists an unforgettable adventure.

Suceava is related to a lot of cities from all around the world. For example it is related to Sosnowiec (Poland), Cernauti (Republic of Moldavia), Guizhou (China).

Suceava, Travel guide – Cuisine

Suceava’s cuisine is one of the most tasteful cuisines. It is marked through fine and delicate dishes. Natives use fish and fowl meat frequently, but they also use pork, milk, eggs and all kinds of cheese. They don’t use lots of spices. We can’t talk about Suceava’s cuisine if we don’t mention dishes such as “sarmale”, “racituri” or giblets soup. A really important role in this area is occupied by vegetables. Vegetables are cooked in several methods: boiled, filled, baked, fried and pickled. A garnish is made out of tomatoes filled with cheese (cow, sheep, goat). A well known and fine dish is “ghiveci”. It is made out of boiled vegetables.

As a desert you can taste cheese pie that is specific in this area. When it comes to talk about drinks, people from Suceava just love brandy. Besides this, they drink usually coffee at breakfast and in the rest of the day wine, beer or “tuica”, which is an alcoholic drink made out of corn.

In Suceava you can find all kinds of restaurants: from the traditional ones such as Conacul Domnesc, to the ones that serve international cuisine such as Acquarium or Taco Loco.

If you want to experience something pleasant, you should start with a restaurant from this area. The people, the atmosphere and the food will make you feel more than pleased.

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