Adventure Holidays In Romania
Discover the legendary beauty & history of Romania with us. All of our guided holidays to Romania include return flights, 3 or 4 star accommodation, guided transfers, tours and an expert, local guide to show us the way.
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Top Places To Visit & Tourist Attractions In Romania
Romania’s historic region of Transylvania is known for its beautiful scenery, medieval towns and fascinating legends. The region is located in the central part of the country and is bordered on the East and South by the dramatic Carpathian mountains. Probably the most famous of Transylvania’s wonders is Bran Castle, otherwise known as Dracula’s Castle. On our holidays to Romania including Transylvania, we’ll visit this infamous castle and other legendary sites with an expert, local guide to give us the history of this storied region.
The capital and Romania’s largest city, Bucharest has been an important cultural and commercial centre since the 1400s. Originally a trading town that connected important routes between Europe and Asia, the city’s style and architecture has been influenced by centuries of diverse history. The historic Old Town of Bucharest is the district of artisans and merchants that emerged around the Princely Court back in the 16th century. Since the Romanian Revolution in 1989, it has evolved into a lively entertainment district, full of bars, pubs & restaurants, making it the perfect area to explore, day or night.
The Bran Castle is a medieval fortress on the Transylvanian border, dating back to the 13th century. Situated on the edge of Bran Gorge, it was the inspiration behind Dracula’s Castle in Bram Stoker’s classic novel. Today, the castle is open to the public and houses a display of art and furniture collected by Queen Marie during the fortress’s time as a royal residence between 1920 and 1948. On our holidays to Romania including Bran Castle, we’ll have the chance to tour this awe-inspiring fortress and learn about its rich history.
The Carpathian Mountains form a circle around the region of Transylvania in central Romania, and are home to one of the largest undisturbed forests in Europe. The Carpathian’s are rich in biodiversity, with hundreds of species of flora and fauna, including 60% of the population of European Brown Bears. These mountains also boast incredible natural rock formations, dramatic cliffs, and plenty of hiking trails, making them a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. On our holidays to Romania, we’ll have a chance to explore these beautiful mountains up close.
Sighisoara is a beautifully preserved medieval town set in the rolling countryside of Transylvania. The city walls encircle cobbled streets lined with 16th century burghers’ houses and churches. The well-preserved medieval citadel dominates the New Town from its rocky massif, where the slopes support a jumble of ancient leaning houses. The citadel is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
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A country of incredible natural scenery, it’s easy to see why the Balkan nation of Romania is fast becoming a sought-after holiday destination. The country’s mountainous terrain, lush forests and glacial lakes make it a perfect destination for those interested in outdoor pursuits. While its unique culture and storied past are evident throughout the country’s towns and cities, from traditional rural villages to the modern character of its thriving capital, Bucharest. Located in the centre of the country against the backdrop of the Carpathian Mountains, the country’s most famous region, Transylvania, is home to dramatic landscapes, picturesque medieval towns and, of course, the famous Dracula’s Castle. On our holidays to Romania, we’ll explore all of these sites and more. We offer a several types of holidays to Romania including a Walking Holiday, with 5 perfectly-paced hikes, and a Photography Holiday, with sessions taught by an award-winning landscape photographer. Our Explore Holiday is also a great option for those who wish to soak up the country’s fascinating culture.
Romanian Holiday FAQs
What is included in my holiday?
TD active Holidays include flights, transfers and hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast, half board or full board basis, and excursions as specified. All items that are included are clearly stated in our documentation. Add-ons such as insurance, bags and single room supplements are mentioned separately. In some cases you may have to pay a local departure tax or local transport cost. This will be detailed in your documentation and our local guides will assist you with these. Tipping is not included in your holiday price and information regarding tipping will also be included with your travel documents.
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your TD active guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
What is the deposit and when is full payment due?
Deposit is required on booking and is dependent on your holiday type. Full payment is due 10 weeks before departure hence if you book less than 10 weeks from departure full payment will be due when you book. Full details here.
Do I need a visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each countries entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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