10 cases that await you on a trip to Romania Print E-mail

In a tourist trip to a new country for yourself, you can, of course, confine your visit to the capital. But, of course, this is not the best form of acquaintance with the country, there are too many interesting things "behind the scenes" ...

10 дел, которые ждут вас в поездке по Румынии

What is clearly seen in the example of Romania, the country is too colorful and rich in sights, so that it could be limited to visiting Bucharest. In Romanian "outback" you are waiting for at least 10 cases, which you must certainly commit.


1. Visit to the castle of Dracula

Even for those who are not a fan of vampire aesthetics, an excursion to Bran Castle is sure to be interesting and informative. You will learn the detailed history of this legendary castle, which now belongs to Domenik Habsburg, a descendant of Romanian kings.

Замок невероятно красив и находится в живописной горной местности

The castle is incredibly beautiful and is located in a picturesque mountainous area, and its centuries-old history captures no less than the story of the adventures of the bloody "Transylvanian vampire".

If, on the contrary, you are interested in everything related to the name of Count Dracula, you can quite satisfy your interest here and experience a lot of thrills.

Вы вполне сможете удовлетворить здесь свой интерес и испытать немало острых ощущений

You will be presented with walks through the dungeons of Bran Castle, rest in the coffin (!) In the local bar, and many different variations of the plug-in vampire jaws, which are sold here as souvenirs.


2. Visit to the inhabitants of the Romanian village

The soul of the people is known when they meet with villagers. In Romania you can visit several villages, unusual even by local standards. Suffice it to say that the rural cemetery in Sapanta is called "cheerful" (the grave was painted and decorated with ironic verses by a local artist)

Сельское кладбище в Сапанте называют «весёлым»

and the wooden Orthodox church on the hill in Jehuda Deal is guarded by UNESCO.

Православная церковь на холме в Иеуд Деал

The inhabitants of these Romanian villages are not only excellent guides, but also hospitable hosts, always ready to talk with the tourist for a glass of local plum vodka.


3. Descent into Salina Turda Salt Mine

The old abandoned salt mine in the city of Turda in central Romania has been turned into an underground entertainment center.

Старая заброшенная соляная шахта в городе Турда

Here you can improve your health by breathing in the air filled with salt fumes, and to wander through the mysterious labyrinths of excavations.

Поблуждать по таинственным лабиринтам выработок

Scream in a special "echo room", look at the car that once raised salt to the surface, and on the Orthodox church with a rock salt altar.

Поплавать на лодке по подземному озеру в шахте

And also to swim by boat on an underground lake in the mine, and it's quite an unusual thing: to ride in a shaft on a Ferris wheel!


4. Visiting the "Little Vienna" in Timisoara

"Little Vienna" is called the Baroque-built center of the ancient city of Timisoara in the west of Romania. You are waiting for the opera house built in the XIX century, the majestic Cathedral of the Three Saints and Victory Square, from where the overthrow of the Ceausescu regime in Romania began in the late 1980s.

Посещение «маленькой Вены» в Тимишоары

You can admire here an exact copy of the statue of the Roman Capitol She-wolf, and if you are tired, eat ice cream at a local bar. By the way, local people like to eat ice cream, lying in hammocks - try and you.


5. Walk through the medieval city of Sighisoara

This city in the heart of Romania in the XII century founded the German colonists, immigrants from Saxony. The spirit of the European Middle Ages is still hanging here, flavored with the mystical spirit of all the same Dracula.

Прогулка по средневековому городу Сигишоара

Here, among the narrow medieval streets, the house was lost, where, according to legend, the legendary vampire graph was born.

Дом, где, по преданию, родился легендарный граф-вампир

And every year, in July, not only conduct a contest of knights, but ... burn a witch!


6. Visit to the first Romanian school in Brasov

The ancient city of Brasov in Transylvania is built up with buildings in the Gothic style, there are many ancient temples.

Древний город Брашов в Трансильвании застроен зданиями в готическом стиле

And on the narrowest street of the city, Strada-Sforia, the first school in Romania was built, it was built in 1495.

Самая узкая улица города, Страда-Сфория

From here went not only the Romanian enlightenment, but also printing.

Первая в Румынии школа, она построена в 1495 году

You can sit in this school at the desks of the XIX century, and if your visit came in the winter, immediately go to the ski resort,

Горнолыжный курорт

it's only 12 kilometers from Brasov.


7. Rest on the Black Sea - Mangalia

Romania is a maritime power and owns an extensive part of the Black Sea coast.

Отдых на Чёрном море — Мангалия

Which is perfectly adapted for beach rest, as well as mud cure.

Морской курорт на юго-востоке Румынии

Health can be improved with the help of thermal and mineral springs. All this can be found in one place - in Mangalia, a seaside resort in the south-east of Romania.

Здесь даже обычный морской песок считается целебным

Here, even ordinary sea sand is considered curative.


8. Bird watching in the Danube Delta

"Birdwatching" - so now it is customary to call a variety of tourism, the essence of which is the observation of birds in places of their mass habitat. One of such places is the biosphere reserve of the Danube Delta.

Наблюдение за птицами в дельте Дуная

Here birds nest fly from different countries and from different continents. The delta was long ago chosen by fishermen and landscape photographers. You can watch the nature in comfortable conditions - to swim on the Danube by boat, but to live in a cottage or in a floating hotel.


9. Trip along the mountain road Transfagaras

Your trip to Romania does not have enough thrills?

Вашей поездке по Румынии не хватает острых ощущений

Go to Transylvania through the Fagaras mountain range.

В Трансильванию через горный массив Фэгэраш

Here, on a 261 kilometer long mountain path, continuously winding between rocks and picturesque volcanic lakes,

Непрерывно петляющая между скалами и живописными вулканическими озёрами

You will get enough extreme, but not enough to overlook the amazing beauty of these places.

Удивительная красота этих мест

Moreover, it is possible to travel on the highway only during the daytime and only in the summer, in July and August.


10. Tasting of tsuka, chorba and other

When traveling in Romania, do not forget to taste the local cuisine. It is tasty and very diverse. And do not be surprised if soup is served not in a plate, but inside a bread loaf - chorba, a fragrant stew of beans and red onions. Of course, hominy - thick corn porridge, which perfectly combines fried on a spit sausage or sauce, stewed with spices of pork.


Дегустация цуйки, чорбы и прочего

As for tsuka, fruit vodka from plums, apples or peaches, this tasting is better to produce in the evening, after another rich with vivid impressions of the trip across Romania day.