For sightseers spring and fall are the most pleasant seasons to visit Romania, as the summer months can be very hot. On the other hand, that may be exactly what you're looking for if you're hoping to visit the Black Sea beaches; go in July or August. Wintertime is popular for snow sports in the mountains.
As European countries go, Romania is quite affordable; travel in spring or fall to avoid peak summer pricing on hotels (especially along the coast, where many locals vacation). Guesthouses and hostels offer inexpensive lodging, and there are numerous public transportation options (such as trains and buses) that you can use in lieu of renting a car. Be sure to read the reviews before booking any budget hotels, however; the country's star rating system is not always reliable.
Transylvania: Dinosaurs & Dracula. by Sarah Eaton
When I was invited to Romania I jumped at the chance. Honestly, I knew very little about the country but heading to Transylvania sounded like a lot of fun and I wasn't disappointed! Primarily, the purpose of visiting this beautiful country was as a guest at Rockstadt Extreme Fest, a festival with the most ... Read more!
A quick trip to Bucharest by cruisinbob
flew to Bucharest from Istanbul; airport was a bit of a challenge, due to the many other travelers in the area going on holiday and needing to verify all their various visas at the check in area – we were glad we had arrived a good 3 hrs early for our flight! I arranged my stay at the Tempo Hotel as well as ... Read more!
Lovely Bucharest by cruisinbob
This is short but I only had 3 nights, I flew to Bucharest from Istanbul; airport was a bit of a challenge, due to the many other travelers in the area going on holiday and needing to verify all their various visas at the check in area – we were glad we had arrived a good 3 hrs early for our flight! I arranged ... Read more!
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