Romania

Rugged stone churches and dazzling monasteries dot a pristine landscape of rocky mountains and rolling hills. Transylvanian towns have stepped out of time, while vibrant Bucharest is all energy.

SIBIU

After long drive from Poienari Citadel through the mountains, we arrived late afternoon to Sibiu. We made few hours visit of this important historical city in Transylvania. It’s known for Germanic architecture in its old town, the legacy of 12th-century Saxon settlers.

THE TRANSFĂGĂRĂSAN

Driving nirvana on DN7C – it is a paved mountain road crossing the southern section of the Carpathian Mountains, more than 150 kilometres in length the Transfagarasan Highway is Romania’s most spectacular and best known road thanks to an appearance on BBC Top Gear in 2009 (Jeremy...

POIENARI CITADEL

Overnight under the real “Dracula’s Castle” and morning climb (1480 steps) to the summit in a group guarded by local Gendarmerie (too many wild bears in the forest). It was once a powerful fortress at the entry to a strategic pass linking Wallachia with Transylvania...

CURTEA DE ARGEȘ

We had great afternoon in one of the oldest cities in Wallachia. It lies on the left bank of the Argeş River in a valley of the lower Carpathians. Curtea de Arges Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries in Romania and a must-see attraction if you’re looking to discover centuries...

TÂRGOVIȘTE

We arrived late and parked just in the centre of the city. In the morning we have realized its really lovely ancient city. City is situated on the right bank of the Ialomiţa River and it’s one of the most important cities in the history of Wallachia, it was its capital between the early...

HISTRIA

We finally found this place and made a walk around the ruins of a Greek colony near the mouths of the Danube River, on the western coast of the Black Sea. It was the first urban settlement on Romanian territory when founded by Milesian settlers in the 7th century BC. It was under Roman...

BUCHAREST

We spent two days in the capital city with Its iconic landmark – the massive communist-era parlament building, . We explored historic Lipscani district – home to an energetic nightlife scene as well as tiny Eastern Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and 15th century Curtea Veche...

MAMAIA BEACH

Short break at long crowded beach near Constanta. It is 8 km long sandy beach on the Romanian Black Sea shore, it is considered to be Romania’s most popular resort. It was over populated during the day, but very quiet in plenty of local clubs in the evening.

CONSTANTA

Evening arrival and morning sightseeing of the city on the shores of the Black Sea. Its long history, which goes back over 2,000 years, is documented at the National History and Archaeology Museum, near the port. The adjacent Roman Mosaics complex displays tiled floors dating back to the...