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A Land of Legends, Natural Beauty, and Vibrant Culture; Discover the Wonders of Romania

Holidays in Romania

Are you searching for an out-of-the-box destination that combines breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture? Look no further than Romania! Nestled in Eastern Europe, Romania offers an array of experiences that cater to every type of traveller. From its enchanting castles, lively streets, and medieval towns to the stunning Carpathian Mountains and relaxing Black Sea beaches, Romania is a treasure trove to explore.
Whether you want to explore the fabled castles of Transylvania, explore the lively streets of Bucharest, bird-watch on the Danube Delta, or step back in time in Maramures; delve into the romance of Romania with a bargain Hays Travel package holiday.

When is the best time to visit Romania? Romania is a year-round destination. Spring and autumn offer mild weather and fewer crowds, while winter is perfect for skiing in the Carpathians. Summer is ideal for coastal and Delta adventures. Want a special experience in Romania? Visit during the Halloween season when spooky tales of Dracula come alive, and the colours of autumn encase the horizon.

Where is the best place to stay in Romania? Romania’s diverse range of accommodations ensures every traveller can find the perfect place to stay, whether you're seeking all-inclusive luxury, historical charm, or budget-friendly options. From the bustling capital of Bucharest to the serene mountains of Sinaia, each destination offers unique experiences and top-notch hospitality. Romania’s capital Bucharest is best for those who love urban exploration, cultural experiences, and nightlife. Brasov is a picturesque city surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains, making it a great base for exploring Transylvania. Sibiu is perfect for those interested in history, arts, and festivals, whereas Constanța offers beautiful beaches, historical sites, and a lively port atmosphere- ideal for those looking to relax by the sea.

Travel guide

Ready to embark on an unforgettable journey solo, with friends, or the whole family? Romania awaits year-round with its rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty. Here’s the little need-to-knows before booking.

  • Best time to visit: April-October
  • Average flight time: 3.5 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups, Families
  • Currency: Romanian Leu
  • Time Difference: +2 Hours
See Storybooks Come Alive

See Storybooks Come Alive

Step into the legend of Dracula at Bran Castle in Transylvania. A Gothic fortress perched high on a hill, while its connection to Bram Stoker’s Dracula is tenuous, its atmospheric halls and stunning views make it a must-visit. Trade the fables for a slice of the real history with a trip to Sighișoara, the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler.  As you wander through this UNESCO World Heritage site, gain a glimpse into medieval Transylvania with its colourful houses, cobbled streets, and historic towers. But the fairytale settings don’t end there. Nestled in the Carpathians, Peles Castle is a masterpiece of Neo-Renaissance architecture. Explore its opulent rooms and lush gardens before embarking on some of the best hiking trails in Europe. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a casual walker, the stunning vistas and fresh mountain air are bound to enchant you.

Experience the Charm of Bucharest & the Black Coast

Experience the Charm of Bucharest & the Black Coast

From bouncing capital city streets to the serene countryside, travelling through Romina offers many beautiful sights. Spend time in Bucharest marvelling at the Palace of the Parliament’s grand halls and ornate décor. Dive into the heart of Bucharest by visiting its Old Town in the Lipscani District where history and modernity collide. Enjoy vibrant nightlife, trendy cafes, and historic buildings all in one place. Want to get out into nature? As one of the best-preserved deltas in Europe, the Danube Delta is a paradise for nature lovers. Embark on a boat tour to see rare bird species, lush vegetation, and serene waterways. Surprising to some, Romania is not all medieval towns and towering church spires. It also has a cool coastal scene. Experience the local way of life in charming fishing villages like Sfântu Gheorghe where fresh fish dishes and dips into traditional Romanian culture are order of the day.  Head to Mamaia, known as the “Pearl of the Romanian Riviera,” the place to be for beach fun, water sports, and lively beach parties. Or visit Romania’s oldest continuously inhabited city, Constanța. With its beautiful beaches, historical landmarks, and vibrant nightlife, Constanța is a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration.

food and drink

Food & Drink

Food may not be the first thing that pops to mind when thinking of Romania. With dishes similar in flavour to that of neighbouring cultures like Hungary, Germany and Turkey, Romania offers a taste of heartwarming tradition. Transformed and infused with local spices to give these Balkan cuisines a slight Romanian edge, don’t miss the chance to try some staple dishes. From sarmale (cabbage rolls), mămăligă (polenta), and mici (grilled sausages) to local wine or a shot of pălincă (fruit brandy), there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Weather

Average monthly temperature in Romania (°C)

  • Jan -2°C
  • Feb 2°C
  • Mar 7°C
  • Apr 11°C
  • May 17°C
  • Jun 20°C
  • Jul 22°C
  • Aug 21°C
  • Sep 18°C
  • Oct 12°C
  • Nov 5°C
  • Dec 1°C
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