Travelling Europe - Romania
The following pages contain all the information and practical advice you might need for travelling or staying in Romania, including useful addresses and tips (what to do, how to travel, where to sleep and at what price). It also provides advice for Romanian people interested in travelling abroad.
Last update: 07/03/2013 @ 15:05:04
- Discover Romania
- The official site of the Romanian tourism board. Useful presentation on the main attraction points in Romania. Practical information for travelling through the country: travel agencies, accommodation, transportation, etc.
- http://www.turism.ro [EN][FR][RO][ES]
- Discover the natural beauties of Romania
- If rocks and caves are your thing, you have to try this site! The tourist guide focuses on specialised tourism (geological, speleological, etc.). Useful information on the Romanian lakes, nature reserves and national parks. Accommodation in various Romanian resorts.
- http://www.geoturism.ro/index.php [RO]
- Guide to Romania
- Tourism portal: travel agencies, hotels (at the moment only in Bucharest), travelling inside and outside Romania, useful information for students (tourism faculties, info centres, student cards, etc.). Some sections are available in English, French, Italian, Spanish and German.
- http://www.infotravelromania.ro [RO]
- Protected areas in Romania
- General presentation of some national parks in Romania.
- http://www.pronatura.ro/ap/ap_romania.htm [EN][RO]
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Practical information for Romanian people going abroad and for foreigners coming to Romania. Good introduction to Romania (general information on history, politics, society, economy, etc.).
- http://www.mae.ro [EN][FR][RO]
- Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism
- News updates on travelling in Romania. Tourism policy, statistics, etc. Selection of links on tourism.
- http://www.ministerulturismului.ro [EN][FR][DE][IT][RO][ES]
- The Romanian Carpathians
- Site focused on information about the Romanian Carpathians. Useful information for those fond of mountain climbing (news, articles, photos, mountain guides, chatrooms). Selection of useful web resources.
- http://www.alpinet.org [RO]
- Where your travel begins
- A professional travel portal for Romania, designed to combine the promotion of tourist offers with Internet booking and sales. Useful maps, photos, information on weather and tourism fairs.
- http://www.romaniantourism.com [EN][RO]
- The gateway to Romanian cultural heritage
- This is the starting point when searching for information on Romanian cultural heritage. The site is hosted by the Institute for Cultural Memory and you can find here information on archaeology, ethnography, monuments and museums throughout the country, books and history of Romania, performing arts, etc.
- http://www.cimec.ro [EN][FR][RO]
- The Danube Delta
- Find general information about the Danube Delta, hydrographic network, natural reserves, biodiversity, natural monument woods, people of the Danube Delta, the deltaic cuisine... and much more.
- http://www.turismdelta.ro [EN][RO]
- Bucharest Travel Guide
- This is the most comprehensive Bucharest Travel Guide ever, with the VIP locations tested & recommended by the "Cream of the Crop" team. Browse the wide range of categories or search for your favourite hotels, restaurants, clubs, bars or pubs... and much more, and find out if there are any Discount vouchers available! It's a free website and doesn't require any registration. Enjoy Bucharest!
- http://www.bucharest-guide.ro [EN][RO]
- The Danube Delta Biosfere Reserve
- All you want to know about the Danube Delta, one of the greatest wetlands of the Earth. The website is managed by the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority (DDBRA) and provides a variety of information ranging from a general presentation of the Danube Delta (location, diversity, population, photo gallery etc.) to rules regarding tourism within the DDBR, ecological reconstruction, education and public awareness programmes.
- http://www.ddbra.ro/ [EN][FR][DE][IT][RO]
- Accommodation in Romania
- Directory of addresses for hotels, motels, self-catering country cottages, villas, chalets and bed and breakfasts. Search by county, type of accommodation and rating.
- http://www.hotels.ro [EN][RO]
- “ANTREC” - The National Association for Rural, Ecological and Cultural Tourism
- Discover a different type of accommodation. Directory of private countryside accommodation. Select the county you want to visit. Several types of offers for countryside holidays.
- http://www.antrec.ro [RO]
- Romanian youth hostels
- Cheap accommodation for cardholders. Details about purchasing the card, reservations, cost of rooms, campsites, etc. List of hostels in Romania and elsewhere. You can also make your booking online.
- http://www.hihostels-romania.ro/ro/index.htm [EN][RO]
- Bucharest accommodation
- Reservation service for hotels in Bucharest, plus hotel maps and FAQs. Check weekend special rates or hot deals for the hotel you want to stay in.
- http://www.hotelnet.ro [RO]
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- TAROM: National airline company
- Information on its agencies, fares, timetables and services. Online reservations, practical tips and special offers.
- http://www.tarom.ro [EN][RO]
- Otopeni: Bucharest International Airport
- Site of the Romanian international airport. Flight information and how to get to and from the airport (map, bus, city shuttle, etc.)
- http://www.otp-airport.ro [EN]
- RATB: Bus transportation in Bucharest
- Guide to transportation in Bucharest. Suggested itineraries, traffic, maps.
- http://www.ratb.ro [RO]
- CFR: Romanian rail system
- Information, timetables and fares.
- http://www.cfr.ro [EN][RO]
- Map of the underground public transportation network in Bucharest.
- http://www.pmb.ro/metrou.htm [RO]
- Bus lines within Romania and Europe
- A very helpful website dedicated to public information regarding Buses Timetable all over Romania as well as to different destinations in Europe. Search by departure points.
- http://www.autogari.ro/ [EN][FR][DE][RO]
- InterRail Global Pass
- http://www.wasteels.ro/ [EN][RO]
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Spend & save
- Euro<26 Youth Card
- Reductions available for young people under 26. Find out all the advantages of having a card, plus the conditions, sales points and special offers.
- http://www.euro26.ro [RO]
- Youth Hostel Card
- It’s a card which gives you information and entitles you to discounts and bookings in the Youth Hostel network in the country and abroad, offers quality membership to an international youth organization, and access to special programs: youth camps, volunteering in Romania and abroad.
- http://www.hihostels-romania.ro/static.php?id=11&lang=ro [EN][RO]
- International Student Card: ISIC
- As an ISIC holder, you become part of a worldwide student community who share a passion for travel, adventure and discovery. This card gives access to reductions on travel, leisure, theatre, cinema tickets, bookshops, etc., in Romania and worldwide. This is the place where you can fill in the online application to get an ISIC card in Romania.
- http://www.isic-romania.ro/ [RO]
- ZIP Travel Romania
- It provides a variety of products and utilities addressing students and young people: special price for airline and bus tickets, Work and Travel exchange programmes, low-price accommodation abroad, international discount cards, medical travel insurances, foreign language courses, internship and career training programmes, academic recruitments, and so on…
- http://www.ziptravel.ro/ [EN][RO]
- Student Travel Romania
- It’s a travel agency specialized in student and youth travel. No matter if you want to study, work or travel abroad for pleasure, this agency can offer you many options from which to choose the best one for you. It provides also international student cards.
- http://www.studenttravel.ro [RO]
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