Enjoy these 10 amazing activities in Romania

Romania is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe for its history, impressive monuments, culture and exciting activities. The country is also famous for its castles and the impressive Carpathian Mountains, which constitute one of the most picturesque landscapes in the world. With these features, nature lovers, history buffs, and all types of travelers have something to enjoy in this country. It is also a great place to visit during the Halloween party as it has lots of spooky adventures to offer. When in Romania, you have to take the time to visit some of the beautiful cities in the country and make sure to take part in these amazing activities.



ten Attend a Romanian Halloween Party

Romania is one of the best places in the world to experience Halloween, as the country has long been known for spooky things. For travelers looking for the best of these events, the Halloween party at Bran Castle (also known as Dracula’s Castle) is not to be missed. It takes place on October 29, 2022 and will introduce visitors to the best vampire Halloween experiences they will never forget.

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  • Price/Person:
    $162.97

  • Length:
    About 8 to 9 hours

  • What’s included:
    Food and drinks, transport and admission to Bran Castle and the Halloween party.


9 Take a day trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest

Bulgaria is another interesting European country to visit for its interesting history and culture. Thanks to the proximity of the two countries, visitors to Romania can also visit Bulgaria and explore the country’s capital. On a visit to the Romanian Quarter, you’ll learn about the country’s medieval history and also learn about some of its popular attractions.

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  • Price/Person:
    $80.19

  • Length:
    About 12 hours

  • What’s included:
    Transport by air-conditioned vehicle and entrance ticket to the main tourist sites in Bulgaria.

Related: Off the Beaten Path: Top 10 Things to Do in Bulgaria


8 Discover the Transfagarasan Highway

The Transfargarasan highway is the most scenic in Romania and worth exploring. Crossing this highway, visitors will be able to see and explore sites such as – Boyar Mansion, Golestan Museum and the Royal Court of Vlad the Impaler – the real Dracula that only Romanians know. Book this tour

  • Price/Person:
    $90.34

  • Length:
    About 12 to 1 p.m.

  • What’s included:
    Lunch, air-conditioned vehicle, pickup and drop-off.

seven Visit Peles Castle, Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress and Sinaia Monastery

Romania is full of many monuments, from castles to fortresses, and some popular ones are worth exploring if only for their beauty and historical relevance. To live this experience, one can take a tour that not only takes visitors to these castles, but also tells them the history surrounding each of these monuments. During this tour, visitors will be taken to Dracula’s Castle, Rasnov Fortress, Peles Castle and several other landmarks across the country.

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  • Price/Person:
    $73.43

  • Length:
    About 8 to 9 hours

  • What’s included:
    Hotel pickup, lunch, entrance fees to the various sites, and transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Related: There’s More Than One ‘Dracula’s Castle’: Here’s What to Know

6 Visit a salt mine

Romania is home to Slanic Prahova, one of the largest salt mines in the world, and visiting this unique geological site is an interesting experience worth having. To live this experience, you can join the Salt Mine Day Trip from Bucharest, which takes visitors to the Salt Mountain and Slanic Prahova Salt Mine.

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  • Price/Person:
    From $54.81

  • Length:
    About 8 hours

  • What’s included:
    Entrance tickets, air-conditioned vehicles, commentary on the geology of the salt mines.

5 Take a tuk tuk around Bucharest

There are many ways to explore Bucharest, but touring the city in a Tuk Tuk is one of the most exciting. During this experience, you will see attractions such as the Palace of Parliament, Avenue de la Victoire, Place de la Révolution, and many other historical sites in the city. Live commentary is also offered during the ride.

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  • Price/Person:
    $59.89

  • Length:
    About 1-3 hours

  • What’s included:
    Snacks, bottled water, selfie stick and Wi-Fi on board.


4 Eat through Transylvania

Besides being the birthplace of Dracula, Transylvania is also a great place to have a delicious culinary adventure. While one can just walk around the streets and select random dishes to taste, one can better live this experience by booking a 5-day Taste of Transylvania tour. As well as offering delicious tastes of local cuisine, this tour also takes visitors on a tour of some of the most historic places in the country including – Bucharest, Sibiu and Brasov.

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  • Price/Person:
    From $516.35

  • Length:
    about five days

  • What’s included:
    Entrance fees to attractions, transport costs and accommodation for 4 days with breakfast.


3 Discover the real trick of communism

The history of Romania is an interesting thing to explore in the country. On a real communism tour in Romania, guests will take a walking tour of the city of Bucharest, where they will visit historical monuments and sites and also learn about the history associated with these places. The tour also ensures that guests learn what life was like under the communist regime that finally ended in 1989.

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  • Price/Person:
    $22.00

  • Length:
    About 3 hours

  • What’s included:
    Food and drinks, snacks, hotel pickup and drop-off


2 Join a half-day bike tour around Bucharest

With such a good road network, cycling is an exciting thing to do in Bucharest. It is easy and flexible and will allow travelers to make quick stops to explore different parts of the country. By cycling through the city, one will be able to see the main attractions of the city as well as lesser known attractions which are also interesting.

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  • Price/Person:
    $35.53

  • Length:
    about 4 hours

  • What’s included:
    Food and drinks, hotel pickup and drop-off and local guide.

1 Explore the street food and culture of the country

One of the best ways to explore a country is to taste the food and explore the culture. But one cannot have this experience alone. A visit is necessary, and the Street Food’n’culture tour is a great tour to book for this experience. During this tour, you will join a street food tour in the country’s capital and have the opportunity to try local specialties in some of the best restaurants in town.

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  • Price/Person:
    $91.35

  • Length:
    About 4 hours

  • What’s included:
    Tastings of 8 best dishes and sweets, additional drinks and entrance ticket to the Romanian Athenaeum.

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