Caving or speleology tourism

Is caving (exploring subterranean caverns) your passion? Romania abounds in caves of different sizes, topography and age with many accessible to tourists, while others are only open for research activities.

Hidden beneath the surface is a mysterious subterranean world of caves and caverns so there’s plenty for you explore.

There are over 12000 caves spread all over Romania and their variety and scenic passages are overwhelming.

Main Karstic areas

  • Rodnei Mountains
  • Piatra Craiului Mountains
  • Mehedinți Mountains
  • Banatului Mountains
  • Bihor-Vlădeasa Mountains (by far the most complest karst, with over 1000 caves to be found in the Apuseni Mountains)

Here are some of the best caving opportunities: