The “Land between the forests” is a world of secluded medieval castles, Saxon fortresses, misterious, sometimes spooky ruins but also rustic countryside, tree-covered mountains and cozy small towns waiting for you to discover it.
There are 14 national parks totaling 3,223 km² in Romania. Some of the most important ones are:
The Retezat National Park which is housing glacial lakes & rare plants and offers great hiking opportunities.
The Nera Gorges – Beușnița National Park, a protected area situated in Romania, in Caraş-Severin County. The waters of the Nera River carved deep in the calcareous rocks giving birth to lakes, canyons, caves and waterfalls which make up for a fabulous landscape.
The Rodna National Park spreads across mountains, glacial relics and while hosting plenty of wildlife is drawing hikers and visitors alike.
One of the most spectacular roads in the world, the Transfagarasan runs trough the spectacular, rocky Fagaras mountains, the highest mountains in Romania with the Moldoveanu peak reaching 2544 meters. Spooky tunnels and amazing views are awaiting the curious tourist!
From incredible mountain gorges to an amazing salt mine experience (good for both health & soul) – here are the Top Places to visit in Romania this season
What do you know about Transylvania? The mythical land of Transylvania is a mysterious region in Romania known for medieval towns, mountainous borders and castles like Bran Castle, a Gothic fortress associated with the legend of Dracula. But we are not going to talk about Dracula from Bram Stoker’s famous novel here, even though Transylvania is
Surrounded by an amazing landscape, the only crater lake in Romania has the purest water and is said to do miracles. Ready for a visit?
Where legend meets strange beauty – strangely shaped rock formations or the Ogres from Salaj as they are known, are awaiting to greet and charm you in one of the prettiest and interesting natural reserves of Romania!