When it comes to its most remarkable tourist attraction, Romania is most probably known best for Transylvania, one of its regions which comprises vast forests and a number of medieval towns and cities but most importantly, Transylvania is the home to the fearsome historic Bran Castle which has witnessed the reign of Vlad the Impaler, the ruler of Wallachia who is nicknamed the real-life Dracula and the main inspiration of Bram Stoker’s masterpiece of the same name.
But visiting Bran Castle in Transylvania is only one of the many enjoyable activities and things to do in Romania that made it a prominent tourism attraction; as a matter of fact, Transylvania is not the only spectacular region in Romania. There is also Bucharest, its capital city and cultural hub which houses many historical places like the Romanian Athenaeum and the vast Palace of Parliament, and the populous city of Sibiu which comprises the renowned Bridge of Lies and Sibiu Lutheran Cathedral.
As for the best times in the year for traveling to and tourism in Romania, it is widely agreed upon it is better to visit Romania in the spring season and the early summer days, particularly from March to late June, as well as the late summer days and early fall (September and October months).
These seasons are more recommended not only because this is where the weather would be at its best which would enable to enjoy more things to do in Romania, but also because you can find the cheapest offers and packages for Romania in these times of the year.
That being said, tourism in Romania does not restrict itself to one type of tourists. This is not only because it is considered one of the safest spots to travel to in the region of Eastern Europe, but also because you will find something that fits your taste among the many things to do in Romania.
Romania is a country of many contradictions whether in its nature and landscapes or the cities that vary between the modern ones and the rural medieval towns. Whether you are seeking adventure tourism and sport activities like hiking and trekking through the forested areas of Transylvania, the Bucegi Mountains and the Carpathian Mountains, or you only want to enjoy some quality time and relax amidst Romania’s beautiful landscapes and watch its wildlife in Calimani National Park, or if you enjoy historic tourism more through touring the multitude of medieval monuments and sites which Romania houses like Bran Castle, Corvin Castle, and Putna Monastery, the oldest church in the entire region of Moldavia.
Even if you are looking for a luxurious getaway either for yourself or with your family members, you can choose from the multiple resorts and hotels lined up the Black Sea coast and you can also enjoy several water sports and activities there including Kayaking and Skiing.