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Backcountry Skiing in Romania

Perfect skiing conditions, interesting scenery and terrain for as far as the eye can see, a beautiful and captivating culture. Romania is home to all of these things, and backcountry skiing is one of the best ways to experience it all!

Romania contains some of the best conditions for backcountry skiing in Europe, as the fresh and deep snow and awe-inspiring terrain provide the ideal experience. The raw natural beauty of the skiing areas is truly special and irresistible, and when not indulging in outdoor winter pursuits you can discover the gorgeous towns and villages that dot the country, as well as the rich and magnificent culture of this oft-underrated and overlooked country. Take a pick from our selection of backcountry skiing trips and discover the secrets of romantic Romania.

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There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Romania

There are nearly not enough words to describe the breath-taking, awe-inspiring and truly beautiful scenery of Romania. The picture-perfect snow capped mountains lead down to acres of alpine forests, which in turn looks out over the valleys and plains littered with cute villages and majestic castles. It's no exaggeration to say it is some of the cutest scenery in Europe, and makes for the ultimate winter wonderland.


Good to know:

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Romanian leu

How to get there

Flights to Bucharest from all major European hubs

Best time to visit

December to March is the best skiing season, as the snowfall is heavy and temperatures cold


Summer is quite pleasant, with temperatures in the 20's (celsius), however in Winter it can plummet to below freezing often

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Romania:

Romania is where you will find some of the best backcountry skiing in Europe, as not only does its mountainous landscape provide ample opportunities to indulge in this pursuit, the backdrop of charming and alluring scenery and colours provides a truly memorable experience. Some of the backcountry skiing can be quite tough, so being fit and in good shape before arriving is paramount, as it will ensure you enjoy everything more. The villages, towns and cities are full of intriguing histories and culture which they are very proud of, providing endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do. In winter the temperatures can get very cold, so pack appropriately so as not to get caught out, and to maximise your comfort and enjoyment

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