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Discover the majestic mountains and lovely landscapes of Romania!

Enjoy plenty of excellent views out over mountains, rivers, lakes and forests when you head out into Romania. Explore castles, including the one belonging to Dracula, and many others that dot the idyllic countryside. “Compare and book a certified guide for your Hiking trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Hiking selection. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Hiking in Romania

What should I know about Hiking Romania?

While Romania’s Carpathian Mountains provide numerous hiking activities all throughout the middle of the country, the coastline boasts plentiful hiking opportunities as well.

The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve boasts one of the most diverse and lively natural areas in all of Europe. Plenty of wildlife as well as lovely lagoon and river ecologies combine to provide natural habitats for all types of fish species, birds and mammals.

The shoreline farther south, nearby Constanța, is also home to lovely scenery and makes for an excellent hiking opportunities.

Farther inland, various natural parks present unique perspectives over the Danube and allow for plenty of hiking opportunities through the country’s pristine and wild forests.

Why should I choose Romania for my Hiking adventure?

Stunning scenery

The Carpathian Mountains are blessed with plenty of beautiful scenery. From green mountain slopes, covered in Europe’s most pristine and intact forests, to craigy peaks and gorgeous mountain meadows, there are plenty of different scenes to see all in the course of a single day. Various natural and national parks provide excellent opportunities to see rushing rivers and spectacular waterfalls too.

Beautiful Brasov

Chances are if you are heading up for a hiking trip in the Carpathians, you’ll pass nearby Brasov. If you have the time, the city is well worth a visit. Boasting some hiking of its own as well as traditional architecture and a rich cultural heritage, spending a day or two here is highly recommended. About an hours bus ride away from Bran and Dracula’s castle also presents a reason to stay here too.

Something for everyone

Whether you are a weekend warrior or a dedicated hiker, Romania offers something unique and special for you. Spend a single day heading up to a small summit in the Apuseni Mountains or take a couple of days heading to the summit of Moldoveanu, Romania’s tallest mountain at 2.544 meters in elevations. If you;re looking for something in between, there are plenty of options for that as well.

What can I expect from the weather in Romania?

During the summer, the Carpathian Mountains offer perfect conditions for climbing. Average daily temperatures range from 13 °C to 18 °C. Temperatures tend to be a bit cooler during the spring and autumn. The summer, however, is also the wettest time of year. Spring and autumn both tend to be a bit drier.

How can I get to Romania?

Any trip to Romania will likely begin with a flight into Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP). You can get here via a direct flight from most major European airports. From here, it is easy and scenic to take a train up into the Carpathian mountains and on to your final destination.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Romania?

Romanian

What’s the country code of Romania?

+40

What currency is accepted in Romania?

Romanian leu (RON)

What’s the high season for Hiking in Romania?

April to October

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