Romania

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Travel Info

Travel info

Tourism

The number of tourists is growing every year and tourism is becoming an increasingly important source for Romania's GDP with 7-9 million people now visiting yearly.

Visas

Visas are not required by nationals of EU countries for a three-month period (those intending to stay for a longer period than three months must apply for a registration certificate issued by the Romanian Authority for Aliens); by nationals of Australia, Canada and the USA for travel and tourism trips of up to three months.

For more information visit www.mae.ro

Major cities

Bucharest, Iași, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Constanța

Top tourist attractions

  • The Stronghold of Neamu
  • Peles Castle
  • Danube Delta
  • Museum of the Jews from Romania
  • Bran Castle
  • Clock Tower
  • Moldovita
  • Trip to Barsa Land
  • Astra National Museum Complex
  • The Teleki Library

Activities

Tourism in Romania focuses on the country's naturallands capes and its rich history.

Relief

Romania's terrain is distributed roughly equally between mountainous, hilly and lowland territories. The Carpathian Mountains dominate the centre of Romania, with 14 mountain ranges reaching above 2,000 m/6,600 ft, and the highest point at Moldoveanu Peak (2,544 m/8,346 ft).

Climate

Romania has a climate that is transitional between temperate and continental, with four distinct seasons. The average annual temperature is 11 °C (52 °F) in the south and 8 °C (46 °F) in the north.

Taxes

Standard Rate 24%. Reduced Rates 5%, 9%.

Public holidays

  • January 1 - New Year's Day
  • January 2 - Day after New Year's Day
  • April/May - Easter
  • May/June - Pentecost, Whit Monday
  • May 1 - Labor Day
  • August 15 - Dormition of the Theotokos
  • December 1 - National holiday (Great Union Day)
  • December 25/26 - Christmas

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Source: www.wikipedia.org