Romania facts and travel tips

Romania isn’t always up near the top of tourism spots, but that’s something that provides you with a distinct advantage if you plan a visit to this beautiful nation. There are castles almost everywhere to explore, some perfectly preserved and others in ruins. There are amazing natural sites, such as the Bigar Waterfall. Your time here might be more rustic than a visit to other European cities, but that also means there is the potential of something life changing happening.

Romania offers something in every season that makes a visit truly special. In summer, endless fields of sunflowers can take one’s breath away. The mists of Autumn give a chill to the air that is perfect for a stroll along the streets of a small Romanian village. Winter at the summit of one of the many mountain resorts is perfect for skiing. Spring in Romania means wildflowers blooming everywhere you look.

There’s something special about finding a city in Romania with cobblestone side streets and a small cafe with just a handful of tables. A warm day begs for some gelato had a quaint mom and pop shop or a drive up onto the mountain road switchbacks that can sometimes clutch at your soul. The Black Sea offers a number of breathtaking vistas and there are 7 historical monuments that are always a treat to explore.

From Dracula’s Castle to the beach resorts and everything in-between, Romania is the perfect place for a holiday if you love an adventure. Pick your city today and bring some comfortable shoes because you won’t want to rest until you’ve explored every square inch of what this nation has to offer.

National Holidays

When are national holidays and no work days ?

See the list with the national holidays in the country.

DateEnglish
January 1New Year
January 2New Year
January 24Union Day/Small Union
VariableEaster
May 1Labour Day
June 1Children's Day
VariablePentecost, Whit Monday
.August 15Dormition of the Theotokos
November 30St. Andrew's Day
December 1National Day/Great Union
December 8Referendum on the Romanian Constitution
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Boxing Day

Biggest cities

See the list of the biggest and most important cities in the country, and the size of the cities by population.

Important: the informations are from various external sources. If you are using the informations professional please seek official confirmation whether the figures are actual or not.

RankNamePop.Region
1Bucharest1.883.425Bucharest
2Cluj-Napoca324.576Cluj
3Timișoara319.279Timiș
4Iași290.422Iași
5Constanța283.872Constanța
6Craiova269.506Dolj
7Brașov253.200Brașov
8Galați249.342Galați
9Ploiești209.945Prahova
10Oradea196.367Bihor
11Brăila180.302Brăila
12Arad159.704Arad
13Pitești155.383Argeș
14Sibiu147.245Sibiu
15Bacău144.307Bacău
16Târgu Mureș134.290Mureș
17Baia Mare123.738Maramureș
18Buzău115.494Buzău
19Botoșani106.847Botoșani
20Satu Mare102.441Satu Mare

Covid-19 / Coronavirus statistics

Travel restrictions / Travel advice

Any country may restrict travel without notice. For actual updates on travel restrictions see official website at gov.uk

Foreign travel advice

See actual travel advice on official website at gov.uk

Medical travel advice

Official and updated medical travel advice during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak, see WHO official website

Medical recommendations

The actual medical recommendations during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak can be found at WHO official website

Local Covid-19 information

Below you can see the actual Covid-19 situation with statistics.

For actual updates about local restrictions see government website from the link below.

Romania
3,273,069
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 5, 2022 4:52 pm
Romania
3,189,298
Total recovered
Updated on October 5, 2022 4:52 pm
Romania
16,705
Total active cases
Updated on October 5, 2022 4:52 pm
Romania
67,066
Total deaths
Updated on October 5, 2022 4:52 pm

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