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Bucharest Travel Planning
Practical information about Bucharest and Romania. Weather in Bucharest. Currency exchange tips. Visa types. Traveling within the European Union. Packing lists depending on the season.
Where & What To Eat
From fast-food to fine dining, learn what are your available options of eating out. Find out how to choose the best restaurants in Bucharest. Tips for saving money on food, without having to feel frustrated.
Transport & Getting Around
How to use public transport in Bucharest. What are your options to get around the city. How to avoid taxi scams. How to stay safe when traveling the Bucharest Metro, the buses or the tram.
Bucharest Tours & Itineraries
Guided tours or self-made itineraries in Bucharest. How to choose the best type of itinerary for you. How to experience the Bucharest nightlife in the Old Center and outside it.
What To See & Do
The top Bucharest attractions. What are the best times to visit museums, trade fairs, and shops. How to find the latest events and things to do in Bucharest. How and where to meet with the locals.
Day Trips & Tours from Bucharest
Where to go from Bucharest. What parts of Romania to visit and how many days to assign for these tours. From Transylvania to the Danube Delta, visit the best destinations in Romania.
Valea Zânelor (Valley of Fairies) Clay Castle in Transylvania
About 40km from Sibiu, there's a fairy tale-like place worth a brief visit. This is Valea Zânelor, Valley of Fairies Clay Castle, a soon-to-be hotel located in Porumbacu de Sus, a village in Romania. Castelul de lut Valea Zânelor, namely the Clay Castle in the Valley...
Văcărești Delta – The Urban Wetland & Birdwatching Paradise
If you are in Bucharest, seeking for things to do on your own or with a small group of friends, check out Văcărești Natural Park only 10-15 minutes away by car from the city center. At the first glance, the park is rather scary and seems deserted, In fact, you may...
Mogoșoaia Palace – Easy Day Trip from Bucharest
One of the best examples of the Romanian Renaissance architectural style (Brâncovenesc style), Mogoșoaia Palace is a must-see, even if you only have a few days to spend in Bucharest. This former residence of Constantin Brâncoveanu, is located at about 15km from...
The Botanical Garden Bucharest – Your Visiting Guide
Located in the Cotroceni neighborhood, very close to Cotroceni Palace (the official residence of Romania's President), the Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful parks of Bucharest. This is a good place to learn about different plant species and to take...
Where To Stay in Bucharest – A Guide to Hotels from the Old Town to the North
Bucharest is divided into six areas numbered from 1 to 6 (Sector 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6), each of them consisting from different neighborhoods (Cartiere). Choosing where to stay in Bucharest is a matter of researching of the best areas and neighborhoods and picking the...
The Best Time To Visit Bucharest
Briefly put, I consider spring and fall as the best periods to visit Bucharest. Come to Bucharest during May or June, or schedule your trip in September or October. Summers in Bucharest are dry and hot. Some days are so hot that you need to spend the most part of your...
Top Things To Do in Bucharest
If this is your first time here, chances are you need some information on the best things to do in Bucharest. This article aims to give you some ideas on what to do in Bucharest to make the most out of your visit. Before that, you need to know a few things about using...