From: #flymeto | Jun 03, 2016
The Romanian Carpathians are divided into East, South and West. The largest is the Eastern Carpathians, which extend from the north of the country to the river Dimbovita. The Western Carpathians stretch between two rivers - the Somes and the Danube. The Southern Carpathians stretch from the Dimbovita River to Timis and Mehadica. They are the highest mountains of the Romanian Carpathians.
Want to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city? Then the Romanian Carpathians are a good choice. Hundreds of tourists come here every year. You will love the Carpathians for clean air, picturesque surroundings, beautiful landscapes. Especially in the Transylvanian region, tourism has a huge tradition. There is an extensive network of campsites and mountain huts built. Hiking paths are well marked.
Many people, besides the Romanian dracula, avoid the idea of a holiday in Romania. You can see jewels among other cities in Europe - Brasov, Sibiu or Sighisoara. Not far from Brasov is the Bran Castle, a national monument considered to be Dracula’s Castle.
The Romanian attraction is Transfagaras Road. It runs through the highest part of the Southern Carpathians and in 2009 it was named the best and most amazing road in the world on the Top Gear TV show. It is a megalomaniacal project by Nicolae Ceausescu that had the road built between 1970 and 1974. The motorway is 90 km long and connects Sibiu and Pitesti.
You can fly to Romania by air. waiting for you. You can stay in many hotels. The eastern shores are washed by the Black Sea. The climate here is continental. There is no snow in winter, and it often rains in the seaside areas in winter. In summer, temperatures are around 40 degrees Celsius. For example, Bucharest is very dry and hot in the summer. The best time to visit is the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. The Black Sea is still warm at this time and you can’t be surprised by the snow like spring.