Romania, the home of Dracula, borders Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine, Hungary and Moldova. The country consists, partly thanks to the Carpathians, diverse landscapes with untouched nature, primeval forests and plains. There are a total of fourteen different national parks, 360 nature reserves plus it has the largest population of lynxes, wolves and bears in all of Europe. The coast, on the Black Sea, is also perfect for a sunny holiday.
Culture is abundant here. You can check out authentic old towns, grand castles and painted monastery churches. The capital Bucharest is THE city to see in Romania. Fun fact: it is also called Little Paris!
Capital – Bucharest
Currency – Romanian leu (RON)
Language – Romanian
Neighboring countries – Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine, Hungary and Moldova
Distance (Amsterdam – Bucharest) – 2222 km
Flight time (Amsterdam – Bucharest) – average 2h 45min
Best time to travel – June through September
Time difference – 1 hour later