A country dotted with medieval castles, rolling green hills, quaint villages and stunning beaches awaits you when you choose to visit Romania. There are various forms of accommodation available with a lot cheaper rates than you may be accustomed to. It is advisable to book early if you plan to visit this country during the summer months. You can choose from hotels, a homestay with a family, self-catering units and campgrounds. There are nightclubs in Bucharest and two casinos as well as many opportunities to take in symphony performances for your nightly entertainment. You will enjoy the shopping as you get a chance to purchase many items unique to Romania such as embroideries and glass paintings.
Bucharest is the capital city of the country and has many tourist attractions. Visit the Village Museum, which is an outdoor setting of a typical Romanian village. Art galleries and museums abound, as do many different types of architectural styles in the buildings. When you leave this city, you should try to see the magnificent palaces in Mogosoaia, Buftea and Heresti. If you are interested in ancient history, then you will want to visit the archeological sites of ancient Greek ruins at Histria, Tomis and Callatis. Of course, you do have to visit Bran Castle, the setting for the Dracula novel.
You will be amazed at the sight of the fortified churches in Transylvania and the sights of Sibiu, the main city of the Saxons. The World Heritage sites of the Painted Monasteries in Moldavia will give you exercise in the trek involved, but is well worth the hike.
You can engage in water sports or soak up the sun while lying on a sandy beach when you visit the beaches of the Black Sea Coast. The resorts in this area cater to families with children, but if you want some extra-special pampering head to the Lake Techirghiol and the thermal springs. There are many spa towns in this country where you can ease away the aches and stresses of your daily life. Take a cruise on the Danube or a hike in the mountains. Whatever your taste in vacation, you will find what you want in a visit to Romania.