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ROMANIA DESTINATION GUIDE

With enchanting villages and fairytale castles perched high in the mountains and meadows, we'll show you why Romania is much more than the medieval land of Dracula.

Romania at a glance
From the romantic Belle-Époque streets of Bucharest to the looming Bran Castle in Braşov, Romania is a magical land of mountains, meadows and medieval history. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and explore striking landscapes, ancient monasteries, fairytale castles and Transylvanian villages.
Currency
Romanian leu
Winter avg temp
2°C
Summer avg temp
32°C
Time Zone
GMT+3
Capital City
Bucharest
Language
Romanian
Good morning
Buna dimineata
Good evening
Bună seara

What to pack for Romania

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Phrasebook

It’s useful to learn a few phrases in Romanian, the national language of Romania. It’s highly appreciated by the locals, and any effort will earn you a lot of smiles.

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Romanian leu

Using Euros for cash payment is generally not accepted in Romania. It’s best to come prepared with Romanian leu, the official currency of Romania.

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Comfortable shoes

Whether you’re trekking through the mountains or roaming the cobbled streets, you’ll need a comfortable pair of shoes on your trip to Romania.

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Adaptor plug

In Romania, the power plugs and sockets are of type F, with standard European 2-pin plugs. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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Waterproof coat

Romania can experience rain throughout the year, so come prepared with a raincoat or a small umbrella.