Romania is a country located in the south eastern part of Central Europe, bordered by Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Moldova, Ukraine and the Black Sea. It has an amazing natural beauty and diversity, and also a rich cultural heritage, enthralling its visitors with picturesque mountain landscapes and undamaged rural areas, but also with its historic cities. The Carpathian Mountains and the Danube Delta are very impressive natural sites, really worth visiting.
REASONS TO GO
Transylvania and its famous castles and medieval towns
The UNESCO World heritage sites of the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina
The beach resorts on the Black Sea coast and the natural spas
GOOD TO KNOW
Currency: Romanian Leu (RON)
Area: 237.502 sq km (91.725 sq. miles)
Calling Code: +40
Time Zone: UTC +2
January 1 and 2: New Year
May 1: Labour Day
August 15: Saint Mary's Day
December 1: National Day
December 25-26: Christmas
OTHER HOLIDAYS: Orthodox Easter and Rusaliile: (Christian Orthodox Religious Holiday - celebrated 50 days after Easter).