Holiday Apartments, Accommodation and Villas in Romania
Romania is a fantastic and exciting country that is well worth a visit! It is famous for its fortified churches, painted monasteries and stunning rolling landscape. It is situated at the top of the Balkan peninsula by the Black Sea. Romania has a rich cultural heritage and those interested in history, the arts and architecture will get a lot out of a visit to this exciting corner of the world. It is a country of extremes – you’ll find developed western cities as well as villages that still have their roots in medieval times! Most visitors to Romania will head for Bucharest but there’s most to see than just the capital in Romania! Keep reading to find out more about this amazing country!
Where to StayWimdu offer over 200 holiday rentals and holiday homes in Romania. Stay in a classic medieval village, modern apartment in Bucharest or ski chalet in the mountains. We offer all kinds of accommodation in Romania at Wimdu – find exactly what you’re looking for today with Wimdu!
- Bucharest’s Arc De Triomphe was originally built out of wood and was constructed to honour those who thought in World War 1!
- Parliament palace is the world’s second largest administrative building after the Pentagon!
- Romanian Nicolae Constantin Paulescu discovered insulin!
- The Romanian language in the only language in Eastern Europe that is a Romance Language!
- Romania is home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites!
Things to see and do in RomaniaOnce called the ‘Paris of the East!’, the 500 year old city of Bucharest is an excellent city to visit. With a population of 1.2 million, Bucharest is like any capital city – bustling and lively. The city was remodeled in the 19th century by French architects, the city features large new classical buildings, huge elegant parks and even an impressive Arc de Triomphe! An interior staircase allows tourists to climb to the top for a panoramic view over the city. Bucharest is laden with historical charm and there’s much to see in this exciting city. The streets in the old city centre and grand architecture of Royal Palace are also well worth visiting. Bucharest is also home to a buzzing cultural scene and the city is home to 32 museums, 22 theatres, many concert halls and 18 art galleries. Bucharest boasts a continental climate with hot, dry summers and cold winters – the average temperature is 73 degree in summer!
Sighisoara is one of the most beautiful towns in the heart of Transylvania. German architectural influences can be seen throughout the city and one of its most famous attractions is the clock tower that was built in the 14th century. The clock is located along the huge defensive wall in the town. The centre of Sighisoara is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the historical and beautiful nature of the buildings and streets. Getting to the town is relatively easy and there are several daily connections available between most major cities in Romania including Bucharest.
Brasov is another popular city and is home to well-kept medieval streets. The town is located high up in the Transylvania mountains and is hugely popular with tourists seeking the authentic Romanian town experience. It is located close to the stunning skiing resort of Poiana Brasov. The skiing season lasts from December to March and there are many options to stay in a accommodation in the village during this time.