This central European country is full of mystery and splendour thanks to its collection of historic castles, magnificent natural landscapes, and medieval architecture. Grand buildings stand alongside old architecture in the energetic capital city Bucharest, and you’ll find plenty of live music, art galleries, theatres, and museums.
With Qatar Airways Holidays, you can book a culture-filled weekend city break, or a Romania tour package to the beautiful Transylvania region to explore the old Gothic castles, picturesque hilltop villages, emerald landscapes and snow-capped peaks. Relatively unspoilt and still retaining much of its traditional character, Romania is an up-and-coming destination for experienced travellers who want something a little extra from their European holiday.
Romania Holiday Packages
Discover the charm and beauty of Romania, with its hilltop medieval villages and castles, and incredible green landscapes and mountains. Choose from a long list of activities, accommodation options, and historic attractions with a Romania travel package and soak up the country’s natural surroundings and colourful culture.
With Qatar Airways Holidays you can go on a taste tour of the local dishes like Parjoale meatballs with a culinary experience in Romania, or head to the country’s sandy beaches to laze on beaches and swim in the cobalt waters of the Black Sea.
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Romanian, Hungarian, German with English spoken in main tourist areas
- Step into a fairytale setting amid dense forests and old castles, and discover the beauty of this central European country. In the capital Bucharest, you’ll find plenty of art galleries, museums, theatres, and live music shows that will keep you entertained. Modern skyscrapers and grand building coexist quite happily with historic Orthodox churches, winding alleys and cobbled squares. Visit the Royal Palace, which now houses the National Art Museum, shop on the upscale Calea Victoriei or in Baneasa Shopping City mall, or take a boat trip in the Cismigiu Garden.
- Nature and history-lovers will enjoy the Transylvania region, famously known as the inspiration behind fictional vampire stories. Visit the fortress towns where some of the finest Saxon architecture in Europe has been beautifully preserved, or bathe in the muddy and mineral-rich thermal waters of Sovata’s Bear Lake. Walk through the Carpathian Mountains and you might spot wolves and brown bears. The hilltop citadel town of Sighisoara’s is UNESCO-listed and a must- see with colourful buildings and a 500-year-old clock tower.
- The 15th century Corvin Castle in Hunedoara boasts Gothic-Renaissance architecture, or you can take a trip to the hilltop Bran Castle, famously linked with the fictional vampire ‘Dracula’. Explore the country’s stunning natural sights by foot and trek through canyons in the Cheile Bicazului - Hasmas National Park, or visit the magnificent ice caves of Scarisoara in the Apuseni Mountains.
- For sun, sea, and sand head to the south east and you’ll find plenty of beaches like Eforie, Costinesti, and Saturn on the shores of the Black Sea, making Romania a truly versatile destination.