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Foreign tourists spent RON 1 bn in Romania in Q1

About 414,000 foreign tourists came in Romania in the first quarter of this year, while their expenditure amounted per total to over RON 1 billion. According to the National Statistics Institute, the non-resident tourists arrived in Romania in Q 1 ...

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Bucharest – Thessaloniki direct route by train

Travellers who wish to get to Greece by train this summer will have a direct link between Bucharest – Thessaloniki via Sofia and return, as of Friday, June 17, the National Rail Company CFR announced in a press release. For ...

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Alba Iulia awarded TripAdvisor Certificate for the second year in a row

The city of Alba Iulia, central Romania has been awarded the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence for the second year in a row, ranking second in Romania after Peles Castle. Following the tourists’ reviews, Alba Iulia got the maximum five points, ...

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Best beaches in Romania

The Health Ministry released the list of the best Romanian beaches in terms of bathing water and quality management for the last four seasons, during 2012-2015. According to the ministry’s list quoted by Ziarul Financiar, Romania has 15 excellent beaches, 22 ...

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The longest bike ride in Romania set in June-end

The longest bike tour in Romania, 325km-long Transylvania Epic Bike Ride, will run in Brașov, Mureș, Sibiu and Alba during June 23-26 and will include 15 touristic sights. “Transylvania Epic Bike Ride is not a competition event, so the participants ...

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The unique Clock Museum in Ploiesti reopens for visitors

The Clock Museum in Ploiesti was re-opened for visitor on Thursday, after undergoing an ample two-year-and-a-half revamping process in a EU-funded project worth RON 5 million. The museum, listed as historical monument, is unique in Romania and even in Europe, ...

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New adventure park at the Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni

Adventure @theCastlePark is the new adventure park to be open at the Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni mountain resort on May 28. The park will await tourists with 20 workshops, about one kilometer of zip line, archery and airsoft gun sessions. ...

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Romania, closer to become the favorite destination for wine tourism

Between the 14th and 16th of May 2016, Revino.ro organized ‘REVINO –Discover the Wines from Romania’ wine fair, with Romania Journal’s media support, an event attended by 1,000 wine lovers and people interested to discover it. 19 small and medium ...

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The place hiding the only laurel reservation in Romania

The only laurel reservation in Romania is hidden somewhere at the border of Bihor and Arad counties, with local authorities aiming at turning it into a travel destination. A local legend says that the laurel forest located at the outskirts ...

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The wooden church in Șurdești, Maramures and its records

Among the most visited sights in Maramures there is the wooden church in Şurdeşti, also included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The church is located in the village Șurdești, which can be found on the road leading from Baia ...

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