Attractions in Southern Romania

Southern Romania was often referred historically as having two sub-regions, Oltenia and Muntenia. While some cultural differences exist between the two, the similarities prevail. Bucharest is the main departing point for all your trips in Southern Romania.

The Choral Temple: The Must-See Jewish Heritage of Bucharest

Choral Temple Bucharest

The most impressive synagogue in Romania – the Choral Temple – is the surviving testimony of what was once the strong Jewish community of Bucharest.  Read more ›

The Great Synagogue from Bucharest: Holocaust Memorial and Survival

great synagogue from bucharest

Discover the Great Synagogue from Bucharest, the oldest synagogue in the capital and one of the few that survived communist demolitions. Read more ›

Top Five Most Charming Tea Houses in Bucharest

tea houses in Bucharest

Part of the city’s urban culture, these tea houses in Bucharest are excellent places for warming up in winters and cooling down in hot summer days.  Read more ›

Transfagarasan: The Best Road in the World


Discover Transfagarasan, the best road in the world according to Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson, and one of Romania’s top attractions. Read more ›

Sinaia Monastery: Royalty, Faith and Three Centuries of History

Sinaia Monastery

Visit Sinaia Monastery, a must-see attraction located only minutes away from Peles Castle, the most beautiful castle in Romania. Read more ›

Mogosoaia Palace: The Architectural Legacy of a Great Prince

Visit the palace of Mogosoaia, a splendid historical monument over 300 years old, just half an hour away from busy Bucharest. Read more ›

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Bucharest As Soon As Possible


If you‘re planning to visit Bucharest for the very first time, and you’re not sure it’s the best travel choice, we give you 10 reasons to help you decide.  Read more ›

Top 10 Old Churches from Bucharest You Should See

Churches in Bucharest

Our top old churches from Bucharest will help you discover the most interesting and beautiful Orthodox monuments in Romania’s capital. Read more ›

Peles Castle: Royal Legacy and Romania’s Finest Castle

Peles Castle

Peles Castle is one the most impressive castles in Europe and a must-see attraction you’ll remember long after your visit to Romania. Read more ›

The Parliament Palace from Bucharest: Ceausescu’s Final Dream

Palace of the Parliament

Discover the history behind the Parliament Palace from Bucharest, a World Record construction and a major symbol of communism.  Read more ›

Cantacuzino Castle: The Legacy of a Great Byzantine Family

Cantacuzino Castle

Monumental and opulent, Cantacuzino Castle is part of the impressive legacy of the Cantacuzino family whose origins go back to the Byzantines.  Read more ›