The Balileasa Depression and the area of

The Balileasa Depression and the area of “The Stables”

Romania is a beautiful country with a diverse relief that worth to be visited. Even if there are not as many developed resorts as in the Western countries, the landscape is breathtaking and the hiking routes are not crowded. Balileasa is an elongated lowland located in the western part of Padis devoid of forest and riddled with sinkholes. The lowland has the appearance of a valley with a large meadow, without being crossed by a regularly stream. The upstream side of the "valley" is guarded by... [ read more ]

Tourism on the Small Island of Braila

Tourism on the Small Island of Braila

From the point of view of tourism, downstream side of the Small Island of Braila, called the Popa area, and the half upstream, the Egret special protection area, represents a particular interest. The total area of ​​this protected area is 17529 ha. Due to the efforts of specialists, the Small Island of Braila was declared a Mixed zoological and botanical reservation. On the area were identified about 150 species of plants. The forest vegetation, encountered both in terrestrial habitats ... [ read more ]

Things to know about the Galbena gorges

Things to know about the Galbena gorges

Located in the southwestern and western part of the closed basin of Padiş - Fortress of Ponor, Galbena is a drainage corridor to the Beius Depression for the majority of the water from the Padiş Basin. Almost throughout the whole area, the Galbena include narrow gorges, bounded by vertical walls and steep slopes, with numerous waterfalls and is very difficult to cross. The upstream sector is the most spectacular, the portion between the Izbuc of Galbena and the confluence with the Luncşoa... [ read more ]

The main tourist attractions in Braila

The main tourist attractions in Braila

The Danube, this wonderful way of European water, after crossing 2500 km, like feeling its end, it splits into two branches, the Macin (Old Danube) and the Cremenea (Danube), hoping that at least one of them will not meet the sea. The Greek historian and geographer Herodotus wrote in the 5th century BC the following: "between rivers that has a reputation and are navigable when you come from the sea, it is the Hister as well" – the Hister is another name for the Danube. In the course of thi... [ read more ]

The Small Island of Braila

The Small Island of Braila

One of the most important agricultural areas of Romania is the swamp of Braila. Between the two arms of the Danube, the navigable Danube on the west called the Cremenea arm and the Old Danube in the east called the Macin arm, was one of the most important hydrological units in the Danube. With a total length of about 60 km and a width of 23 km, the Swamp of Braila has a total area of 99 000 ha. If we add to this area the floodplain part from the outside of it, the whole area is over 153 000 h... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Braila

Tourist guide to Braila

The County of Braila is located in southeastern part of Romania on the Lower Danube with an area of ​​4,766 km2 and a population of 392,000 inhabitants. The center of the area, the city of Braila was mentioned in 1350 in a Spanish geographical work under the name of "Drinago". In 1368 it was mentioned in a document of the ruler of Wallachia, Vlaicu Voda. In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries Braila was considered the largest sea ​​port on the Danube, here came the ships fromevery ... [ read more ]

The Natural Science Museum of the Danube Delta

The Natural Science Museum of the Danube Delta

The amazing museum of the Danube Delta, located in Tulcea city has opened its doors in the year of 1950. The establishment is open from 10.00-18.00 during summer time and from 8.00-16.00 during the winter season. Admission costs 10 lei per person for adults and 5 lei for children. If you need a guide it costs 50 lei in Romanian language and 100 lei in a foreign language. There is also a tax for cameras: 20 for photo camera and 40 for video camera. The museum presents the most important specie... [ read more ]

Tours around Sibiu – Sibiu, Biertan and Sighisoara

Tours around Sibiu – Sibiu, Biertan and Sighisoara

Join a touristic circuit around Sibiu and learn more about the Saxon influence in the land of Romania and visit the most important heritage sites in the region. The duration of the tour is one day throughout which you will have the opportunity to visit ancient castles and see monasteries and churches. The Saxon tour includes a visit to the cities of Sibiu, Medias, Biertan and Sighisoara. To mention a few you will see the fortified church of Saint Margaret and the Tower of Sighisoara. As you w... [ read more ]

A thousand words – tours around Sibiu

A thousand words – tours around Sibiu

A Thousand Words tour around the city of Sibiu is a package tour with the duration of three days and two nights. You can visit and find out more about Sibiu but the really magical stories about the city are the ones written by every tourist who visits the town. Once you pass by the colorful buildings, touch the hundred year old walls, feed the pigeons and feel the medieval atmosphere of the city then the story begins because a picture is worth a thousand words. Not long ago there were annual ... [ read more ]

Visiting Tulcea, a city worth seeing

Visiting Tulcea, a city worth seeing

One can be fascinated by the attractions of this city for years if they decide to spend a longer period of time in this wonderful city. There are lots to see and many things to do in Tulcea. You can visit the largest aquarium of Eastern Europe which has opened its doors not long ago. Also Sulina and Sf Gherorghe is located near at hand together with other fabulous locations of the Delta, such as museums, monuments, caves, mountains and monasteries. As Tulcea is not a large city it can easily ... [ read more ]