The famous Balkan country encompasses everything from cultural heritage and scenic countryside to busy cities and striking mountains. Discover all this and more when you take a trip to Romania with Qatar Airways.
Romania covers a vast land that houses within it several unique regions, such as Transylvania with its medieval castles and dark forests contrasting heavily with its modern cities and rapidly developing shopping districts. Souther Bukovina is home to beautifully painted monasteries that dot its green hills. By the coast of the Black Sea lies Dobrogea, an ethnically diverse region that continues to stand out as a famous leisure travel destination.
Meanwhile, the horseshoe of the Carpathian Mountains encloses a range of geographically varied regions and a thriving population of wild wolves, bears and lynxes. The country has 13 National Parks, and the Danube Delta is a World Natural Heritage Site.
The country’s capital, Bucharest, boasts a buzzing café society, and its interesting tapestry of architectural styles evident through its fine old buildings makes it a most absorbing location for walking tours. The capital also has a vivacious nightlife scene, excellent museums and a plethora of shopping venues.
There is a strong artistic tradition in Romania, and one of the delights of visiting is to pick up some lovely hand-crafted souvenirs. Music and dance are very prominent as well, and one of the local art forms is traditional icon painting. Romania has also had a strong international presence in cinema and sculpture in recent years, and is also a popular location for international film companies, who use its dramatic landscape to great effect.
Book a flight to Romania with Qatar Airways and embrace the country’s eclectic blend of rural and urban attractions.