A trip to western Romanian cities: which are the main touristic attractions that are worth visiting?

How can you make the most of your trip to Romania? Rent a good car and start exploring the wonders hidden in the West, Romanian style!

Romania has become one of the favorite vacation destinations. Are you surprised? The answer is probably no. Our country is among the top vacation options for Europeans and not only. This fact is not at all surprising as there are so many locations filled with dozens of historical monuments, cultural buildings, and artistic points of interest, medieval constructions and incredible landscapes.

You may even consider a trip to the small mountain villages as there you can find the traditional Romanian lifestyle, in one way or another. The customs, traditions and festivals are kept in the same manner for centuries and you’ll get a better overview of the local culture. On the way you can pick up some very charming souvenirs as well! Romanians tend to be very crafty and there are many handmade artefacts that you can buy in various flea markets (if you’re interested in such things). This is where you can find pretty great bargains.

Alba Iulia

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Usually, the days allocated for vacations are very few, so you must organize them in an intelligent manner to make the most of your travels. So, as much as you’d like, you can’t visit all the regions of this beautiful country. You need to prioritize your destinations and pick the ones close to your heart. However, you can decide upon some interesting touristic destinations in Romania. So, you can start with the western part and start exploring several charming mountain cities. There are plenty of interesting touristic attractions that will give you enough material to take hundreds of pictures and create beautiful memories. A lot of tourists choose to visit this region and were not disappointed with their decision.

Castelul Corvinilor Hunedoara

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With a bit of research, you can put on your vacation list some really unique touristic attractions located in western Romanian cities. If you don’t have the time, then you could always check certain recommendations, coming from those that travel for a living. With that in mind, here are a few suggestions for you vacation, that you will certainly enjoy visiting:

  • The Corvin Castle in Hunedoara: This is the largest medieval castle in the entire South Eastern European part and once you’ll get a glimpse of it, you will certainly understand why. This massive construction was built by the command of Iancu of Hunedoara in the 1440 and it’s on the list of the most important touristic attractions in Hunedoara. It is a wonderful place, which deserves to be visited. Allocate a couple of hours to truly enjoy this castle.
  • The Carolina White Fortress in Alba-Iulia. All Romanians know Alba Iulia as the Union City! It was built at the beginning of the 18th century and managed to remain important despite the changing of political regimes and two world wars. The main purpose of the White Fortress was to become a strategic defense system of the Habsburg Empire against the Ottoman Empire. Nowadays you can admire the Guard ritual which takes place every day at noon in order to commemorate the soldiers that had to take care of this mighty fortress in the past. You can visit this fortress with family and friends.
  • Bucura Lake. This is the biggest glacial lake in Romania, with a length over half a kilometer and a width of over 200 meters. You’ll find this wonder hof nature in Retezat Natural Park and you can expect to be surrounded by breath taking views. If you’re feeling brave, you can also venture on a mountain trail and start exploring the charming forests of the Carpathian Mountains.
  • Densus Church is one of the oldest religious stone constructions. It was built in the 13th century and it was kept almost intact up to this day. According to historical records on this location, initially, there was a Dacian altar and then a temple for The God of War. Nevertheless, it’s an incredible building and it’s definitely worth of your time. Remember to take a couple of photos of the church!

Of course, there are many more amazing places that you can visit in the Western part of Romania. And the best way to discover them is by driving there yourself! That is why, the best solution for your trip to Romania would be to rent a car. In this manner, you will be able to travel freely and without any worries. In order to aid you in your trip, AutoBoca has prepared a great selection of welcoming cars that will be worthy of your attention. Aren’t you curious to know more?

Castelul Corvinilor rau

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Where can you rent a good car for your trip to western Romania? AutoBoca has some special offers for you this summer!

Visiting Romania can be exciting and challenging in the same time. The infrastructure still needs some improvement, that is why it’s mandatory to have a good quality car by your side. And here, you can rely on AtuoBoca to provide you the means of transport that you need.

According to the experiences of our clients, the best type of vehicle to rent for the mountain side, are the ones from the compact class. Why? Because they have a sturdy construction, plenty of space and they are fairly easy to ride. AutoBoca recommends that you rent a VW Jetta or a VW Golf 7 for such a trip. You will have many advantages with these cars, especially when it comes to safety.

Of course, the number of options is much larger and if you need any help deciding you can always contact one of our agents. They are always prepared to provide you all the information you may need and help you with the renting process. So contact us today and reserve your car for an amazing vacation in Romania!

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