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From woods to mountains, Romania offers travelers the chance to explore stunning landscapes. With all its old architecture and museums, this country also allows travellers to learn about its rich history.
The culture of Romania is evident through locations like the Stavropoleos Monastery and the Romanian Athenaeum. If a traveler wants to take a break from history, Bucharest is also a hip, thriving location city.
If the city life is too much for some visitors, they can head to Sinaia instead. This town in the central region of the Bucegi Mountains. There are various opportunities for hiking or skiing along the nearby mountains.
Romania serves as an ideal location for anyone seeking a diverse experience. The country holds a rich history, beautiful landscapes and endless sights. If you’re looking for a vacation with endless possibilities, then you’re looking to visit Romania.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Romania. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Romania: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Tuberculosis is a present in Romania. While there is no vaccine against it, a post-exposure test is available.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
Americans planning to visit Romania will need a valid U.S. passport to enter the country. A visa is not required for U.S. citizens planning to stay up to 90 days within a 6 month period of time.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
The climate in Romania varies by season. The country experiences all four seasons, including winter. The winters in Romania can be bitter cold and filled with snow, while the summer often burn hot. Rainfall is moderate throughout the country. Temperatures are consistent throughout the country, but vary based on location. Here is what to expect in a few tourist destinations:
Crime is not uncommon in Romania. The most common incidents include pickpocketing, robbery, scams and credit card fraud. Organized crime is present in the country. Be watchful at train stations and in subways.
Always travel with a companion, especially overnight. Do not leave personal belongings unattended or out in the open. Use ATMs inside banks, be wary in internet cafes and try to use cash instead of credit cards.
From the Piatra Mare Mountains, to the Bucegi Mountains and more, Romania is lined by high peaks. These mountains are the ideal setting for skiing, snowboarding and even hiking. Whether the aim is to scale mountain or fly down them in the snow, Romania attracts travelers all year long.
While these extreme sports might seem exciting, they are also highly dangerous. Embarking on a hike beyond your physical capability or unprepared can lead to dehydration or worse. Snowboarding or skiing can lead to injury. Always know your physical capabilities. Do not try any sports or activities that you do not feel comfortable with. Always makes sure someone knows where you are and when you should be returning.
In addition to all travel documents and medications recommended by a Passport Health Travel Medicine Specialist, here are some items to consider packing:
All Americans visiting Romania should register with the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest. Registering will inform the office of your travel plans and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation. You can register online, through the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
U.S. Embassy Bucharest
4-6, Dr. Liviu Librescu Blvd.
District 1, Bucharest
Telephone: (+40) 21 200-3300
Visit the U.S. Embassy website prior to your departure to confirm correct contact details for the U.S. Embassy in Romania.
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