Holiday destinations in Romania

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  1. 1. Holiday destinations in Romania Profesor: Frumuselu Mihai; Student: Paduraru Bianca; Stan Maria.
  2. 2. Transfgran The bends of the Transfgran are also an attraction and a challenge for drivers and motorcycle enthusiasts. Even though some may be tempted to push the pedal, the recommended speed is 40 km per hour. The road is closed from the end of October until June, because of the snow. A journey on this road will offer you dramatic views and breathtakingly beautiful places. Passing by the Balea Glacial Lake (2034 m altitude, through the longest road tunnel in Romania (884 m) and having the most tunnels and viaducts than any other road in Romania, Transfgranul is one attraction that must not be missed.
  3. 3. The road became even more popular when the crew from Top Gear filmed a show on the Trasfgran, in September 2009. The host of the show, Jeremy Clarkson said that Transfgran should have the title of the best road in the world, and that they were mistaken when they gave the Stelvio Pass in Italy this title.
  4. 4. Danube Delta The Danube Delta is the second largest delta in Europe, after the Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent.
  5. 5. The Danube branches into three main arms into the delta, Chilia, Sulina, and Sfntu Gheorghe. The first two branches form the Tulcea arm, which continues as a single body for several kilometers after the separation with Chilia arm. At the mouths of each arm alluvionary processes take place, as a sign that the delta is continuing its expansion.The Danube Delta falls within east European steppe ecosystem, with Mediterranean influences. As a young region in full process of consolidation, the Danube Delta represents a very favourable place for the development of highly diverse flora and fauna, unique in Europe, with numerous rare species.
  6. 6. Sibiu Known by it's German name, Hermannstadt, the city has managed to keep the atmosphere of a long history, reflected in a rich architectural patrimony, stretching on 80 hectares. The medieval fortress survived both the World Wars and the communist regime. The city has many points of interest with geographical and cultural value, like Paltinis mountain resort, Fagaras mountains and the villages that surround it. All of these, together with the architecture that surrounds the city and it's central position inside the country, which makes it very accessible, made Sibiu an important touristic destination, in which the German spirit flouts. Recent history has made Sibiu one of the top cultural centers from Romania. The Brukenthal Museum is the oldest museum in Romania, and the Museum of Transylvanian Civilisation from Dumbrava Sibiului is the largest open-air museum in Europe, and the second in the world. But the cultural life of Sibiu is still very much alive.
  7. 7. Braov Braov is located almost in the center of the country and surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains. The city provides a mix of wonderful mountain scenery in the nearby Poiana Braov and medieval history with German influences in the old town. The city is 176 km from Bucharest.
  8. 8. Braov is up there with Sinaia and the surrounding mountain resorts as the most visited city in Transylvania, Romania, and this is something that's not in vain. Braov boasts everything from dynamic modern life city life to old world charm and fascinating scenery. Also, it's pleasant to have some of the extras as well, including some of the best cleanliness records in the country, great transport and great food. The Braov county is one of the most visited by tourists. Other than Braov city and its immediate attractions, the resorts of Poiana Brasov (12 km west) and Predeal (27 km south), which also offer great tourism too.
  9. 9. Black Sea Resort Warm climate, miles of sand beaches, ancient monuments, vineyards and modern resorts invite travelers to seriously consider Romania's Black Sea Coast as their summer vacation destination. Beaches, stretching from Mangalia to Mamaia, are dotted with fine resorts and hotels, and countless sports and entertainment facilities. Romania's main sea resorts are centred on 45 miles of fine sand beaches and include Mamaia, Eforie, Neptun, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn and Mangalia. The Black Sea coast has long been known for cures of arthritic, rheumatic, internal and nervous disorders.