Welcome to Romania!
What if you had a trusted friend to ask for advice on what to visit in Romania?
Someone to help you plan your trip?
We're native Romanians who promote local & authentic travels in our country.
You can book tours online with the best local guides we handpicked for our tours. We want to make Romanian tourism better for everyone.
So, what do YOU want to visit in Romania?
Our Small Group Tours
We picked some of our tours to make them better experiences for everyone: independent travelers can form a small group (up to 8 people) and get better prices, guides can share their passion and stories with more people at once while local communities and small businesses benefit more!
Medieval Castles of Transylvania Tour: Bran, Rasnov and Peles
Starting from: Brasov
Romania has many citadels, castles and fortifications, especially in Transylvania which was considered the last line of defence against the Ottoman Empire's exp See all€65/person
UNESCO Sites of Romania: Viscri & Sighisoara Citadel Day Trip
Starting from: Brasov
Discover the best of Transylvania and 2 of Romania's most important UNESCO sites on this day trip from Brasov! Sighisoara Citadel is Europe's best preserved med See all€50/person
Cluj Top Attractions: Turda Salt Mine, Alba Iulia Citadel & Rimetea Village
Starting from: Cluj-Napoca (pick-up)
On this day trip you will see the 3 very interesting sights near Cluj-Napoca: first, Turda Salt Mine named 'the coolest underground place in the world' - guaran See all€65/person
Tour of Transylvania's Countryside: Sighisoara Citadel & Fortified Villages
Starting from: Cluj-Napoca
Join me on this day trip to discover Transylvania's medieval heritage! We drive from Cluj-Napoca through the beautiful countryside to go visit 500-year-old well See all€70/person
Special Events: Countryside Picnics & Gastronomy in Transylvania
Starting from: Sibiu
Sibiu county has been named 2019 European Region of Gastronomy! Many events are organized to celebrate the delicious and organic Transylvanian food culture! Tog See all€50/person
Transfagarasan Highway Tour: The Best Road in the World!
Starting from: Sibiu
This is the best sightseeing day trip from Sibiu! First, we visit the ruins of an 800-year-old abbey where you can still feel history's touch. Then, we enter th See all€60/person
Sibiu Day Trip to Corvin (Hunyadi) Castle & Alba Iulia Citadel
Starting from: Sibiu
Let's visit Corvini Castle, one of most stunning Gothic castles in Europe and a mysterious place full of legends and stories from Romanian history! We'll also v See all€72/person
Spring is here - finally! Our favourite tours right now:
1. bears have woken from their winter slumber and they're hungry! so now is a great time to go on a bear-watching experience!
2. Sibiu is the 2019 European Region of Gastronomy and many events celebrate traditional - and delicious - Romanian food!
3. curious about Romania's communist history? visiting the Palace of Parliament and the dictator Ceausescu's home is a must!
4. snow is melting in the Carpathian Mts. and Spring is a beautiful time to go hiking :)
5. spend your day in the beautiful nature around Timisoara, disconnect and relax on a slow and scenic train ride!
Reviews from travelers
The tour was easy to book and Alex was very prompt to get in touch, answer our questions and arrange pick-up. Alex was incredibly knowledgeable and the sights from the train and especially Bigar Water See allKirstin W. on 22.03.2019 did Hotspots around Timisoara: Bigar Waterfall & Oravita-Anina Steam Train
The tour was very straightforward to book and everything was confirmed very quickly. We immediately received contact from our guide to explain the schedule and arrange pick up points. We had a wonderf See allKirstin W. on 21.03.2019 did Magical Hike in Nera-Beusnita National Park to Ochiul Beiului Lake
Amazing tour! Totally recommend it! Turda salt mine is a must-see place for everyone who will visit Cluj. Florin was the best guide. Knowledgeable, professional and friendly. He has a way of making a See allKyriaki O. on 08.12.2018 did Cluj Top Attractions: Turda Salt Mine, Alba Iulia Citadel & Rimetea Village
I did the "Tour of Transylvania's Countryside" with Florin in the beginning of November. We visited the salt mine in Turda, the fortified church of Biertan and Sighisoara Citadel. Florin picked me up See allJasmin O. on 02.11.2018 did Tour of Transylvania's Countryside: Sighisoara Citadel & Fortified Villages
Alex is a very funny and friendly guide. I really enjoyed my tour of the forest and chatting with him about Romania and the legends of the forest. If I come back I would like to do a night tour next t See allJacqueline L. on 25.10.2018 did A Day Trip in Romania's Haunted Forest: Hoia Baciu
We really loved our time on this trip. It was absolutely magical to be up in the mountains, hiking in the wild, and staying in this beautiful cabin. Cristian was our guide. The man knows everything! H See allDavid T. on 25.10.2018 did 3 Days at an Eco-Friendly Mountain Cabin: Hiking, Wildlife & Nature
This was a wonderful day trip, one of our best experiences during our two-week visit. Sergiu was helpful to communicate with us in advance for making plans and letting us know what to expect. He was a See allAnna S. on 21.10.2018 did Picturesque Hiking Trails: Apuseni Natural Park & Rural Village Life
See our local insights, stories and articles about Romania and check out events happening soon:
|18 - 21 April, 2019||Bucharest||Spotlight|
|14 - 19 May, 2019||Bucharest||Bucharest Coffee Weekn|
|16 - 19 May, 2019||Sibiu||Sibiu Jazz Festival|
|24 - 26 May, 2019||Bucharest||East European Comic-Con|
|29 May - 02 June, 2019||Romexpo, Pavilion B||Bookfest Bucharest|
|31 May - 09 June, 2019||Cluj-Napoca||Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF)|
|13 - 16 June, 2019||Cluj-Napoca, România||Sports Festival|
|14 - 23 June, 2019||Sibiu||Sibiu International Theater Festival|
|14 - 16 June, 2019||Bucharest||Street Delivery|
|20 - 24 June, 2019||Sibiu||TIFF Sibiu|
|04 - 07 July, 2019||Constanta||Neversea Music Festival|
|11 - 15 July, 2019||Micfalău, Covasna||Waha Festival|
|11 - 14 July, 2019||Gărâna, România||Gărâna Jazz|
|17 - 21 July, 2019||Cluj-Napoca||Electric Castle Festival|
|01 - 04 August, 2019||Cluj-Napoca||UNTOLD Festival 2019|
|05 - 11 August, 2019||Sfântu Georghe, Danube Delta||Anonimul International Independent Film Festival|
|10 - 11 August, 2019||Bucharest||Summer Well Festival|
|15 - 18 August, 2019||Targu-Mures||Awake Music Festival|
|15 - 17 August, 2019||Smida||Smida Jazz Festival|
|22 - 25 August, 2019||Câmpulung Moldovenesc||Câmpulung FilmFest|
|23 - 25 August, 2019||Iasi||AfterHills Festival|
|31 August - 22 September, 2019||Bucharest||George Enescu International Music Festival|
|01 - 14 October, 2019||Bucharest||Bucharest Photofest|
|04 - 13 October, 2019||Bucharest||Anim'est|
|10 - 20 October, 2019||Cluj-Napoca||Fotopia Collective Festival|
|14 - 20 October, 2019||Sibiu||Astra Film Festival|
|18 - 20 October, 2019||Cluj-Napoca||Transylvania Comic Con|
Plan your trip to Romania
Planning a trip to a new country can be challenging, time-consuming or even stressful.
But we're here to help! In this section you'll find practical information for first-time visitors in Romania, tips on getting to Romania and navigating the country and a map where you can see where everything is located!
Your Romanian Friend
Natives of Romania
Romanian Friend is your trusted travel advisor: we know the best guides, trips and (almost) everything about being a tourist in our country
Handpicked People, Tours & Stories
We verify and handpick our partner-guides to create unique tours showing you the best of Romania.
Inclusive Local Tourism
Our tours include services and goods from local communities so that the benefits of tourism are equally shared. Learn about our mission and help us make a difference!
Easy & Safe Online Booking
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