Hotspots around Timisoara: Bigar Waterfall & Oravita-Anina Steam Train

Mark-Alex With: Mark-Alex 7
The oldest train rail in Romania was built in 1863 between Anina-Oravita. The Semeringul Banatean steam train crosses 14 tunnels and 10 viaducts offering slow and amazing scenic views of the area, to say the least! After the train ride, we venture in Semenic National Park to go looking for a natural wonder renowned for its beauty in the world - Bigar Waterfall!

Moments to expect

  • To Anina Railway Station

    To Anina Railway Station

    We drive 2,5 hours from Timisoara to arrive at Oravita train station. On our way, we will stop in Carasova, an old Croatian ethnic village for a short walk to see village life in Semenic National Park.

  • A scenic train ride

    A scenic train ride

    The oldest railway in Romania is not electrified - so prepare for slow scenery on a steam train ride! Known as Semeringul Banatean, the Oravita-Anina steam train goes through open plains, rolling hills, viaducts and tunnels in Semenic National Park, offering spectacular views of the wild, open area and a great way for you to relax and let your mind wander!

  • Bigar Waterfall

    Bigar Waterfall

    Bigar Waterfall has been ranked #1 most beautiful in the world by the World Geography Atlas and has achieved international fame as one of Romania's top attractions! The small streams running on moss and soft grass that miraculously grows on rock create a unique scene you will never forget!

Tour price: 2 x €95
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Location details

  • Starting point: Timisoara
  • Nearest airport: Traian Vuia Airport Timisoara
  • Nearest train station: Gara de Nord Timisoara
  • Landscape: Hills , Countryside, Mountains

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