Things to do

Things to do

Romania is a relatively large country with a rich natural beauty, wild Carpathian Mountains, many historical attractions, cultural spots and vibrant cities! See below all the urban tours, day trips and experiences with local guides that your Romanian Friend has selected, reviewed and recommends for your visit.
We're natives who support responsible tourism in our country and want to make sure you have the best experience here!


Photo tour in Romania

Photography Tour of Romania: Traditional Villages & Local Life

Start from: Brasov

  • photography
  • local life
  • traditional
  • landscapes
  • countryside
With: Vlad
€50/person
Heading to the mysterious round clearing

A Day Trip in a Haunted Forest

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • unique
  • outdoor
  • paranormal
  • forrest
With: Marius
€20/person
Hoia Baciu Haunted Forest Tour

A Night Tour of the Haunted Forest in Romania

Start from: Cluj - Napoca

  • spooky
  • by night
  • outdoor
  • woodlands
  • unique
With: Marius
€35/person
New Transylvanian Cuisine - old recipes in a new design

Taste the Local Food Scene of Sibiu

Start from: Unirii Square, Sibiu

  • Sibiu
  • local food
  • urban
  • cultural
  • local life
With: Cristian
€35/person
Locals preparing your food tasting!

Food Tasting Trip in Transylvania Countryside

Start from: Sibiu (to be agreed)

  • Transylvania
  • countryside
  • with locals
  • lots of FOOD!
  • responsible tourism
With: Cristian
€85/person
This is the beginning of a beautiful ride

Horseback Riding in the Carpathian Hills & Village Life

Start from: Bucharest (or other)

  • village life
  • all types of horse riders
  • responsible tourism
  • local food
  • Romanian culture
  • 3-day
With: Ioana
€270/person
ready to ride

Bikes'n Wine in the Bucharest Countryside

Start from: Urlati (or Bucharest)

  • biking
  • wine tasting
  • local life
  • countryside
  • on fixed dates
With: Oana
€75/person
The Old City Center

Discover Brasov through the Eyes of a Photographer

Start from: Brasov

  • photography
  • urban
  • hidden gems
  • with locals
  • landscape
With: Vlad
€30/person
Corvin Castle tour

Sibiu Day Trip to Corvin (Hunyadi) Castle & Alba Iulia Citadel

Start from: Sibiu

  • history
  • must-see
  • medieval
  • landscapes
  • photography
With: Adela
€65/person
Bike tour in Bucharest

The 'must-see' of Bucharest on Bike

Start from: Bucharest

  • urban
  • healthy
  • biking
  • sightseeing
  • active
With: Oana
€60/person
Romanian countryside

Bike through Medieval Transylvania Settlements

Start from: Sighisoara

  • 3 day
  • all-inclusive
  • medieval
  • countryside
  • local life
  • UNESCO
With: Oana
€600/person
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Day Trip to a Secluded Forest & Snagov Lake

Start from: Bucharest

  • nature
  • active
  • fresh air
  • hidden attraction
  • kayak
With: Oana
€110/person
Transfagarasan Highway Tour from Sibiu

Transfagarasan Highway Tour: The Best Road in the World!

Start from: Sibiu

  • 'must see'
  • mountains
  • unique
  • photography
  • medieval history
With: Adela
€60/person
Sibiu guided tour

Tour of Bohemian Sibiu with a Local Guide

Start from: Sibiu

  • urban
  • history
  • with locals
  • major city
  • interesting
With: Adela
€20/person
Sighisoara tour from Sibiu

UNESCO Medieval Heritage of Transylvania: Sighisoara & Fortified Villages

Start from: Sibiu

  • UNESCO
  • history
  • landmarks
  • photography
  • countryside
With: Adela
€67/person
Citadel of Sighisoara

Dishes & Drinks of Medieval Sighisoara

Start from: Sighisoara

  • foodies
  • with locals
  • urban
  • UNESCO
  • medieval
With: Cristian
€35/person
Sibiu Countryside tour

Local Culture & Life in the Sibiu Countryside

Start from: Sibiu

  • countryside
  • local culture
  • Transylvania
  • local life
  • landscape
With: Adela
€60/person
The beautiful Transalpina Road

Transalpina Road Trip & Cooking with the Locals

Start from: Novaci

  • 'must see'
  • responsible tourism
  • local culture
  • traditional
  • countryside
With: Gabriela
€200/person
Street Art and Architecture Tour of Bucharest

Street Art, Belle Epoque Architecture & Cool Urban Hangouts

Start from: Bucharest

  • urban culture
  • architecture
  • street art
  • off-the-beaten path
  • history
With: Doru
€25/person
Agrotourism in Transylvania stay

Agro-Tourism in Transylvania: Food, Locals & Village Life

Start from: Cobor

  • countryside
  • Transylvania
  • village life
  • local food
  • R&R
  • responsible tourism
With: Iulia
€110/person
The manor we will be visiting

Learn UNESCO Crafts & Visit A Countryside Manor

Start from: Bucharest

  • UNESCO
  • workshop
  • take home souvenir
  • countryside
  • local food
  • responsible tourism
With: Gabriela
€150/person
The beautiful entrance towards Turda Gorges

Bike to a Beautiful Natural Gorge & Turda Salt Mine

Start from: Cluj - Napoca

  • major attraction
  • bike trip
  • natural sight
  • healthy
  • easy day trip
With: Szabolcs
€65/person
The Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) is the largest predator from the Carpathians.

Hiking & Wildlife Tracking from Brasov in the Carpathians

Start from: Podu Dambovitei, Brasov or Zarnesti

  • wildlife
  • hiking
  • protected area
  • adventure
  • eco-tourism
  • NGO tour
With: Iulia
€80/person
Danube Delta tour

The Best of Danube Delta Tour: a Living Natural Wonder

Start from: Tulcea

  • UNESCO
  • responsible tourism
  • fishfood
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • all-inclusive
  • 4-day
With: Iliuta
€300/person
Guided tour in Maramures

2-Day Trip in Maramures: UNESCO Wooden Churches & Local Life

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • UNESCO
  • local food
  • responsible tourism
  • with locals
  • 'must see'
  • countryside
With: Florin
€200/person
Hiking day trip from Timisoara

Hiking Tour from Timisoara to Remote Villages & Cernei Valley Natural Park

Start from: Timisoara

  • responsible tourism
  • natural park
  • village life
  • lunch with locals
  • hiking
  • thermal bath
With: Flavia
€120/person
Carpathian Mountains hike

The Most Spectacular Hike in the Romanian Carpathians

Start from: Bucharest

  • unique sights
  • medium hike
  • landscapes
  • best of Carpathian Mts.
With: Dan
€135/person
Day tour from Cluj to Sighisoara

Sighisoara Citadel & Transylvania Countryside Tour from Cluj-Napoca

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • UNESCO
  • Transylvania
  • medieval
  • countryside
  • 'must see'
  • unique
With: Florin
€75/person
Turda Salt Mine Tour Cluj-Napoca

Top Sights around Cluj Tour: Turda Salt Mine & Alba Iulia Citadel

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • major sights
  • unique attraction
  • history
  • landscapes
  • photography
  • healthy!
With: Florin
€65/person
The imposing and fortified Bran Castle

Bran Castle & Hike in Piatra Craiului National Park

Start from: Bucharest (pick up)

  • major attraction
  • natural park
  • landscapes
  • hiking
  • local food
With: Dan
€135/person
Meadow at the foot of the mountains

Hillside 2-Day Retreat with Hikes and Great Food

Start from: Brasov

  • hikes
  • great views
  • fresh air
  • locally sourced food
  • relax
  • Transylvania
With: Christoph
€210/person
Horse ridding trip in Transylvania, Romania

Horse Riding Trip in the Hills of Transylvania, Romania

Start from: Sinca Noua; pick-up available

  • countryside
  • experienced riders
  • 3-day trip
  • local food
  • Transylvania
  • all-inclusive
With: Christoph
€290/person
In front of the Palace of Parliament, Ceausescu's masterpiece

The Communist Heritage: Megalomania & Weird Names

Start from: Bucharest

  • urban
  • history
  • Romanian life
  • walking
  • 'must see'
With: Stefan
€15/person
Decebal Statue Tour

Timisoara Day trip to Danube Gorge & King Decebal Statue

Start from: Timisoara

  • Danube Gorge
  • Decebal Statue
  • hiking
  • thermal bath
  • river cruise
With: Flavia
€120/person
The region of Bukovina

The Famous Regions of Maramures & Bukovina - a trip back in time!

Start from: Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara or Bucharest

  • 8 days
  • full immersion
  • local life
  • UNESCO
  • local crafts
  • great food
With: Flavia
€1005/person
Sunset near Manastireni

Biking & Ethnographic Exploration in Village of Calata

Start from: Cluj - Napoca

  • local life
  • countryside
  • local culture
  • ethnography
With: Szabolcs
€65/person
Szekler's Stone

Hike to the Top in the Most Beautiful Village around Cluj

Start from: Cluj - Napoca

  • day trip
  • easy hike
  • meet the locals
  • landscape
  • photography
With: Szabolcs
€65/person
Good fun in Baiului Mountains

Cantacuzino Castle & Some Hiking with Great Views

Start from: Bucharest

  • 1 day
  • castle & history
  • active
  • landscape
  • photography
With: Dan
€115/person
The beautiful region of Hunedoara

Cioclovina Story: Dacian Trails, Hiking & First-time Caving Lesson

Start from: Cioclovina Village, Cluj Napoca or Sibiu

  • 3-day trip
  • hiking
  • UNESCO
  • caving
  • responsible tourism
  • adventure
With: Cătălin
€315/person
Our luxury mountain lodge

5-Day Hike, Wildlife & Luxury Eco-Tourism in the Heart of Carpathian Mts.

Start from: Bucharest or Brasov

  • wildlife
  • hike & adventures
  • unique mountain lodge
  • responsible eco-tourism
  • all-inclusive
With: Iulia
€990/person
Your charming Transylvanian house

Stay in a Local Village House in Transylvania & Learn to Make Cheese!

Start from: Cund

  • Transylvania
  • workshop
  • with locals
  • countryside
  • peaceful
  • responsible tourism
With: Istvan
€50/person
Wildlife tracking trip in Romania

Pure Wilderness Experience: Mountaineering & Wildlife Tracking

Start from: Brasov

  • adventure
  • difficult hikes
  • wildlife observation
  • rough conditions
  • bears!
  • for the strong
With: Simona
€550/person
St. Michael church, Unirii Square

Short Walk & Talk about Cluj-Napoca with a Local

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • with locals
  • street food
  • history
  • culture
  • photography
With: Florin
€30/person
Iezer Papusa

Hike to a Glacial Lake in a Magical Part of the Carpathian Mts.

Start from: Bucharest

  • difficult hike
  • landscapes
  • Carpathian Mts.
  • off the beaten path
With: Dan
€135/person
wild bear watching at the hide

Short Bear Watching Experience from Brasov

Start from: Brasov

  • unique experience
  • bears and wildlife
  • safe observation
  • photography
  • 3-4 hours
With: Simona
€45/person
a great experience for children and adutls

Spend 2 Days in Transylvania Hiking with Donkeys

Start from: Cund

  • responsible tourism
  • local food
  • Transylvania
  • hiking
  • traditional guesthouse
With: Christian
€245/person

7-Day Epic Bike Challenge: Transfagarasan and Transalpina

Start from: Bucharest

  • epic bike trip
  • 7 days all-inclusive
  • landscapes
  • mountains
  • adventure
With: Silviu
€1040/person
Bran (Dracula) Castle tour Bucharest

Bucharest Day Trip: Visit Bran (Dracula) Castle and Peles in Sinaia

Start from: Bucharest

  • major landmarks
  • 2 cities
  • 2 castles
  • history
  • no vampires!
With: Bogdan
€135/person
Vacaresti Natural Park (photo credit Helmut Ignat)

Vacaresti Natural Park: the Newest Urban Delta

Start from: Bucharest

  • nature in the city
  • wildlife photography
  • ecotourism
  • new attraction
  • leisure walk
With: Alex
€20/person
Hidden spots in Bucharest

Bike to Discover Hidden Spots of Bucharest

Start from: Aviatorilor Metro Station

  • with a local
  • hidden gems
  • easy bike ride
  • alternative tour
  • history
With: Alex
€30/person
The Parliament building

Bucharest Getaways: Mogosoaia Palace & Snagov Lake

Start from: Bucharest

  • half-day
  • major landmarks
  • by car
  • city getaways
  • nature
With: Bogdan
€95/person
City tour of Timisoara

Guided Walking Tour of Timisoara: History & Main Sights

Start from: Timisoara

  • must-see
  • walking tour
  • architecture
  • major landmarks
  • local history
With: Mark-Alex
€32/person
Above Carastelec

Bike & Wine Trip in the Hills of Cluj-Napoca

Start from: Cluj Napoca

  • healthy bike ride
  • Transylvania
  • countryside
  • boutique winery
  • responsible tourism
  • local food
With: Szabolcs
€65/person
The ridge of Fagaras Mountains

3 Days Hiking & Wildlife Watching in the Heart of Carpathian Mts.

Start from: Brasov

  • hiking
  • wildlife observation
  • mountain hide
  • responsible eco-tourism
  • landscapes
With: Iulia
€350/person
Bucharest street food tour

Bucharest Local & Street Food Tour in Farmers' Markets and Hidden Streets

Start from: University Square

  • local experience
  • local life
  • food & drinks tasting
  • communist blocks
  • La Belle Epoque
With: Doru
€45/person
Visit Transfagarasan Highway

Road trip on Transfagarasan Highway

Start from: Bucharest

  • must-see
  • great nature
  • photography
  • history
  • landscapes
With: Bogdan
€132/person
Hiking trip in Apuseni Carpathians

2 Day Hiking & Local Life Trip in Apuseni: Motilor Land

Start from: Oradea, Cluj-Napoca, Turda or Alba-Iulia

  • responsible tourism
  • ethnographic area
  • local food
  • natural wonders
  • old crafts and traditions
  • peaceful life
With: Flavia
€260/person
Hiking trip near Cluj-Napoca

Go Hiking near Cluj-Napoca: Apuseni Mts. Natural Park

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • easy hike
  • natural park
  • multiple routes
  • great nature
With: Florin
€70/person
Hiking in Apuseni Natural Park

Hiking Tour from Cluj: Wild Trails in Apuseni Natural Park

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • hidden gems
  • 'outlaw' feeling
  • zipline
  • landscapes
  • local life
With: Radu
€70/person
Wine tasting tour in Romania

The Wine-Making Heritage of Romania: Cellars, Manors & Premium Tasting

Start from: Bucharest

  • the wines of Romania
  • local cheese
  • history and culture
  • local village life
  • traditional meal
With: Alina
€160/person
Casino Palace Constanta

The Black Sea Calling: Day Trip to Constanta & Mamaia Beach

Start from: Bucharest

  • sea views
  • free time
  • history
  • fish food
  • gondola ride
With: Alina
€120/person
casa poporului

Complete Bucharest Communism Tour: Palace of Parliament & Ceausescu's Home

Start from: Bucharest

  • 'must see'
  • inside tour
  • history
  • unique sights
  • 3-4 hours
With: Alina
€85/person
Piatra Craiului National Park

Hiking tour in Piatra Craiului National Park

Start from: Brasov

  • national park
  • gorge
  • local villages
  • superb views
  • average difficulty
With: Marian
€36/person
Turda Gorge hiking trip

Hiking and Via Ferrata Experience in Turda Gorge

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • adventure
  • mountaineering
  • protected area
  • Turda Salt Mine included
With: Radu
€75/person
7 stairs Canyon tour

A short hike to the spectacular 7 Stairs Canyon!

Start from: Brasov

  • unique attraction
  • up-close experience
  • adventure
  • natural beauty
  • short trip
With: Marian
€30/person