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
2
€60/person
Heading to the mysterious round clearing

A Day Trip in a Haunted Forest

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

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

A Night Tour of a 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

Sibiu Food Tour: Traditional, Reinterpreted & Gourmet Dishes

Start from: Sibiu

  • organic products
  • 3 tastings
  • delicious history
  • homemade
  • responsible tourism
With: Cristian
1
€60/person
Locals preparing your food tasting!

Food Tasting Trip in Transylvania's Countryside

Start from: Sibiu (to be agreed)

  • Transylvania
  • countryside
  • with locals
  • FOOD!
  • responsible tourism
With: Cristian
1
€85/person
This is the beginning of a beautiful ride

Horse Riding & Village Life in the Carpathian Hills

Start from: Bucharest (or other)

  • village life
  • all types of horse riders
  • responsible tourism
  • local food
  • Romanian culture
  • 3-day
With: Ioana
1
€270/person
ready to ride

Bike & Wine Tasting Trip in Bucharest Countryside

Start from: Urlati (or Bucharest)

  • Dealu Mare region
  • premium wines
  • local life
  • countryside
  • picturesque
With: Oana
1
€95/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
2
€30/person
Corvin Castle tour

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

Start from: Sibiu

  • history
  • must-see sights
  • medieval
  • landscapes
  • tour extension
With: Adela
8
€78/person
Bike tour in Bucharest

Panoramic Bike Tour of Bucharest

Start from: Bucharest

  • 'must see' sights
  • healthy
  • safe biking
  • sightseeing
  • active
With: Oana
1
€60/person
pic

Bucharest Secret Retreat: Bike Tour to Snagov Forest & Lake

Start from: Bucharest

  • green oasis
  • active
  • fresh air
  • hidden attraction
  • kayak
With: Oana
1
€115/person
Transfagarasan Highway Tour from Sibiu

Transfagarasan Highway Tour: The Best Road in the World!

Start from: Sibiu

  • top attraction
  • Fagaras Mountains
  • Clay Castle
  • photography
  • medieval history
With: Adela
8
€62/person
Sibiu guided tour

Guided Walking Tour of Bohemian Sibiu with a Native

Start from: Sibiu

  • urban
  • history
  • with locals
  • major city
  • interesting
With: Adela
8
€20/person
Sighisoara tour from Sibiu

Medieval Heritage of Transylvania: Sighisoara Citadel & Fortified Villages

Start from: Sibiu

  • UNESCO
  • Biertan
  • historic landmarks
  • photography
  • countryside life
With: Adela
8
€67/person
Citadel of Sighisoara

Local Dishes & Drinks in Sighisoara Citadel

Start from: Sighisoara

  • foodies
  • with locals
  • sightseeing
  • UNESCO
  • medieval
With: Cristian
1
€55/person
Sibiu Countryside tour

Day Trip: Village Life & Picnic in Sibiu Countryside

Start from: Sibiu

  • responsible tourism
  • traditional villages
  • Transylvania
  • outdoor picnic
  • superb views
With: Adela
8
€65/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
€306/person
Rural buffet at one of the Transilvanian Brunches

Special Events: Countryside Picnics & Gastronomy in Transylvania

Start from: Sibiu

  • open-air picnics
  • selected dates
  • local community
  • gastronomy
  • YUM!
With: Cristian
1
€50/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
5
€25/person
Agrotourism in Transylvania stay

Agro-Tourism in Transylvania: Food & Village Life at a Local Farm

Start from: Cobor or Brasov

  • countryside
  • rural farm
  • village life
  • organic food
  • disconnect
  • responsible tourism
With: Iulia
1
€120/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
€164/person
The beautiful entrance towards Turda Gorges

Bike to a Beautiful Natural Gorge & Turda Salt Mine

Start from: Cluj - Napoca

  • major attractions
  • easy bike ride
  • natural beauty
  • healthy
With: Szabolcs
€120/person
The Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) is the largest predator from the Carpathians.

Hiking & Wildlife Tracking in the Carpathians

Start from: Podu Dambovitei, Brasov or Zarnesti

  • wildlife
  • protected area
  • adventure
  • eco-tourism
  • NGO tour
With: Iulia
1
€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
1
€300/person
Guided tour in Maramures

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

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • UNESCO
  • local food
  • responsible tourism
  • village life
  • 'must see'
  • Mocanita Steam Train
With: Florin
15
€250/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
1
€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

Tour of Transylvania's Countryside: Sighisoara Citadel & Fortified Villages

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • UNESCO
  • Transylvania
  • medieval + history
  • countryside
  • 'must see' sights
  • 1-day
With: Florin
15
€75/person
Turda Salt Mine Tour Cluj-Napoca

Top Attractions near Cluj: Turda Salt Mine, Alba Iulia Citadel & more

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • 'must see' sights
  • Rimetea village
  • landscapes
  • Romanian history
  • photography
  • healthy!
With: Florin
15
€65/person
Hiking tour from Bucharest

Bran Castle & Hike in Piatra Craiului National Park

Start from: Bucharest

  • top attractions
  • natural park
  • landscapes
  • hiking
  • local food
With: Dan
€125/person
Horse ridding trip in Transylvania, Romania

2-days Horse Riding in the Hills of Transylvania at a Local Ranch

Start from: Sinca Noua; pick-up available

  • countryside
  • experienced riders
  • 3-day package
  • local food
  • 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
1
€20/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
1
€120/person
The region of Bukovina

Complete Tour of Maramures & Bucovina - 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
1
€1005/person
Sunset near Manastireni

Bike Tour & Ethnographic Exploration in Villages around Cluj

Start from: Cluj - Napoca

  • bike ride
  • countryside
  • local culture
  • ethnography
  • ethnic minority
With: Szabolcs
€120/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
€85/person
Good fun in Baiului Mountains

Castle Tour & Hiking with Great Views in Prahova Valley

Start from: Bucharest

  • top attractions
  • castles & history
  • hiking
  • landscapes
  • 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
  • hiking
  • UNESCO
  • caving
  • responsible tourism
  • adventure
With: Cătălin
€315/person
Our luxury mountain lodge

3 Days at an Eco-Friendly Mountain Cabin: Hiking, Wildlife & Nature

Start from: Zarnesti or Podu Dambovitei

  • private trip
  • eco-friendly cabin
  • all-included
  • offered by NGO
  • responsible eco-tourism
With: Iulia
1
€350/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
1
€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
7
€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
15
€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
7
€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
3
€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
The Parliament building

Bucharest Getaways: Mogosoaia Palace & Snagov Lake

Start from: Bucharest

  • half-day
  • major landmarks
  • by car
  • city getaways
  • nature
With: Bogdan
3
€95/person
City tour of Timisoara

Guided Walking Tour of Timisoara: History & Main Sights

Start from: Timisoara

  • essential
  • walking tour
  • architecture
  • major landmarks
  • local history
With: Mark-Alex
2
€26/person
The ridge of Fagaras Mountains

3-day Hiking Trip at a Wildlife Observation Refuge in Fagaras Mts.

Start from: Zarnesti or Podu Dambovitei

  • eco-friendly trip
  • offered by NGO
  • mountaineering
  • landscapes
  • responsible tourism
  • photography
With: Iulia
1
€250/person
Bucharest street food tour

Bucharest Street Food Tour: Farmers' Markets & Hidden Streets

Start from: University Square

  • cultural shock
  • local life
  • food & drinks tasting
  • communist areas
  • La Belle Epoque
With: Doru
5
€60/person
Visit Transfagarasan Highway

Road trip on Transfagarasan Highway

Start from: Bucharest

  • must-see
  • great nature
  • Vidraru Lake
  • history
  • landscapes
With: Bogdan
3
€132/person
Hiking trip in Apuseni Carpathians

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

Start from: Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara or Alba-Iulia

  • responsible tourism
  • ethnographic area
  • local food
  • natural wonders
  • old crafts and traditions
  • disconnect
With: Flavia
1
€260/person
Hiking in Apuseni Natural Park

Hiking Tour from Cluj: Wild Trails in Apuseni Natural Park

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • hidden nature
  • 'outlaws'
  • zip-line
  • tour extension
  • village life
With: Radu
2
€75/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
1
€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
1
€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
1
€85/person
Ochiul Beiului lake tour

Magical Hike in Nera-Beusnita National Park to Ochiul Beiului Lake

Start from: Timisoara

  • 1-day
  • natural wonders
  • Roman tunnels
  • local life
  • Habsburg legacy
With: Liviu
€75/person
Hike natural reserve Cluj Napoca

Hike to a Unique Natural Reserve in Apuseni Mountains

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • great outdoors
  • village life
  • responsible tourism
  • natural beauty
With: Sergiu
1
€70/person
Colibita Lake tour

The Fairytale Colibita Lake: Hike or Bike on a 2-Day Trip

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • wild nature
  • cleanest air
  • disconnect
  • photography
  • local legends
With: Sergiu
1
€195/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
2
€75/person
Off piste riding Romania

Freeride / Off-piste Riding Beginners' Lesson

Start from: Brasov, Bucharest or Sibiu

  • extreme sports
  • multiple locations
  • for the brave
  • short course
With: Marius
€75/person
When the mountain is calling, you should answer

Freeride / Off-piste Riding Guided Tour

Start from: Brasov, Bucharest or Sibiu

  • extreme sports
  • adventure
  • multiple locations
  • full day
With: Marius
€75/person
MTB Tour Brasov

MT-Bike Tour to the BEST Viewpoint of Brasov

Start from: Brasov

  • half-day
  • adventure
  • nature
  • landscapes
  • some history!
With: Marius
€55/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
Hiking Tranfagarasan Highway

2-day Hiking Tour in Romania's Fagaras Mountains

Start from: Brasov (pick-up)

  • Transfagarasan Highway
  • Poenari Castle
  • mountaineering
  • adventure
  • landscapes
With: Marian
€270/person
Fagaras Mountains

Hike Romania's Most Famous Massif: Fagaras Mountains

Start from: Brasov

  • 1-day
  • Transfagarasan Road
  • 2,400m views
  • breathtaking views
  • a good hike
With: Marian
€70/person
Hit the spot!

The Complete Carpathian Mountain Bike Tour: Bears & Trails

Start from: Brașov

  • 2-day
  • Piatra Craiului Park
  • Zarnesti Gorge
  • Libearty Bear Sanctuary
  • local food
  • adventure
With: Marius
€360/person
7 stairs Canyon tour

Hiking Day Trip: 7 Stairs Canyon & Castles Sightseeing

Start from: Bucharest

  • natural wonder
  • customisable
  • Bran/Brasov/Peles
  • adventure
  • 'must-see' sights
  • full day
With: Bogdan
3
€130/person
Dacian ruins tour

Corvin Castle and the Mystic Dacian Ruins at Sarmisegetusza

Start from: Timisoara

  • 1-day
  • ancient history
  • UNESCO
  • Densus Church
  • 'must see' sights
With: Flavia
1
€120/person
Viscri tour

UNESCO Sites of Romania: Viscri & Sighisoara Citadel Day Trip

Start from: Brasov

  • historic
  • cultural
  • UNESCO
  • countryside
  • local life
With: Marian
€50/person
Bran Castle

Medieval Castles of Transylvania Tour: Bran, Rasnov and Peles

Start from: Brasov

  • day trip
  • medieval history
  • local life
  • top attractions
  • landscapes
With: Marian
€65/person
Corvin Castle tour Cluj-Napoca

History Day Trip: Corvin Castle & Alba Iulia Citadel

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • medieval
  • Romanian history
  • landscapes
  • 'must see' sights
  • full day
With: Florin
15
€75/person
Garlic - present in every household

The Garlic Workshop: Food, Magic and Vampires

Start from: Bucharest

  • food tasting
  • unique experience
  • local culture
  • storytelling
With: Ioana
1
€32/person
Village Life in Apuseni Mountains

Picturesque Hiking Trails: Apuseni Natural Park & Rural Village Life

Start from: Cluj-Napoca

  • natural beauty
  • photography
  • traditional villages
  • delicious lunch
  • meet locals
With: Sergiu
1
€80/person
Bigar Waterfall

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

Start from: Timisoara

  • 'must see'
  • spectacular scenery
  • local life
  • slow travel
  • wonders of nature
With: Mark-Alex
2
€85/person

Essential Walking Tour of Bucharest: Old Town & Revolution Square

Start from: Bucharest

  • 'must see'
  • major landmarks
  • 3 hours
  • history
  • street culture
With: Doru
5
€25/person
Brasov city tour

Guided Walking Tour of Brasov: Major Sights & Medieval History

Start from: Brasov

  • essential
  • major sights
  • history lesson
  • street food
  • local life
  • off-the-beaten path
With: Doru
5
€25/person
Bucharest nightlife tour

Bucharest Nightlife Tour: Craft Beer & Hip Bars

Start from: Bucharest

  • off-the-beaten path
  • drinks & food
  • local experience
  • city history
  • major sights
With: Doru
5
€54/person
Best of Transylvania Tour

3-Day Best of Transylvania Tour: Brasov, Sighisoara & Local Villages

Start from: Bucharest

  • top attractions
  • UNESCO
  • countryside
  • culture & local life
  • customize
With: Bogdan
3
€450/person
Street food tour Sibiu

Sites & Bites of Sibiu: Street Food, Ciorba & Specialty Coffee

Start from: Sibiu

  • local life
  • sightseeing
  • off-the-beaten path
  • everyday Romanians
  • local products
With: Cristian
1
€42/person
Wine tasting tour Transylvania

Wine Tasting in Transylvania Countryside

Start from: Sibiu

  • countryside
  • history
  • food & wine
  • local experience
With: Adela
8
€75/person
Transylvania bike trails

2-Day Transylvania Bike Trails Tour: Viscri & Saxon Villages

Start from: Brasov

  • responsible tourism
  • local life
  • Viscri
  • UNESCO
  • countryside
With: Marius
€195/person
pelicans

2-Day Danube Delta & Birdwatching Tour from Bucharest

Start from: Bucharest

  • UNESCO
  • responsible tourism
  • 2-day
  • Constanta
  • with locals
  • photo
With: Alina
1
€380/person