NATURE + WILDLIFE

Natural splendour at every mountain turn and each twist of a riverbend. The rocky peaks and unspoilt forests of the Carpathain Mountains shelter bears, wolves, butterflies, and a plethora of fauna, while the wild natural paradise of the Danube Delta represents one of the best birdwatching hotspots in Europe!

 

Birdwatching, bear spotting or simply rambling through the countryside - there's something for everyone in this richly endowed country. The landscape is so beautiful that the backdrop scenes for Cold Mountain were shot here!

BEAR SPOTTING
BEAR SPOTTING

The Carpathian Mountains is home to 60% of Europe's Brown Bear population. Catch a glimpse of wild bears at a forest-based hide.

SPECTACULAR SCENERY
SPECTACULAR SCENERY

Rocky peaks, green pastures, wildflower-filled meadows, virgin forests and beautiful National Parks make for the most spectacular scenery.

BIRDWATCHING
BIRDWATCHING

Teaming with the highest concentration of birds colonies in Europe (more than 300 species), the Danube Delta, is the ultimate birdwatching paradise.

DANUBE DELTA
DANUBE DELTA

2,200 square miles of rivers, marshes, reed beds, lakes and channels, the Danube Delta is Europe's best-preserved delta and a naturalist hotspot!

FLORA + FAUNA
FLORA + FAUNA

Romania's forests, mountains, and rivers shelter an immense range flora and fauna. The Danube Delta is the 3rd most biodiverse place on the planet!

LIBEARTY BEAR SANCTUARY
LIBEARTY BEAR SANCTUARY

Transylvania's open-air sanctuary has rescued captive bears all over the country. Get to know the bears in their peaceful new home.

"No journey to Eastern Europe would be complete without paying a visit to Romania… Outstanding landscapes, a huge diversity of wildlife…" 

The Rough Guide