Magical and mysterious, Romania is a land of fairytale castles, the largest forests in Europe, wild bears and lynx, the majestic Carpathian mountains and charming medieval towns riddled in folklore and myth. Average daily cost per person: 308 Romanian Leu or £57 ($70).
Past travellers have spent, in average £20 ($24) on meals for one day. Some of the typical dishes to try are the Sarmale (Cabbage Rolls), Mici (Grilled Minced Meat Rolls), Cozonac (Sweet Bread) and Drob de miel (Lamb Drob).
A lot of campsites are available in Romania for as low as £3 a night. Homestay is a good option too, you’ll pay in average between £5 and £10. You’ll find hostels for the same price, though hostels accommodation are limited in Romania. 4 and 5 stars hotels prices are very reasonable compared to Western counrties. You can find nice rooms starting from £30 a night.
– Visit Dracula’s home of Bran Castle – Bran Castle is the country’s most famous medieval landmark and is also called Dracula’s Castle. Entry cost £10.
– Soak up the picturesque architecture of Brașov – Brasov’s beautiful Gothic architecture plays host to a range of cafes, bars, and restaurants.
– Relax on the white sand beaches of Mamaia – Probably the best beach in Romania.
– Party the night away in lively Bucharest – Bacharest is famous for its night life, it’s a great place to party on a budegt as alcohol is way cheaper here. A pint of beer costs from £1,30, a shot of vodka or whiskey (usually 40ml or 50ml) costs from £2,50, a cocktail is around £3,20.