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Surprising Romania Travel
's tours are more than sightseeing. Our tours will make you feel the mistery of the legends. We will stir your imagination, awake your creativeness and work up your culinary appetite.  We don't want tired tourists running hundreds of kilometers between landmarks. Our tours have been thought to maximize everything you will see, feel and taste without exhausting distances. We care of your opinion about Romania and we want you back to travel with us again. We are experts in creating unforgetable memories. Travel with us in Romania!

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Did you Know ?

The name "Romania" comes from the Latin word "Romanus" which means "citizen of the Roman Empire."

Romanian is the only latin language which has developed in the Eastern part of Europe, the rest of them being slavic

The modern jet engine was invented by the Bucharest-born inventor Henri Coanda in 1910.

Romanian inventor Traian Vuia was the first European to build and fly a fully self-propelled, fixed-wing ‘automobile airplane in March 18, 1906.

The insulin was discovered by Nicolae Paulescu, a Romanian, who originally called it pancreine.

The fountain pen was invented by Craiova-born Petrache Poenaru and was patented in May 1827.

In 1938 Romanian Stefan Odobleja was the one who actually set the basic themes of cybernetics in
"Psychology consonantiste", published in Paris. His work appeared ten years before Norbert Wiener’s ideas were printed. Stefan Odobleja is now considered to be the "Father of Cybernetics".

The earliest Homo sapiens fossils, up to now, were discovered in 2002 in south-western Romania, in the Cave of Bones. The fossil’s age is estimated at 37,800 to 42,000 years old.

The statue of Dacian king Decebal, carved in the rocky bank of the Danube River, is the tallest rock sculpture in Europe (135 feet tall).

Europe’s second largest underground glacier, the Scarisoara glacier, is found underneath the Bihor Mountains in Romania. It has a volume of 75,000 cubic meters and has existed for more than 3,500 years.

Stretching over 270 acres (110 ha),  Herastrau Park  is Europe’s largest park located within a city.

Bucharest was the first city in the world illuminated by oil lamps (1895).

Timisoara became the first city of Europe to have electric street lighting in 1889.

Timisoara was also the first European city to introduce horse-drawn trams, also in 1869.

Romania’s famous Peles Castle, located in Sinaia mountain resort, was the first completely electrified castle in Europe. The electricity was produced by the castle’s own plant.

The first screening of projected motion pictures  took place in Bucharest in 1896, shortly after the world premiere in Paris? One of the Lumière brothers projected several films for Bucharest’s high society, among them a documentary called "The Russian Tsar and Empress in Paris"

Bucharest’s Palace of Parliament, also known as the People’s Palace, is the world’s largest civilian building with an administrative function and the second-largest building in the world after the Pentagon in the US. It covers some 330,000 sqm.

Romanian Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to receive a perfect score of ten in an Olympic competition. It was in Montreal in 1976.

Transalpina landscape

Famous Transylvania Tour
A glimpse of history & tradition

Dracula's castle in Bran

8 days/7 nights
Itinerary lead:
With " Little Paris" as starting - ending point you will travel in the heart of Romania. Besides of feeling the royal athmosphere of Peles castle or the frightening presence of Dracula in Bran castle, you will have the opportunity of visiting two of the most impressive natural beauties of Romania- Turda Salt mine and Transfagarasan road. A roman fortress, a fortified church and an ancient citadel together with beautiful cities and the second largest open-air museum in Europe will complete this amaizing tour and there are more surprises.

Black See, Danube Delta & Bucegi Mountains   
A fascinating trio/a kaleidoscope of beauties.

motorboating on the Danube Delta

8 days/ 7 nights                                       

Itinerary lead: Our tour will guide you across the Romanian Riviera of the Black Sea and beauties of Danube Delta, a unique place of land and water with over 23 natural ecosystems, over 3450 animal species and 1700 plant species. We will work up your appetite with a surpsinging lunch on a beautiful island. You will also take a close look to the active mud volcanoes from Berca and feel the charm of old times in the heart of Brasov's citadel and Peles castle.

Less Known Romania                 
Romania in its true likeness

Corvins' castle

9 days/ 8 nights

Itinerary lead: Whatever you think or know about Romania, we gurantee you that our tour will be for you love at first sight with Dracula's country. From Little Paris to Danube's idyllic course and farther to the citadels & castles of Transylvania, you will enjoy a large variety of landmarks and activities, like visits to fortified churches, citadels, castles, museums, caves, pottery handicraft, boat riding, Romanian dances, military vehicle riding, weapon shooting and more surprises.

Tailor Made Tours
We can offer you the best surprising Romania tours

pottery shop from Horezu

You decide the number of days you would like to spend in Romania, what kind of landmarks you would like to see and what activities you would like to do.
We help you to built your tailor made tour so that you will not be exhausted running hundreds of kilometers and we will advice and book for the best accommodation and best places for meals. Our tailor made tours are full guided because we want to be sure that you have the best holiday in Romania.

Ski Tours

ski slope in Predeal

The fact that 1/3 of Romania is represented by the Carpathian mountains leads to the existence of many sky areas, each of them with its geographic and cultural particularities. More than 154 approved ski slopes offer you best ski and transportation conditions and a complete range of specific services. Almost all winter sports are available from ski, snowboarding, sledding to free ride and heliski.

Cycling Tours

cyclists on the road

We love nature and cycling and our tours combine these two passions into a biking holiday with incredible landscapes, sights and a delicious cuisine. Once we take you from airport, we take care of everything: transfers, accommodation, meals, equipment and guiding. All yo have to do is pedal...

With us you will:

Travel beyond legends.

Witness and learn live ancient handicrafts.

Experience traditional Romanian dances.

Taste our traditional food in the most spectacular locations at gourmet dinners and shows.

Benefit by bonuses from our agency, each tour including surprises that will make you feel special!

Benefit by itineraries, locations and means of transportation verified by our staff.

Save time and money taking advantage of our expertise and free consultancy.

Benefit by 100% escorted and guided default tours.

Benefit by 24 hours private emergency medical assistance (in partnership with a private medical emergency service company with facilities around the country).

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Feel free to contact us for any questions about our tours and holidays at:

office@surprisingtravel.ro

cruses specific to Horezu region in Romania
pottage of chicken and vegetables with parsley on top
national folkloric Romanian dance
Decebalus Rex in Danube's Cauldrons
girls dancing a medieval dance of princesses
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