Bucharest, the hidden jewel of the Balkans
Built around the Dambovita River that flows through it to create a charming natural image, Bucharest seems to oscillate between the signs of the past and modern influences, which, while maintaining its positive elements, has managed to create a destination with many faces, thus satisfying all kinds of visitors.
Start your tour from the heart of the capital, the Old Town, the bustling part of Bucharest. Locals and visitors flood the outdoor cafes and restaurants, explore the local market and enjoy carefree walks on the cobbled streets. Follow the various streets that will lead you to some of the sights of the city, such as the orthodox church of Stavroupoli.
Continue your walk through the busy Avenue of Victory and head to the most important attraction of Romania, the famous People's Palace. Admire the second largest building in the world and let its iconic socialist aesthetic fascinate you. Organize endless walks in the lush gardens of Bucharest, which are a favorite destination for those visiting the city. Let your gaze travel to the blooming flowers, the well-kept flower beds, the small ponds and enjoy refreshing moments of relaxation.
Get to know a culture with a strong and special history with a visit to the National Museum of Romanian History, the Museum of Romanian Peasants and the Arc de Triomphe which will give you the magnificent panoramic view of the capital.
Food and local cuisine
Explore the restaurants of the capital and you will find countless surprises that will satisfy all tastes. Of course you can not travel to Bucharest and not try one of the traditional dishes such as the delicious ciorba soup, tocanita casserole, ghiveci consisting of 20 vegetables or your favorite mititei sausages. For lovers of good wine Bucharest has to offer a wide variety of locally produced wines
The best time to visit Bucharest
You can visit the city of Bucharest all months of the year. However, from May to October the temperatures are higher and the weather phenomena more favorable.
How to use transportation in Bucharest
Transfer from/to Bucharest
In Bucharest you can travel by air from Athens and Thessaloniki as it has its own airport which is 16 km from the city center. You can get to the center using the 780 and 783 buses.
Bucharest has a well-organized transport network that covers all destinations inside and outside the city. The network consists of buses, trams and trolleybuses which run throughout the day.