Best Day Trips from Bucharest
Best Day trips from Bucharest
Bucharest, registering an unprecedented growth in the cultural scene in fields including the visual arts, performing arts, and nightlife makes it a sure shot, must visit. The vivacity and dynamism of the city is sought after by many. Still managing to remind locals and tourists about its old structural design, a lot of travelers give Bucharest just a night, but that’s without a doubt not enough. Consent to at least a few days to seize in the good quality museums, stroll along the parks and hang out at chic cafes; While much of the centre is contemporary and brassy, you'll find splendid 17th- and 18th-century Orthodox churches and simply cannot miss graceful art nouveau villas tucked away in hushed corners. In terms of sky line, the city puts up a completely diverse silhouette. Since the old buildings are still upright, they undoubtedly have an incontestable, historical significance. These are heterogeneously paralleled by buildings built in either a communist or a modern style of design. So don't just spend your day in Bucharest; visit some places around it too!
This city is evidently fringed by the peaks of the Southern Mountains and glorious with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture. One can experience the wealth of historical attractions here in Brasov, therefore making it one of the most visited places in Romania. Saunter around the old Town Hall Square and you will end up admiring colorfully painted and sumptuously trimmed baroque structures. Steal a look inside the Black Church, which is the largest gothic church in Romania. Its name comes from damage that the Great Fire bestowed on it. The interior is impressive and well-maintained and houses one of the largest organs in the Eastern part of Europe. Nearby are lofty mountains, progressing fields, broad forests and villages with fortified churches. You can get to Brasov from Bucharest conveniently via buses, private taxis, or hopping between trains.
2. Comana Nature Park
Comana Natural Park is a natural reserve at approximately 39 km distance from Bucharest. If you are at Comana, you’ll be mistaken to expect typical mountain tourism of hikes or camping trips of one-two weeks. The area is especially famed for a day-tourism with the sites always bustling with tourists, apart from its fascinating and one of a kind biodiversity. You can indulge into many activities here- ranging from boat rides, bike tours, a walk in the forest, and bird watching. It is not only a serene getaway from the bustling cityscape but also a great chance to connect to where we came from- the nature. Comana shall give you an opportunity to delve into the realms of greenery and diverse aspects of flora. Take a bus or a private taxi from Bucharest to Comana Nature Park.
3. Bran Castle
Frequently known as "Dracula's Castle", it is often mistakenly referred to as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The castle is at the moment a museum committed to showcasing art and furniture collected by Queen Maria. Tourists can witness the interior by themselves or by a guided tour. At the bed of the mount is a small open-air museum park exhibiting traditional Romanian peasant structures (cottages, barns, etc.) from across the country. It is also known to throw inventive and creative themed night parties; so if you’re looking for some good nightlife, strangely a castle could be your place too. Its undying linking to the Dracula makes it an epicenter for Halloween parties with howling wolves and blood themed cocktails. There are also, many informative day tours that shuttle tourists from Bucharest to Bran Castle. You can hop from a train to a bus or take a private taxi, as well as opt for private taxi tours all together from Bucharest to Bran Castle. The expected travel time is between 2.5 to 3 hours.