15 Reasons You Need to Visit Romania

If you only know Romania for Count Dracula, it might be time to catch up with the rest of the travel industry. With beautiful castles, historic cities, breathtaking scenery, picturesque towns, and more hiking than your gear can handle, this central European nation is quickly becoming a favorite off-the-beaten-path vacation destination.

To see what you’re missing out on, read on for the 15 Reasons You Need to Visit Romania:

1. Live out your princess dreams at Corvin Castle in Hunedoara

Trover photo by Jonas Vesterlund

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#Snow Destination Contest Winner!

In the spirit of the winter season, we wanted to see your best snow shots this month. To make that happen, we hosted a #Snow Destination Contest throughout February!

We’ve just wrapped up the contest and are now excited to announce the lucky Trover who gets to pocket the grand prize of $1500 for this sweepstakes contest.

So, with no further ado, we’d like to congratulate our winner Doru Oprisan who entered this stunning photo of Ceahlău Massif in Romania!

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The second sunrise of the year, on a very cold morning, seen from the plateau near the top of Ceahlau. Trover photo by Doru Oprisan

We hope the extra $1500 will help you explore more and travel deeper, Doru!


To connect with Doru, start following him on Trover and check out his blog!