Accommodation in Gura Raului
Don't fret! Even though there are no Travelocity-listed accommodations in Gura Raului, you can stay just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away at the Hilton Sibiu in Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park.
Gura Raului Vacation Packages
Gura Raului Vacation Packages
Gura Raului, quite a remote destination with no major cities nearby, is situated 140 miles (225 kilometers) northwest of Bucharest, the capital city of Romania.
About 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the southeast, you can find Cisnadie Fortified Church and ASTRA National Museum Complex, in Răşinari. Also remember that Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park, only 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the east of Gura Raului, offers some equally interesting places to see, such as Museum of Steam Locomotives and Haller Bastion.
Just northeast from Gura Raului is Şura Mică, which is known for several interesting places, such as Pharmaceutical Museum, Council Tower and Piata Mare. Also check out Franz Binder Museum of World Ethnology and Liar's Bridge for even more fun.
Partake in mountain biking and rock climbing, just some of the action-packed experiences in Transylvania.
Treat yourself to a day full of relaxation. Whether you are cycling or shore fishing, your worries will soon vanish.
Guided nature walks, wildlife spotting tours, city walking tours, culinary tours and winery tours offer enjoyment and adventure to tourists in this region.
How about going swimming or scuba diving in the Transylvania region?
Two winter sports in Transylvania are snowboarding and skiing. Don't forget to keep warm!
The lifeblood of a community is its culture and those who create it. To indulge in some, head down to the art museums, history museums and theaters while visiting the area.
Whether it's just the family or a whole group party, you can each discover something interesting at the gardens on offer in the region.
Every person who visits the region should take part in a tour of the fascinating and historic castles, traditional villages, old towns, fortresses and historic palaces.
Among the rewards of exploring somewhere new is gaining the ability to observe life through another's eyes. Places like the regional churches and cathedrals allow you to do exactly that.
Experience a key part of the culture and widen your taste buds by eating authentic dishes at some of the restaurants in this region.
Lamb and veal are ingredients often found in the kitchens of this region.
A different way to spice up your vacation is to sample the local dishes, like ciorbÄƒ Å£ÄƒrÄƒneascÄƒ (vegetable soup) and ciorbÄƒ de burtÄƒ (tripe soup).
For a delightful treat, order foi umplute cu nuca (walnut layer cake). This is a beloved local dessert found in many of the region's eateries.
Relax over a bottle of refreshing Stejar, a go-to option for beer drinkers in the region.
Round out your local culinary adventure with ceai (black tea), a drink distinctive to the area.
If you're heading out after dinner, you should order a afinatÄƒ (blueberry liqueur), a popular spirit in this region.
Sit back and savor all the subtle undertones and flavors in a bottle of TÄƒmâioasÄƒ RomaneascÄƒ or Sauvignon Blanc.
After you've spent your last Romanian lei and said, "Ne vedem mai târziu" to this place, you will be ready to start daydreaming about your next trip!
You should know that the closest major airport to Gura Raului, Sibiu Airport, is 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the northeast.
Packages in Gura Raului
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