Skiing in Romania is quickly becoming the new Bulgaria, It is fantastic for cheap and cheerful ski holidays, especially suitable for beginners who want to give skiing a try without wasting too much money if they decide its not for them.
Romania is famous for its wide open beginner slopes, its reliable varied lift system, its friendly English speaking ski schools and excellent child care facilities, not to mention the wonderful spa and rest and relaxation wellness centres. The Apres Ski is based around traditional Bavarian style bars and pubs, and a great selection of restaurants catering for all tastes and pockets. The culture is renowned in Romania and full of fascinating folklore and wonderful Gothic architecture, and the locals are warm and friendly too.
Romania's main ski resort is Poiana Brasov, this is a purpose built resort set high up in the Carpathian Mountains, and although purpose built, it has been done sympathetically to blend in with the beautiful rolling hills of this majestic mountainside. This is quickly becoming a popular up and coming resort, getting internationally famous. Lessons in Poiana Bbrasov have proven to be considerably cheaper than anywhere else in Europe making it perfect for those skiers who want to perfect their technique or experience a tour "off piste" with a qualified expert.
The non ski attractions are endless, and the most famous excursion that nearly everyone should try to experience, is the trip to Dracula's Castle in bran, Transylvania. Also there is many mountain spa towns with relaxing thermal hot springs, sure to mend those tired muscles after a day on the piste.
Husky sleds and horse drawn sleighs are a lovely way to see Romanians town and villages. There is some beautiful pine forest walks too, a must to see the breathtaking views of this beautiful country.
So to experience some true eastern Europe hospitality and visit a country with some amazing snow and ski conditions, at a price to suit most budgets, you really should give Romania a try.
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