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      Cluj - Piatra Neamt - What's the best way to do this route?

      Romania Jan 11, 2017 at 3:47 PM

      Hello all
      Am planning to travel from Cluj to Piatra Neamt to check out that monastery region and admittedly it's a fair distance between the 2 places
      Can someone advise me if there is a bus service running for this route? And if not, what would be a recommended jumping off point for a night along the way to break up the journey?
      Thanks everyone in advance for all your help!

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      Presents to bring

      Romania Jan 9, 2017 at 6:32 PM

      We will be traveling from the US in the summer to some European cities, and then to Romania to visit friends, a couple in their 60's and 70's who are very well traveled and who have a granddaughter about age 6 and a grandson less than a  year old. Can you suggests presents we can bring to them?  Thank you.


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      just booked a four day trip to bucharest in early march. tips?

      Bucharest Jan 12, 2017 at 12:44 PM

      hey vt'ers,
      i am on a budget. what are must sees that are not in the books? where to get lost, etc. cheap street food? artistic sites, free museum days, stuff like that.. local pubs..
      thanks and safe travels!

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      Driving in winter

      Romania Dec 22, 2016 at 8:13 AM

      I will be arriving mid Feb for 10 days in Romania, will be exploring Transylvania and Maramures.
      First time driving in winter, what should I look out for?
      Is winter tyre sufficient?

      Thanks all!


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    • Tours in Cluj

      by luckyfortune Online Now May 2, 2016 at 2:34 AM

      Hi, I am looking for a tour company located in Cluj. I hope to have a weekend tour in May, even an overnight one and even outside Cluj, but I don't know of a company that offers this. I saw one , but I had to hire the whole van for me to drive around. I don't want to drive. I could be with a group, though.

      Thanks! :)

    • Trek in Cluj

      by elodo Online Now May 1, 2015 at 2:25 AM

      Hi everyone,

      I'm a leader of a youth movement and this summer we will go to Cluj-Napoca in Romania for two weeks. We are a group of twelfth girls - 9 are sixteen end three twenty years old.

      I'd like to do a trek with them. This trek should last three days at most.
      Can you recommend something to visit to me, please?

      Thank you in advance,

      3 Answers May 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM
    • looking for Hungarian tour guide (with car)

      by shuki2014 Online Now Aug 20, 2014 at 9:01 AM

      Does anyone know a local tour guide (with a car) in Cluj that speaks Hungarian? We need him for 3 days next week..(Tue. - Thu.)

      Thanks in advance.


    • NA meetings

      by rictusgrin Online Now Aug 7, 2014 at 10:10 AM

      is there a 12 step NA meeting in Cluj Napoca? We are visiting and would like to make it to one while there.

      1 Answer Aug 7, 2014 at 11:22 AM
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      About taxi and accomodation in Cluj Napoca

      by ArgentineTraveller Online Now Sep 18, 2013 at 12:19 PM

      Dear all,

      I am travelling to Cluj Napoca in December. It will be my first time in Romania. I would like to know:
      a) is there a safe way of travelling from the airport to the city center? (a particular taxi or company?)
      b) I am staying for about 15 days, attending to meetings at Tech. Univ. of cluj Napoca. Is there any 3-star hotel nearby that you would recommend?

      Thanks in advance.!


      2 Answers Jul 12, 2014 at 10:43 AM
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      taxi autogara Beta la aeroport

      by mysticflower Online Now Mar 23, 2013 at 8:03 AM

      Cat ar costa un taxi de la Autogara Beta la aeroport, duminica ?

      2 Answers Mar 23, 2013 at 11:08 PM
    • Trip from Jakarta Indonesia to Cluj Napoca Romania

      by EllySholihan Online Now Aug 10, 2010 at 10:00 AM

      What about the flight from Jakarta Indonesia to Cluj Napoca Romania?

      5 Answers Aug 10, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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      by anitayusof Online Now Jun 3, 2010 at 10:41 AM

      I will be travelling to some Eastern Europe countries end of November for 5 weeks on a shoe string budget. I know its not the best of time, but that is the only time that I can get long holidays. Plz advise me on the cheapest mode of transportation (bus / train) to the following destinations - fare, duration of the journey & if there is any online booking or night travelling (to save on accomodation). Plz gv me the link in english version, else I wont udstand anything...If the list below isn't possible and I nd to split the journey, plz help me out.
      Prague - Brno
      Brno - Cesky Tesin
      Cieszyn - Krakow
      Krakow - Zakopane
      Zakopane - Poprad (both are in the High Tatras region, so is it worth seeing both or one is enough)?
      Long distance Poprad - Cluj Napoca or is it possible to do Sighisoara straight away as Sighi is more interesting than Cluj?
      Cluj / Sighi - Brasov
      Brasov - Sibiu (Can I finish seeing both in 1 day)?
      Long distance Sibiu - Budapest
      Budapest - Pecs
      Pecs - Sarajevo
      Sarajevo - Mostar
      Mostar - Dubrovnik
      Dubrovnik - Split
      Split - Plitvice Lake
      Plitvice Lake - Zagreb
      Zagreb - Vienna
      Vienna - back to Prague for flight home

      4 Answers Jun 29, 2010 at 8:55 AM
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      getting to and around Cluj Napoca

      by lee.evelyn Online Now Nov 1, 2009 at 4:12 PM

      I am hoping to go to a concert in Cluj Napoca sometime in 2010. Would it be best to take a train from Budapest to get to Cluj Napoca? And will the border crossing be safe? (I heard rumours that officials take your passport and demand a bribe before handing it back? has this ever happened to anyone?)
      Is the train station within walking distance of the city centre? Is the Philharmonic concert hall in the city centre? I intend to stay in a hotel and walk everywhere. Which language other than Romanian would be best understood? English, French or Italian? German?
      Thank you for any advice.

      17 Answers Apr 7, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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      Moving to Cluj

      by bartlese Online Now Sep 21, 2009 at 1:29 PM

      I am planning on moving to Cluj in the Spring. My Romanian is limited but I am working on it. Does anyone have any suggestions of where to look for work or volunteer work?

      1 Answer Sep 24, 2009 at 12:14 PM
    • antiques dealers and flea markets in Cluj

      by md8025 Online Now Sep 13, 2009 at 3:59 AM

      I love Rumanian antique or old fabrics and clothes, as well as the old original objects of the Transilvanian tradition. Are there antique shops or dealers, and flea markets, in Cluj? Thank you for answering my question!

      1 Answer Sep 13, 2009 at 11:27 AM
    • Best way to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich?

      by tomglasser Online Now Jun 27, 2009 at 8:08 AM

      I need to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich in mid July and I'm a budget backpacker. I can't find out if there are any bus routes to Munich from Cluj and I have no idea how much train tickets will cost. All the flights are too expensive.If anyone has any idea about train or bus/coach routes then I'd be sooo grateful. Thanks, tom g

      4 Answers Jun 28, 2009 at 7:31 AM
    • Cluj Orphanage

      by neilwales Online Now May 11, 2009 at 4:40 AM


      Does anyone know of an orphanage in Cluj ? We are a group of Wales football supporters and will be drinving through Cluj at the end of the month on our way to Azerbaijan and have some gifts to donate to a local orphange.

      Can anyone help locate one in Cluj ?


      1 Answer May 11, 2009 at 5:27 AM
    • car rental in Cluj Napoca

      by margo09 Online Now Jan 16, 2009 at 12:25 PM

      I am going to Cluj Napoca in May, and I was wondering if anyone knows of a reliable, trustworthy car rental company there that I could rent with.

      Thank you.

      2 Answers Jan 24, 2009 at 9:56 AM

      by PESCIFE Online Now Nov 2, 2008 at 2:31 AM

      Hi, i'm an italian boy and will be together a my friend in Cluj Napoca 26.11.2008 for football match..CLUJ-ROMA
      We will be there onli 1 night so i'd like know a good choice for nightlife after match.....we should like that it's a special night...
      Somebody could give me some interesting suggest????

      9 Answers Nov 4, 2008 at 4:00 AM
    • Which restaurants and what to do in Cluj

      by cfc246 Online Now Aug 29, 2008 at 7:23 PM

      We are coming across for 2 nights to watch the champions league next month.
      Which are the best restaurants to eat in. Either in town or a short distance outside.Are there any sights worth seeing or trips worth taking?

      3 Answers Sep 24, 2008 at 7:02 AM
    • Krakow (Poland) to Cluj

      by iZm Online Now Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39 AM

      Hi there fellow VTs,

      I'm visiting Krakow, Poland in August (probably for 3 days, 8, 9 and 10) and from there I'd like to go to Cluj. The problem is that I can't seem to find good, solid info about the possibilities of transportation. So, can any of you help me out as you've done so many times in the past?

      Many thanks in advance,


      5 Answers Jul 20, 2008 at 10:58 AM
    • Hi Cluj !

      by Noodels2008 Online Now Apr 15, 2008 at 12:55 PM

      I'm living in Cluj from 3 month's ago and without end. I'm living here for my job. I like Romania and I would like to integrate totally.

      I'm looking for somepeople for to walk, to travel, to take a beer, ...

      I'm spanish and living alone.

      If you like to know me, you can to contact in this email:

      Thanks for read this letters.

    • Me encuentro solo !!

      by Noodels2008 Online Now Apr 6, 2008 at 7:34 AM

      Llevo trabajando el Cluj unos meses y la verdad es que muchas veces me encuentro solo. Me encantaría contactar con alguien para salir a tomar algo, viajar, hacer excursiones por Rumania o por el extranjero, pasear, ir de compras, ...

      Soy español y me gusta esta tierra, estoy aqui por trabajo y quisiera integrarme totalmente.

      Me ayudais un poquito ?

      Mil gracias. Mi email:

      3 Answers Apr 15, 2008 at 6:41 PM
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      Cluj - Chisinau

      by JoeReaney Online Now Mar 22, 2008 at 5:10 AM


      I was wondering if it is possible to get directly from Cluj to Chisinau, Moldova by bus or train. If so, can anyone tell me times/prices?

      Many thanks!

      5 Answers Mar 23, 2008 at 3:55 AM
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      Tours to Istanbul from Cluj Napoca

      by finelogs Online Now Jan 14, 2007 at 12:10 AM

      My husband and I will be in Cluj Napoca for a couple weeks. We are wondering if there are local tour companies that can arrange a quick 2 day tour to see the Hagia Sophia/Blue Mosque in Turkey? Would we have better luck with locating a tour from another city - such as Bucharest?

      Thanks for reading and any help!


      6 Answers Jan 27, 2008 at 12:51 PM
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      Saturday evening & all Sunday in Cluj for a first time visit....any suggestions?

      by Natashja_DK Online Now Oct 26, 2006 at 2:28 PM

      Hi fellow VT,

      I just stumbled on to this site this evening when searching for information on my coming trip to Cluj! What a fantastic site and opportunity with an amazing amount of relevant and interesting information sharing!

      Ok, ok - let me get to the point :-)

      I am traveling to Cluj on Saturday, Oct. 28th. for business on Mon/Tues and I have taken the weekend to explore and to get a feel for the city, Romania, its people and culture.

      I have the impression from reading a few posting in VT, that the city is fairly easy to get around in and I guess I will spend some time taking in a few of the main attractions (perhaps a trip to La Turda). If anyone can recommend any cafés, bars and/or restaurants or just any place for Saturday evening and Sunday brunch for people watching, meeting strangers and where people are fairly relaxed, I would appreciate this very much.

      I read the Alex's comment about the Carpati - that sounded nice, so I will try to find that. I guess I can find an address, when I get there?

      And if there is anything particular going on this weekend, any special events, festical, parties I would love to get a tip!

      Thanks in advance!!

      Kind Regards,


      8 Answers Oct 28, 2006 at 7:06 AM
    • Salons/Spas in Cluj?

      by Kdickey05 Online Now Aug 31, 2006 at 11:54 AM

      Does anyone have a salon or spar to reccomend? Also, what are average prices for a massage or for hair coloring?

    • Airport transfer

      by AnaMartinez Online Now Jun 17, 2006 at 2:50 PM

      Coming to Cluj by plane this coming fall.
      Need to know how to book transport from Airport to city and return by taxi.
      Need to have idea of price.

      1 Answer Jun 21, 2006 at 1:06 PM
    • Car rental

      by masterpez Online Now Jun 14, 2006 at 4:50 PM

      My husband, son,and I wish to hire a car in Cluj for 5 days of travel. Would you be able to recommend a reliable car rental agency? I am of course looking for the best deal for a hopefully great car.
      Thanks so much.

      1 Answer Jun 15, 2006 at 6:01 AM
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      Internet cafes

      by tesshotta Online Now May 23, 2006 at 9:12 PM

      I'm doing medical missionary work in and around the city week of May 23th. I need access to internet cafes to stay in touch with family at home. Suggestions for best internet cafes? I'm a non smoker, am I going to be getting hit with a lot of smoking?

      1 Answer May 24, 2006 at 10:29 AM
    • Need somewhere to sleep!!! And help with community art!

      by nessargh Online Now Mar 6, 2006 at 12:11 PM

      I'm travelling to Cluj-Napoca with 3 friends on the 20th of March until the 25th/26th. I've been there lots of times but my usual accomodation is not available this time, and the only hostel I can find on the internet (Retro) is all booked out!!! The hotels are quite expensive, so unless I go without food for the week it looks like I'll be sleeping on the street! Does anybody know of a secret hostel that's not on the internet, or a house/apartment somewhere in Cluj that rents out rooms??? Please let me know as soon as possible, because I'm off to Lithuania on the 11th! If you could email me that would be great:

      Also, are there any community art groups or people involved in community art projects in Cluj-Napoca and the surrounding area? One of the reasons for this particular trip is to do some research into a community art project I would like to set up in a poor area of nearby Turda. Any tips on community art in general would also be welcome. Thanks!

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2006 at 2:21 AM
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      Trip to Cluj

      by DMBFAN#41 Online Now Sep 17, 2005 at 9:10 AM

      I'll be traveling to Cluj as part of a volunteer group building homes in October and was hoping to get as much information on what to see. Where are some of fun places in town to meet people and experience the local culture?

      5 Answers Mar 6, 2006 at 12:20 PM
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      Cluj Napoca

      by redrobin56 Online Now May 3, 2005 at 2:30 AM

      I wish to learn more about the city and wish to know:
      Is it a nice city?
      Whats the place about?
      Is it safe?
      Is it asuitable for a western tourist?
      Has it nightlife?

      3 Answers Jul 15, 2005 at 4:56 AM
    • Transportation from Dubrovnik

      by kfriday Online Now Apr 15, 2005 at 5:23 PM

      Has anyone tried traveling from Dubrovnik to Cluj? What is the best way to get there if I'm travelling with my family and don't have a vehicle? How long will it take?

      1 Answer Apr 17, 2005 at 10:22 PM