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      Romania in late March

      Romania Feb 7, 2017 at 1:29 AM

      We are 2 couples 60+ planning to travel 6-7 days in late March by car in Bucharest and North-Central area.
      Interested in landscape, historical places, museums, good restaurants, music, etc'. No problem with "touristic" places if worth a visit.
      Have no experience in winter-ice-snow driving :)
      Will appreciate any tips about places, what to see and do, driving tips in the area, scenic roads, places to stay, etc'.
      Is it a good idea to stay in Poiana Brasov and drive from there for daily tours and then return the car in Bucharest, to visit the city by public transportation ?
      Thanks for any help.


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      Sinaia Apr 23, 2014 at 4:41 AM

      How do you get to Sinaia from Craiova? Any recommendations? Reliable minibus firm/taxi? Thanks

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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      Sinaia Nov 5, 2013 at 8:24 AM

      My boyfriend and I are planning a trip to Sinaia to see the Peles castle and watch the beautiful scenery, and was thinking of maybe going in January. However, I am a bit worried that it might be freezing at that time of year. Does anyone know what the temperature and wind conditions are likely to be in this area in January?
      I would also be grateful if anyone knows wether it is suitable to explore some of the surrounding area by foot, or if one needs skis.

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      Sinaia as a day trip from Sibiu.

      Sinaia Apr 24, 2013 at 2:42 AM

      Is this possbile?

      6 Answers Apr 27, 2013 at 1:15 AM
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      I need a tree!!!

      Sinaia Jan 11, 2012 at 3:28 AM

      I posted this also in the general Romania forum but as we will be in Sinaia when this is relevant, decided to post here as well.

      Okay, I realize I've been asking a ton of questions here but then, isn't that kinda why this site exists? :p Anyway, probably the most bizarre question I've asked to date. :)

      We're all set to go to Sinaia for 3 nights, got a nice flat rented, 2 levels. Now, originally we were to meet around Christmas/New Year's but circumstances caused us to alter that. Also, things in her life prevented her from having a Christmas tree this year. So I'm thinking, wouldn't it be cool for her to go upstairs one night and take a nice warm bath to relax (per my suggestion of course! Lol!) and then come to the top of the stairs to find, a fire in the fireplace and all the lights out except for... the Christmas tree! :) Thinking a nice fondue next to the fire would be nice. So the question is, what to do about the tree? I do have a fake tree at home that comes apart and could fit in my luggage (it's less than 2m - nothing fancy). Thinking it might be cheaper to pay for an extra piece of luggage for that than to buy a tree there but, what do I know? That's why I'm asking first! :))

      It would cost me about100 for an extra bag - that's for both legs combined. Any thoughts are appreciated. Thanks again for, "listening" to my silly questions! Lol!

      6 Answers Jan 14, 2012 at 3:59 AM
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      Vila Calin

      Sinaia Dec 27, 2011 at 3:54 AM

      Buna ziua!

      So, my heart is now set on apartment #2 at Vila Calin, instead of Hotel Cumpatu's double deluxe room. (Hehehe) However, they don't have an online booking setup on their site! Ugh! I emailed them (through vila tudor which is the email they list) but does anyone happen to know if this is the only way to book? If I don't hear back today from them today, I'll try calling tomorrow.

      The place is PERFECT for what we have in mind. Okay see, our first, "date" was online and I, "took her" to a cabin in the mountains where we just had pizza and sat by the fireplace toasting marshmallows. :p So it would be really cool to recreate that in person and, this looks like the closest thing. :)

      12 Answers Jan 3, 2012 at 11:05 PM
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      Roses and Champagne

      Sinaia Dec 15, 2011 at 12:38 AM

      Hey again...

      So, our trip planning is going well. I want to surprise her when we arrive at Sinaia and was thinking, as it's gonna be on 24 Feb, would be nice to have flowers and champagne. So I'm gonna email the Hotel Cumpatu and ask if that's something they could have in the room when we arrive but if not, is there somewhere in the area where I could buy them? If so, I'll get them on the way and then sneak them in and setup maybe that night, for when we come back from skating. :)


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      Ice skating in Sinaia

      Sinaia Oct 24, 2011 at 9:23 PM

      Okay so, I posted this in the Bucharest forum but, plans have changed slightly. We're gonna be going to Sinaia now, planning on spending 2 nights around Ziua Dragobete. Anyway, looking for some place to go ice skating there. I saw a lot of skiing but haven't seen skating so far. Anyone know of a place? Thanks!

      ~ John

      2 Answers Oct 25, 2011 at 8:19 PM
    • where to leave car while hiking

      Sinaia Jul 11, 2011 at 1:02 AM

      Hi, we would like to hike the mountains around Sinaia for 2-3 days, staying in mountain huts along the way. Meanwhile, we need a safe place to leave our car - with our luggage. (I'm wary, because we once had all our luggage stolen from a rented car.) Any advice?

      2 Answers Jul 11, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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      mountains huts/chalets near Sinaia, Brasov and Bran

      Sinaia Apr 5, 2011 at 7:58 AM

      Hello virtual travelers! We will be driving from Bucharest and would like to spend few days in the Bucegi mountain (castles, hiking etc). I did find few huts nearby, but havent been able to find out to which huts there are roads. Any suggestions? Anything from Sinaia, Busteni, Bran? I have been searching for maps but i have found only trail maps, such that i cant really place the trails close to any of these cities. thanks:)

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    • Wedding in Ploeisti

      Ploiesti May 8, 2010 at 8:17 AM

      Hi, im form uk & will be attending a relatives wedding (i dont think it is a traditional one) as best man in Ploesiti later this summer. A couple of questions:
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      2)Do best men normally make a speech & is there anything i should / shouldnt say (I've not arranged translation yet !)
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      5)What are the best buys ?
      6)Any other help ?

      Many thanks

      1 Answer May 8, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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      Sinaia Jul 20, 2008 at 12:30 PM


      We would like to stay at your hotel between July 31 and August 3, 2008. Could you please give us an approximate rate for the 3 nights for a suite or a double room. Thank you for your help.



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      Judetul Prahova Jul 3, 2008 at 4:40 AM

      Bona zila,

      I assume that Ciucas Mt. are fine with early teenage children for few days of not heavy hiking.Is it right?
      Can you recommend me not expensive, not luxury (TV-set not necessary)accommodation place?
      I understand (more by my intuition than Romanian language knowledge hahaha) that comments on this page don't recommend cabana Babarnuca.Is that right?
      I've red in Polish guide book that C.Muntele Rosu is quite noisy during the weekends-so not so calm and relax atmosphere place.Is that right?What are the comments about it?
      How about Cabana Silva?
      As far as I know Cabana Ciucas is rather self-service shelter.Is that right?

      Have you got other places recommendations please?

      Multumesc (if right written),


      6 Answers Jul 4, 2008 at 10:21 AM
    • Accomodation in Sinaia

      Sinaia Dec 21, 2006 at 6:13 AM

      we are ten people looking for accomodation in Sinaia for 7 - 8 night in february 2007. Has somebody any info ? We prefer place with kitchen - apartment, bungalow...
      Thanks for any info. Andrea

    • Easy Hiking (?) in the Bucegi near Sinaia

      Sinaia Oct 23, 2006 at 2:46 AM

      Hu there,
      I'm planning a family trip to Romania next July.
      I would like to go from Sinaia by the cable car to Cota2000, then walk to Piatra Arsa Cabana, from there walk down to Pestera Hotel and Monastery and to the Ialomita Cave.
      My questions:
      * I understand that there is a chairlift I can take from the hotel back to Babele (and from there to Busteni). Is that true?
      * How long will it take to get from Cota2000 to the hotel/monastery?
      * How difficult is the walk? We have in our party a 64-yrs old, she is not very sportive but is game for anything... Or is this walk unsuitable?

      Many many thanks!

      5 Answers Oct 24, 2006 at 4:21 PM
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      Sinaia Sep 2, 2006 at 10:25 AM

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      Sinaia Jul 9, 2006 at 5:02 AM

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      "Cabana Vanatoreasca" - Hunter's Lodge

      Sinaia Aug 5, 2005 at 8:34 AM

      Does anyone know anything about "Cabana Vanatoreasca" (Hunter's Lodge) restaurant in Sinaia and if so, do you have any photos of the place and how do I contact them to make a reservation for my group?

      Thanks for your help!!

      1 Answer Aug 5, 2005 at 11:22 AM
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      rent apartment

      Ploiesti Mar 23, 2004 at 7:38 AM

      Hi, looking apartment with 2 rooms toilet & shower For 30 days or more The location is not so important but not in a crime zone! Likewise looking a car Or to rent till 200 eur for 2-3 weeks Or to buy ford fiesta, Subaru gasti & ect 400-600 eur The car must have paper for prompt driving Time of arrival April 2004 Best Regards Hoover Moshe

      1 Answer Mar 23, 2004 at 11:58 AM
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      prices for skiing in prahova valley

      Judetul Prahova Dec 18, 2003 at 10:16 AM

      Can anybody please give me some information on prices for skiing in Prahova valley? I am particularly looking for prices in Sinaia, Predeal, Poiana Brasov, Busteni or Azuga. Are there whole day tickets or tickets for more days? Thank you. Matej

      3 Answers Jan 2, 2004 at 11:00 AM
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      apartment or room for rent?

      Sinaia Jul 25, 2003 at 7:18 PM

      Hi all! I want to stay in Romania for 3 months, and I need a cheap place to live. I have visited Romania for brief periods of 1 to 2 weeks before, but this will be my first extended stay, which may or may not become permanent. I would prefer to find an apartment in Sinaia...I fell in love with the area during previous trips. I would prefer to arrange to rent an apartment before I get there, but I cannot find an online source that has apartments for rent in Sinaia (well...thats not exactly true...I can only find some sites that rent apartments and villas by the day for a very expensive price). I'm looking to spend about100 to200 a month, maximum. A single room apartment is fine, but more rooms for the same money would be fine, too. Can someone please suggest an online source for apartment or room rentals in Sinaia...or at least an e-mail address where I can contact a rental agency in Sinaia? Thanks in advance for your help! Chris

      3 Answers Jul 16, 2004 at 3:46 AM
    • Ploiesti-Cheia access

      Ploiesti Jul 2, 2003 at 1:55 PM

      Is there a regular bus service running from Ploiesti to Cheia or from Maneciu to Cheia ? What about a train connection between these cities?

      1 Answer Jul 7, 2003 at 1:15 AM