The Rough Guide to Romania

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The Rough Guide to Romania is the definitive handbook on one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic, and enigmatic countries. The full-color introduction highlights all the "don't miss" sights, from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvelous Delta wetlands, and references the country's many unique festivals.

Two full-color sections describe the country's extraordinary religious architecture and its many outdoor activities — from mountain hikes and skiing, to bear and ...

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Overview

The Rough Guide to Romania is the definitive handbook on one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic, and enigmatic countries. The full-color introduction highlights all the "don't miss" sights, from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvelous Delta wetlands, and references the country's many unique festivals.

Two full-color sections describe the country's extraordinary religious architecture and its many outdoor activities — from mountain hikes and skiing, to bear and wolf tracking. This comprehensive guide reviews all the top hotel and restaurant options for every taste and budget, and includes informed background on Romania's history, wildlife, literature, music, and, of course, Dracula.

Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of Romania, while stunning photography makes this your ultimate traveling companion. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Romania.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848368873
  • Publisher: DK
  • Publication date: 5/30/2011
  • Series: Rough Guide to... Series
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 481,715
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Burford studied languages at Oxford University. He first visited East-Central Europe in 1988 and has travelled widely in the region ever since. Dan Richardson started as an author at Rough Guides in 1984 and has travelled extensively in Russia and Eastern Europe.
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Table of Contents


Colour section     1
Introduction     6
Where to go     7
When to go     11
Things not to miss     13
Basics     25
Getting there     27
Getting around     32
Accommodation     37
Food and drink     39
The media     41
Festivals     42
Sports and outdoor activities     45
Travel essentials     46
Guide     53
Bucharest     55
Wallachia     103
Transylvania     143
Moldavia     261
Maramures     325
The Banat     357
The Delta and the coast     387
Contexts     429
The historical framework     431
Minorities and religions     448
Wildlife and environmental issues     451
Music     459
Dracula and vampires     471
Books     476
Language     485
Words and phrases     489
Glossary     494
Travel store     497
Small print & Index     509
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