Transylvania, like most of Romania, has a temperate continental climate. Spring-summer temperatures 20-30° C. There is something fun to do in all seasons (hike or experience small towns in spring & fall, water resorts in summer, ski in winter).
Romanian is the official language. Some minority languages: Hungarian and German. As a visitor, you can manage easily if you speak English, German, Italian, Spanish or French. Romanians are friendly and helpful, just ask for directions.
1 EUR = 4.9 RON (Leu/Lei)
Romania’s currency is RON (Lei). You cannot shop with € here, except for at the airport and in a few other particular cases. ATM's are easy to find, credit card accepted in most shops, restaurants, hotels and museums.
Romania is part of the EU, but not part of Schengen. A valid passport is required for all overseas/ non-EU visitors. EU citizens can enter with a valid passport or with a national ID card. Consult us for questions regarding necessary travel documents.
The team at Experience Transylvania wants to ensure all travelers' comfort during a tour with us.
Our local guides are trained in safety matters, for your comfort.
There are still questions being asked regarding covid-19 safety, and we do our best to aswer them, complying with international and local best practice.
Travel regulations end entry requierements for all countries are constantly updating. For now, there are no covid-19 or other special entry regulations in place for any of our destinations, other than the usual ones. Be aware that this can change rapidly. Updates regarding specific destinations will be personally sent to each traveler.
In order to ensure all travelers' safety, ease and comfort while traveling, we recommend all tour members to be vaccinated against possible international and local diseases specific to each destination. During the tours, we highly value hygiene practices and we may be asked to wear face masks at certain points to avoid spreading any virus.
Check with your local vaccination provider and with your doctor in advance, to make sure you are on the safe side. Please be aware that regulations can change, especially in regards of the post-covid situation, and you may be required to present a covid-vaccination certificate or a negative covid-test upon entry to one of our destinations or upon return to your country of origin. In this case, you must be prepared to comply with these regulations, as we cannot refund your trip or parts of it, nor can we pay for extra days in case you need to be quaranteened.