Ski Vacations and Winter Tours in Romania

Looking for a unique holiday this winter? Why not take to the ski hills of Romania for a vacation. The Carpathian Mountains of Romania offers various opportunities for ski tour packages in the Transylvania region. The most popular tours spots being in the ski resorts of Poiana Brasov, Sinaia and Predeal. The accommodations are based in charming guesthouses and hotels offering traditional Romanian cuisine in their restaurants. While enjoying the slopes why not take a break from skiing to discover the area with a private tour to such sights as Bran Castle, Peles Palace, Medieval Towns of Sighisoara, Brasov, etc…

Poiana Brasov was founded in 1895 as a touristic ski resort. Located only 12km from the medieval city of Brasov, about a 25 minute drive. The Winter International Olympic Games for Universities was hosted here in 1951. There are numerous ski slopes ranging in all difficulty levels from beginners to advanced including slalom runs, downhill and an Olympic run. In the centre of the resort you will find the Ski School that provides excellent training lessons with English and German speaking instructors. The mountains are also ideal for advanced skiers and snow boarders with some challenging runs, such as the Wolf run that is almost 3 kms long. The town is abundant of classy hotels and traditional restaurants.

Sinaia, the Pearl of the Carpathians was chosen by King Carl as a summer residence. Here you will find the Palace of Peles is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture containing an astonishing collection of medieval arms. Sinaia is set in a natural back drop surrounded by mountains, located in the Prahova Valley at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains. It is an important resort town that tourists have been flocking to for years and a popular winter destination with some of the best slopes in the country.

Or rather than staying in a sky resort town enjoy your nights in the medieval Transyvanian city of Brasov. Brasov is located within approx 30min driving distance from the 3 main ski hills of Prahova Valley; Poiana Brasov, Sinaia, and Predeal; the highest town in Romania, at an altitude of 1033 metres. During your stay in Brasov daily transfers can be arranged to and from the ski hill. So consider a Winter and Ski Package in the Medieval Transylvania Town of Brasov.

While enjoying the ski hills you may want to take a break and discover the area with a privately guided tour. Take a trip to the disputed home of Dracula, and the most popular tourist destination in Romania; Bran Castle. Or the Historic Medieval City of Brasov; see the Black Church and the First Romanian School and some free time in the city. If available and upon interest, you can enjoy an Organ Concert in the Black Church in the evening. Or a Full Day tour of Sighisoara – Birthplace of Dracula; Once you enter the citadel of Sighisoara, you will think you have stepped back some 500 years, as little has changed inside the walls of the fortress. Or Peles Palace, Sinaia Monastery & Sparkling wine tasting in Azuga. Or the Saxon Church fortresses in Transylvania – Harman and Prejmer.

The above tours may be combined combined or customized in any way. Enjoy the ski hills of Romania with a customized tour package tailored to your needs. In Romania you will find is a perfect winter destination for those seeking an inexpensive winter holiday.

Hope to see you on the slopes soon!

Priya Harrison

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