Bucharest - the affordable Paris of the Balkans
The Rumanian city of Bucharest has left its turbulent history, when communism reigned supreme, behind to become a lively city full of contrasts. Walk through the unusual Carol Park, which is the site of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Alternatively stroll past the countless shops that turn Bucharest into a true shopping valhalla.
4 reasons for choosing Bucharest
Bucharest has a vibrant nightlife
A rich, turbulent history
Visit the largest administrative building in Europe - Palatul Parlamentului (the Parliamentary Palace)
The average price of a beer in Bucharest is around € 1.50
Off to Boekarest!
TIPS AND FUN FACTS ABOUT BUCHAREST
Useful and fun to know before departure
Bucharest is a city for explorers, and the municipal tourist office is appropriately underground.
AFI Cotroceni is the largest shopping centre in Bucharest, which contains a rollercoaster and an ice rink.
A taxi ride costs just 1.39 Leu (€ 0.30 cent) per kilometre.
Escape city life in one of the romantic parks of Bucharest - Cismigiu park or Herastrau park.
When can I fly?
Flight schedule to BUCHAREST