Romania is a one of kids friendly places you can visit. But if you’re looking for an ultimate experience before you build a family tree, we’ll offer you a list of perfect places to discover when traveling without kids. Visiting a cave or a salt mine isn’t the same with a busy toddler in tow. There is no way to enjoy the adrenaline of Transfagarasan Road and the low temperatures, when you’re stressed about how to dress your little baby.
So here we are with Top 5 Kid Places To Visit Before Having Kids:
#1- Transfagarasan Road
Transfagarasan and Transalpina roads are unique in Europe. Originally built as a strategic military road, Transfagarasan is the highest and greatest paved road in Romania. It goes North to South transversely the tallest sections of the Carpathian Mountains, amid the highest peak in Romania, Moldoveanu, and the second highest, Negoiu. The Transfagarasan road bonds the famous regions of Transylvania and Wallachia. It’s an experience that you should definitely have at least once in your life.
#2- Turda Salt Mine
Turda Salt Mine, positioned in the Durgau-Valea Sarata in Turda city, the second largest city in Cluj County. The development of the salt mine occurred between 2008-2010. Elements of contemporary visiting were built-in: an elevator with a bird’s eye-view, a wheel with gondolas, and a leisure space with dockside in which travelers can vessel. The illumination in the mine enhances its atmosphere. Neon lights climbing from the ceiling, and radiantly lit structures would make tourists think they are in a different epoch. You’ll want to dress warm as temperature in the salt mine is quite low.
#3- Poenari Citadel (Forbidden for Kids)
Poenari Citadel is the real Dracula’s Castle and is a must see attraction if you like Dracula’s story. Located about 30km far from north of Curtea de Arges, Arges County. The Poenary Citadel lays over the hills and offers and amazing view. Each visitor needs to hike the 1,480 stairs to the highest citadel. But it is definitely worth a visit.
#4- Scarisoara Cave
Scarisoara Cave is one of the major ice caves in the Apuseni Mountains. Known as the second biggest underground glacier in south-eastern Europe, Scarisoara Cave is located at an altitude of 1165 meters. Each tourist travels on a metal and wooden staircase which requires a guide. You’ll want to dress warm as temperature in the cave is rather low.
#5- Dracula’s Castle – Bran Castle
Bran Castle is probably the most famous edifice from Romania. Mentioned in the novel “Dracula” by the British author Bram Stoker, the Transylvanian Count Dracula is a fictional character known worldwide.
Thus, if you are single or don’t have kids yet. Don’t wait until its late. Go bagpack and brase yourself for some exciting and adventourous pack of travels