In winter Romania turns into a wonderful surprise – sparkly streets, children playing in the snow and beautiful natural landscapes. 

Here are our chosen 14 pictures that illustrate the magic of winter in Romania:

A forest of conifers dusted in snow in the region of Bucovina

Beautiful landscape in Bucovina


Mocanita, the last fully functional narrow-gauge steam train in Europe

Mocanita in winter


“Brown winter” in a lost corner of Romania

Brown winter


The massive fortified church of Biertan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Winter in Romania - Biertan

Amazing scenery that makes up for working even in freezing temperatures

Winter in Romania


Romanian shepherd, which occupies a special place in the history and culture of the country

Shepherds in Romania


A snowy landscape of the mountains surrounding Brasov and Rasnov Fortress perched on the rocky hills

Winter in Romania - Rasnov


Brown bears at the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, the only place where they can be seen during winter, as it is the time when they usually hibernate

Winter in Romania - Brown bears


Restaurant of the Ice Hotel, Romania’s one-of-a-kind accommodation built every year using ice blokes taken from a nearby frozen lake

The Ice Hotel


The magic of shadows

Magic shadows


The Christmas Market in Sibiu, renowned everywhere in the country for its unrivaled festive atmosphere

Christmas market in Sibiu

Fuga Lolelor, an old Transylvanian Saxon custom that is meant to drive away the bad spirits of winter

Fuga Lolelor


When the sun is shining over the Carpathians

Winter in Romania - Carpathians


In Romania the snowdrop symbolizes the coming of spring



We hope you gained 14 more reasons to visit Romania in winter! Lastly, which of these pictures is your favorite? Leave us a comment below!


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