Romania is a country with a tumultous history, which has been closed and hidden for a long period of time and now it has started to reveal itself to the world. As you are no doubt aware, here tourism is developping rapidly . The country has some of the most attractive scenery and countryside in Europe and we want to share with you the raw beauty of the landscape, the purity of the unspoilt villages, the magnificent traditions and the unique culture that survived after 50 years of dictatorship. One third of Romanian territory consists in mountains - The Romanian Carpathians. Although they are not very high (2544m – in Fagaras Mountains), the Carpathians are very diverse.
The flora of the Carpathians includes more than 1350 species, among which many are endemic. Deep forest cover more than one third of the country’s surface. The fauna of the Romanian Carpathians is also extremely rich and diverse. Here is to be found the highest concentration of large carnivores anywhere in Europe (about 6000 brown bears – mare than half of Europe’s bear population, about 3500 wolves (over a third of Europe’s wolves), along with 2000 lynx (35% of Europe’s lynx).