The majestic Southern Carpathian Mountains that cut through Romania have long been popular with international tourists heading for the skillfully prepared slopes, desperate to try a new skiing destination.
Romania is famous for being home to Europe's highest population of Brown Bears and home to over a third of all European plant species the Carpathians are now becoming more recognised for their fantastic up and coming ski and snowboard resorts. Without doubt Romania's most popular and most developed ski resort is Poiana Brasov, which continues to grow each year in popularity due to its continued investment in its infrastructure, while still remaining fantastic value for money.
Nestled in a marvelous landscape on a plateau at the foot of Postavarul Mountain, only 12kms from the Medieval town of Brasov, the resort of Poiana Brasov or “The Sunny Glade” offers guests a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, alongside great skiing and snowboarding opportunities. In the most recent Post Office Travel Services report into the best value ski resorts across Europe, the USA and Canada, the resort of Poiana Brasov was ranked 1st, as the best value ski resort, which will only help to not only enhance the resorts image but guarantee its continued growth and popularity.
* Price quoted above are for guide purposes only. Live prices can be obtained by utilizing the holiday search box. Flights available from London Gatwick, Luton, Heathrow and Doncaster/Sheffield Airports.
Dracula’s Castle - a day out to really get your teeth into!
Legend has it that Count Dracula, the mediaeval Prince
of Transylvania, lived in Bran Castle. A fantastic trip with
lunch at Moeciu.
City tour of Brasov with its fascinating historic centre is
just 13 km away from the resort.
Peles Castle: This was the former residence of the
Romanian Royal Family. Set in beautiful surroundings,
with the breathtaking interior. We recommend this for a
half day visit.
Wine tasting at the "Carpathian Stag" restaurant and
wine cellar alongside folk music, dancing and
Mrs. Read, Borovets
This was our first ever foreign holiday. Our first time flying and skying. We all loved it.
Mrs. Keane, Sunny Beach
First time in Bulgaria but will definitely go again.
Mrs. Mackie, Borovets
Thank you for another week of skiing. We really appreciated the online discount and this made the holiday even more enjoyable. Thank you.
Mrs. Lashbrook, Sunny Beach
Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, good weather, good food, great location. Peaceful + relaxing, but good fun for our son. Many thanks
Mrs. Lawler, Sunny Beach
We have just returned from 2 weeks in Sunny Beach. Our 7 year old son attended 4 sessions of "Soccer in the Sun" with Scott and Rick. We would just like to say thank you as their effort and patience was fantastic and really built our son's confiidence. We have just booked for 2010 and Adam would love to attend Soccer in the Sun again.