Romania Travel Guide

Romania Hotels

Romania Travel Destination
Bucharest, Romania
Brasov, Romania
Caras, Romania
Cluj- Napoca, Romania
Constanta, Romania
Craiova, Romania
Galati, Romania
Iasi, Romania
Prahova, Romania
Satu Mare, Romania
Sibiu, Romania
Suceava, Romania
Timis, Romania

Romania Tourism

Romania Festival
Callatis Festival
George Enescu Festival
Golden Stag Festival
Sibiu Jazz Festival
Stufstock Festival

Unique Places in Romania
Berca Mud Volcanoes
Scarisoara Cave
Merry Cemetery
Palace of the Parliament
Transfagarasan Road

World Heritage Sites in Romania
Churches of Moldavia
Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
Danube Delta
Historic Centre of Sighişoara
Monastery of Horezu
Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania
Wooden Churches of Maramureş

Romania Directory & Romania Travel Information

History of Romania:
Prehistory and Antiquity

Middle Ages

Independence and Monarchy

World Wars & Greater Romania
Romania Communism

Present-Day Democracy


Romania Etymology
Romania Geography

Environment of Romania

Romania Climate

Sports in Romania

Religion in Romania

Romania Largest Cities

Education in Romania

Economy of Romania

Transportation in Romania

Tourism of Romania
Romania Culture

Romania Arts

Romania Monuments

Romania National Flag

Politics of Romania
Romania Administrative Divisions

Foreign Relations of Romania


Romania Vacation Trips

Romania Holiday Vacation Trips offers travel tips and information for top travel places and best destinations. We feature links, resources and large selection of budget airlines, chartered planes, sea cruises, ferries, travel agencies, land transports and attractions including beaches, medical tourism, retirement homes, historical and pilgrimage tours.


Unique Places in Romania

Scarisoara Cave

One of the biggest ice caves in the Romanian part of Carpathians, more specifically in the Apuseni Mountains.

The exact date when the cave was discovered is unknown, but is mentioned in 1863 by the German Adolf Schmidl, who made some observations and the first map of the cave.

Emil Racoviţă mentioned the cave and its origin in his work Speleology, which appeared in 1927. According to the scientist Emil Pop, the ice cave was born 3500 years ago, during the glaciations, when these mountains were covered by snow and ice.

The cave is located at an altitude of 1165 metres above sea level. The cave is 105 m deep and 720 m long, the entrance shaft (50 m in diameter and 48 m in depth) giving access through metal stairs to a large chamber, (108 m long, 78 m wide) - The Big Hall. From this point three openings lead to The Church (in front, with over 100 stalagmites), Great Reservation, Coman Gallery and Little Reservation. The part that tourists can visit includes the entrance shaft, The Big Hall and The Church, the other chambers being reserved for scientists (and can be visited only with the agreement of the Speological Institute of Cluj-Napoca. The glacier has a volume of 75000 cubic metres and it is 26 m high. The temperature is up to +1°C in the summer and down to -7°C in the winter. In the part for tourists the average temperature is around 0°C.

Bats live in the ice cave, as do small bugs (2–3 mm long) called Pholeuon prozerpinae glaciale. In the Big Reservation a Rupicapra skeleton was discovered.


Vacation Holiday Trips also showcase a unique blend of travel and leisure photos and stories, updates, events and announcements about roads, shopping malls, hotels, bed and breakfast, restaurants, groceries and more. Not just a travel guide but one-of-a-kind discovery of people and places.

Romania Travel Destination
Bucharest Romania - Brasov Romania - Caras Romania - Cluj- Napoca Romania - Constanta Romania
Craiova Romania - Galati Romania - Iasi Romania - Prahova Romania - Satu Mare Romania
Sibiu Romania - Suceava Romania - Timis Romania

Romania Travel Informations and Romania Travel Guide
History of Romania: Prehistory and Antiquity - Middle Ages - Independence and Monarchy
World Wars & Greater Romania - Romania Communism - Present-Day Democracy

Romania Etymology - Romania Geography - Environment of Romania - Romania Climate - Sports in Romania
Religion in Romania
- Romania Largest Cities - Education in Romania - Economy of Romania - Transportation in Romania
Tourism of Romania - Romania Culture - Romania Arts - Romania Monuments - Romania National Flag
Politics of Romania - Romania Administrative Divisions - Foreign Relations of Romania

Other Destinations: Africa, Asia, Arab, Europe, USA

Other Europe and European Travel Destinations
Romania, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia,
Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovania, Ukraine more destinations...

Island Trips Europe and USA Travel Guide | About Us | Terms of Use
All Rights Reserved. © Copyright