Romania’s capital, Bucharest, offers a fascinating blend of modern attractions and historic landmarks. For an unforgettable trip to one of the best value cities in Europe, book your Bucharest flights with Ryanair. See some of Bucharest’s most impressive architectural wonders including the Palace of Parliament, the world’s biggest parliament buildings and the Arcul de Triumf, which was rebuilt in 1922 to commemorate the soldiers who died fighting in WW1.
Bucharest is home to many beautiful parks and gardens including Carol I Park. This large park is one of the most beautiful in the city and contains a massive communist monument, as well as the eternal flame that marks the grave of the Unknown Soldier.
When to book cheap flights to Bucharest
When booking your Bucharest flights, you’ll want to know the best time to visit the Romanian capital. Spring is considered by locals to be the ideal season to visit Bucharest. Stroll the blooming parks. Rent a boat and spend time out on the lake in Herăstrău Park. During summer time, Bucharest is buzzing with activity, with blistering hot weather and with long summer evenings, this is the liveliest time of year with events and festivals taking place all summer. Autumn is also a pleasant time of year to visit Bucharest - the weather is cooler and the turning leaves provide a beautiful spectacle. Accommodation rates tend to be lower at this time of year too. For the best value deals on hotels, apartments and places to stay in Bucharest, search Ryanair Rooms.
What to see in Bucharest?
When you book your cheap flights to Bucharest Romania, there’s plenty to look forward to. Check out the city’s contemporary art scene and visit its newest and most exciting galleries such as the Zorzini Gallery, the H'art Gallery, and Anaid Gallery. Bucharest is also home to many beautiful churches dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, showcasing elements of Byzantine, Greek, Ottoman, and Renaissance architectural styles. The Stavropoleos Church in the Old City is an excellent example, with its rich wall paintings and finely carved doors.
Once your flights to Bucharest have landed, you’ll find getting around the city is incredibly easy, with many different public transport services available. Bucharest has an incredibly reliable underground metro system as well as buses, trams, trolleybuses and light rail with all forms of public transport being inexpensive. Bucharest’s city centre and old town is small and compact so it’s very easy to navigate comfortably on foot too. If you’re planning to see more than just the capital city, car rental is a good option – search Ryanair car rental for the best value deals.
What to eat in Bucharest?
When you fly to Bucharest, you can look forward to trying some of Romania’s most well-known dishes. Sarmale, is considered to be the national dish of Romania. No Romanian feast is complete without Mici, also known as Mititei, these ground meat rolls are a mixture of beef, lamb and pork and are a menu staple. A very traditional dessert, Papanași with sour cream and jam, comes from the northern part of Romania, and is the most popular dessert in the country.