The Danube

Pisica(Cat) or Tramsani island is one of the most beautiful protected islands from Calarasi County. Only those who own a boat dare to visit these magnificent places on the Danube. The area has an area of 29 hectares and is covered mostly by forests in which beautiful creepers and wild…
The ’Fortress’ Island, as it was called in Turkish, but well known by everyone as Ada Kaleh, was an island that was at about 3 km downstream from Orshova and had a size of about 1.7 km long and 500m wide. Herodotus remembered "Cyraunis", about which he said that "the…
Flight over the largest pelicans nest in Europe A National Geographic photographer shows you the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve - as you've never seen it before. Text and photo stories by Helmut Ignat: Codalb - Photo: Helmut Ignat Around 5,000 pelicans prepare their nests for a new breeding season. Since…
The Danube Gorge (in Serbian, Banatska Klisura) is a geographical region located along the north shore of the Danube, in southern Banat. The region is limited by the Nera River to the west and by the Danube boilers to the east. The Danube Gorge is a territory full of natural…
The Sacalin-Zătoane Island is located in the southern part of the Danube Delta and the same as this whole area, it hides incomparable beauty. Sacalin-Zatoane is part of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reservation and it covers an area of 21410 hectares. It consists of a complex of lakes of small…
One of the most spectacular protected areas in Romania, with a surface of 115,655 hectares, following on a distance of about 140 kilometers the Danube route, it is called the Iron Gates Natural Park. The Manager of this Park, Marian Jiplea, said that due to the complexity of geological, biological…
There are lands in Romania of an extreme wild beauty, so little known to the general public, although they are not too far away from high traffic summer vacation routes. At Enisala, in the Danube Delta, we can find a mixture of water, rush-bed, wild fowl, and wooded hills where…
"Danube – Europe’s Amazone" is a fascinating documentary - made in two parts in 2012 - that presents the Danube’s trip from the Black Forest to the Black Sea. Today: Part two – ‘’The Danube – Europe’s Amazon’’ - shows the extreme faces between floods and frost. Romantic shores, wild…
Not many people know that there is a quiet and secluded destination on the Black Sea Romanian coast, a seaside alternative for those that wish to enjoy both the Black Sea and the Danube, in the same time, far from the hustle and bustle of the resorts’ beaches and the…
The narrowest sector of the Danube River on Romanian territory, the place where it cuts through the rocky mountain, has determined many tourists to rank it in the first place among other natural wonders of Romania. Here lays the largest sculpture in Europe, the doughty sculpture of Decebal, the mighty…

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The ‘Wonderful Romania’ project sets itself to be a place where everyone can fill one’s soul with the beauty of these lands, a place in which Romanians will be able to rediscover their identity, and also an instrument of acknowledgment for the foreigners that want to know more about our country.