Looking for a winter getaway with all-in-one activities for the whole family? From what to do, where to stay and where to eat, here is your ultimate guide list of things to do in one of the most popular winter cities in all Romania.
Activities To Do in Sinaia
The town of Sinaia is a popular destination in the colder months for winter sports, especially downhill skiing. The Sinaia Ski Resort is probably one of the most well known in all of Romania. It is a short distance from Bucharest, Romania’s capital, and is located in Prahova county.
There are 16 slopes with varying difficulties, so whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, Sinaia Ski Resort has something for everyone. The ski-lift entrances can be reached by bus line T2 (the pink line). If you didn’t bring any ski gear with you, don’t worry! There are many shops that rent out ski equipment, however prices will vary.
The highest peak of the mountain is situated at an elevation of 2,103m, which can be accessed by cable car.
To ride it, it costs:
20 lei (roughly 4 euros) per adult to ascend or descend.
35 lei (roughly 7 euros) per adult to ascend and descend.
Where to Eat In Sinaia
If you’re looking for a nice dining experience that puts a sophisticated twist on traditional Romanian cuisine, then visit La ROQ. You can enjoy elegant dishes such as the local foie gras terrine with sour cherry or wild deer stew.
If you’re looking to try traditional Romanian dishes such as ciorba de burta (tripe stew), then check out Crama Sinaia, which is known for its authentic Romanian flavours with live traditional music.
Address: Carol I No. 8, 106100 Sinaia, Romani
Where to Stay In Sinaia
If you’re looking for a cozy accommodation that is close to the mountains, we recommend Olala Forest Apartment or Olala Vila Sinaia. Imagine indulging yourself with a mug of hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day in one of these accommodations.