Romania's capital and largest city, Bucharest is the country’s cultural, industrial, and financial heart. Located on the banks of the Dambovita River, it was once the home of the Wallachian court of Vlad Tepes, who inspired the legend of Dracula. Book your flight to Bucharest with Blue Air and tour historic streets by day while partying each night.
Tour the Palace of Parliament, built in 1984 using the finest Romanian marble. Walk on its roof-top terrace to see the stunning, city views. Then, take in some culture at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, located in the palace's glass wing. Afterwards, you can stroll through the cobblestoned streets of Old Town, Bucharest's historical heart. Look for the ruins of the Wallachian prince's medieval court and enjoy the beautiful 19th-century architecture.
Spend an evening or more enjoying Bucharest's vibrant nightlife. Thanks to trendy bars and clubs, the city is known as Europe's party capital. Whether you're looking for an upmarket club or a rock bar with great beer, you can have a good time on any budget.
Browse Calea Victoriei's boutiques and the artisan crafts along Calea Dorobantilor. Otherwise, upscale shopping awaits along the main boulevard between Piata Romana and Piata Unirii. In between your stops, be sure to check out a local eatery to savor some sarmale, a delicious cabbage roll.