Bihor County  



The spectacle of nature right in front of you!

Clean waters springing from the mountains, hot springs, gorges and keys, lively paths, traditional houses, selected dishes, bustling towns and villages, vibrant squares with terraces and cafes, attractive parks, buildings and urban spaces full of history - this is how the journey among the lands of Western Romania begins.


Freedom and power to dream start at the foot of the legendary Apuseni Mountains 


Not too high, friendly with all tourists, full of mystery and places that exist since forever, the mountains with everything around them annually attract thousands of travellers. A dream vacation means to explore Bihor County on foot or by car. Apuseni Natural Park hosts the impressive Padiș Karst Plateau. Paradise of natural monuments, with the "Focul Viu" glacier cave, with the grandiose karst complex Cetățile Ponorului and with Cheile Galbenei - Padiș remains a mystery for those who have been here several times.


In Apuseni Natural Park you can also stop in the holiday village Vârtop. Whether you want to enjoy winter sports safely, hear your heartbeat on the zip line, or want to try your best on the via Ferrata routes, your memories will be unforgettable!


Crafts and traditions


Pottery, woodworking, twig and straw braiding, egg decorating, glass and wood painting, musical instruments manufacture - all are traditional crafts practised here in private centres, organized in peasant households.


In the Trip Advisor top of the most important tourist destinations in Romania, Oradea occupies fourth position. The surprising architectural landscape alongside the unique gourmet experience, and the vibrant energy of the inhabitants, places Oradea on the same level of big European cities.


Recommendations for visiting:

  • Pottery: Hașas family (Vadu Crișului, +40 359 179 663; +40 743 385 100);

  • Artistic wood processing: Codoban family (violins with trumpet), Lazuri de Roșia, +40 742 926 307;

  • Household objects: Condor ̦ Theophilus, Budureasa, +40 723 192 608.

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Visit Oradea

Discover a friendly, welcoming, and vibrant city! Oradea will surprise you with a stunning architectural mix. 89 #ArtNouveau buildings are harmoniously displayed across the city, among secession, baroque and medieval Stelar-bastioned style monuments. But Oradea is way beyond #ArtNouveau. It is a blooming city, a place of wellness and wellbeing, a paradise of thermal waters together with Felix and 1 Mai Baths. All these combined make Oradea a #SlowLivingCity where you dearly live and surely want to come back!

What to Do

How many walks does it take to fall in love with a city? When you're in Oradea, only one. Each route you start has something special to catch the eye. Whether you want to rediscover old history, enjoy a moment of reconnection in the middle of nature or a special evening in the city, Oradea and Bihor County will always have something to seduce you, regardless of the season.

Travel Wise

Oradea is an old hub of many European trade routes and has always been easily accessible. Find out all the information about how to get to #Oradea, where to stay, what to visit, and what kind of activities you can book online for you and your friends and family! #FamilyTrip #Accessibility