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Calafat is a city in Oltenia, southwestern Romania.


Calafat is a major crossing point between Romania and Bulgaria. The New Europe Bridge opened in 2013 between Calafat and Vidin, Bulgaria across the Danube River.

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By train[edit]

There are four slow (the 107 km trip takes three - three and half hours) Personal type trains daily from Craiova.

By bus[edit]

There are frequent buses from Craiova; travel time is around two hours. There is a bus that goes to Calafat from Vidin and Craiova.

By ferry[edit]

The ferry to/from Vidin used to run several times per day.

Get around[edit]

The city is walkable. Taxi service is present in Calafat.


  • Muzeul de Arta si Etnografie (Art and Ethnography Museum), 22 Decembrie street, no. 6, +40 251 232251, fax: +40 251 230883.







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