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Drobeta-Turnu Severin is a cute small town on the banks of the Danube in the Oltenia region of Romania.

Get in[edit]

There are 11 trains daily from Timișoara and eight from Bucharest.

  • 1 Drobeta-Turnu Severin Railway Station (Gara Drobeta-Turnu Severin).

Get around[edit]


The historic remains of the bridge over the Danube built by Appollodor, in about 100 AD, can be found in the historic park of the local museum.

  • 1 The Water Castle (Castelul de Apă). Water tower in Drobeta-Turnu Severin (Q18538720) on Wikidata
  • 2 Castra of Drobeta (Castrul roman Drobeta). Castra Drobeta (Q5308156) on Wikidata Drobeta (castra) on Wikipedia
  • 3 Trajan's Bridge Pillar (Piciorul Podului lui Traian). Remaining pillar from Trajan's bridge over the Danube Trajan's Bridge (Q849786) on Wikidata Trajan's Bridge on Wikipedia
  • 4 Ruins of Severin Fortress (Ruinele Cetății Severinului). Severin Medieval Fortress (Q18547580) on Wikidata Severin Fortress on Wikipedia




  • 1 Taverna Sârbului.


Hotel Continental overlooking the Danube offers reasonable, clean accommodation. Lots of fish on the menu. Friendly and helpful staff


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