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Oltenia is a region of Romania. It consists of the counties of Dolj, Gorj, Vâlcea, Olt and Mehedinţi.


Map of Oltenia

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Get in[edit]

Craiova International Airport (CRA IATA)

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Natural attractions[edit]

  • 1 God's Bridge (Podul lui Dumnezeu). The second-biggest natural bridge in Europe, and the biggest in Romania. God's Bridge (Q12738247) on Wikidata
  • Bistreț Lake.
  • Ciurumela Forest (Pădurea Ciurumela).


  • 2 Cula Cartianu. (Q12726059) on Wikidata
  • In addition to Cula Cârțianu, in Oltenia exist numerous other captivating cule that were constructed by influential boyars of the region.


  • 3 Tismana Monastery (Mănăstirea Tismana). Tismana Monastery (Q3320345) on Wikidata
  • 4 Baia de Aramă Monastery (Mănăstirea Baia de Aramă). Baia de Aramă monastery (Q15079577) on Wikidata Baia de Aramă Monastery on Wikipedia


  • 1 Portul Cultural Cetate. Old port on the Danube, now owned by the famous poet Mircea Dinescu, where he organizes various artistic and culinary events, including the Dival Film Festival. They offer accommodation and delicious food, but better contact them in advance.


  • 2 Ski Vidra (drive Râmnicu Vâlcea -> Voineasa -> Vidra or Sibiu -> Brezoi -> Voineasa -> Vidra). Ski resort near the Vidra lake.
  • 3 Rânca. Ski resort in the Parâng mountains.
  • 4 Ski Perișani. Ski resort in the Fagaraș mountains.



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