city in Dolj County, Romania
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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.

Get inEdit

By trainEdit

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

By busEdit

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 ferryEdit

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

Get aroundEdit

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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