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

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Map of Oltenia

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Understand Edit

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.  
  • Bistreț Lake.
  • Ciurumela Forest (Pădurea Ciurumela).

Museums Edit

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

Monasteries Edit

  • 3 Tismana Monastery (Mănăstirea Tismana).  
  • 4 Baia de Aramă Monastery (Mănăstirea Baia de Aramă).    

Do Edit

  • 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.

Ski Edit

  • 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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