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Craiova, Romania


Fly from Liverpool to Craiova, Romania

If you are interested in taking a trip somewhere a little different to the usual European hotspots, take a trip to Craiova, Romania to discover all the city has to offer. Flights from Liverpool to Craiova are starting in March 2017, flying with Wizz Air - you will be able to book your flights here.

Why you should go

For all the culture vultures looking for a weekend break in a city filled with art, history and museums, Craiova is a beautiful and busy city in southwestern Romania. Depending on the duration of your stay, it’s advisable to plan an itinerary before your trip – there is so much to see and do!

The beautiful Ethnographic Museum is a must-see; this fairy-tale-like exhibition is based on folk traditions in the Oltenia region surrounding Craiova. It all starts downstairs with bread making (who doesn’t love bread?!) and progresses through to pottery, clothing and folk art, amongst other activities. The Craiova Art Museum is also worth a visit; it is most famous for the wonderful collection of sculptures by Brâncuşi, including The Kiss, The Thigh and Miss Pogany.

The city is also home to a large number of religious buildings, many of them dating back to medieval times. The Church of Cosuna Monastery is the oldest building in Craiova, dating back to the 15th century, and the Madona Dudu Church is also worth a visit. It is famous for its awe-inspiring mural paintings, completed by Romanian painter Gheorghe Tattarescu.

When you should go

Craiova’s weather is relatively mild between March and October, with summers being particularly warm. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, there are countless things to do and places to visit, so you’ll never be short of something to do!

Where you should stay

Anywhere in the city centre or in the surrounding areas is the perfect location to stay for a weekend of sightseeing in Craiova, as the transport links in and around the city are fantastic. In terms of specific places to stay, the Sydney Hotel and Golden House are both highly recommended.

Don’t miss!

Looking for something a little different to do during your stay in Craiova? Why not try one (or all!) of the following:

  • The Botanical Garden – definitely worth a visit if the weather is suitable. Take a picnic, and a few snaps for Instagram of course!
  • Amandina Pizzeria – obviously not traditional Romanian cuisine, but arguably some of the best pizza in all of Romania. If you’re a fan of Italian food, this place is a must.
  • Temple Bar – an Irish pub named after the infamous tourist region of Dublin sits in the heart of Craiova. Head down for a pint of Guinness and some traditional Irish music.

Start planning your trip today, and don’t forget – you’ll be able to book your flights here.

Wizz Air have frequent flights between Liverpool and Craiova and you can book your Craiova flight right here using our SkyScanner booking system. Whatever the nature of your trip our regular flights from Liverpool to Craiova in Romania are quick and convenient and fly into Craiova International Airport.

Once you book flights to Craiova, Romania you might want to browse information on Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s shops and restaurants, book a Fast Track security pass or a space in our luxury Aspire Premium lounge.

If you are planning to book of the regular flights from Craiova to Liverpool you might want to browse our Transport Section for information about onward journeys or use our Car Rental booking facilities.

Time Zone Currency Flight Time Carriers Airport Code
GMT + 2 Romanian Lei (RON) 3hr 30 Wizz Air CRA