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Practical Information in Bucharest

Flights to Bucharest land in a city rebuilding itself, with a Communist colossus close to the compact old city.

  • GMT

    GMT +2 (+3 in summer)

  • Dialling Code

    +40 (national), (0) 21 (Bucharest).

  • Money

    The currency is the New Romanian New Leu (RON) – plural Lei – although you will find prices quoted in Euros (€).

  • Electricity

    230V AC, 50 Hz, two-pin plugs are standard.

  • Bucharest Tourist Office

    Romania Tourism website

Public Holidays 2012-2013

  • Labour Day: 1 May
  • Orthodox Easter Sunday: 5 May
  • Orthodox Easter Monday: 6 May
  • Whitsun: 23-24 Jun
  • Feast of the Dormition/St Mary’s Day: 15 Aug
  • St Andrew's Day: 30 Nov
  • Romanian National Day: 1 Dec
  • Christmas: 25-26 Dec
  • New Year: 1-2 Jan

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