A part of today’s Romania was called Banat in the past. Today this region includes the counties (Romanian: Judetul) Timis, Caras-Severin. The region borders the Republic of Serbia to the west and is bordered by the Danube River to the south. In the north of Banat lies the Romanian part of the country Crisana and in the east Transylvania (Transilvania) and Small Wallachia (Oltenia). Banat is only a small part of Romania, but nevertheless it is very interesting, rich in culture and nature. Banat is a recommended destination that will inspire you.
Banat is a paradise for nature lovers, who will find here, among other things, hiking trails and mountain climbing. The Cheile Nerei-Beusnita National Park, for example, or the Semenic National Park will delight you. Here you will find idyllic forests, turquoise lakes and waterfalls. I was also immediately fascinated by the numerous sights in the region. Timisoara, the European Capital of Culture 2023, but also the small town of Oravita offer numerous worth seeing buildings, museums and more. In Timisoara, life pulsates in the streets. It is quieter in Anina-Steierdorf. You will also find peace in nature. Well, not always, the water at the Bigar Cascade Falls falls thunderously into the depths. The water of Lacul Dracului, on the other hand, is very calm and shines turquoise blue in the sun. No less impressive is the lake Lacul Ochiul Beiului.
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Map of Banat
In Banat you will find beautiful nature reserves as well as cities worth visiting. Among them are Timisoara, Lugoj, Oravita.
Furthermore, in the Banat region you will find a variety of recreational opportunities. Here you can go hiking, biking and in winter you can ski in the ski resorts Muntele Mic or Muntii Semenicului. Furthermore, you can choose from a wide variety of restaurants and accommodation.