Travel and accomodation

Travel information (how to reach Cluj-Napoca):

  • by plane:
There are direct flights connecting Cluj to several european cities. Please check the Cluj Airport website and contact your travel agent.
  • by train:
Cluj-Napoca is about 8 hours from Bucureşti (Bucharest), and 7 hours from Budapest, Hungary. For timetables we recommend the DB Website .
  • by car:
If you travel from Western Europe, take motorway M1 from Wien to Budapest, then European Route E60 for Budapest - Szolnok - Püspökladány - Ártánd/Bors (border crossing) - Oradea - Cluj ( maps ). The Wikitravel site has also some useful information.

Currency exchange

The local currency is Romanian Lei (RON). Many exchange offices close to the city center offer good rates for Euro, US Dollar or Hungarian Forint. Check here for more information.

Visa

EU, US and Canada citizens do not need a visa to enter Romania. In other cases please contact the Romanian Embassy in your country, or check the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

About Cluj-Napoca

All the needed information can be found on Cluj4all (includes a digital map) and on Wikipedia .

Accomodation:

The participants will have to make their own arrangements directly with a hotel. Please check the respective homepages for more information and booking.

A list of recommended hotels and restaurants :

  1. Hotel Opera Plaza (*****)
  2. Hotel Agape (****)
  3. Hotel Belvedere (**** and ***)
  4. Hotel City Plaza (****)
  5. Hotel Capitol (***)
  6. Hotel Capitolina (***)
  7. Hotel City Central (***)
  8. Hotel Confort (***)
  9. Hotel Fullton (***)
  10. Hotel Melody (***)
  11. Hotel Meteor (***)
  12. Hotel Victoria (***)