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Romanian Leu

Visiting somewhere in Romania? We have you covered.

Are you planning a trip to Romania? Ramsdens can help ensure you have the right currency for your travels. Romania is a beautiful country with a rich history and culture, and there is much to see and do during your visit.

Ramsdens offers competitive exchange rates on Romanian leu, as well as a range of other currencies. With over 150 branches across the UK, it's easy to find a location near you. You can also order online and have your currency delivered to your doorstep. Enjoy your trip to Romania, and let Ramsdens take care of your currency needs.

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How far will my money go throughout Romania?

Romania is known for being a budget-friendly destination, which means that your money can go a long way during your travels. Compared to other European countries, prices in Romania are generally lower, making it an attractive destination for budget-conscious travellers.

In terms of accommodation, there are plenty of options available for all budgets, from budget-friendly hostels to mid-range hotels and even luxury resorts. If you're looking for a more authentic experience, you can also consider staying in a guesthouse or homestay, which can be a great way to get to know the local culture.

Overall, with its affordable prices and wide range of attractions, Romania can be a great destination for travellers looking to stretch their budget a little further.


The Romanian leu (RON) is the official currency of Romania. The current denominations in circulation are:

Coins: 1 ban, 5 bani, 10 bani, 50 bani, 1 leu, and 5 lei.

Banknotes: 10 lei, 20 lei, 50 lei, 100 lei, 200 lei, and 500 lei.

Things to do while in Romania

Romania is a beautiful country located in Southeastern Europe, offering a rich and diverse cultural heritage, as well as stunning natural landscapes. One of the most popular destinations in Romania is Transylvania, which is famous for its mediaeval castles and charming old towns. The fortified city of Sighisoara is a must-see, with its well-preserved historic centre and impressive citadel. Visitors can also explore the imposing Bran Castle, which is often associated with the legendary character of Dracula.

Another top attraction in Romania is the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features a series of monasteries decorated with colourful frescoes depicting scenes from the Bible and the lives of the saints. These monasteries are located in a picturesque region of Northern Romania, which is also known for its scenic hiking trails and traditional villages.

For those interested in exploring Romania's natural beauty, the Carpathian Mountains offer a wealth of outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and wildlife watching. Visitors can also explore the Danube Delta, the second-largest river delta in Europe, which is home to a diverse array of bird species, including pelicans and herons.

Overall, Romania is a fascinating destination with plenty to see and do, from exploring historic castles and monasteries to enjoying the country's natural beauty and outdoor adventures. With its welcoming locals, rich culture, and affordable prices, Romania is a great destination for budget-conscious travellers looking for an off-the-beaten-path European experience.

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