Putting your muscles to some good work is always a good way to keep you feeling refreshed, even when away from home on holiday or on a business trip. There are plentiful ways to add sports, either more intense or just enough to keep oneself fit, and recreational activities into your holiday plans. Find ways to mix sightseeing with a work out and make sure to take advantage of the season, you might just be able to add a unique twist to your stay in Bucharest.
Cycling through the city
Bike rentals from Herăstrău Park and Kiseleff Park are a popular choice for everyone who wants to pedal their way through the city while discovering the main sights in Bucharest. This makes for a great introduction into what Bucharest has to offer, as it is a quick way to get around and you can tailor your itinerary along the way.
A more relaxing alternative: Segway
Take a guided tour of Bucharest but not just in any way – add an unique twist to it by hopping on a Segway! Fun, insightful and relaxing, Segway tours take you through Bucharest’s main parks and as well as the downtown area, not missing the Old City Center.
With the cold season almost here, ice-skating rinks will pop up in all of Bucharest’s big parks. It’s a seasonal treat that can’t be missed, especially when paired with a hot cup of mulled wine to warm up after testing the ice. Among the most popular ice-skating rinks are in Cișmigiu Park, right in the heart of the city, or in AFI Cotroceni.
Going the extra mile – Skiing
Tip for all those who love winter sports – a mountain escape is only 2-3 hours away from Bucharest! Team your stay in Bucharest with a quick skiing getaway and so you’ll make the most of winter in Romania. Some of the most popular mountain resorts are Poiana Brașov, Bușteni and the Pearl of the Carpathians, Sinaia.
Recreation all the way – Bowling, Pool or Laser Tag
After a shopping session in AFI Palace Cotroceni, Bucharest’s biggest shopping mall, playing pool or bowling with your friends is just the thing to do! If you still have some energy left, try your hand at Laser tag – you’ll find an arena in AFI Palace as well.
With such a variety of activities to choose from, there’s definitely something for anyone’s tastes. Stay energetic, fit, do what you love and enjoy the change of the scenery!