Danube Delta

Dalmatian Pelican and Great Cormorant in the Danube Delta.jpg

The Danube Delta (Delta Dunarii), is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located in the far eastern corner of Romania, at the border with Ukraine. The area is world famous for its saline-marine ecosystems.

The largest town, at the entrance of the delta is Tulcea. In Tulcea, at the river, is a visiting centre for the Delta. From there Tulcea are ferry services into the delta. Sulina and Sfântu Gheorghe are smaller towns, lying at the end of the Danube, at the Black Sea Coast.

Get in

By Car

Most resorts arrange for a ferry pickup at a prespecified Pier. The pier is about an hour drive from Tulcea

Do

His parents run a pleasant hostel in a sidestreet which he wants to turn into an ecology center. Ask for rooms or homemade fish. The guy is a world away from average tour operators, who tend to throw their beer bottles into the water and chase Pelikans so you can take a good picture.

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