Sighetu Marmației

Sighetu Marmatiei (also spelled Sighet), with its 41,000 inhabitants, is the main town of the Maramureş region (northern Transylvania, Romania). Inhabited since the Stone Age, the settlement was first mentioned in 1334, and as town, in 1352. Today, Sighet is the gate of Maramures, and one of its most important tourist attractions. The most important attractions are:

Get in

By plane

Nearest airport is Baia Mare at approx. 70 km, which is served by Tarom. From Baia Mare a bus or car connection is recommended. A more likely destination for traveling by plane would be Cluj-Napoca. From Cluj-Napoca there are several possibilities of getting to Sighetu, like train, bus or car.

By train

From Ukraine you can take a train to Solotvyno, then cross the border by foot.

From Poland you can take a train to Lviv, then to Solotvyno.

By bus

If coming from Romania, Baia Mare will most likely be your first stop from which there are several buses daily, see autogari.ro

Sighetu has a border crossing with Ukrainian town of Solotvino to which you can get from Lviv and other cities by train or bus.

By car, bike or on foot

You can get in from Ukraine via the border crossing at Solotvino. The bridge over the Tisa is old and one could say a point of tourist interest.

See

Buy

There are big hyper-markets like Kaufland in town. It is no problem to get anything you need.

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