Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania? If you're planning to go to Piatra Craiului National Park, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania

Based on the climate and weather in Piatra Craiului National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Piatra Craiului National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Piatra Craiului National Park is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Piatra Craiului National Park.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Piatra Craiului National Park.

    What to wear/what to pack for Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania by month

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    January

    If you are traveling to Piatra Craiului National Park in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    February

    February here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    March

    March in Piatra Craiului National Park can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly.

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    April

    April in Piatra Craiului National Park is freezing and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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    May

    May here can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    June

    June in Piatra Craiului National Park is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    July

    July in Piatra Craiului National Park is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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    August

    August is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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    September

    If you vacation in Piatra Craiului National Park during September, you may see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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    October

    Traveling to Piatra Craiului National Park in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    November

    November for Piatra Craiului National Park is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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    December

    December in Piatra Craiului National Park is unbearably cold and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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