Generally shops are open Monday–Saturday from 9am to 6pm.
New Year’s Day
Dormition of the Theotokos
December 25 & 26
ciorba de perisoare – spicy soup with meat and vegetables ghiveciu – goulash with vegetables tocana – goulash with meat and onions mititei – grilled minced-meat rolls muschi de vaca/porc/miel – cutlet of beef/pork/lamb cascaval pane – breaded fried cheese ardei umpluti – stuffed peppers sarmale – cabbage leaf rolls filled with meat and rice mamaliga – a dish made of yellow maize, served with milk, cottage cheese and/or cream
Romania’s electricity runs on 230V/50Hz.
Citizens of the European Union, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, San Marino, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey do not need visa for entry into Romania (for stays of up to 90 days). Only a valid passport is required. EU national need only their national identity cards.