Sinaia Shopping, Sinaia

The mountain city of Sinaia brings the unique experience of handcraft shopping to the mainstream. This special shopping experience will allow you to see how Romanian people produce all kinds of household objects, clothes, souvenirs and jewelry. Besides, not only are the products special, but the open air markets refreshing and pleasant.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Sinaia Shopping Map

Guide Name: Sinaia Shopping
Guide Location: Romania » Sinaia (See other walking tours in Sinaia)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Author: nicole
"Unirii" Market

1) "Unirii" Market

"Unirii" market is the most important agricultural market in Sinaia. Fresh apples, grapes, peaches, potatoes, tomatoes as well as anything else Romania has to offer is located at Unirii. Not only are the prices great, but the vendors are always willing to please the buyers. Cooked meals, including "mici" and "mitiei", as well as fried pork meat are served on occasion.
Ada Shop

2) Ada Shop

Ada offers a large range of men and women clothes, all of which is made exclusively in Romania. The basic style is sports, however Ada also provides summer and winter suits, blouses, trousers, socks and sleeping bags. The store is located very close to the railway, opened 5 days a week, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
"Democracy" Market

3) "Democracy" Market

"Democracy" Market is located next to the railway station and was surprising constructed prior to the railway. People who work at nearby construction sites constantly need food, clothes and personal items - thus, "Democracy" Market is a prime venue for all goods. If you use the railway, chances are you will also use the market.
Monastery Open Air Market

4) Monastery Open Air Market (must see)

At the gates of the monastery, locals have organized a wonderful marketplace. In summer or winter, early morning or very late, Monastery is open and ready to serve your needs. Vendors sell artisan objects, wooden and clay plates, cups with wonderful graffiti, national whistles, costumes and much, much more.
Peles Castle Marketplace

5) Peles Castle Marketplace (must see)

Sinaia marketplaces, overall, offer billions of hand-made goods. Consequently, Peles Castle specializes in laces, souvenirs, postcards as well as typical clothes and bags. Don't miss this special opportunity to invest in a priceless item from Peles Castle Marketplace.

Walking Tours in Sinaia, Romania

Create Your Own Walk in Sinaia

Create Your Own Walk in Sinaia

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sinaia is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Sinaia is a wonderful city and resort, located at the base of Bucegi mountain. The city is renowned for its beautiful Romanian architecture which nearly provides as gorgeous a landscape as the backdrop. Here, you will find a vast number of buildings that are known by individuals worldwide, as well as visited by thousands of tourists each year.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Sinaia Religious Buildings

Sinaia Religious Buildings

Romania is largely an orthodox country and is thus appropriately structured. Here you will discover several beautiful, mysterious, notable and unique churches as well as worship venues. Also, you will gain an appreciation for orthodox style, architecture, mural paintings and bas-reliefs traditions. Take a journey to Sinaia's religious institutions today!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Sinaia Nightlife

Sinaia Nightlife

The best way to spend your vacation is at night, of course. Sleep is overrated and ultimately you should take advantage of Sinaia's wonderful nightlife. So remember, when you're on vacation, avoid the extra rest and enjoy the city's parties, music and drinks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Sinaia for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Sinaia has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Sinaia, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.