Car Hire Craiova Airport
Address & Contact DetailsCraiova Intl Airport, Calea Bucuresti 325, Craiova, 200785. Tel: +40736333675
Find your perfect hire car at Craiova AirportCraiova is a dream destination for cultural travellers who visit Romania. From museums and art galleries to grand architecture and beautiful parks, this town’s vibrant history is evident everywhere. Arrange your Avis hire car at Craiova Airport and start exploring this region in comfort and style.
Plan your journey from Craiova AirportMany top sights in Craiova are located within a 15-minute drive of the airport, making this lively university town easy to explore by car. Head to Craiova’s Art Museum to see European masterpieces, which are housed over five floors in a former 19th century palace. Also check out the Ethnographic Museum, to gain an insight into traditional and local Romanian life through the ages.
Craiova is famous for its stunning parks. The most popular is the Nicolae Romanescu Park, a 90-acre green space, which was created after its original plans won a gold award at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1900. As the third largest park in Europe, there are many interesting features here including rare plants, a suspended bridge, a huge lake and even the ruins of a fortress, nicknamed the ‘Enchanted Castle’. Other picturesque spots in the city include the Craiova Botanical Garden and Prefecture Square, featuring grand architecture surrounding a garden and fountain.
As a student city, Craiova has a thriving nightlife with plenty of bars and nightclubs. Don’t miss the musical fountains at Mihai Viteazu Square that are colourfully illuminated at night. Another option for evening entertainment is a performance at the renowned National Theatre Marin Sorescu.
With an Avis rental car, you’re completely free to travel around Craiova and beyond at your leisure.
Beyond CraiovaAncient landmarks and beautiful landscapes are waiting to be discovered on scenic drives beyond Craiova. Just get in your car and go.
Picturesquely located in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, just under a two-hour drive from Craiova, the city of Târgu Jiu is a former Roman settlement famous for sculptures by Constantin Brâncusi – one of the most influential modern artists of the 20th century. Visit the Art Museum here to learn about the life and work of this famous sculptor.
The mountainous landscape surrounding this city is dotted with quaint towns and villages, showcasing traditional architecture. Oltenian folk art is on display at the Gorj County Museum.
Situated around 8km outside of Craiova city centre, the Jituanu Monastery was built in the 17th century on the site of an ancient temple. First inhabited by monks, nuns later resided here. This church also provided protection for various armies throughout the centuries. Today, the monastery holds an impressive collection of medieval art and artefacts that are accessible to the public.
With your Avis car at the ready, all you have to do is decide where to go next. Just take to the road and drive to your chosen destinations in ultimate comfort.