Bucharest, the national capital, is situated roughly 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the south of Bacau.
Visitors can use Bacau as a launch pad for further explorations. This much-loved region has been endowed with numerous terrific natural and man-made attractions. Roman, is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, while Slanic-Moldova is situated 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast.
Enjoy a little local culture under the bright blue sky at the region's much-loved lighthouses. No matter what your spiritual beliefs, you're sure to find a little enlightenment in Eastern Romania's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance.
Sometimes, one of the most effective ways to get to know a place is by using the knowledge of the locals. The Eastern Romania offers a number of city walking tours and winery tours. Those adventurous souls in search of some fresh air and thrills can get their fix by joining a hiking or mountain climbing adventure.
Enjoy the Eastern Romania culture by taking your tastebuds for a tour of the regional restaurants and cafés. Follow the hungry locals and enjoy parjoale (meatballs) or iahnie (beans with ham). After the main course has settled try the delicious poale in brau(sweet cheese pie).
When the time comes to leave Eastern Romania, no doubt you'll bid this region a teary "La revedere" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be leaving with special memories and momentos that you can enjoy for years to come.