Capidava Fortress: A journey through time in the history of the Dacian-Roman

Capidava Fortress, located on the right bank of the Danube, invites you to discover a fascinating world, where Dacian and Roman history are intertwined. Built in the 2nd century, the fortress was an important centre of trade and culture, playing a significant role in the history of the region.

A foray into history:

  • Imagine an imposing fortress, perched on a high hill and protected by massive defensive walls.
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Dacians and Romans who inhabited and defended the city over the centuries.
  • Discover the ruins of temples, dwellings and other buildings that give a glimpse of life in the Dacian-Roman period.
  • Visit the nearby archaeological museum, where you'll find an impressive collection of artefacts from that era.

A spectacle of nature:

  • Admire the spectacular panorama of the Danube as it meanders through the picturesque landscape of Dobrogea.
  • Relax by the river and breathe the fresh air of nature.
  • Discover the area's rich flora and fauna, with rare species of plants and animals.

Good to know:

  • Access:
    • By car: from Bucharest on A2 to Cernavodă, then on DN22A to Capidava (about 170 km)
    • By train: from Bucharest or Constanta to Cernavodă, then by local bus to Capidava
  • Additional information:
    • Access to the fortress is free of charge.
    • Accommodation is available in guesthouses and hotels in nearby towns.
    • The area is famous for its culinary traditions and local products.

Capidava Fortress is waiting for you to discover an oasis of history and nature, where you can enjoy an unforgettable experience!



Further information:

  • Capidava Fortress was included on the list of historical monuments in Romania.
  • In the fortress area there are several important archaeological sites, such as the Histria site and the Adamclisi site.
  • Capidava Fortress is an ideal place for hiking, picnicking and relaxing in nature.

We are waiting for you at the Capidava Fortress!