Baia Mare trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. The city is situated about 600km from Bucharest, 70km from the border with Hungary, and 50km from the border with Ukraine.Located south of Igniș and Gutâi Mountains, Baia Mare had a population of 123,738 at the 2011 census, and a metropolitan area home to 215,932 residents. The city administers four villages: Blidari (Kőbánya), Firiza (Felsőfernezely), Valea Borcutului (Borpatak) and Valea Neagră (Feketepatak).HistoryPrehistoryThe city's development on the middle course of Săsar River, in the middle of a plateau with a warm Mediterranean-like climate, has facilitated living conditions since the Palaeolithic.Ancient timesDuring the Bronze Age the region was inhabited by Thracian tribes. Later, it was included in the Dacian Kingdom formed by the King Burebista when the mining exploration began, as the area is rich in gold and silver.Baia Mare is in Maramures County. Add Baia Mare and other destinations in Romania to your travel itinerary using our Romania road trip planning site.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Baia Mare
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top tours near Baia Mare
Popular things to do in Baia Mare
Places to visit with Baia Mare
Recently planned trips to Baia Mare
30 days in Bulgaria & Romania BY A USER FROM SPAIN September, culture, popular sights Preferences: September, culture Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Romania BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 57 days in Europe, Asia, United States & Caribbean BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS November, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Maramures County BY A USER FROM ROMANIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Northwest Romania BY A USER FROM ROMANIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Maramures County BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy