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Sfântu Gheorghe (Tulcea)

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==Film Festival==
 
==Film Festival==
In this small and remote village lies a remarkably large cinema-resort, which is home to the Anonimul International Independent Film Festival[http://www.festival-anonimul.ro/] which is held for a month during summertime. Few people - most of them young and beautiful - get there to be young and beautiful. It's about having found a haven for cinema-lovers from all over the world, gathered together in a rather remote place, which gives the town some special atmosphere.  
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This small and remote village is also home to the free Anonimul International Independent Film Festival[http://www.festival-anonimul.ro/], which is held for a week every August. Cinema lovers from Romania and many other countries come to watch selected international and Romanian features and short films, plus concerts by mostly Romanian acts. The mix of people and cinema in a remote place gives the village a special atmosphere this week. Be sure to find accomodation as early as possible, since every guest house and "cazare" tends to be fully booked in this period.
  
 
==Get in==
 
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The village can only be reached with a minimum 2 hour river boat trip (on the fast ferry, 10 EUR) from [[Tulcea]] on Mondays and Wednesdays leaving at 1.30pm returning at 7am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The slow ferry also leaves at 1.30pm from Tulcea to Sfantu Gheorghe on Tuesdays and Fridays and returning on Wednesdays and Sundays to Tulcea.  The slow ferry costs 6 EUR and takes about 5.5 hours to reach the village. The boats only sail once per day.
 
The village can only be reached with a minimum 2 hour river boat trip (on the fast ferry, 10 EUR) from [[Tulcea]] on Mondays and Wednesdays leaving at 1.30pm returning at 7am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The slow ferry also leaves at 1.30pm from Tulcea to Sfantu Gheorghe on Tuesdays and Fridays and returning on Wednesdays and Sundays to Tulcea.  The slow ferry costs 6 EUR and takes about 5.5 hours to reach the village. The boats only sail once per day.
  
All ferries are operated by Navrom (www.navrom.x3m.ro).
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Most ferries are operated by Navrom (www.navromdelta.ro), but other companies have services as well.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
Hardly any paved streets. Its a very small village, and you can walk over the dirt road to the beach.
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You'll find very few paved streets. It's a very small village, and you can walk the sand/dirt road to the beach, or pay a few RON to be driven there by a village "taxi" service.
  
 
==See==
 
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* '''Anonimul International Independent Film''', [http://festival-anonimul.ro].
 
* '''Anonimul International Independent Film''', [http://festival-anonimul.ro].
  
* Swim in the brackish water of the Black Sea
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* Swim in the Black Sea
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
 
At the cinema resort are also a campsite and a hotel.
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Latest revision as of 00:32, 12 August 2019

Sfântu Gheorghe is in Romania, in the far south east corner of the Danube Delta, approximately 1km from the Black Sea coast. If you want a mini-trip to dip in the Black Sea briefly and go 'see the Delta' for one hour, Sfântu Gheorge is not recommended as the best place to go.

Film Festival[edit]

This small and remote village is also home to the free Anonimul International Independent Film Festival[1], which is held for a week every August. Cinema lovers from Romania and many other countries come to watch selected international and Romanian features and short films, plus concerts by mostly Romanian acts. The mix of people and cinema in a remote place gives the village a special atmosphere this week. Be sure to find accomodation as early as possible, since every guest house and "cazare" tends to be fully booked in this period.

Get in[edit]

The village can only be reached with a minimum 2 hour river boat trip (on the fast ferry, 10 EUR) from Tulcea on Mondays and Wednesdays leaving at 1.30pm returning at 7am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The slow ferry also leaves at 1.30pm from Tulcea to Sfantu Gheorghe on Tuesdays and Fridays and returning on Wednesdays and Sundays to Tulcea. The slow ferry costs 6 EUR and takes about 5.5 hours to reach the village. The boats only sail once per day.

Most ferries are operated by Navrom (www.navromdelta.ro), but other companies have services as well.

Get around[edit]

You'll find very few paved streets. It's a very small village, and you can walk the sand/dirt road to the beach, or pay a few RON to be driven there by a village "taxi" service.

See[edit][add listing]

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  • Anonimul International Independent Film, [2].
  • Swim in the Black Sea

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Get out[edit]

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