The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe, after Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent. The Danube Delta is comprised of an intricate network of waterways and lakes divided between the three main estuary channels of the Danube. This area of floating reed islands, forests, pastures and sand dunes covers 3,000 square miles and is home to a fascinating mix of cultures and people as well as a vast array of wildlife.
The villages in the Danube Delta have beautiful slavic architectural elements. The houses fronts' are hand painted and decorated with floral or soomorfic elements.
Dobrogea Plateau is situated in the Eastern part of Romania, surrounded to the north and west by the Danube and to the east by the Danube Delta and the Black Sea. Its average altitude is around 200-300 metres, higher in the northern part. They are the oldest mountains in Romania.