The Retezat Mountains are among the most impressing natural destinations tourists could meet during a vacation in Romania. These mountains are part of what is known as the Southern Carpathians and are considered to be the highest massifs in the entire country, with its highest peak, called Peleaga, reaching the 2508 meters.Continue reading The Retezat Mountains
There are many sights and tourist attractions to visit as a tourist travelling to Transylvania in Romania.
The first stop on any tour of Transylvania should be the city of Brasov. This picturesque city is home to a number of well-preserved medieval buildings, including the Black Church, one of the largest Gothic churches in Europe.
Other notable attractions in Brasov include the old city walls, the Rasnov Fortress, and Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle.
Another must-see stop is Sighisoara, which is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Sighisoara is particularly noted for its ornate clock tower, which was built in the 14th century. The town is also home to the house where Vlad Tepes, the real-life inspiration for Dracula, was born.
No tour of Transylvania would be complete without a visit to the region’s capital, Cluj-Napoca. This vibrant city is home to a number of interesting museums and galleries, as well as a lively nightlife scene.
Other highlights of Cluj-Napoca include the Bánffy Palace, the Hoia-Baciu forest, and Turda Salt Mines.
For those interested in outdoor activities, Transylvania offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The region is also home to a number of ski resorts, making it a great destination for winter sports.
Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or outdoor activities, Transylvania has something to offer every tourist. With its castles, fortresses, and quaint towns, Transylvania is sure to delight any visitor.
The beautiful Sibiu
Sibiu is a beautiful and charming city located within the Romanian region of Transylvania, near the River Cibin. Tourists should try not to miss meeting this city during a vacation in Romania since it is one of the most attractive and picturesque spots they could meet in not only Transylvania but the entire country as well.Continue reading The beautiful Sibiu
Hunedoara is an attractive city located within the Romanian region of Transylvania, and a very interesting destination from the point of view of architecture and history. When visiting this city during a vacation in Romania, tourists would be able to meet the most famous building of Gothic style they could find in the entire country, the Corvin Castle.Continue reading Visiting Hunedoara
Deva, in Hunedoara
Deva is a Romanian city located within the County of Hunedoara of which it is capital. This city, with more than 79,000 inhabitants, counts with a very interesting history and is a very attractive destination which all those tourists who go to Transylvania for a vacation in Romania should not miss.Continue reading Deva, in Hunedoara
The Bran Castle
The Bran Castle is one of the most iconic and famous constructions as well as one of the main tourist attractions in not only Transylvania but the entire Romania as well. This way, this construction is one of the most visited spots for all those tourists who during their vacation in Romania wish to meet interesting buildings, and is a must for all those who visit Transylvania.Continue reading The Bran Castle
The historic Sighisoara
Sighisoara is a Romanian city as well as a municipality located within the County of Mures, in Transylvania, which has an area, known as Central Sighisoara, declared as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO. This destination counts with a very interesting history as well as a variety of antique constructions and is a spot which all those tourists who are fond of disciplines such as architecture or history should not miss during their vacation in Romania.Continue reading The historic Sighisoara
Sebes, in Alba County
Sebes, also known as Szazsebes or Muhlbach, is a very interesting Romanian city located towards the southern area of Transylvania, within the Alba County. The origin of the name of this city, Sebes, is Hungarian and makes reference to a river that flows throughout a city. The other name this city has, Muhlbach, has its origins on a German word which describes the mills that can be found next to the river.Continue reading Sebes, in Alba County
The charming Hateg
Hateg is a charming town located within the Hunedoara Cunty, in Transylvania, and a destination which tourists should not miss during their vacation in Romania. Hateg also counts with an island of same name and which is famous by the fact that during the Cretaceous era it would be home of dinosaurs of a particularly small size.Continue reading The charming Hateg
Brasov is the capital city of the Romanian county that shares the same name. This city is situated at approximately 165 kilometers from Bucharest, towards the central area of Romania, and next to the Southern Carpathians, in Transylvania. This city counts with a population of approximately 285,000 inhabitants, and tourists who wish to visit it during their vacation in Romania should know that besides the name Brasov is often known as Corona Brassovia, Brassó, and Kronstadt.Continue reading Visiting Brasov
Alba Lulia and its history
Alba Lulia or Alba Iulia is a city located in Transylvania, next to the River Mures. This city is one of the most important cultural centers of this country, if not the main, and is therefore a must for all those tourists who spend a vacation in Romania and are interested in meeting interesting cultural spots and attractions.Continue reading Alba Lulia and its history