Sighisoara Travel Guide

Sighișoara Medieval Citadel – The Jewel of Transylvania

We can discover countless stories on the cobblestone streets, through the colorful houses and between the towers of this old fortress. There are few destinations in this world that stir up so many emotions and experiences like Sighișoara Citadel, a magical place that transcends time and can take us to […]

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Land of Hațeg – Ancient Dinosaurs and Stone Churches

In the heart of Romania, there is a historical region deeply rooted in the millennial past of this country, a place where history comes alive among the dinosaur fossils and ancient Dacian fortresses. There is a strong presence felt through each village, road or forest of this bewitching land of

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Iron Gates Natural Park – The Unique Splendor of the Danube

As we finally reach the mighty Danube, the landscape changes dramatically, with the emerald ribbon of the tumultuous river caught between the abrupt ridges of the mountains. We hereby enter a magical land (Iron Gates Natural Park) of astonishing scenery teeming with rare and unique life, where the breathtaking sight

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Jiu Defile National Park – Endless Struggle of a River

Although partially tamed once the road and railway were built almost a century ago, the Jiu Defile still preserves its spectacular wild scenery, with the ancient forests covering the steep ridges of the mountains on both sides of the raging river! One of the most beautiful and wild areas of

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Parâng Mountains – The Stone Fortress of the Carpathians

Seemingly floating above the clouds and gently sloping into the wooded hills beneath, they draw us in and capture our imagination. According to old legends, the mythical hero Prometheus himself was chained in Parâng Mountains, and after the giants that are believed to have inhabited its peaks, the Dacian god

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Monastery of Horezu

Amidst the last ridges of the southern Carpathians in Romania and along a lush valley, we find the Hurezi or Horezu Monastery that rises like a white fortress protected by the mountain peaks towards the north. It is among the best-known religious destinations in Romania, featuring an exceptional cultural heritage

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Heroes Path Monumental Complex and the Town of Târgu Jiu

We can find the only place where the sky has been eternally stitched to the earth in the “City of Brâncuși’, a small Romanian town that has become a unique cultural destination. Considered the “father of modern sculpture”, Constantin Brâncuși left the world a priceless artistic heritage, but nothing compares

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City of Sibiu – “The City with Eyes”

With its red-tiled roofs that seem to watch us as we are wandering around its quaint streets, with the astounding panoramas of the Carpathians rising to the south and the gentle Transylvanian hills to the north, with a unique multicultural and multi-religious heritage that spans over many centuries, Sibiu offers

City of TimiȘoara – The Serene Charm of “Little Vienna”

It is impossible to walk for a few days through the heart of Timișoara and not fall in love with this amazing city. Wandering around the streets of the old fortress, among the elegant facades of old palaces, or slowly floating along the peaceful Bega River, with the majestic cathedral

City of Brasov – “Fortress of the Seven Bastions”

Tucked away in the mountains of central Romania, we can find a city that captures the essence of a perfect mix between sublime nature and enduring historical heritage. Brașov can be considered the tourist capital of Romania, connecting the medieval jewels of Transylvania with the south of the country and

Dumesti Village - Magical Countryside of Romania

Dumești Village – Magical Countryside of Romania

The traveler that has the luck or inspiration of reaching the less known corners of the Apuseni Mountains in Romania will unavoidably uncover a magical world that almost seems frozen in time, far from the bustle of civilization that seems to stop at the foot of the mountains. To reach

Brancoveanu Monastery of Sambata de Sus Romania

Brâncoveanu Monastery in Sâmbăta de Sus

At the entrance gate of the spectacular world of Făgăraș Mountains and their snowy peaks that often disappear into the clouds, where the shady valley of Sâmbăta finally breaks out of the mountain grip, there is a monastery whose name echoes through the time and space of Romanian Orthodoxy. Brâncoveanu

The Traditional Rural Civilization Museum ASTRA in Sibiu

The Traditional Rural Civilization Museum ASTRA in Sibiu

An important piece from the soul of the Romanian village has been gathered in the Grove of Sibiu (Dumbrava Sibiului), where one of the largest open-air museums of Romania and Europe has been created many years ago. Along the time, many treasures of the traditional Romanian rural civilization have been

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Căldărușani Monastery – Spiritual Destinations near Bucharest

The legends say that the monastery of Căldărușani was built over just 100 days in the year 1638, when the ruler of Walachia, Matei Basarab, discovered this idyllic place lost in the depths of the Vlăsia Forest that used to cover a huge surface during those times. Surrounded by the

The Museum of Glass Painted Icons of Sibiel

The Museum of Glass Painted Icons in Sibiel

A true temple of Romanian religious rural art from past centuries can be found in the charming village of Sibiel, located just 20 km from the city of Sibiu and part of the Mărginimea Sibiului ethnographical area. One of the richest and most beautiful collections of glass painted icons in

Cernica Monastery outside Bucharest

Cernica Monastery – The Spiritual Oasis outside Bucharest

Travelers through Bucharest can discover a more peaceful place just 20 km from the city, in the middle of nature. Contrasting with the noisy traffic and constant fuss of the capital, this astonishing monastery is surrounded by a charming lake, in perfect harmony with the tranquility within. Inside the once

100 Interesting Facts about Romania

90 Interesting Facts about Romania and Romanians

1.  Romania is a Latin country and Romanian is a Romance language. 2.  Romania is located at the crossroad of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. 3.  The ancestors of the Romanians are considered the Dacians, which after assimilating the conquering Romans and under the influence of migratory populations (mainly Slavs),

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