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Transylvania is the largest region of Romania and probably the best known one. When you visit Transylvania you dive into a mix of cultures, nature and history. The outdoor traveler will find in the center of Transylvania green hills and crystal clear rivers. The region is surrounded by the Carpathian mountains offering a great scenery with lots of hiking or climbing possibilities.  


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The first open-air museum in Romania was founded in 1929 by the ethnographer Romulus Vuia.

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Stronghold · Transilvania
Bran Castle

The fortress, located on the border between the Transylvania and Muntenia historical provinces, ...

from Paul Wasicsek,   Outdooractive Editors

Biserica se află în satul cu același nume, județul Brașov, Transilvania, construită în secolul ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Stronghold · Transilvania
Cetatea Mălăiești

Cetatea Mălăiești este o fortificație medievală din secolul al XIV-lea din satul Mălăiești, comuna ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Stronghold · Transilvania
Cetatea din Slimnic (Stolzenburg)

Cetatea Slimnicului sau Stolzenburg (cetatea Mândră) din județui Sibiu. Face parte din lista ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Monastery · Transilvania
Abația Cisterciană din Cârța

Cârța, înainte Kerz, este satul de reședință al comunei cu același nume din județul Sibiu, ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide

The dendrological park from Simeria is located in the Hunedoara County on the outskirts of the city. ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
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Dreitagestour mit einsamer Gipfellandschaft sowie einem eindrucksvollen Blick über das Fagarasgebirge. Zu- und Abstieg zur Cabana Suru durch ...

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Transylvania (in Romanian Transilvania or Ardeal)  is rich in myth and misty medieval sites: there about 100 castles and fortresses and about 70 fortified churches. Romania's greatest and best preserved castles and fortresses are to be found here. But for the more curious traveler, there are many small villages with old houses and fortified churches. 

The nature is protected through natural and national parks like Apuseni, Grădiștea Muncelului or the Gorge of the upper Mureș).

Most big cities are very western Europe like, and the infrastructure is generally good, making it easy for travellers.

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Alba County

The Alba county is located in the central part of Romania and has a landscape that mainly consists of high plateau, hill and mountain regions.


The particularly picturesque nature of the county as well as the numerous cultural, artistic, historical and natural monuments create conditions for a rich tourist activity. The residence and the cultural, educational and economic center of the district is the municipality of Târgu Mureș.


The diversity of the landscape offered by the mountains Făgăraş, Lotru and Cindrel, the ethnography of Mărginimea Sibiu, the customs, the popular costumes, the museums and the historical and architectural monuments make Sibiu County a main star in the constellation of the Romanian culture and ...


Salaj County is a county in the regions of Crișana and Transylvania and the sub-regions of Silvaniei and Călatei Country, in northwest Romania. The residence and cultural, educational and economic center of the county is the municipality of Zalău. Sălaj county has a wide range of tourist ...


Brașov county is full of tourist objectives and unique places. It is located in the south-east area of Transylvania, on the middle course of Olt, inside the Carpathian arch, occupying, from a geographical point of view, the majority of the depression of Brașov and Făgăraș.


There are many great places for outdoor enthusiasts in Romania. The region of Covasna is one of them. See what our travel guide has in store for you.


Harghita is a county situated in eastern Transylvania, in central Romania. The residence of this county is Miercurea-Ciuc municipality. Harghita county is mostly inhabited by Hungarians. This county surprises you with every destination you visit.


Hunedoara county is located in the region of Transylvania and its residence is Deva. The relief of Hunedoara county is predominantly mountainous (68% of the county's surface) and has natural riches such as gold-silver ores or thermal waters that together with all cultural elements (artistic, ...

Cluj County

With a predominantly hilly and mountainous relief, the county of Cluj offers us a pleasant climate, of moderate continental type, being influenced by the vicinity of the Apuseni Mountains.


Bistrita-Năsăud is a Transylvanian county that was established in 1968 by the territorial reorganization of Cluj. The county's residence is the city of Bistrița which is also the largest city in the county.

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