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Transylvania

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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Transylvania

Located in the center of Romania, in Sibiu, the National Museum Complex ASTRA is the most important ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Lake · Transylvania
Saint Ana (Sfânta Ana) Lake
Transylvania

The only volcanic lake in Romania, is located in the crater of a dead volcano, the place of the ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Animal Outdoor Enclosure · Transylvania
Sancturarul de urși Libearty (Zărnești)
Transylvania

Un sancturar de urși care se întinde pe aproape 70 de hectare de teren și care adăpostește pete 100 ...

from Sînziana Mihalache,   Outdooractive Editors
Water region · Romania
Colibița

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Church · Transylvania
Biserica fortificată Saschiz
Transylvania

Biserica evanghelică din Saschiz, județ Mureș, Transilvania. A fost construită în secolul XIII-lea, ...

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Castle · Transylvania
Castelul Bethlen (Criș)
Transylvania

Ansamblul nobiliar de la Criș reprezintă unul din numeroasele domenii ale familiei Bethlen din ...

from Sînziana Mihalache,   Outdooractive Editors
Forest · Transylvania
Rezervatia de Zimbri Hateg
Transylvania

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Transylvania

Located in the center of Romania, in Sibiu, the National Museum Complex ASTRA is the most important ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Lake · Transylvania
Saint Ana (Sfânta Ana) Lake
Transylvania

The only volcanic lake in Romania, is located in the crater of a dead volcano, the place of the ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Animal Outdoor Enclosure · Transylvania
Sancturarul de urși Libearty (Zărnești)
Transylvania

Un sancturar de urși care se întinde pe aproape 70 de hectare de teren și care adăpostește pete 100 ...

from Sînziana Mihalache,   Outdooractive Editors
Water region · Romania
Colibița

Outdooractive Editors
Church · Transylvania
Biserica fortificată Saschiz
Transylvania

Biserica evanghelică din Saschiz, județ Mureș, Transilvania. A fost construită în secolul XIII-lea, ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Castle · Transylvania
Castelul Bethlen (Criș)
Transylvania

Ansamblul nobiliar de la Criș reprezintă unul din numeroasele domenii ale familiei Bethlen din ...

from Sînziana Mihalache,   Outdooractive Editors
Forest · Transylvania
Rezervatia de Zimbri Hateg
Transylvania

from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
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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.


Biserica fortificată Biertan
Photo: Kyle Kaupanger, CC0, Unsplash

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Castelul Bran
Photo: Jorge Fernandez Salas, CC0, Unsplash

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