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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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Church · Transylvania

Biserica fortificată din Prejmer

Church Fortified Church, Evangelical Prejmer
Transylvania
Biserica se află în satul cu același nume, județul Brașov, Transilvania, construită în secolul ...
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by Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Stronghold · Transylvania

Cetatea din Slimnic (Stolzenburg)

Transylvania
Cetatea Slimnicului sau Stolzenburg (cetatea Mândră) din județui Sibiu. Face parte din lista ...
by Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Church · Transylvania

Biserica fortificată Cincșor

Transylvania
Biserica fortificată Cincșor se află în satul cu același nume, comuna Voila, județ Brașov, regiunea ...
by Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Monastery · Transylvania

Abația Cisterciană din Cârța

Transylvania
Cârța, înainte Kerz, este satul de reședință al comunei cu același nume din județul Sibiu, ...
by Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
October 21, 2019
difficult Stage 2
19.2 km
6:30 h
476 m
1203 m
by Thomas Schwindt,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
Scenic Route · Transylvania

Transfagarasan Highway

November 08, 2017
96 km
1:36 h
3183 m
3357 m
by Wolfgang Paulus,   Outdooractive Editors
October 25, 2019
difficult Stage 1
14.9 km
7:00 h
1060 m
349 m
by Thomas Schwindt,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
October 21, 2019
difficult Multistage tour
41.2 km
15:00 h
1571 m
1571 m
by Thomas Schwindt,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
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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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