Where to go and what to do


Rasnov Fortress

Elected in 2015 as one of the most beautiful snow castle in the world, Rasnov Fortress is located on the top of the hill overlooking the town of Rasnov. The fortress is not only a pretty, well preserved and carefully restored monument but an amazing opportunity to step into the past for a short while […]

Find your favourite dinosaur at Dino Parc Rasnov!

If you are a dinosaur fan or have one in the family, Dino Parc Rasnov is a great place to spend a couple of hours while traveling through Rasnov and the visit can be easily combined with a trip to the Rasnov Citadel, found just a few minutes away.  One of the largest dinosaur themed parks […]

Rasnov, an all year round holiday destination

Located halfway between Brasov and Bran, Rasnov was for a long time just a place to pass through for the people visiting the area, relying heavily on the three large factories who used to employ most of the adult population. After the Romanian Revolution in 1989, the factories got closed down and the town had to reinvent […]

Bran Castle

Myth or Reality, whatever you choose to believe, Bran Castle or Dracula Castle, as some people call it, has earned his spot on the Top Destinations in Transylvania list! Bran Castle view Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the village of Bran, the castle was first of all a humble wooden defense fort built by the […]

Romanian New Year Traditions

Romanian New Year traditions are some of the finest displays of customs and traditions. If you spend your holidays relaxing in the countryside, in one of the many villages where everybody helps with the preparations and festivities you will definitely be able to join the fun.  These celebrations are diverse, colorful and rich in symbols […]

Rasnoavei Gorge – Cheile Rasnoavei

Weather you are looking to relax in the sun or to enjoy a more active day, Rasnoavei Gorge is the ideal place for a family day out. During the summer the gorge is a very busy destination. Some people choose to grill and have picnics along the stream while others  climb the abrupt wall or hike […]

Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, a safe home for bears, wolves and dears

Located between Rasnov and Zarnesti in the county of Brasov, Libearty Bear Sanctuary is the largest Brown Bear sanctuary in the world, covering 69 hectares of hill and oak forest.  Although the bears living here are still surrounded by tall fences, this is a fantastic place to observe brown bears living in a habitat as […]


Located just outside Rasnov on the road towards Poiana Brasov, Valea Cetatii Cave might be a small one but is definitely worth a visit. Impressive through its height rather than its length, the cave’s main hall almost resembles  a cathedral and has amazing acoustic qualities therefore during the summer is an ideal place to host classical […]


Children put tree branches (mainly apple, pear or plum) in water and hope that they will bloom in time for St. Vasile on 1st January when they will use them in their “sorcova”. Sorcova is a bunch of tree branches (can be a branch of the Christmas tree) nicely decorated that children take along when they […]

One day in Brasov

OUT AND ABOUT IN BRASOV – MUST SEE AND DO Considered to be Romania’s outdoor capital and one of its top tourist destination, the town of Brasov is a perfect escape regardless of the season. A charming mix of medieval,  gothic and baroque  architecture surrounded by virgin forests and snow clad mountains, this place has […]


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