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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Peles Castle – Sinaia

Geographically Peles Castle is not located in Transylvania but Sinaia is so close to the border that we decided to add it to our list.  Former summer residence for the Romanian royal family, Peles Castle is one of the most attractive and well preserved castles in Romania.  Together with the smaller castle, Pelisor, and the... Continue Reading →

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