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  • The Historic Center of Sibiu

    View from the Liars bridge

    The historic center of Sibiu, Romania, stands as a testament to the city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture and charming cobblestone streets, the historic center is a captivating blend of Germanic, Hungarian, and Romanian influences. On the Citadel Street (Strada Cetății) you will find a couple of important old…

  • The Dendrological Park in Buziaș

    buzias-dendrological-park

    The Dendrological Park can be found in the small town of Buziaș. This town is only about 34 km away from the Romanian city of Timișoara. The dendrological park has a surface of over 20 ha and back in 1839 it was declared a spa due to the mineral springs found in the area. There…

  • Lake Cinciș near the city of Hunedoara

    Lake Cinciș near the city of Hunedoara

    Close to the city of Hunedoara, in the Poiana Ruscă mountains, you will find lake Cinciș. The distance between the Corvin Castle and the lake is about 13 km. Short history of the lake In 1962 the entire village of Cinciș, which currently lies under the lake’s water, was evacuated. Back then, around 800 families…

  • The Deva Fortress in Transylvania

    The city of Deva, view from the fortress.

    Located in the heart of the historical region of Transylvania, Romania, Deva Fortress is a magnificent testament to the region’s rich history and breathtaking landscapes. The fortress, located atop a steep hill overlooking the city of Deva, dates back to the Middle Ages and has seen numerous rulers, battles, and cultural changes throughout its history.…

  • Exploring the Praid Salt Mine

    Large chamber in Praid Salt Mine

    This salt mine can be found in the small Transylvanian commune of Praid, Harghita county. Due to the large quantities of salt found in the area, it was named the Land of Salt or Ținutul Sării în Romanian.  This place is ideally to visit especially in the hot summer season. The temperature down in the…

  • The Bear Lake from Sovata

    The Bear lake in the Transylvanian city of Sovata

    The Bear Lake from the small city of Sovata is the largest heliothermic lake in Romania. This lake is popular in Transylvania especially in the summer season because of its salty water with healing powers which helps to cure diseases like rheumatism. One day, after returning back to Sovata from our trip onboard the narrow…

  • Ultimate place in the mountains with beautiful autumn colors

    cottage in the Parâng Mountains

    This ultimate place where you will have the chance to admire the beautiful vibrant autumn colors can be found approximately 15 km away from the Romanian city of Petroșani. In order to reach this place you will have to drive to Hotel Rusu which is located on the top of a smaller mountain at an…

  • The Mălăiești citadel near the Retezat Mountains

    small medieval citadel in Malaiesti

    This small medieval citadel can be found in the Romanian village of Mălăiești which is located at the foothills of the Retezat Mountains. It’s actually not very far from the city of Hațeg. Speaking of Hațeg, close to this city, you will find the Bison Reservation which is another important place that you can visit…

  • Lake Rugănești at Sunset

    Lake Ruganesti with a fishing boat at sunset

    On our way back from lake Zetea, we decided to make a short stop at lake Rugănești since it was close to the main road leading to Sighișoara. This lake is pretty popular for those who like catch some fish and for campers as well. Also, you have the possibility to rent a small wooden…

  • The Fortified Church from Cisnădioara

    Cisnadioara fortified church

    The old Fortified Church or the citadel from Cisnădioara is a popular landmark located in the historical region of Transylvania, near the city of Sibiu. To be more precise, it’s about 10 km away from Sibiu and about 2 km away from the nearby city of Cisnădie. Towards the Fortified Church The old Fortified Church…

  • Popular waterfall in the Făgărăș Mountains

    Hotel Balea Cascada

    The Bâlea Waterfall or Cascada Bâlea in Romanian, is a popular waterfall located in the Făgăraș Mountains at an altitude over 1200 m. In order to reach this place, you will have to drive on the famous Transfăgărășan road until Hotel Bâlea Cascada which is about 45 km away from the village of Cârțișoara, this…

  • Bezid Memorial Park in the heart of Transylvania

    Bezid memorial park

    The Bezid Memorial Park is located close to lake Bezid in Mureş County, Romania. It was built in memory of the former village of Bezidu Nou which currently lies under the lake’s water. The sad history of this Transylvanian village starts in 1975 when the construction of the nearby dam has started. Mainly, the dam…


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  • Beautiful lake in the heart of Transylvania: Lake Zetea

    Beautiful lake in the heart of Transylvania: Lake Zetea

    The beautiful lake Zetea is located in the heart of Transylvania, Romania. It’s approximately 23 km away from the city of Odorheiu Secuiesc. This large lake is an artificial lake because it was built to prevent flooding in the surrounding areas. Today, if you plan to visit the place, you will notice a small hydroelectric…

  • The Mighty Fagaras Mountains

    The Mighty Fagaras Mountains

    The Fagaras Mountains are a part of the Southern Carpathians range and are located almost in the center of Romania. The Fagaras Mountains are a range of mountains in Romania that span over 70 kilometers in length and rise to a height of 2,544 meters at their highest point. The highest peak is called Moldoveanu.…

  • The Brukenthal Summer Palace In Avrig

    The Brukenthal Summer Palace In Avrig

    After visiting the Clay Castle located in the village of Porumbacu de Sus, my next stop in the Fagaras region before heading back to Sighisoara was in Avrig.   Avrig is a small town located in the southern part of Transylvania, about 30 km away from the city of Sibiu and since I mentioned the Clay…

  • Former Cistercian Monastery In The Village of Carta

    Former Cistercian Monastery In The Village of Carta

    The Carta Monastery or Carta Abbey is another important tourist attraction in Transylvania. Located in the picturesque village of Carta which is about 43 km away from Sibiu and about 73 km away from the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. Today among the old ruins, you will find an interesting Evangelical Lutheran church that belongs to…

  • The Corvin Castle in Hunedoara

    The Corvin Castle in Hunedoara

    I visited Corvin Castle on my way back from the Bison Reservation which is located in a forest very close to the small city of Hațeg. From Hațeg to Hunedoara by car you will make approximately 40 minutes. After you arrive next to the castle, you will find a paid parking lot where you can…

  • The old fortified church in Saschiz

    The old fortified church in Saschiz

    The historic and charming commune of Saschiz is located in the heart of the historical region of Transylvania, Romania. This place is surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque landscapes. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or simply want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, Saschiz is a perfect destination for anyone…

  • The Old Volcano And The Emerald Lake In Racos

    The Old Volcano And The Emerald Lake In Racos

    About 20 km away from the small city of Rupea you will find the village of Racos which is popular destination because of its captivating natural marvels waiting to be explored. Here, located within close proximity, you’ll encounter an ancient volcanic crater, an enchanting emerald lake, and striking basaltic columns. With their proximity, you can…

  • The Transylvanian city of Sibiu

    The Transylvanian city of Sibiu

    On our way to the medieval city of Sighisoara, we have decided to visit the Transylvanian city of Sibiu since the historical center is not that far from the A1 highway . The photos below were taken a couple of days after Christmas. Almost all the important landmarks can be found within the historic center.…

  • The village of Mălâncrav

    The village of Mălâncrav

    The Transylvanian village of Mălâncrav is located about 25 km away from the city of Sighișoara. You can find two important highlights in this village which are very close to each other. Those two highlights are the Apafi manor and the fortified Evangelical church. The Apafi manor The first important landmark to visit is the…

  • Visiting Sighișoara in the winter

    Visiting Sighișoara in the winter

    After visiting some old fortified churches in the area, like the one form the Transylvanian village of Mălâncrav, on our way back, I’ve decided to capture some photos of the Sighișoara medieval citadel as well. The Clock Tower The starting point of this photo shoot was at the Clock Tower because this buildings is one…


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