Brasov and Ski Resorts of Romania
This picturesque medieval town located near the mountain Postavaru attracts not only with its beauty but also its proximity to the main ski area of Transylvania. Discover the Black Church’s old Saxon architecture, the ruins of the fortress, and the 18th century Old Town Hall.
From Brasov, there are guided tours to Bran Castle, which is considered the home of Prince Vlad Tepes, known as the prototype of Dracula. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Peles Castle. At first, the resort began to gain popularity due to the king but now it attracts tourists with its beautiful mountain scenery, opportunities for hiking and horseback riding, and in winter, ski sports and spas.
Sibiu, which also has Saxon origins, is a cute town with cobblestone streets and houses painted in bright colors. You definitely have to see the Technology Museum located in the open air in the forest area near the lake, as well as the Brukenthal National Museum.
From the city it is easy to access local villages in the mountains such as Sibel with a delightful museum of icons. Then head to the Corvin Castle reconstructed in the Gothic style in the 15th century by Prince Janos Corvin. He has attached to the castle a luxury hall of the Knights, pillars, and towers which resemble the style of the Loire castles.
The climate in this area is Mediterranean and drier. This place is also a little culturally different from other cities in the region. The dynasty of Habsburgs that reigned until 1918 brought Art Nouveau architecture to the region. Almost 1,900 years ago, the Romans constructed the mineral baths Baile Herculane, which are still considered the most popular mineral spa in Romania.
Not far from the Domogled mountain, there is a secured area of 60,000 hectares. In the mountains, there are several small ski resorts.
Timisoara has many parks and gardens. At the time of the revolution of 1989, this third largest city in Romania has become the symbol of freedom during. Locals proudly call themselves residents of the first free city.
These features are part of history, as well as ancient bastions and castles, Baroque architecture and well-known universities.
Transylvania is a perfect place for a holiday with its mountains and valleys. It is charming, quiet, and comfortable, and is the right place where you can truly relax.