offers a rich tapestry of tourist attractions
and vacation experiences unique in Central-Eastern Europe:
medieval towns in Transylvania, the world-famous Painted
in Bucovina, traditional villages in Maramures
the gigantic architecture of Bucharest, the romantic Danube
, fairy-tale castles, the Black
resorts, the majestic
, spas and much more.
one of the largest and most cherished cities of the country.
Surrounded on three sides by mountains
it was a perfect place for a medieval settlement. The old
city, founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1211, is one of
preserved cities in all of Europe. It was thoroughly
restored to the delight of an increasing number of tourists.
city of Brasov County, in central Romania, in Transylvania,
the foot of the Carpathian
Brasov also makes a fabulous base for exploring the surrounding countryside
the air is clean and the people friendly.
12km (7 miles) away from Brasov city you will find Romania's
most famous skiing resort,
. It is referred to
in ski directories all over the world. The snow layer lasts
for 120 days a year. It features great hotels
modern winter sports facilities and numerous ski slopes.
an other important mountain resort, just 25km from Brasov
It is the town at the highest elevation in Romania (1033
m altitude). Located in the Prahova Valley it is surrounded
by five massifs: Postavaru, Piatra Mare, Bucegi, Baiului
and Fitifoi. Predeal is the perfect base for mountain hikes
and, in winter, for skiing down the Clabucet and Cioplea
in a beautiful mountainous region, about 120km from Bucharest
and 50 km
in the Prahova Valley,
one of the oldest and most famous mountain resorts, often
referred to as "The Pearl of the
Carpathians". It was
named after the holy Mount Sinai in Egypt. It used to be
the summer residence of the royal family. Today you can
the breathtaking Peles