Brasov Travel Guide provides travelers to Brasov with reliable, comprehensive and independent travel information you need, right when you need it. We offer you easy access to everything from accommodations both private and rugged, luxurious and elegant including restaurants, bars and clubs where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of Brasovians. We’ll give you tips on how to get here as well as how to enjoy the beautiful scenery in the surrounding mountains and countryside. We have useful information including weather forecasts, museum info, tourist attractions, shopping, resorts around Brasov and much, much more. Brasov Travel Guide is your A-Z Guide for everything you want in and around Brasov. But we’re not stopping there. Since Romania has so many other beautiful places worth visiting our guide can be your portal to planning the perfect trip. We’ll give you essential information on spectacular sites on the Danube Delta or the Black Sea, the painted monasteries of Moldavia and the unspoiled traditional region of Maramures.
Whether you are here for business, or just for pleasure we look forward to making your stay here as enjoyable as possible. Welcome to Brasov, the Jewel of Romania.
Romania offers a rich tapestry of tourist attractions and vacation experiences unique in Central-Eastern Europe: medieval towns in Transylvania, the world-famous Painted Monasteries in Bucovina, traditional villages in Maramures, the gigantic architecture of Bucharest, the romantic Danube Delta, fairy-tale castles, the Black Sea resorts, the majestic Carpathian Mountains, spas and much more.
Brasov is 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 the best preserved cities in all of Europe. It was thoroughly restored to the delight of an increasing number of tourists. It is the capital city of Brasov County, in central Romania, in Transylvania, at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains. Brasov also makes a fabulous base for exploring the surrounding countryside where the air is clean and the people friendly.
Just 12km (7 miles) away from Brasov city you will find Romania’s most famous skiing resort, Poiana Brasov. It is referred to in ski directories all over the world. The snow layer lasts for 120 days a year. It features great hotels and restaurants, modern winter sports facilities and numerous ski slopes.
Predeal is 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 slopes.
Located in a beautiful mountainous region, about 120km from Bucharest and 50 km from Brasov, in the Prahova Valley, Sinaia is 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 visit the breathtaking Peles Castle.