Surrounded by the Southern Carpathians, Brasov is one of the largest cities of Romania. Transmitting a medieval vibe, Brasov is an excellent place to taste local cuisine, visit a Bear Sunctuary and perhaps practice your hiking skills!
Did you know: The author of Dracula, Bram Stoker, never actually visited the Transylvania Castle!
Did you know: Thanks to the stimulating climate of the salt mine, the air is very beneficial for the treating of asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic kidney diseases, chronic sinusitis, pulmonary emphysema and much more!
Visit the underground salt mine from Praid, situated 150 km from Brasov, in the biggest salt deposit in Romania. Also, marvel at the unique 22 meter high statue of Jesus, the biggest representation of Jesus in Eastern Europe.
Sighișoara is Europe’s best preserved inhabited citadel. Included on the UNESCO Heritage List, the citadel is an outstanding illustration of a fortified medieval town, as well as a remarkable testimony of the Transylvanian Saxon’s culture.
Thanks to the relatively low level of human intervention Romania has become home to the largest brown bear population in Europe. Here, in the heart of the Carpathian mountains, you have the chance to observe these majestic animals in their natural habitat