An authentic tour around Transylvania, Maramures

An authentic tour around Transylvania, Maramures

Join us for a one week tour around Maramures during which you will be able to visit some of the legendary locations of Transylvania. Listen to stories about life and death, history, places of worship and silent, agglomerated and cold places. Admire the monumental scenery, breath in the fresh air and the medieval atmosphere. Thus tourists will get more than expected from the coffin vampire count: authenticity. Discover the Romanian traditions rooted in Maramures. During the seven days of this ... [ read more ]

Tours around Sibiu – Sibiu, Biertan and Sighisoara

Tours around Sibiu – Sibiu, Biertan and Sighisoara

Join a touristic circuit around Sibiu and learn more about the Saxon influence in the land of Romania and visit the most important heritage sites in the region. The duration of the tour is one day throughout which you will have the opportunity to visit ancient castles and see monasteries and churches. The Saxon tour includes a visit to the cities of Sibiu, Medias, Biertan and Sighisoara. To mention a few you will see the fortified church of Saint Margaret and the Tower of Sighisoara. As you w... [ read more ]

Following the tracks of Count Dracula – a four day trip

Following the tracks of Count Dracula – a four day trip

Are you a fan of vampires? Did you know that according to myths Dracula was the first vampire ever? Now you have the opportunity to visit his homeland and trace him down! Spend the grimmest holiday of the year investigating the tracks of Count Dracula. Beginning on the 30th of October you can set out on a 4 day journey and find out more about the most famous vampire in the world. Visit the legendary land of Transylvania and stop by the important spots connected to the life of Vlad the Impaler... [ read more ]

Best accommodation in Sighisoara

Best accommodation in Sighisoara

Located on Tarnava Mare river, Sighisoara represents a well known touristic attraction and can easily be named as a true Pearl of Europe. Though a small city with less than 20,000 inhabitants, the historical atmosphere can still be easily detected in the medieval towers, churches and houses, important attraction points for Romanian and foreign tourists. Both new and medieval architecture hotels and pensions provide the best accomodation in Sighisoara. The following hotel and pensions a... [ read more ]

Souvenirs in Sighisoara

Souvenirs in Sighisoara

Sighisoara is not famous for its malls but the center of the city is full of boutiques that sell all kind of souvenirs: from postcards, to photo albums, magnets to various pieces of antiquities and furniture, Sighisoara souvenirs come in many shapes and forms. Art souvenir store Located at the ground floor of Casa Baroca (Baroca House), Art Souvenir store promotes traditional objects, traditional art and handcraft objects from all around Romania. You can find here different types o... [ read more ]

Monastaries and churches in Sighisoara II

Monastaries and churches in Sighisoara II

We cannot end our trip in Sighisoara without mentioning some of the most known monasteries and churches in Sighisoara. This is our second post on this subject since there are so many important monuments that deserve to be mentioned at appreciated. I hope you will enjoy our post to the fullest. The Monastery of Dominican church Located in the central Square of  Sighisoara, the Dominican Church is neighbored with the Clock Tower. The church was mentioned in a Papal Indulgence by Pope Bonifa... [ read more ]

Sighisoara festivals II

Sighisoara festivals II

Sighisoara has an incredible cultural life that can be explored through its famous annual festivals. Sighisoara festivals are not only an attraction for the locals but also for tourists that have the chance to discover another way of celebrating culture and art. Film festival, Bras Band festival animate everything in Sighisoara medieval fortress. Sighisoara Film festival In 2009, the first Romanian film festival was organized in Sighisoara. Thee place was not chosen by chance, Sighisoara bei... [ read more ]

Attractions close by Sighisoara

Attractions close by Sighisoara

Sighisoara surroundings, rich in historical monuments and picturesque areas represent interesting attraction points.You will find here not only monuments with an impressive past but also natural and beautiful areas, where one can relax and enjoy life. Therefore, my advice is to expand your trip and start visiting attractions closeby Sighisoara. In our post, we will try to discover a little bit about Biertan Church, Breite reservation and Saschiz village. Biertan church 28 kilometers from Sig... [ read more ]

Celebrities born in Sighisoara

Celebrities born in Sighisoara

Sighisoara is not only one of the most well preserved and beautiful strongholds in Europe but it can also pride itself with remarkable personalities of the cultural and historical life that were born or lived here.  Here we have it some of the celebrities born in Sighisoara. Dracula Tourists that come to Sighisoara are attracted by the mysteries of the fortress but also by the legends of Dracula. The most famous personality that was born in Sighisoara is Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impeller). Ther... [ read more ]

Best restaurants in Sighisoara

Best restaurants in Sighisoara

Sighisoara is not only famous for being one of the most well preserved fortresses in Europe that is still dwelled but also for the fact that tourists eat very well in these parts of the country. The following article will present some of the best restaurants in Sighisoara, suggestion of some places that are more that simple locations to eat. We should return to the true experience of eating. Vlad Dracul restaurant Vlad Dracul restaurant is located in the heart of Sighisoara, very close to th... [ read more ]