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 ]

The Dimitrie Ghica Park in Sinaia

The Dimitrie Ghica Park in Sinaia

The park in downtown Sinaia has become such a common place for tourists visiting the Prahova Valley that many times, between dinner at a famous restaurant and a trip to 1400 m high, tourists forget to pay a visit to this elegant place.  The Dimitrie Ghica Park, however, founded in 1881, still hides a few secrets that are worth visiting. A walk in the shade of old trees… Recently, along with several works of renovation, the bench built by Carol I, dating from 1905 (as it is written on its ... [ read more ]

Sinaia Forever Festival

Sinaia Forever Festival

If you decided to “discover” Sinaia, the best moment to do so would be during the Autumn Festival, more recently called, the Sinaia Forever Festival. In this case, you would not only enjoy the mountain air and hiking usually associated to this resort but you could also transform your evenings in pleasant walks and attractive and interesting shows. What you can do What exactly happens during this festival, you might ask. You can walk freely through downtown (where cars are prohibited duri... [ read more ]

What to do in Sinaia

What to do in Sinaia

The valley of the river Prahova can be admired in many ways, Sinaia being the ideal place where active persons, and not only, can spend unforgettable moments. So, if you ask yourself what to do in Sinaia, this entry may prove quite handful as I will tell you a few things about winter sports, mountain biking, trekking, hiking, everything you may do in this wonderful Romanian resort. Into the woods… Where the forest roads are bumpy (everywhere, that is), you can rent a field car (‘ATV’ p... [ read more ]

Accommodation in Sinaia

Accommodation in Sinaia

For those of you who do not know, Sinaia is one of the most popular and famous mountain resorts in Romania. As such, writing about accommodation in Sinaia can be quite a difficult task, there being numerous hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts and private houses where you can choose to stay. Due to such variety, this entry will try not to bring to the limelight the best hotels or hostels but merely to demonstrate you that Sinaia has a place for everyone and for every taste.Hotels A simple search... [ read more ]

A sightseeing tour of Sinaia

A sightseeing tour of Sinaia

When one thinks of Sinaia, the first thing that pops into mind is the Peles Castle. Though this is indeed an outstanding place to visit, Sinaia is also a very cultural town, with numerous sights related to this aspect. This mountain resort vibes with culture so that a sightseeing tour of Sinaia really means getting in touch with your artistic side. So as to better understand Sinaia… The cultural tradition of Sinaia began when the nobleman Cantacuzino had the Sinaia Monastery built there. A... [ read more ]

Tips for visitors in Sinaia

Tips for visitors in Sinaia

One of the most beautiful mountain resorts in Romania, Sinaia represents a unique mélange of exquisite nature, rich culture and history, which explains its being permanently visited by thousands and thousands of tourists every year. This article will focus on visitor tips for Sinaia so as to better understand why it is also known as the ‘Pearl of the Carpathians’. The place is very beautiful with many Saxon-style homes and weekend houses, tree-fringed streets and small forest-like parks, it... [ read more ]