Top attraction sights in Sighisoara

Top attraction sights in Sighisoara

Why should Sighisoara be on the first page of your Romania travel journal, you might wonder.  Well, because it is a unique place in Romania, because it is one of the few inhabited medieval citadel in southeastern Europe and the most beautiful, I would add. A 400 years old city, breathing an astonishing sixteenth century air, on the streets of which you feel like you were in a museum with brave white horse knights and damsels in distress at all pace. So, what are the top attraction sights in S... [ read more ]

Not to be missed in Transilvania

Not to be missed in Transilvania

I think that that this particular historic region is the most famous and known part of Romanian all around the world. The explanation is quite simple: it is the place where you will find Dracula’s Castle and who hasn’t heard of Dracula? I also think that you will find relatively few Romanians to tell you that this is the most important aspect about Transilvania. Why? Because this is such a beautiful region, rich in culture and history and with amazing cities that Dracula’s Castle doesn... [ read more ]

Most beautiful Saxon Cities in Romania

Most beautiful Saxon Cities in Romania

During the 12th century, following an order of the Hungarian Empire, Transylvania began to be colonized by a Germanic population, subsequently known as Transylvanian Saxons. Their aim was to defend the Hungarian borders in Transylvania. As they settled in, the Saxons influenced to a great extent the manner of living and the organizational structures within the Romanian principality. As such, there are now almost 250 fortifications and churches built by the Saxons from the 14th until the 18th cen... [ read more ]