Traditional Guest Houses in Viscri

If you’re looking to experience first-hand the typical life from a small Transylvanian village, then Viscri is one of the best options available. Halfway between Brasov and Sighisoara, with numerous nearby attractions, Viscri is an excellent location for a vacation spent in Transylvania. Staying in a traditional guest house like the ones managed by the Foundation Mihai Eminescu Trust comes without saying as one of the highlights of your time here.

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© the Foundation Mihai Eminescu Trust

The Village

Viscri is one of the best-known villages in Romania. This small and authentic destination from Transylvania became famous after Prince Charles started promoting the area and the Foundation Mihai Eminescu Trust developed numerous local projects to help the community. The village became in the last years one of the must-see destinations in the region. Its fortified church, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the traditional architecture and the scenic landscapes are the main attractions of this small community.

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© the Foundation Mihai Eminescu Trust

Accommodation and services

The guest houses managed by the Foundation Mihai Eminescu Trust include Viscri 129, Viscri 63 and 63B, Viscri 38. Viscri 38 is the largest of these guest houses, open also in winter, accommodating up to six persons in three bedrooms. Staying here is also a perfect opportunity to try local dishes prepared with local ingredients from the garden of the house. The décor of the rooms is simple and authentic, keeping the traditional elements of the local culture.

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© the Foundation Mihai Eminescu Trust

Viscri 129, also known as the ‘Ludwig House’ is a cozy location for up to two people. Viscri 63, once the house of the wealthiest family in the village, and Viscri 63 B have the same accommodation capacity. Each of the houses has a beautiful garden and a lady host who can prepare the most delicious dishes.

Things to do

You can easily spend one weekend visiting the village, the fortified church and the local workshops. Viscri is also an excellent location to explore the top sites around Brasov and Sighisoara. One day trips can include Rupea Fortress, Racos, Brasov and Rasnov Fortress or Sighisoara, Saschiz and Biertan. Viscri is well-connected to the cycling trails that link the Saxon villages, you can take shorter tours to Crit and Mesendorf or longer and more difficult tours all the way to Sighisoara.

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