Attractions in Transylvania

Maybe the best known region in Romania, Transylvania is one of the most popular destinations in the country. Castles, fortresses, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the tall peaks of the Carpathians create a unique landscape and memorable vacations. On this page you’ll discover some of the finest attractions in Transylvania.

Saschiz Fortified Church: 500 Years of History in Transylvania

fortified chuech of Saschiz

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Romania, the fortified church of Saschiz is one of the highlights of Transylvania’s Saxon heritage.  Read more ›

Five Day Trips from Sibiu You Should Take

Fagaras Mountains

Sibiu is a great choice for taking one day trips across Transylvania, and our insider’s guide will offer you the best ideas and tips for a memorable vacation. Read more ›

Sureanu Mountains: Magical Wilderness and Holy Dacian Sites

sureanu mountains

Isolated and wild, with scattered villages, plus ancient and mysterious ruins, Sureanu Mountains are in all possible ways far from the beaten track. Read more ›

The Village of Alma Vii: Awakening a World of Saxon Traditions

One the best-kept secret of Transylvania, the village of Alma Vii is a rare presence even in a region that’s world famous for its traditional rural landscape. Read more ›

Five Day Trips from Brasov You Should Take

one day trips from brasov

Our insiders’ guide to the top five day trips from Brasov will help you choose the best options for your vacation in Transylvania. Read more ›

Sarmizegetusa Regia: The Legendary Capital of the Dacians

Sarmizegetusa Regia

Hidden in the dense forests of the Carpathians, Sarmizegetusa Regia is one of the oldest, most surprising and mysterious attractions in Romania.  Read more ›

Banffy Castle: From Medieval Times to Electric Music

banffy castle

If you’re wondering what history, ruins, tales of castles and electric music all have in common, the answer is simple: Banffy Castle from Bontida. Read more ›

Best Things to Do in Alba Iulia and Around the City

Our guide to the best things to do in Alba Iulia and around the city will help you explore this beautiful land from Transylvania.  Read more ›

Prejmer Fortified Church: For Centuries in the First Line of Attacks

Prejmer fortified church

Now a UNESCO Heritage Site, Prejmer Fortified Church was conquered only once, but went through 50 sieges during its hundreds of years of existence.  Read more ›

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