medieval fortress

February 20, 2019
Princess Ileana

Bran Castle: On the Footsteps of Queen Maria and Princess Ileana

Bran Castle is more than worth a visit if you want to discover the stories of two fabulous women, Queen Maria and Princess Ileana, who made it their home.
August 30, 2017
Saschiz

Saschiz Fortified Church: 500 Years of History in Transylvania

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Romania, the fortified church of Saschiz is one of the highlights of Transylvania’s Saxon heritage.
January 27, 2017
Prejmer Fortified Church

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

Now a UNESCO Heritage Site, Prejmer Fortified Church was conquered only once, but went through 50 sieges during its hundreds of years of existence.
October 23, 2016
Corvin Castle

Corvin Castle: The Gothic Masterpiece of Transylvania

A fairytale castle for some, a Gothic masterpiece for others, Corvin Castle is simply the most impressive castle in Transylvania.
June 9, 2016
Calnic Fortified Church

10 Fortified Churches from Transylvania You Should See

The fortified churches from Transylvania are some of the most authentic and inspiring travel attractions in Romania. Explore our top 10 must-see list.
May 9, 2016
Bran Castle

Bran Castle: The Real Story of a World Famous Attraction

Discover the true history of Bran Castle, one of the most famous historical attractions in Romania and the top visited castle in the country.
February 28, 2016
Rasnov Fortress

Rasnov Fortress: Medieval Battles and Sieges in Transylvania

One of the most visited medieval attractions in the Romania, Rasnov Fortress impresses through its centuries-old history and dramatic ruins.
November 12, 2015
Enisala fortress

Enisala Fortress: The Genovese Legacy from the Black Sea

The only remaining medieval fortress from Dobrogea, Enisala tells the old story of a time when the powerful Genovese merchants controlled the Black Sea.
July 1, 2015
Poenari Fortress

Poenari Fortress: The Eagles’ Nest of Vlad the Impaler

A visit to Poenari Fortress is a great chance to explore some medieval history, but also a good way to exercise as you have to go up 1,480 stairs.