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What to see in Transylvania

Transylvania Attractions


Considered to be the heart of Romania, Transylvania is an intriguing region of the country with unparalleled attractions that draw in visitors looking for a unique European holiday.

The charms of Transylvania lure people with the imagery of haunted forests, medieval towns, vampires, turreted cliff-top castles, and the legends of Dracula. But in addition to its medieval castles and enchanting historic towns, the region also offers dramatic alpine scenery of the Carpathian Mountains with spectacular skiing and undisturbed hiking opportunities.

A definite must-see when in the region is the Peles Castle, considered to be one of the most exquisite castles in Europe. The views from the castle are incredible and for lovers of Neo-Renaissance architecture and sculpture, the castle certainly delivers.

A trip to Transylvania of course would not be absolute without making a trip to see Bran Castle, the inspiration behind Dracula. Here visitors will be exposed to beautiful architecture, culture and artistic wonder, as well as experience what it means to be in the land of Dracula! While visiting Bran Castle, it's certainly worth visiting the archetypal town of Brasov. This wonderfully European town is known for its architecture, stunning views of the Carpathian Mountain range and its vibrancy.


Bran Castle

The fortified medieval Bran Castle is often referred to as Dracula's Castle, looking as a vampire count's abode should…

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Brasov

Nestled at the foot of Mount Tâmpa, Brasov is a charming medieval town, and along with Sighisoara is one of the…

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Peles Castle

Considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe, Peles Castle was the summer residence for Romania's kings.…

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Sighisoara

Sighisoara is a beautifully preserved medieval town that is renowned as the birthplace of 'Dracula', or Vlad The Impaler.…

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