Peles Castle Sinaia
The former residence of the Romanian Royale family is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe and today is a museum. Standard tour or extended tour are the two options to visit.
The Brown Bears Sanctuary
The only sanctuary for brown bears is located in Zarnesti, in a 70 ha oak forest. We can see bears enjoying the wildlife.
“The most beautiful road in the world” (Jeremy Clarkson – Top Gear, BBC) is in Romania. The best part, 90 km, is a winding road with long S-curves and sharp descents.
Unirea Salt Mine
Slanic Prahova Salt Mine
The biggest salt mine open for visitors is in Romania, at 200 meters underground. They extracted almost 3 million cubic meters of salt from here.
The geological and botanical reservation from Berca is split on two hills, where we can see cold mud coming from underground.
Named after the Biblical Mount Sinai, the church of the monastery is the first building in Sinaia, founded in 1695.
Curtea de Arges Monastery
Curtea de Arges
Built-in the XVI century and reconstructed in 1885, this is the royal necropolis and the place for the myth of Manole.
Brasov old city
Located in the center of Romania, Brasov is a very touristic place for Romanians and for Foreign tourists too.
One of Brancoveanu’s palaces, Mogosoaia is located next to the lake and was built in 1680. But Martha Bibescu was the one who transformed into one of the trendiest noble residences from Eastern Europe.
Built-in the XVI century by Neagoe Basarab, in the same place where Vlad the Impaler had a prison, the orthodox monastery is famous because here is the tomb of Dracula.
Execution Place of Ceausescu
The military unit 01417 in Targoviste, where Ceausescu spent his last 3 nights as a prisoner is now a museum. It’s important to understand the revolution from 1989 and this is an important part of the story.
The oldest archaeological site in Romania, the first signs of human settlements dating from the Paleolithic and early Neolithic, Rupea Fortress, is located on a hill and its shape is like a snail shell.
Corvin’s Castle, a spectacular Gothic-style castle, built by the Anjou family and who became the residence of Transylvanian’s voivode, Iancu de Hunedoara.
Sphinx of Romania
The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Natural Park, at 2,216 meters (7,270 ft), the shape resulting from erosion produced by wind over a long time.
Sighisoara is the only medieval fortress still inhabited in Easten Europe. Here are the Clock Tower, the house of Dracula’s father, the Church on the Hill, the Covered Stairway and many more.
“The tallest cross in the world raised at 2,300 m altitude” (Guinness Book of World Records – 2014) is a monument built just after the First World War on Caraiman Peak (2291 m).
The main fortress of the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (1185 – 1393) was the former seat of the medieval tsars is the most important objective in Veliko Tarnovo.
The Konstantsalieva House (a house-fortress surrounded by high stone walls) and The Nativity Church (the oldest church in Arbanassi) are the main attractions.
Basarabovo Rock Monastery
Mentioned for the first time in a Turkish tax register in 1431, Basarabovo is still used by monks. The most famous monk was St. Dimitrii Basarbovski.
Ivanovo Rock Monastery
Situated in the canyon of the Roussenski Lom River, Ivanovo is UNESCO Heritage since 1979. Here we admire the frescoes from the 13th century and the landscapes of Roussenski National Park.
The “living stones” are made from sand, sandstones and calcium carbonate. The process of sedimentation started 6 million years ago, and every 1200 years trovanti grew 4-5 cm.
This is an ensemble of rupestral settlements, some of them are dated back to the Neolithic period, carved by the waters into rocks.
Built around the 13th century was repaired and consolidated by Vlad the Impaler. Located on the top of the mountain, this is the real fortress of Dracula.
Viscri Fortified Church
This place is famous because of the fortified church and the house that belongs to Prince Charles. Viscri village – the old style of living in Transylvania.
Biertan Fortified Church
This is the biggest fortified church from Romania and it’s also UNESCO World Heritage. Famous for the unique lock system for the door, for the biggest tryptic from a Transylvanian Church, and for the marital prison.
This is a fortress that never been conquered. That because it’s surrounded by two sets of walls and a moat. It’s also one of the best conserved feudal monuments in Romania.
Originally called Tomis, the city was founded by Greek colonists. It’s the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania.
One of the most beautiful cities in Romania, the place where Romanians, Hungarians, and Germans have been living in harmony, creating a rich cultural heritage.
It’s a lovely star-shaped construction with Vauban architecture. Ferdinand I and Maria became king and queen of all Romanians here.
It’s a spectacular Gothic-style castle built by the Anjou family and became the residence of Transylvanian’s voivode, Iancu de Hunedoara.
A special place located on the top of the mountain, isolated and hard to be conquered.
Targoviste Royal Court
Targoviste Royal Court
The fortifications, the ruins of the Palace (built by Peter Cercel in the 16th century), the Chindia Tower, and the Orthodox Church are inside the fortification.
This is an orthodox monastery. It is very important for Romanians because here is buried the head of Michael the Brave.
It’s the biggest arch dam in Romania. The dam’s height is 166 meters, the arch length 305 meters and it can store 465 million cubic meters of water.
Starting from 2005, at 2034 m altitude is built, for wintertime, a unique hotel, made from ice. During summer, we admire two chalets near a clear mountain lake.