- country of Eastern Europe
is a rich country in its diversity thanks to the specificity
of its areas, of which each one carries a unique image: Bucovine,
Transylvania, Maramures, the Carpathians, the Danube Delta,
... Thanks to its rather soft climate and to the diversity of
its relief, but also to its thousand-year-old history, Romania
offers a significant number of tourist attractions.
We will take you through part of these tourist richnesses of
Located at the North-East of Romania, Bucovine, with its houses
decorated with floral motifs and the painted monasteries famous
in the world: Voronet, Moldovita, Sucevita, Putna etc, represents
a special attraction for the tourists. A curiosity: each monastery
of Bucovine has its specific color: : blue for Voronet, yellow
for Moldovita, green for Sucevita.
In Bucovine the quivering dishes will be one of the rewards
for the effort to discover it!
visit in Bucovina:
monasteries, UNESCO patrimony
of black pottery of Marginea
town of Suceava
Transylvania - located at the center of Romania - is a territory
of junction of several cultures: Romanian, German, Hungarian.
Old medieval cities of Transylvania - Sighisoara, Sibiu, Brasov,
Bistrita have preserved through centuries the traditional
architecture and the atmosphere of the Middle Ages.
visit in Transylvania:
of Brasov (Black Church, Place of the Council), Targu Mures
(the Palace of Culture with the room of the mirrors, the
Teleki library, the orthodoxe cathedral), Sighisoara (the
old city), Cluj-Napoca (the old center, the Museum of art,
its cathedrals), Sibiu (the museum of art Brukental, the
Astra open air museum with the popular technique) etc
fortress of Biertan
vineyards of Blaj and Lechinta.
Dracula, character of legend, Dracula, hero of Bram Stoker's
novel, Dracula, the nickname of prince Vlad Tepes... Where
is the truth? The castle of Dracula in Bran, or Sighisoara,
the town of birth of Dracula, or perhaps his castle in the
Mounts of Bargau?
Follow the roads of DRACULA in Transylvania!
In the North of Romania, old territory of the free Daces,
Maramures is famous by its wooden churches whose tower "
crosses the clouds ", but also by the Merry Cemetery
of Sapanta, for the folk costumes in black and red, for the
music and the warmness of the greeting of its inhabitants.
It is in Maramures that the inhabitants kept as well their
traditions that their belief in God. The Sunday service in
a church of Maramures is really an impressive show. That is
perhaps why death, such as it is presented on the crosses
in the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta, does not frighten any more!
visit in Maramures:
Voda's wooden churches of Calinesti, Desesti, Ieud, Barsana
of Ocna Sugatag
valley of Vaser, where a small train, used by the foresters,
is still in function
ethnographic open air museum not far from Sighetu Marmatiei
natural reserve of Pietrosul Rodnei
Backbone of the country, the Carpathians preserve a diversified
natural inheritance: hundreds of caves in the Apuseni Mountains,
the mineral springs in the eastern Carpathians, the wild landscapes
in Fagaras, Retezat and Rodna or many imposing landscapes
in southern Carpathians.
The Carpathians - mountains to be discovered!
Land of water and people, unique in Europe, the Danube Delta
is the tourists' paradise, but also of the ornithologists
and the fishermen. It is in the Delta that the large river
which crosses seven European capitals has created an ecosystem
which is unique in Europe. The slogan of the Reserve of the
Biosphere of the Danube Delta is: " the Danube the Delta
for us and our forebears " could be a subject of meditation
for a great number of European citizens. To trully discover
the Danube Delta you should do it in a traditional boat, with
an old lipovenian fisherman, who is the best expert in this
are some good reasons to visit Romania. The spirit of Dracula
died for a long time and so did Ceausescu, but the traces
of their passing through history are still present.
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