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Ah, Sighisoara. Just an absolutely phenomenal place to be lazy, relax, and meet some interesting locals. The locals in Sighisoara (and Romania as a whole) were the nicest people I met in my life.
Brasov is just fantastic. A town with charm and much flair. The people are (like many Romanians) are very hospitable, nice and helpful. Explore Sinaia (Peles castle), Rasnov, the fortified churches of Prejmer and Harman. And if possible don't miss Sighisoara, the medieval town two hours from Brasov. It's great there. …
Sibiu is a great town, with everything from a vibrant night life to the oldest museum in Europe. The middle-ages part of the city is wonderful, and if you visit it during August you might just be there for the medieval festival.
I urge anyone is planning to go to Bucharest to stay well away. It’s damp, smelly, thieves, beggars, insects and bad sanitation (I mean real bad).
Vama Veche is the most southern resort on the Romanian coast of the Black Sea, a few hundred meters from the Bulgarian border. It is located in southeastern Dobrudscha. Not far from the village is the border crossing of Vama Veche and Durankulak. The population of Vama Veche is less than two hundred people. Vama Veche …
Suceava is an old, historical city, which is very close to Ukraine. Hostels in Suceava are several and they are all located near the bus station, which is in the center (some of them are within a five-minute walk). Suceava hostels are quite cheap and most of them operate on an annual basis. Nightlife is ok -– there …
The area of today’s Alba Iulia belonged initially to Dacia. The Romans built a Roman city after the occupation of Dacia. During the Middle Ages, Alba Iulia was a constant point of arguments between Hungary and Wallachia before it became part of Austro-Hungary. Alba Iulia is very beautiful and has many open spaces, …
Cluj-Napoca is a very beautiful city with great flight connections to other European countries. Almost all the sights and the best clubs are in the center, so you probably will not need to take taxis or public transportation at all. Although the number of hostels in Cluj-Napoca has increased in the last few years, …
Timisoara is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Romania and it has great flight connections to other European countries. As Timisoara is close to Serbia and Hungary, it has a specific blend of cultures and still has minorities from these countries. Timisoara is a great multicultural city with rich history …
Constanţa is not a resort itself -- in fact, it is the largest port in Romania, and so it is more industrial than touristy. However, Constanţa is very close to Mamaia, which is a high-class resort, although not too many foreigners know it. Almost all Constanţa hostels are really easy to reach, within walking distance …
Sibiu is one of the most beautiful cities not only of Romania but in all of Europe. It truly deserves its title as a cultural capital of Europe in 2007. It was part of more than ten countries and empires throughout history. Not surprisingly, its cultural heritage is huge and Sibiu is a popular tourist destination and …
Sighisoara is a beautiful town in Romania's spectacular and infamous Transylvania region with an eerie, medieval feel and amazingly well-preserved old town. Coming to Sighisoara can feel like stepping back in time; the pretty old town retains its medieval character and the citadel is an impressive and imposing site …
Bucharest is a very urban city. This Eastern Balkan capital is the by far the most developed and commercial city in Romania. Culturally there is plenty to do and see in Bucharest, but most of all travelers flock here to take up the communist past and see the dynamic development as well as for the famed night life. Yes …
Deva was first mentioned in the fourteenth century, after a castle was built here in the thirteenth century. A settlement in the region, however, is dated back to Roman times and the Neolithic period. It was a place of major wars because of the Ottoman invasion and the city was destroyed several times. The population …
Brasov is a nice, charming city in Romania located in the central part of the country in the Transylvania region. This city is well known for the fortified walls around some parts of the city, the medieval gate, the beautiful city centre, and a few churches -- don't miss the St. Nicholas Church and the black church, as …