Welcome To Transylvania
A Practical Guide to Transylvania.
How to get here,what to explore, where to stay, eat, and more!
Transylvania name comes from from Latin “the land beyond the forest”.
Transylvania is known to have some of the best-preserved towns in Europe such as Sibiu, Brasov, and Sighisoara. With Sibiu’s pastel-colored houses and stone-cobbled streets, Brasov’s citadel and medieval architecture, and Sighisoara’s hidden passageways.
A clock tower from the 14th century, and a citadel that’s on top of the hill, there are certainly a lot of places that you can explore in Transylvania.
There are other places that will mesmerise you once you discover what Transylvania is all about.
Are you ready to see the wonderful castles like Bran? People who visited Transylvania can’t just stop talking about this gothic architecture that looks exactly like the one from those fairytale books.
Bran castle isn’t just the only thing that should get your travel gear going. Transylvania also has Bram Stoker’s famous Dracula or Vlad the Impaler that will give you goosebumps.
If you don’t have any itinerary ideas yet, we have listed down some of the famous destinations that you can check out when you go to Transylvania.
If Charles, Prince of Wales fall in love with Transylvania and owns few guesthouses (by the way there are gorgeous and you can book an overnight there) why don’t you try too!
Some of the top attractions in Transylvania
It’s a walking friendly city with the Upper Town which was the wealthier and the Lower Town probably where the laborer area.The historical centre includes the Great Square, Huet Square, the beautiful Passage of Steps connecting the upper town to the lower town, the well-known Bridge of Lies, Goldsmiths’ Square and the Small Square.
In Sibiu was printed the first book in Romanian language in 1544, also has the first pharmacy in Romania, and in Sibiu was buit the first hospital in 1292.
From the name itself, the Peasant Museum
shows Romania’s ethnography and illustrates Neo-Romanian style which was inspired by the Brancovean tradition. It contains around 90,000 relics that depict early Romanian’s way of life. These displays are categorized into interior tapestry, costumes ceramics, religious objects, wood objects, and other visual objects like graphics, videotapes, and glass sheets.
General Transportation Information
Travel to Transylvania by train or bus
- Alba Iulia, Bistrita, Brasov, Cluj Napoca, Medias, Miercurea Ciuc, Sebes, Sfantu Gheorghe, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Targu Mures
*** Unfortunately the trains are not very reliable and not the best way way to treavel in Transylvania/ Romania
If you’re in for a little adventure travel, car rental would be the best option for you. All major car rentals are available. For more safe and guided tours, feel free to contact us so we can set up a special arrangement for you. A day tour is more convenient if you have a car with you.