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Travel Guide of Transylvania in Romania by Influencers

Transylvania is a historical region that is located in central Romania. Bound on the east and south by its natural borders, the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended westward to the Apuseni Mountains.

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Discover our travel guide of Transylvania in Romania made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Transylvania:

  ⛰️ Hill     🛣️ Road trip     🌲 Forest     ⛰️ Climbing     🌴 Jungle  

Travel Tips for visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is the most visited region in Romania. Its many beautiful villages and historical sites are worth discovering. ​​The region is home to many medieval villages that will charm you. The city of Sibiu is a real haven of peace and an outdoor museum, so impressive is the architecture of the houses and buildings. What is unique in the architecture of Sibiu are the "Eyes of the city", small windows on the roofs of the houses, which look like eyes. The city of Brascov is located at the foot of the Tampa Mountain and emanates a medieval atmosphere, its monuments echo a distant period when the city was a citadel protected by two gates that you can go and see during your passage in the city. The monuments of the city are real testimonies of the tumultuous history of the region. There, you can visit Bran Castle, popularly known as "Dracula's Castle" which has propelled the region among the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Located in the heart of the green mountains and surrounded by beautiful views, Bran Castle stands proudly on a hill about 18 miles (30 km) from Brasov. ​​The villages are not the only escapades available to discover the region, you can also take a walk on the Tampa Hill which is in the heart of Brascov. Also, the citadel of Deva rests majestically on a 1200 feet (371 meters) high hill of volcanic origin, overlooking the city of Deva. The Citadel, whose first stones were laid in the 13th century, was left in ruins for a long time, but now it is restored and open to the public. Visiting Transylvania is a real trip in the medieval past and allows to discover its rich and remarkable architecture.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Transylvania

​​What are the must-do's and must-sees in Transylvania?

Transylvania is a region rich in architecture, you must walk in the heart of Brasov Historical Center to immerse yourself in the local culture and admire the buildings. Unirii Square and The Big Square of Sibiu are also places to go to immerse yourself in Romanian culture.

The train is the easiest way to get around Transylvania, as tickets are very easy to book online! But note that there are not many trains per day. The "fast trains" must be booked in advance, so be careful.
If you just want to get around in the surrounding villages, you can take the bus.
But if you don't feel comfortable with public transportation, you can rent a car and move around as you please!
Transylvania has many transportation options, so it's up to you to choose which one is most convenient for your trip.

As Bran Castle is very popular with tourists, it is highly recommended to book your tickets in advance or to get there a little earlier to avoid the crowd.

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