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Bewitching Brasov

A July 2006 trip to Brasov by fizzytom

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Quote: A great base for skiers but also a town with plenty else to do, Brasov is one of the most attractive towns in Europe. It has quirky accommodation, a wealth of good dining, outdoor pursuits, and plenty of culture. A real little jewel...

Bewitching Brasov

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-Exploring the wonderfully restored old buildings of central Brasov - this place was made for picture postcards. -Braving the crowds and visiting Bran Castle - Dracula didn't live here but the castle itself is a wonderful building. Make you have plenty of money to stock up on really tacky souvenirs. -Taking the "telecabina" up the hill for the most breathtaking views in Romania - and that way you'll avoid the bears!Quick Tips: Be careful in forested areas - even in the centre of Brasov - two youths were attacked by a bear just days before we arrived, walking the track under the telecabina cable.Best Way To Get Around: The centre is small enough to manage on f...Read More

Pensiune/Villa Ionescu

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Hotel | "Pensiune Ionescu"

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High up on a hill overlooking the town, Pensiune Ionescu is a delightful place. Hidden away behind the attractive white house is a garden of surprises for it holds a series of divine little wooden chalets - think mountain hideaway which are absolutely gorgeous! One is big enough for three, two others are big enough for one person only. One more chalet is used as a dining area and kitchen for guests. This is well stocked with everything you could need to self-cater. It is cosy and pretty with lovely stencilling on the wooden interior and some lovely pottery displayed on the dresser. There are also some wooden tables and chairs dotted around the garden. It's nice to take out a bottle of wine and chat...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 28, 2006

Pensiune/Villa Ionescu
Str Stejerisului 16
Brasov