Overview Transylvania

Visiting Transylvania

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Stories and Tips Transylvania

Transylvania & The Danube Delta

Written by Joe Fry on 26 Apr, 2007

Transylvania, for me, has always been a dreamland, a land of myths and legends, famous as being the home of Dracula. In truth, the area is mountainous and spectacular. In the north of Romania, the journey from Tulcea was rather arduous. A four-hour bus ride…Read More

A Historic Overview

Written by 3mttours on 23 Oct, 2006

Formerly the centre of the Dacian Kingdom (between the 1st century BC and the 1st century our time), then becoming a Roman province, Transylvania, "the country between mountains", becomes in the 11th century part of Hungary. Hungarians at that time, were few, and, having to…Read More

Getting to Brasov amd Bran Castle

Written by Ste Mansfield on 01 Sep, 2004

Getting to Brasov from Cluj Napoca can again only realistically be done by train. Tickets can be bought from the train station one hour prior to departure and the station is always manned right through the night. A return ticket can be bought for about…Read More

On the way to Brasov

Written by Quan on 15 Dec, 2000

The drive to Brasov was a highlight of my Romanian trip. We approached Brasov from Transylvania. The way to Brasov was mountainous, therefore the drive was gorgeous. We passed by little huts, and old men in felt clothing and pointed boots, with…Read More

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