- Dates: Year round
- Duration: 1 week+
- Location: Brasov, Romania
- Price: 550 Euros*
Romania is a country located at the intersection of Central and Southeastern Europe,bordering on the Black Sea. Romania shares a border with Hungary and Serbia to the west, Ukraine and Moldova to the northeast and east and Bulgaria to the south. It is the eighth largest countryof the European Union by area, and has the seventh largest population of the European Union with over 20 million people. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest.
For their medieval atmosphere and castles, Transylvanian cities such as Sibiu, Brasov, Sighisoara, and Cluj-Napoca have become major tourist attractions for foreigners. Rural tourism, focusing on folklore and traditions. Other major natural attractions, such as the Danube Delta, the Iron Gates and several other caves in the Apuseni Mountains have yet to receive great attention. In terms of tourism potential, Romania benefits from splendid cities, scattered on the smooth plains or high peaks. These include Sibiu, a city built by Saxons, with cobblestone streets and colorful houses. The Romanian seaside is the most developed tourist area of Romania and is very varied, formed by slightly wavy shapes, with emphasized capes and deep bays extending, with cliffs, beaches, and sand cords.
In one of the most historically spectacular regions of Romania, Brasov is a one of the most visited cities. With about 320,000 inhabitants, Brasov is centrally located in the Transylvania Region and is surrounded by the Southern Carpathian Mountains (Transylvanian Alps). A beautiful medieval city that boasts gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, Brasov once linked the Ottoman Empire with Western Europe. The Main Square holds famous landmarks such as the Old Town Hall, The Black Church as well as renaissance-style buildings. The surrounding area features many quaint villages, a famous ski resort and many castles to explore.