Sighisoara, the only inhabited medieval fortress in South-East Europe impresses through its pastel-coloured buildings, fortified walls & its old Clock Tower.
Castles & Fortresses
Romania has a lot to offer in terms of medieval touristic attractions, especially in Transylvania but also in the other regions of the country. While Transylvania is home to many medieval Fortresses and Castles, in Wallachia for example you’ll mostly encounter edifices that are real treasures of the 19th century architecture.
This 16th century once hunting residence turned into a symbol for Jidvei, one of Romania’s premier white wines wineries. Mix culture and pleasure by visiting the Bethlen Haller Castle in Cetatea de Balta, Transylvania.
Built during late 13th century on a hill which oversees both the Razim and Babadag lakes, the fortress has a spooky legend that comes with it.
One of the most mysterious locations in Romania is Iulia Hasdeu Castle, located in the town of Campina close to Bucharest. Built on the principle of the magical numbers 3 and 7 the castle brings history, mistery and paranormal together.
Sturdza Castle from Miclauseni, also known as the Sturdza Palace, is a Neo-Gothic castle built between 1880-1904 by Gheorghe Sturza and his wife Maria, in the village of Miclauseni, at about 65 km from Iaşi. It is currently owned by the Metropolitan Church of Moldavia and Bukovina and included on the List of Historical Monuments