Romania is home to some of the most beautiful castles in Europe so if you travel to Romania, make sure to visit at least some of these castles. While some of them are famous, others are hidden gems, but they are equally impressive. Most castles and fortresses have been built between the 12th and 18th century as strategic defense against the invaders and although many of them are located in Transylvania, you'll find plenty of castles also in the other provinces of Romania, like Wallachia or Moldova.
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.
The visitor will be greated by a medieval castle perched atop a steep cliff, where legend meets fantasy and Count Dracula rules the myth. Over 600,000 tourists flock to Bran Castle each year hoping to meet Count Dracula the Vampir or at least his ghost..
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 Bucovina and included on the List of Historical...
The "Land between the forests" is a world of secluded medieval castles, Saxon fortresses, misterious, sometimes spooky ruins but also rustic countryside, tree-covered mountains and cozy small towns waiting for you to discover it.
The mythical land of Transylvania is a mysterious region in Romania known for medieval towns, mountainous borders and castles like Bran Castle, a Gothic fortress…Transylvania – medieval, misterious, secluded was last modified: May 22nd, 2018 by Travel Guru