Romania is housing many fortresses, from ancient dacian fortresses to medieval fortresses spread across all historical Romanian provinces – from Transylvania and Banat to Wallachia, Moldova or Dobruja.

Castelul Poenari

Once an important fortress and stronghold, the Poenari Castle is virtually unknown to the tourists, despite the strong ties it holds to Vlad Dracula. Known as Poenari Castle, the fortress stands on a cliff overlooking the Arges River, in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Its location makes is accessible to only those tourists who …

Medieval Sighisoara

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.