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 …
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.
Suceava is the heart and capital city of what is Romanian Bukovina. Suceava is one of the oldest and most important settlements in Romania. It was documented in 1388, at the time when the ruler of Moldova was Peter II Musat who moved the capital from Siret to Suceava. The city served as capital of
Sighisoara, the only inhabited medieval fortress in South-East Europe impresses through its pastel-coloured buildings, fortified walls & its old Clock Tower.
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.
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.
What do you know about Transylvania? 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 associated with the legend of Dracula. But we are not going to talk about Dracula from Bram Stoker’s famous novel here, even though Transylvania is