Few know that in the village of Putna we will find one of the oldest wood buildings in Europe and maybe in the World. Built in the immediate vicinity of the Putna Monastery, this unique Church has an intriguing story.
Where to go during the pandemic
These are difficult times for us all, but we should do our best to live our lives as normal as possible. It’s extremely important for our own well being, for our mental health and for society in general. And it helps the hard hit economies as well.
So we have picked up some interesting destinations you should really consider placing on your 2020 sommer holiday map so that you can enjoy a perfect holiday despite the pandemic. Because they are safe locations, they are close to home for most Europeans and they offer great opportunities to discover places you would probably miss otherwise.
Romania was blessed with mirificent landscapes, remote villages left almost untouched by modernism, thousands of hiking trails, historic sites scattered all over the country and of course, a Sea! It was already mentioned that salty sea waters may kill this virus, and with the Black Sea waters saltier than those of the Med Sea, a perfect beach holiday could be in the cards for this sommer as well. Reconnecting with nature is one the best remedies you may think of!
Here are our best recommendations, so stay positive and enjoy the sommer; with good and bad, you only live this life once!
Impressive surrounding landscape and a great spot for hiking, ice climbing, cycling or (if you are pro) even skiing – this is how one can best attempt to describe the famous Balea Lake in the Fagaras mountains. Reachable by car (or bike) in the summer and by cable car in the winter, this old glacier lake
Discover the Black Sea Shore and its attractions: fine sand beaches, adventure parks, aquaparks, kajaking, daulphin sightseeing, night clubs and health spas.
What do we know about the Bucegi Sphinx? Even though the official theory speaks of a natural rock formation carved by the wind in the shape of a human head, there are theories that speak about the Sphinx as artificially carved in stone by an ancient long lost civilization. As it stands alone in the
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.
Built in what is considered the oldest settlement in Moldavia, the wooden church from Horlăceni has a special story and legend attached to it.
One of the most spectacular roads in the world, the Transfagarasan runs trough the spectacular, rocky Fagaras mountains, the highest mountains in Romania with the Moldoveanu peak reaching 2544 meters. Spooky tunnels and amazing views are awaiting the curious tourist!
Surrounded by an amazing landscape, the only crater lake in Romania has the purest water and is said to do miracles. Ready for a visit?
Where legend meets strange beauty – strangely shaped rock formations or the Ogres from Salaj as they are known, are awaiting to greet and charm you in one of the prettiest and interesting natural reserves of Romania!