Romania & Bulgaria - Transylvania (Chapter)
This is the Transylvania chapter from Lonely Planet’s Romania & Bulgaria guidebook.
Transylvania – a vivid landscape of mountains, castles and fortified churches. Go caving, rock climbing, cycling or hiking in the spectacular Carpathian Mountains. The skiing scene is also a great draw, while Bran and Peles Castles are worth the crowds.
- wander the cobbled alleyways and fairy-tale squares of medieval towns Brasov, Sibiu and Sighisoara
- squeeze yourself into a bear hide and watching the brown bear’s picnic unfold around you with Carpathian Nature Tours
- restaurants & accommodation
- discover Saxon villages and their fortified churches, such as those in Viscri and Biertan
Coverage includes: Pravoha Valley, Sinaia, Bucegi Mountains, Predeal, Brasov & around, Bran, Poiana Brasov, Râsnov, Zarnesti, Magura, Piatra Craiului National Park, Saxon Land, Sighisoara, fortified Saxon churches, Fagaras Mountains, Sibiu & around, Székely Land, Sfântu Gheorghe, spa towns, Miercurea Ciuc, Gheorgheni, Odorheiu Secuiesc & around, Târgu Mures & around, Southwest Transylvania, Alba Iulia, Deva, Hunedoara, Retezat Mountains, Northern Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca & around, Turda, Huedin Microregion (Kalotaszeg), Apuseni Mountains (North), Bistrita & around and Bârgau Valley.
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