Romania & Bulgaria - Wallachia (Chapter)
This is the Wallachia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Romania & Bulgaria guidebook.
Wallachia, the region between the Carpathians and the Danube River, is rich in early Romanian history. Lovers of modern sculpture will want to see Constantin Brâncusi’s work on open-air display in Târgu Jiu, close to the region of his birth.
- gasp up 1480 steps to Vlad Tepes’ Poienari Citadel, the real ‘Dracula’s castle
- gape at the original 14th-century frescoes at St Nicholas Church in Curtea de Arges
- restaurants & accommodation
- admire the dramatic beauty of the Danube as it breaks through the Carpathians at the Iron Gates National Park
Coverage includes: Ploiesti, Târgoviste, Pitesti, Curtea de Arges, Craiova and Drobeta-Turnu Severin.
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