Romania & Bulgaria - Wallachia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Wallachia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Romania & Bulgaria guide-book.
Wallachia is rich in early Romanian history. This was Wallachian prince Vlad Tepes’ old stomping ground, and north of Curtea de Arges stands the ruins of what many consider to be the real ‘Dracula’s castle’.
- gasp up the 1480 steps to Poienari Citadel, Vlad Tepes’ ‘Dracula’s Castle’
- gape at 14th-century frescoes at the Princely Court’s St Nicholas Church in Curtea de Arges
- enjoy the simple perfection of Constantin Brancusi’s sculptures, including the Endless Column in Targu Jiu, near the place of his birth
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ploiesti, Targoviste, Pitesti, Curtea de Arges, Craiova, Drobeta-Turnu Severin.