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  • Buraul Mare Waterfall Near Moldova Noua

    Buraul Mare waterfall near Moldova Noua.

    The Buraul Mare waterfall is about 2 km away from the outskirts of the small city of Moldova Noua. After a short but beautiful drive through the mountains, you will come across a sign which indicates the way towards the waterfall. In order to visit this natural beauty, you will have to leave your car…

  • The Place Where The Danube Enters Romania

    the Danube near Bazias

    After the Volga river in Russia, the Danube is the second longest river in Europe. It flows through 10 European countries, starting from Germany and ending in Romania where it drains into the Black Sea. The Danube enters Romania near the small Romanian village of Bazias. On the southern part of Romania, the Danube is…

  • Exploring Timisoara city center

    The Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral in Timisoara

    The Victory square The Victory square is located in the middle of Timisoara. The most emblematic buildings in this square are the National Opera and on the opposite side of the square is the large Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral with a height over 90 m. As an interesting fact, the Metropolitan Cathedral is the second tallest…

  • The Unirii Sqaure in Timisoara

    Street in Unirii Square

    Timisoara, a city with a rich history and a vibrant cultural scene, boasts numerous landmarks that tell the tale of its past and present. Among these, Unirii Square or Union Square stands out as a bustling hub that encapsulates the spirit of Timisoara. This historic square, located in the heart of the city, serves as…

  • The Săvârșin Castle in the Mureș Valley

    The royal castle in Savarsin

    Another important objective to visit in the Mureș valley is the Royal Castle located in the commune of Săvârșin. It’s about an hour of driving away from Radna if you drive towards Deva. The Royal Domain was owned by King Michael I of Romania. In order to visit the park you will have to pay…

  • The old stone church in Densuș

    stone church in densus

    Romania is home to many remarkable historical and architectural monuments, and among them is the Densuș stone church. Situated in the heart of the Hateg region, this unique structure stands out not only for its historical significance but also for its unusual construction materials. Location The stone church can be found in the Romanian village…

  • The old Roman Catholic Monastery in Radna

    monastery church in Radna

    This monastery can be found in Radna which is right next to the small city of Lipova. Basically the river Mureș divides the two settlements. The closest major city is Arad which is about 32 km away from Radna. The Maria Radna Monastery was built in the 13th century by the King of Hungary, Carol…

  • The Truncated Tower in Salonta

    truncated-tower-salonta

    On our way back home from Oradea, we decided to make a short stop in Salonta to visit the Truncated tower which is also known as the Ciunt Tower. The place was unfortunately closed when we arrived there, so I was able to capture only some exterior shots of the building. The Truncated tower was…

  • The Șoimoș Fortress in the Mureș Valley

    soimos-fortress

    The Șoimoș Fortress can be found near the small Romanian town of Lipova, Arad county. In order to explore the ruins of the fortress you’ll have to make a small hike on a steep path because the fortress was build on the top of a larger hill. The path to the Șoimoș Fortress starts after…

  • The Jieț Gorge in the Parâng Mountains

    small-waterfall-forest

    The Jieț Gorge can be found between the Parâng Mountains. In the gorge you will find the main road which will take you to Obârşia Lotrului from where you can drive on the famous and well known TransAlpina road. The Ranger’s Waterfall The Ranger’s Waterfall or Dușul Pădurarului in Romanian is located in the Jieț…

  • The charming Tăii Gorge near Petrila

    Tăii Gorge near Petrila

    Near the former mining city of Petrila you will find the charming Tăii Gorge. It’s located approximately 5 km away from the city center. In order to reach this place, you will have to drive towards Lonea and right before the bridge which crosses the Jiu river, you will have to make a left turn…

  • The Historic Center of Sibiu

    View from the Liars bridge

    The historic center of Sibiu, Romania, stands as a testament to the city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture and charming cobblestone streets, the historic center is a captivating blend of Germanic, Hungarian, and Romanian influences. On the Citadel Street (Strada Cetății) you will find a couple of important old…


Discover Transylvania

  • Beautiful lake in the heart of Transylvania: Lake Zetea

    Beautiful lake in the heart of Transylvania: Lake Zetea

    The beautiful lake Zetea is located in the heart of Transylvania, Romania. It’s approximately 23 km away from the city of Odorheiu Secuiesc. This large lake is an artificial lake because it was built to prevent flooding in the surrounding areas. Today, if you plan to visit the place, you will notice a small hydroelectric…

  • The Mighty Fagaras Mountains

    The Mighty Fagaras Mountains

    The Fagaras Mountains are a part of the Southern Carpathians range and are located almost in the center of Romania. The Fagaras Mountains are a range of mountains in Romania that span over 70 kilometers in length and rise to a height of 2,544 meters at their highest point. The highest peak is called Moldoveanu.…

  • The Brukenthal Summer Palace In Avrig

    The Brukenthal Summer Palace In Avrig

    After visiting the Clay Castle located in the village of Porumbacu de Sus, my next stop in the Fagaras region before heading back to Sighisoara was in Avrig.   Avrig is a small town located in the southern part of Transylvania, about 30 km away from the city of Sibiu and since I mentioned the Clay…

  • Former Cistercian Monastery In The Village of Carta

    Former Cistercian Monastery In The Village of Carta

    The Carta Monastery or Carta Abbey is another important tourist attraction in Transylvania. Located in the picturesque village of Carta which is about 43 km away from Sibiu and about 73 km away from the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. Today among the old ruins, you will find an interesting Evangelical Lutheran church that belongs to…

  • The Corvin Castle in Hunedoara

    The Corvin Castle in Hunedoara

    I visited Corvin Castle on my way back from the Bison Reservation which is located in a forest very close to the small city of Hațeg. From Hațeg to Hunedoara by car you will make approximately 40 minutes. After you arrive next to the castle, you will find a paid parking lot where you can…

  • The old fortified church in Saschiz

    The old fortified church in Saschiz

    The historic and charming commune of Saschiz is located in the heart of the historical region of Transylvania, Romania. This place is surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque landscapes. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or simply want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, Saschiz is a perfect destination for anyone…

  • The Old Volcano And The Emerald Lake In Racos

    The Old Volcano And The Emerald Lake In Racos

    About 20 km away from the small city of Rupea you will find the village of Racos which is popular destination because of its captivating natural marvels waiting to be explored. Here, located within close proximity, you’ll encounter an ancient volcanic crater, an enchanting emerald lake, and striking basaltic columns. With their proximity, you can…

  • The Transylvanian city of Sibiu

    The Transylvanian city of Sibiu

    On our way to the medieval city of Sighisoara, we have decided to visit the Transylvanian city of Sibiu since the historical center is not that far from the A1 highway . The photos below were taken a couple of days after Christmas. Almost all the important landmarks can be found within the historic center.…

  • The village of Mălâncrav

    The village of Mălâncrav

    The Transylvanian village of Mălâncrav is located about 25 km away from the city of Sighișoara. You can find two important highlights in this village which are very close to each other. Those two highlights are the Apafi manor and the fortified Evangelical church. The Apafi manor The first important landmark to visit is the…

  • Visiting Sighișoara in the winter

    Visiting Sighișoara in the winter

    After visiting some old fortified churches in the area, like the one form the Transylvanian village of Mălâncrav, on our way back, I’ve decided to capture some photos of the Sighișoara medieval citadel as well. The Clock Tower The starting point of this photo shoot was at the Clock Tower because this buildings is one…


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