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Holidays in Transylvania and Romania

Travel destinations Transylvania and Romania

In January 2007, Romania became a full-time part in the European Union. But, while many of the Romanian traditions go to the time that were part of the Roman empire, which was an ex Roman provincial government “Dacia” For a lot of European colleagues, the country remains an undiscovered area in the world map.

As a travel destination, Romania holidays Transylvania are an amazing hidden gem worth exploring. Unfortunately, Romania is often associated with stereotypes regarding security and quality of living. However, after you’ve experienced Romanian hospitality, you’ll definitely return.

Demographics:

Romania has a total area of 237,500 square kilometers which is home to less than 2 million residents. While not all the people are Romanian The country gives rights to 19 minorities of ethnicity, including Gypsies, Hungarians, Germans, Greeks, Lipovani, Turks and more. Their ethnic diversity, habits and customs that over the centuries have left their impressions on the areas of the country makes Romania an extremely interesting places in Europe. Geography: On the map, Romania is easily identified by its Carpathian mountain range, that have what is shaped like a horseshoe. The 900km long mountain range, which runs from the north-east, stretching towards the south-west. It is not just a border for geography, but was also – for a number of decades – a political boundary: Transylvania belonged to the Austro-Hungarian empire. Wallachia and Moldavia formed their own Kingdom of Romania in 1866. Since 1920, Transylvania and Romania were united in 1920.

Transylvania is known by its Saxon villages, with their massive fortified churches that are hidden away in villages in the hills that are sun-soaked where great wines can be found. The mountains provide excellent hiking and skiing options. There are many skiing and hiking opportunities. Transylvanian city in Brasov and Cluj are a treasure trove of the past, and Sibiu is the cultural capital of Europe in 2007 under the slogan: Young since 1191 – a thriving cultural city, a city of cultures!

Southwards from the Carpathian mountains that lie in the wide plains is Bucharest the capital city of Romania. In the south-east, the Danube river Danube creates a massive natural delta before flowing into to the Black Sea. This is a unique delta in Europe and is a bird’s paradise! You can’t imagine the amount and variety of species of birds that nest in this area if you’ve never experienced them through the eyes of a bird.

In the north-west region of Romania is Maramures in the north-west of Romania, where wood is the primary source of wood and forms the base for many art works like gates or churches with intricate carvings. The inhabitants of Maramures are extremely happy with their country’s national dress that remain a staple of their everyday life.

Bucovina located in northern Italy is known for its paintings of monasteries. Some of them have been designated as world heritage cultural sites by UNESCO.

Climate:

Romania is a country with an arid climate, with warm summers and cold , snowy winters. The rainfall is typically low but it can be quite high in the mountains. Even though temperatures can fall below 25 degrees Celsius at times, in the winter you will not feel cold because it’s very dry.

Visas and passports:

All citizens of a country require a passport that is valid for the period that you are in the country. People who are citizens from the EU only require ID cards.