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getting from bucharest to transylvania

Street map focused in on Bucuresti, Romania. Getting from Bucharest to Transylvania

If you’re coming to Transylvania via plane, chances are you’ll be flying in to either Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) or Budapest Ferenc Liszt (BUD). Despite it being slightly farther away from the Transylvania region, you’ll probably fly into Bucharest OTP. Traveling within Romania is not always as straightforward as traveling within the rest of Europe. This …

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where is transylvania?

Horse and carriage coming down dirt road in rural Romania (Transylvania).

Transylvania, aptly nicknamed ‘the land beyond the forest,’ is a region of Romania surrounded by and filled with mountains, forests, medieval Saxon cities, and unparalleled charm. Where is Transylvania? When people refer to Transylvania, they can be referring to Transylvania proper (shown on the map below) OR they can be referring to Transylvania proper and …

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