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a perfect day in rimetea village

Beautiful Romanian village Rimetea seen from above

If you’re basing your Transylvanian stay in Alba Iulia or Cluj-Napoca, Rimetea Village in Romania is a place that you simply must visit. This UNESCO World Heritage Hungarian village has a history dating back over 1000 years. Nestled in the Trascau Mountains, Rimetea (Torockó in Hungarian) is consistently touted as one of the most beautiful …

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train from budapest, hungary to sibiu, romania

Sibiu train at train station

If flying isn’t your thing, or, like me, you’re traveling Europe with a dog, trains are an excellent option! Not only do trains cut down on your carbon footprint while traveling, but there’s something romantic about a long train ride across countries. Sometimes, however, train travel across country borders can be nerve-wracking if you’re unsure …

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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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visiting the fortified churches of transylvania

Biertan Fortified Church in Transylvania, Romania.

If you’re interested in history, culture, and ancient architecture, then visiting the fortified churches of Transylvania is definitely one of the best things to do in the region. Only seven of the region’s hundreds of fortified churches made the cut to be included on the exclusive list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Check out this …

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