12 Transylvanian Castles You Can’t Miss

Corvin Castle in Transylvania beneath fluffy clouds.

When you imagine medieval European castles, Romania probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. With so many stunningly preserved castles throughout the entirety of Western Europe, it’s easy to overlook the magnificent Transylvanian castles – but you shouldn’t!  Though the region is most famous for the infamous Dracula’s Castle of Transylvania, aka Bran …

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Bran Castle: The Ultimate Guide

Bran Castle in an aerial shot seen through the Transylvanian forests.

Bran Castle is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The castle is on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia, on a high rock above the river valley. The Teutonic Knights built the castle in the 13th century as a defensive stronghold, which later became a royal residence. The castle attracts thousands of tourists every …

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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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