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    Private tours in Transylvania, Romania. Experienced tour guide. Family company.
      E-MAIL us: gelutrandafir [at] yahoo.com, CALL us +40-723.303.310

      Blogging on travel: Of Routes & Roses

      October 26, 2018
      Carta Abbey

      Carta Abbey – Cistercians’ easternmost outpost in Europe

      An Evangelical parish nowadays, the Carta Abbey was built around 1200 by Burgundian Cistercian monks.
      October 28, 2018
      wooden church maramures desesti paint pictura ponegalski

      Wooden Churches of Maramures

      The wooden cathedrals of the Romanian peasants’ faith.
      October 28, 2018
      Maramures - sighet prison memorial

      The Sighet Memorial

      Sighet Memorial. The dreaded Communist prison has been converted in a Memorial to the victims and the resistance against dictatorship.  

      Castles

      Citadels

      Fortified Churches

      October 30, 2018
      Corvin castle transylvania
      The Hunyadi – Corvin Castle
      In 1409, the Hungarian king Sigismund of Luxembourg ennobled one of his faithful knights - a Wallachian boyar named Voicu (Vojk) - and gave him a castle from Hunedoara - the Hunyadi Castle.
      October 30, 2018
      Bran Castle dracula transylvania night
      The Bran Castle
      The Bran Castle was built in the 14th century to guard the strategic commercial route between Wallachia and Transylvania.
      October 30, 2018
      Peles castle sinaia
      The Peles Castle
      The flamboyant Peles castle of Sinaia is in such a stark contrast with the austere character of its founder: the first King of Romania, the sober Carol I.