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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

      January 5, 2019
      nature bucegi cable-car winter carpathian
      Unspoiled nature. The Carpathians
      Transylvania appears to us as a huge plateau dominated by large pastures, well defended by the mountains who stand guard.
      January 5, 2019
      Maramures Ieud wooden church rosary greek-catholic
      Tales, History & Religion
      A diverse multi-denominational European region, in Transylvania you can find towns with orthodox, latin and greek-catholic, calvinist, lutheran and unitarian churches close one to another.
      January 5, 2019
      Brasov casa sfatului
      Citadels of Transylvania
      Some of the strongest Transylvanian Middle Ages citadels - such as Sighisoara or even Sibiu - better preserved the medieval flavor - a charming mixture of demureness and quietness. Others, like Brasov or Cluj-Napoca, developed into today's cosmopolitan booming cities, the fastest growing cities with ancient traditions in Romania.
      January 5, 2019
      corvin castle
      Castles of Transylvania
      Transylvania is famous for its castles and fortresses: from the austere, legendary Bran Castle to the Gothic castle of John Hunyadi, a great army commander in the Middle Ages.
      January 5, 2019
      valea viilor fortified church
      Saxon Transylvania
      The German settlers lived in compact, well-organized communities.
      January 5, 2019
      Wooden church Surdesti Maramures Unesco
      Rural Maramures
      Maramures region is the chosen home of the authentic rural Romanian civilization.