Bran Castle: known as “Dracula’s Castle”
Represent an important national monument and landmark of
the Romanian tourism, due not only to the beauty of the Castle
and the nearby landscape but also to the legend of Count
Dracula. Built in 1377, the castle’s fame came first from Dracula’s
legend then from the affiliation with the Royal Family who received
it in 1920, as a symbol of gratitude for Queen Marie of Great
Romania contribution to the achievement of the Great Union from
1918. The castle preserves the medieval atmosphere, being
building on a 60 m high rock with a strategic, military and
commercial purpose.It has four towers positioned at the four cardinal points.
Peles Castle: one of Romania’s most beautiful palaces,
Once the summer residence of the Romanian kings and one of
Romania’s most important museums. Built starting to 1875 the
castle has160 rooms, opulently decorated with leather, ebony,
walnut and mother of pearl, with invaluable collections of art and
furniture; very modern also, the castle was equipped with
electricity (the first from Europe), central heating, elevator,
vacuum cleaner and theater (cinema from 1910) room, since the opening.
Bucharest City Break Start to explore “The Little Paris”.
The tour includes all the important places and architectural buildings.
Highlights: the Arch of Triumph (inspired by the one in Paris),
the Press Square (where a copy of the Moscow University can
be seen), the former Royal Palace (nowadays the Art Museum),
the Athenaeum (Romania’s most famous concert hall), the
Revolution Square (where the 1989 anti – Communist revolt
went nationwide), ride along Victoria Avenue, the University,
the National Theatre, the Opera House, Manuc’s Inn, the medieval
core of the town, the Patriarchy, the Italian church, St. Joseph
Cathedral. Visit the Palace of Parliament, the second largest
building in the world after the Pentagon. Then, the tour will end
with a visit of the Village Museum, one of the biggest and the oldest outdoors museum in Europe.
The Village Museum is lying in a specific Romanian setting,
On the Herãstrãu Lake shore in Bucharest. Its exhibits – genuine
monuments including houses, pens, churches, water and wind
mills, cloth mills, of great historic and artistic value – acquaint
the visitors in two hours with the specific of the Romanian
village. The objects inside the households – carpets, pottery,
rugs, icons, furniture – point to the originality of the folk
creation, the sensibility and care for the beauty of the rural people.
Discover Black Sea
The Black Sea
Is the third in size in Europe, and the second for what concerns its depth. Marine currents are weak and the tide is of approximately 10-20 cm. There lives a species of sharks (Squalus acanthias – “the sea dog”) of small dimensions, but harmless for humans and which does not approach the shore.
The most important resort is Mamaia, situated north of the city of Constanta, on a strip of land separating the Black Sea from the Siutghiol Lake.
Mamaia is one of the most famous resorts from the Romanian Black Sea Coast. Situated north of Constanta, somewhere between The Black Sea and Suitghiol Lake, it is best known for its large accommodation possibilities. It has the greatest accommodation potential, better said. Mamaia is a resort with a very dynamic development; the tourists have got used to the fact that they are welcomed here with new surprises every year: palm trees, Aqua Magic (a water park), artesian wells, the Telegondola (a modern cable-railway).