Archive for May, 2012

RETEZAT NATIONAL PARK

  Location Southern Carpathians (Hunedoara county) Size 94,000 acres Best known for – Its more than 80 glacial lakes, including the largest – Bucura (8.8 ha./22 acres), and the deepest – Zanoaga (29 m/92ft) in the country – The highest number (over 20) of mountain peaks over 2,000m/6,560 ft. in Romania – Being the oldest […]

PIATRA CRAIULUI NATIONAL PARK

                                                                     Location Southern Carpathians (Arges and Brasov counties) Size 91,000 acres Best known for The most spectacular ridge in the Carpathian Mountains. […]

Cetatea de Balta – Bethlen-Haller Castle

 Location: Transylvania – Central Romania, Alba County Nearby large town: Blaj (13 miles) The Bethlen Castle was built in the 16th century in the French Renaissance style and restored in the 17th-18th centuries in the Baroque style. The Reformed Church, situated next to the Castle is a 13th century building. The Castle Bethlen-Haller, with its […]

Prejmer Fortified Church – ( UNESCO World Heritage Site )

Location: Transylvania – Central Romania Nearby large towns: Brasov (11 miles southwest) Nearest train station: Prejmer The largest fortified church in southeastern Europe, Prejmer (Tartlau in German) was built by Teutonic knights in 1212-1213. The powerful surrounding walls are 40 feet high and 10-15 feet thick. Historical records attest that in its 500 years of existence, […]

Corvinesti Castle

   Location: Hunedoara – Central Romania Nearest train station: Hunedoara Address: Str. Castelului 1 Telephone: (254) 711.423 contact@castelulcorvinilor.ro www.CastelulCorvinilor.ro Open: (May – August) Tue. – Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Mon. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (March – April) Tue. – Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Mon. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (September – February) […]

Fagaras Fortress

  Location: Transylvania – Central Romania Nearby large towns: Sibiu (44 miles west) and Brasov (45 miles east) Nearest train station: Fagaras Open: Tue. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Closed Mon. Admission charge Built in 1310 on the site of a former 12th century wooden […]

Rasnov Fortress

  Location: Transylvania – Central Romania Nearby large towns: Brasov (9 miles northeast) Nearest train station: Brasov Admission charge Rasnov Fortress (Rosenau in German), is located on a rocky hilltop in the Carpathian Mountains, 650 ft. above the town of Rasnov. First mentioned in an official document in 1331, the fortress was built by Teutonic Knights […]

Bran Castle

   Location: Transylvania – Central Romania Nearby large town: Brasov (16 miles northeast) Nearest train station: Brasov Address: Str. Traian Mosoiu 24, Bran Telephone: (268) 237.700 or 237.701 Email: office@bran-castle.com Web: www.Bran-Castle.com Open: May 1 – Sept. 30: Monday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Tuesday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Oct. 1 – April 30: Monday: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm; […]

Peles Castle

    Location: Sinaia – Southern Romania Nearby large towns: Brasov (40 miles north) and Bucuresti (80 miles south) Nearest train station: Sinaia Address: Str. Pelesului 2 Telephone: (244) 310.918 Email: peles.ro@gmail.com Web: www.peles.ro Open:   ( September to May) Wed. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Thu. – Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Closed Mon. & Tue. (May to September) […]

Madrid – sejur 4 zile

Madrid este capitala Spaniei, situat în inima peninsulei si chiar in centrul de campie Castillian, la aproximativ 646 de metri deasupra nivelului marii, are o populaţie de peste trei milioane de locuitori. Este un oras cosmopolit, un Business Center, sediul central pentru administratia publica, Guvernul, Parlamentul spaniol si casa Familiei Regale Spaniole.Madridul joaca un rol […]