Posts Tagged ‘Transylvania’

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; […]