Transylvania is a country to be discovered

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The mysterious Transylvania is is a country in the middle of Romania. This mysterious region is well worth a visit for the bounty of beauties it holds: its colourful autumn countryside, its picturesque villages clinging to the hillsides, its small towns with their wide squares, its marketplaces and – last but not least – its castles telling of the past.

Mysterious Transylvania (Romania)

The Carpathians, the mountain range surrounding the whole Region, are the natural frame to this beautiful land.
We were there in the autumn but its wonders will strike you any time of the year.
You can get plenty of good, healthy food anywhere at a surprisingly moderate price.
Though the Romanian Government targeted the date of January 1st 2019 for euro adoption, “leu” (meaning “lion”) is still the official currency.
No matter where you end up, the locals are always friendly and extrovert and welcome visitors on all occasions.
Sibiu and Cluj-Napoca airports guarantee scheduled international flights on a daily basis.

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